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                enjoy a hot soak in the springs and wildlife viewing along the way

 

Hot Springs Cove

This 6-6.5 hour day trip will give you a deep impression of the beauty of Tofino’s West Coast and its wildlife.

A
 
1.5 hr boat-ride will take you to the remote Hot Springs Cove, located in the Maquinna Marine Provincial Park. Hike a 2km Boardwalk through the impressive rainforest with its old growth trees. The trail will lead you to the springs where you can enjoy the geothermal pools, the waterfall and the incredible view of the ocean. Have a relaxing bath in the hot water (42C) or a refreshing bath in the cool ocean water. 

You also get the chance to watch wildlife along the way to the springs. Sightings may include whales, sea lions, seals, sea otters, bald eagles and other sea birds. It is a great bonus to this trip and we are always excited to see which wildlife we might come across.


You get all in one trip: exciting wildlife, impressive rainforest and relaxing hot springs.
 

 

Duration:

6-6.5 hours

 

Included:

Flotation suits

Check-in:

30 minutes before departure. 

Please be ready and prepared for your trip (already have everything you need with you) when you get to us. 

What to bring: 

For the hot springs: bring enough food and water for the trip, bathing suit and towel, comfortable shoes with good grip for the board walk and optional are water shoes for inside the hot pools.  For the boat ride: be dressed in warm clothes (long pants, long sleeve shirt, warm sweater or jacket, long pants, closed shoes, NO flip-flops or sandals), Sunglasses & Sunscreen, your Camera! 

 

Requirements:

Children must be at least 8 years old.

The maximum weight and body measurements to fit our largest flotation suit:
Weight: 125kg-160kg, Chest: 137cm-147cm, Waist:122cm-127cm

The 2km trail to the hot springs includes numerous stairs (about 800 steps) which may be physically challenging for some people. To get into the hot water pools can also be challenging for some people as there are large slippery rocks you have to climb over. Some level of fitness is required. 

! Because this tour goes out onto the open ocean it is not suitable for people with serious medical conditions including but not limited to, back or neck injuries, recent surgery, and/or current or suspected pregnancy.

Rates:

Adults (19+): $229
Seniors (65+): $229

Youth (13-18): $229

Children (8-12): $229

  • Prices shown above do not include taxes & fees

  • This tour is operated with our open Zodiac

  • Check-in time is 30 Minutes prior to departure

  • Our Cancellation Policy is 48 hours. For a cancellation before 48 hours prior to the tours departure there will be a cancellation fee of 3% but the rest of the money will be refunded. For a cancellation later than 48 hours prior to the tours departure there won't be any refund.

Since 2022, all commercial operators are restricted to only one boat a day going to the hot springs. Because of this restriction we will have less capacity and therefore we can't offer any price reduction for seniors/students or children.

Multi-tour discounts available!

We give a $10 discount per person for a second tour and a $20 discount per person for a third tour. Please contact us for a multi-tour discount code before you book your tours online.

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