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Hot Springs Cove

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Address: Maquinna Provincial Park, Tofino, British Columbia, Canada
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+1 800-666-9833

Hot Springs Cove is about one and a half hours north of Tofino. It's...

Hot Springs Cove is about one and a half hours north of Tofino. It's located right in the heart of Clayoquot Sound.

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Nice walk in on the boardwalk

We tried to get a boat out in the morning but all were booked. A helpful woman named Rachel at Jamies phoned around for us and we ended up going by float plane. This turned out... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Nancy C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We tried to get a boat out in the morning but all were booked. A helpful woman named Rachel at Jamies phoned around for us and we ended up going by float plane. This turned out great as there were so many people going by boat it was crazy crowded and most everyone was leaving by the time we flew... More 

Thank Nancy C
Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were excited to learn we could do this in the winter. The trek which is about 25-30mins in, is gorgeous. You'll walk along beautiful wood pathway amongst old-growth trees. We were a little disappointed by the size of the hot springs. It's more like a creek. And with the number of people that were there, most people could barely... More 

Thank Carmen M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Less people that is. We were lucky, only a few of us on the day we went, couldn't imagine going with more than 15 people. There are only a few (like 2) good spots to sit completely submerged in the springs. Once you get off the boat make sure you walk quick to the springs to get a great spot.... More 

Thank Teresa C
Albany, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

My review is filed under Ocean Outfitters since that's the tour we used. Please check it out there, they did a great job. Here's a few more pics from our day visit.

Thank jowelsh
Leiden, Nederland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We were here in winter when it was very cold. No snow but still cold. The boattrip toward the island was nice and fun. The walk up to the hotsprings was beautifull and warmed you already up a bit. Getting to the hotsprings it was a bit cold in swimsuits but really nice to get into the warm water. Beautifull... More 

4 Thank yaelvdkommer
Mount Forest, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

I spent a few days staying nearby (on the floating B+B, The InnChanter - loved it!)... so was able to spend solo, quiet time at the hot springs. Sometimes there would be boats/sea planes bringing people up from Tofino, and then it could get a little crowded, but even then I found a pool to soak in and relax. The... More 

4 Thank abird55
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

This was an amazing day trip. Took a boat from Tofino. Saw all sorts of wild life on the way. When you come to shore, you walk approximately 30 minutes along a very well maintained boardwalk through the beautiful forest. When you come to the hot springs there are a few change rooms. Be sure to bring water shoes. Walk... More 

1 Thank Linda N
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

So I really wanted to love this. Even like it. But I didn't if I'm being honest. The boat ride took 1 1/2-2 hours. Some people got sick. I had taken RX to make sure I didn't which I would advise. It's a legit 30 minute walk to the springs but it's all on a boardwalk so it's easy. Beautiful... More 

5 Thank Beth S
Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We hired Tofino Air to take us here via float plane. The flight was awesome and we landed at the dock. The wooden walkway takes about 30 minutes to get to the hot springs and it's a beautiful walk. We loved seeing all the messages in the wooden planks. We arrived earlier in the day as we heard that the... More 

1 Thank ACCTD14
Lethbridge, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We took an 1 1/2 hour boat ride in a zodiac to the park then a 30 minute walk along a boardwalk through a beautiful rainforest to the hot springs. These are hot pools are natural and are between rocks. This tour is only good for people who are quite agile as it is difficult to get into the pools.... More 

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