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Address: 1258 Pacific Rim Hwy | Right hand side of Jamie's Rainforest Inn, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
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+1 250-266-3787
10:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Cultural Canoe Tours in a traditional cedar dugout canoe and Stand Up...

Cultural Canoe Tours in a traditional cedar dugout canoe and Stand Up Paddle Boarding Tours in Tofino BC.

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Traditional paddle through the traditional territory of the Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation

We joined Tana and 3 other guests aboard the traditional hand carved canoe, and had a wonderful time. Tana had great knowledge and shared some lovely songs with us, as we drifted... read more

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Tofino, Canada
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Tofino, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We joined Tana and 3 other guests aboard the traditional hand carved canoe, and had a wonderful time. Tana had great knowledge and shared some lovely songs with us, as we drifted along in the slow moving ebb and flow tides. We came on shore at Meares Island and walked the trail, and Tana pointed out alot of ecological features... More 

Thank wolfcruise
Duncan, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A magical tour full of information about the First Nations culture, stories and observations of the forest and ocean. Loved paddling the cedar canoes.

Thank dbateman2017
Toronto, Canada
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49 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

We booked the interpretive hike for Schooner Cove trail. Our guide was Tsimka, who comes from the local Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation. Tsimka gave a terrific cultural orientation to the local Aboriginal history, the contemporary context for the First Nations in the area, and great information about the forest trees and plants and ocean area. Very glad we did this hike... More 

Thank PolarLawyer
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Did a paddle board surfing session in January 2017. A slow time of year in Tofino with no crowds and on this day really nice generally mild weather with waves not to big for a newbie paddle-board surfer. Emre the instructor was excellent and provided quality guidance and encouragement during the session even though I fell off the board a... More 

Thank richard e
N. Ireland
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

My wife and I booked two excursions through T'ashii - stand up paddle boarding and the Meares Island canoe tour. The SUP was a really great way to spend a couple of hours. The inlet where we paddled was perfect for us as beginners and shallow enough to avoid my wife being afraid (she's not an overly strong swimmer). The... More 

Thank colintuff
Marlboro, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I, along with another couple went out with our guide, Marika in an authentic First Nation canoe. Marika is of First Nation heritage and we gained a great deal of knowledge from her. She wisely realized that none of us was strong enough to paddle to Meares Island so we paddled to other areas not so far... More 

Thank Lynn F
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Great way to learn something about the local First Nations culture while paddling through the beautiful setting of Clayquot sound. Our guide sang to us.... A song about the orca whale... A memory that will live long in my heart and mind

1 Thank offleygrove
Ontario, Canada
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

The Meares Island Canoe Tour is not to be missed! They go out at different times everyday, depending on the tide. We made a reservation in advance online and received an email confirmation, very organized. Our tour departed at 8:30 am. What a glorious quiet morning to be paddling surrounded by such beautiful landscape! Our guide, Tana, was excellent. Tana... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Myself and 3 of my friends took the 2 hour SUP paddleboard inlet tour with Emre. We were having a pretty brilliant time up until that point, but this was fantastic. Emre was a great teacher, funny, very knowledgeable about the topography of the area and remarkably tolerant of our probably quite inane and/or ridiculous lines of questioning. We were... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We booked a canoe for me, my husband & 8 year old son with T'ashii Paddle School before a trip to Tofino. We were met by Tanna, our guide, who gave us instructions on how to use the paddles. We shared the tour with a couple from California so there were 6 of us in the canoe, which had been... More 

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