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Remote Passages Marine Excursions

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51 Wharf Street | Big Red Boathouse Bottom of Wharf St, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
+1 250-725-3330
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Simply Fantastic!

I can't say enough about this company and our experience at Hot Springs Cove. Visited Tofino with... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Bellecoeur
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Vancouver, Canada
Great trips

Had two trips booked, sea kayak and bear watching. Originally booked on two different days, staff... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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WHALES, BEARS, HOT SPRINGS, SEA KAYAKING, MEARES ISLAND 'Big Tree Trail'. Small group experience for those serious about wildlife. Remote Passages Marine Excursions is a wildlife viewing operator based in Tofino, BC on the West Coast of Vancouver Island. Specialize in whale & bear watching, Hot Springs Cove, Meares Island and sea kayaking tours. Educational programs for all ages gives this company a different feel. From the documentary presentations through the on water experience people are invited to explore the marine environment with their guide. Remote Passages aim is to have participants leave Tofino with lasting memories and an understanding of this remarkable environment that sits on the edge of the Pacific Ocean.
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51 Wharf Street | Big Red Boathouse Bottom of Wharf St, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I can't say enough about this company and our experience at Hot Springs Cove. Visited Tofino with family from the UK in August and had one of the most memorable experiences I've ever had. The staff are welcoming and knowledgable. Our guide, James, was lots...More

1  Thank Bellecoeur
Reviewed 6 days ago

Had two trips booked, sea kayak and bear watching. Originally booked on two different days, staff worked with us, due to weather, to do both on same day. Both were great experience with helpful and friendly staff, would highly recommend them to anyone visiting Vancouver...More

1  Thank martin p
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thanks to all the team for a phenomenal 4 hour kayak experience. Special shout out to Gabriel who was so knowledgeable and engaging, plus he had a very obvious passion for his job and the environment he was showcasing to the group. Do the 4hr...More

1  Thank Tom C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We used Remote Passages for both a Whale Watching and a Bear Watching trip. We were luck enough to have James guiding us both times. He was very knowledgeable, friendly and you could see his enthusiasm for the animals. The pre-trip video and safety talk...More

1  Thank Wenham
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went on the whale watching trip in the hope of seeing Orcas and we struck lucky in spades. Several "gangs" of Orcas which eventually gathered together into a pod. We also saw a couple of grey whales bottom feeding in a bay and a sea...More

1  Thank Jambos44
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The guys at Remote Passages were brilliant. I'd done a bear tour before in Quebec, but this trumped that by miles. Seeing bears from the water foraging in their natural habitat is just amazing. Our guide, Andy, was also very informative and warm and welcoming....More

2  Thank Cliff E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located right in town- convenient. The parking can get tight sometimes, but the staff is very helpful & accommodating. Good choice of zodiacs or cabin boats. Captains/guides are very knowledgeable & it's fun to hear the banter between all the captains out at the same...More

Thank Arun R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went on the whale and bear watching trips on consecutive days with kids aged 15 and 12. While I am sure whether you think this is out of this world or a let down might depend on both the weather, visibility and luck with...More

3  Thank Ali H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had booked the clayoquot sound tour and it was amazing ! Surrounded by beautiful landscapes, the island we explore was amazing. Special mentions for our guides, nice, dynamic, and offering good explanations on this particular ecosystem.

2  Thank jeremne
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic tours, knowledgable guides, safe zodiacs! I go whale watching whenever and where ever I can. Remote Passages are my favourite! I get sea sick easily but love their Zodiac boats because they are so close to the water that they don't sway as much...More

2  Thank iristravelgirl
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merrilee1968
12 September 2016|
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Response from Remote-Passages | Property representative |
We are often on the water in November but each year it is the weather that tells us when to stay off the open coast. I recommend waiting till you arrive in Tofino before booking your activity. This will give you the... More
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Bob B
6 January 2016|
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Response from Remote-Passages | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. Please contact us by phone (toll free N.A. 1-800-666-9833, or local 250-725-3330) or e-mail (direct from our website) and we will be pleased to explore how your dog(s) may be accommodated... More
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retiredgal
17 May 2015|
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Response from Remote-Passages | Property representative |
Thank you for your questions. In late May, we are most likely to encounter Gray Whales – primarily whales feeding on the open coast which are likely to remain in the area through the summer & autumn; we may also encounter... More
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