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Black Bear Kayaking

390 Main Street, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
+1 250-725-3342
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Four Hour Kayak Tour to Big Tree Trail

My wife and I had a great kayaking trip with Ben to Big Tree Trail on Meres Island. He taught us... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Rod M
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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
A fantastic experience

We had a really great morning with Ben on the Big Tree Trail four hour guided tour. Ben was very... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Leslie J
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Caloundra, Australia
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Black Bear Kayak provides Kayak and hiking-tours around Tofino. Explore the rugged coasts of the various little islands of Clayoquot Sound and meet the wildlife at its doorstep. No experience required!
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 21:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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390 Main Street, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I had a great kayaking trip with Ben to Big Tree Trail on Meres Island. He taught us the basics of kayaking, the area geography, geology, cultural history and the area's flora and fauna. With his engineering degree, his kayaking skills and...More

Thank Rod M
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a really great morning with Ben on the Big Tree Trail four hour guided tour. Ben was very knowledgeable in so many aspects of the local area, from edible kelp snacks, the wildlife, plants, trees, currents and tides and more. We thoroughly enjoyed...More

2  Thank Leslie J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had such an awesome kayak tour this week. Matt was a great guide and very knowledgeable and we had such a fun time. What a beautiful place to kayak. Thank you so much! We highly recommend you guys to anyone!

1  Thank Jessica G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just had our kayaking trip cancelled because it was too windy. Disappointed but impressed that the company and, in particular, our guide Matt, put safety before profit.

1  Thank jandj45
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I recently did the 2 1/2 hour "group" kayaking tour out of Tofino with Black Bear. As the weather was a bit iffy, we were the only people in the group, but it still went ahead. The guide (Kevin) was excellent -...More

1  Thank exgeo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Big thanks to Matt, our fantastic and knowledgable guide throughout a 4 hour evening kayak and hike. We had a great evening on the water, learned so many new things about the history or tofino and the islands surrounding it. Definitely left feeling enriched! Matt...More

Thank kelbelle_970
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Safe, professional and knowledgeable staff. Good gear. Fun kayak experience through the local waters and islands. Chance to see seals and bald eagles.

1  Thank Takeacab
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

My partner and I did the 2.5 hour tour with TJ, Ben and Kevin and thoroughly enjoyed our time on the ocean. We saw some great sights; Dead Mans Island, seals, 4500 year old village, eagles and nest. It just so happened that we were...More

1  Thank Mana G
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

We chose Black Bear Kayak after reading many positive reviews as well as for the great value (Shorter harbour tour in Ucluelet was the exact same price). We embarked on the Meadres Island tour (4 hours) and had perfect weather to accompany us. Our guide...More

2  Thank Esther T
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Matt was an awesome guide!! We really enjoyed his company and he made us feel very safe even if the current picked up. It was one of the nicest kayaking trips I've been on. DEFINITELY worth it for a day excursion in Tofino! As we...More

1  Thank NYCFOODIE13
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