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Winter solitude

We arrived late in the day and only met 5 other people as we walked the boardwalk into the forest... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
Peter C
Dundas, Canada
Very informative and really happy we went on this!

The guide was just so full of information about the area, the vegetation, the changing climate, and... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2016
Toronto, Canada
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21 Jan 2018
“Winter solitude”
11 Sep 2016
“Very informative and really happy we went on this!”
The mission of the Raincoast Education Society is to help shape an environmentally sustainable future for the Clayoquot and Barkley Sound region through education and community stewardship.
1084 Pacific Rim Highway, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
+1 250-725-2560
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

We arrived late in the day and only met 5 other people as we walked the boardwalk into the forest. My wife dropped something under the boardwalk and I was climbing around when a young couple stopped and spent about 15 minutes helping. Nice people...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Peter C
Reviewed 12 September 2016

The guide was just so full of information about the area, the vegetation, the changing climate, and impacts. She was very good in dealing with a variety of people (including seniors and kids) and the various needs. It was so good to understand more about...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank RickIF13
Reviewed 16 July 2016

I have attended several courses with the Society. Never did it linger, never was I disappointed, It is a rare privilege to have the Raincoast Education offering so much in a surfing area!

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Catherine B
Reviewed 16 September 2015

An excellent teacher, great field trips (with delicious lunches provided) on outside beaches and around the mudflats, I learned a lot and had a lot of fun doing it! Saw many tracks of wolves, and learned how to differentiate them from dog tracks. So many...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Jan J
Reviewed 27 November 2014

The Raincoast Education Society is a fantastic organization! I started out by taking the Ambassador program and ecology course that follows. Both of these were awesome! It is a great way to learn about the area whether you plan to stay in Tofino short term...More

Date of experience: October 2014
1  Thank Christel-Anna
Reviewed 11 November 2014

Dan is a knowledgeable and entertaining guide. We went on a walk across the mudflats and it was an enjoyable educational experience. The society has different educational experiences available and is located in the Ecolodge at the Botanical Gardens.

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank TLR306
Reviewed 25 September 2014

Very helpful and knowledgeable staff, with many interesting images and facts that enable the visitor to get a great idea of the place and it's surroundings. A must visit.

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank Philip S
Reviewed 29 August 2014

i believe they should do a better job and renovate some to the newer standards of museums and visitor centers including the guidance but overall nice. we just have seen better in the US NP and at the Rogers Pass visitor center.

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank Peter L
Reviewed 25 July 2014

Love this museum and the History the AMAZING BEACH and one of the best Restaurants Every one of us enjoyed our food and that is hard to do at times . The price of the meal was reasonable for the incredible quality and Ocean view...More

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank candy h
Reviewed 17 June 2014

A nice center to get information and learn and see of the area. A lot of info to read and get a feeling for the area.

Date of experience: May 2014
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