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“Worth a visit”
Review of Hot Springs Cove

Hot Springs Cove
Ranked #8 of 52 things to do in Tofino
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Owner description: Hot Springs Cove is about one and a half hours north of Tofino. It's located right in the heart of Clayoquot Sound.
London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Worth a visit”
Reviewed 23 February 2012

Hot springs cove is a 90 boat ride from Tofino followed by a 40 minute hike through a forest boardwalk which is a little arduous at times (lots of steps). Once there it is lovely, the waterfall is almost too hot to stand under, however there aren't actually many rock pools and even on a lovely day in Febuary which wasn't busy they felt a little crowded. I'd recommend trying it (maybe not in peak season!) but I'm not sure I'd rush back.

Visited February 2012
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Nelson, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Truly a natural hotsprings”
Reviewed 17 February 2012

We flew in and took the 2 km walk to the hotsprings. We have gone there since 1975 and over the years of course it has changed with how many people go, not the actual springs themselves. We travel all over to visit hotsprings, and an overall rating for me would be a 9 out of 10, on the location and the gradual change of water temperature. Love it!

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Tofino, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“A great day trip.”
Reviewed 7 February 2012

Just sign up with any whale watching operation in Tofino. This is a 1.5 hour boat trip each way (or fly one way for a few more $$). It's very possible you will spot grey, humpback or maybe even orca whales, sea lions, otters, and eagles, maybe bears. Then you walk for about 30 minutes through beautiful rainforest to the totally natural hotsprings. There is a changing room and that's about it. This is a great trip, I think it's wonderful value.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Too busy!”
Reviewed 19 January 2012

The island is quite nice, but far too buy at the springs!

Visited August 2011
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Comox, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
“This place is awesome”
Reviewed 31 December 2011

Totally NOT what I was expecting! We took a wild and wonderful ocean tour with Ocean Outfitters to the Cove then hiked in this awesome trail to the hot springs - pods of water in the rocks and the temperatures varied from hot to ouch! Who would have thought! If you don't mind laying around in little pods of water with strangers go for it- for groups with friends, this place is a riot.

Visited March 2011
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