kayaking day tours in tofino

2022 Tours

Bear by kaYak! 4-5hrs

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When the tide withdraws in Clayoquot Sound, the black bears step out from the tree line and scour the rocky shore for their next meal.

Join us on a remote, explorer style mothership kayak tour where you and your guide will set out from Tofino harbour. This time with kayaks secured to the roof of your shuttle boat.

The boat ride will take you on a approximately 30minute passage with many wildlife opportunities along the way.
Once our mothership is anchored your guide will get you and your boats on the water. From here we're going to set out on our kayaking adventure in Fortune channel.
Find yourself in awe of west coast wildlife without the megaphone and loud hum of a boat's motor.

While we can't promise a bear sighting we see them on about 90% of the time. And if we do, you will hear the crunch as the bears eat crabs, and the sound of their heavy paws along the rocks. Other animals that we have seen on this tour include sea and river otters, herons, bald eagles, wolfs, porpoises and very rarely even orcas.

Please note:
- NEW: Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, we will take additional measures to guarantee a safe and fun trip. Please click here to learn more.

Lemmens Inlet & Big Tree Trail mothership kayak tour

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Lemmens inlet, encompassed by a sensational mountain panorama provides a stunning view of the snow covered peaks of Strathcona Park during this mothership kayak tour.

Let’s jump our 30ft vessel with 4 double kayaks on the roof and leave the busy Tofino harbour area behind.
Our destination, Lemmens Inlet is just a short boat ride away and once we anchored our boat we will be ready to launch our kayaks and have a close look.

Early explorers found this destination to be a preferred anchorage spot due to the surrounding peaks, namely Lone Cone and Mount Colnett ...and kayakers appreciate it for the same reason: a safe paddle!

Of course there is much more to say about Lemmens, its significant history, its islets, float-homes, oyster farms and not to forget the famous Tofino mudflats, which are one of the ten most critical wetland areas for migratory birds on Canada's west coast.

However, pack your camera and join us on this mothership kayaking adventure; learn and discover yourself why this is a kayaking paradise, hardly found anywhere else.

Nature photography Tours

You’re coming to Tofino and you want to bring home some great shots?

Tofino Photography Tours Workshops In my nature photography workshops, I will share my local knowledge with you and do my best to help you take incredible photos. Tofino offers some of the best in wildlife, seascape, woodland or surf photography and based on your preference, we’re going to choose the best location.

So why not use your limited Tofino photography time and let me take you on a guided photography trip where I share my local knowledge with you as well as I might be able to show beginners to intermediate photographers things like
  • using manual settings: Freeze birds in flight or capture the motions of waves or the flow of a river with an epic long exposure shot
  • focus stacking and bracketing: Get the sharpest image with the most dynamic range possible
  • helping with compositions: Composition is probably one of the most important things not only in nature photography. So let’s talk about leading lines, layers, balance and all the things that will help you compose a great shot!


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Tour Photos

August 1 - 4
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July 26 - 31
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July 21 -25
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July 12 -15
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July 5 - 8
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