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Schooner Cove

2040 Pacific Rim Highway, Tofino, British Columbia, Canada
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Another great walk

This was another great short trail bringing us through the forests to the beaches - it was a... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2016
Grenoble, France
via mobile
A very good lunch

The sun was shining ( it really was!) and we were able to sit on the balcony for lunch. The waiter... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2016
Ross B
Melbourne, Australia
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Considered by many to be one of the best boardwalk hikes around, you will be immersed in the natural serenity of the temperate rainforest. You can take the easy stairs to the beach, where you can gaze at the gentle waves crashing in. During low tide, an inviting passage presents itself so you can make your way to a small island where you may find bald eagles soaring above. Schooners Cove is nothing less than invigorating and rejuvinating. Truly a picturesque adventure.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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2040 Pacific Rim Highway, Tofino, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

This was another great short trail bringing us through the forests to the beaches - it was a thoroughly enjoyable experience. We live to get close to the trees. And these are Trees!

Thank Grembo
Reviewed 9 September 2016

The sun was shining ( it really was!) and we were able to sit on the balcony for lunch. The waiter was great. I asked if they could make a milk shake as there was nothing on the menu. I was told he would beat...More

Thank Ross B
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Of all the short walks to the beach that are available off of the highway in the pacific rim park, this walk is the most satisfying. A must do for sure.

Thank northrn
Reviewed 7 September 2016

I highly recommend this hop, skip and jump through the forest to this cove. Most of the walk is made easy on a constructed "board walk"...no need to worry about losing your footing in the forest. They could not have made it easier. There are...More

1  Thank HuntressCA
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

To get down to the beach of Schooner's Cove, there is a 1.1km walk through the rainforest on a lovely boardwalk. To really experience this beach, you must go during low tide. Otherwise, it can be challenging to access. The best part of the beach...More

1  Thank Geopiggy
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We took that hike while on the visit to Tofino. Lovely hike through rainforest takes you to secluded beach, a slice of paradise. Sandy beach with some rocks to climb on the side. We all loved it!

Thank Aldona M
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Took a guided walk with a NP warden.Lots to see on the walk through first growth forest along the boardwalk with a magnificent beach of golden sand at the end. Well worth the effort

Thank offleygrove
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Trek for about a kilometre across boardwalks, up and down stairs, through an amazing rainforest and you will be rewarded with Schooner Cove. A massive expanse of sandy beach with its own accessible (at low tide) island.

2  Thank Allen-Oxford
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Great views of osprey, vulture and bald eagle, lovely quiet beach with a great walk in. Sea too cold even for us north sea lovers, but a paddle was good and the views great down Long Beach and to the mountains.

1  Thank Skinnytyke
Reviewed 26 August 2016

The boardwalk is very well done through this lovely shady forest. There are some steps, and the path is narrow, so you have to watch your footing, especially when people come the other way. After a short 1km or so you arrive at Long Beach...More

1  Thank Les_Landau
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