Tofino, British Columbia, has a wide range of interesting activities that visitors can participate in. One of the area’s most popular activities is the Hot Springs Cove tour. Located in Maquinna Provincial Park, Hot Springs Cove is home to geothermally heated pools that get as hot as 228 degrees Fahrenheit, as well as an impressive waterfall. The area is located near the ocean, and seawater during high tide often cools the springs to 122 degrees Fahrenheit. Visitors to the cove can only reach it by taking a boat or sea-plane to the area and hiking for 30 minutes through an old forest.
There are several tour options available to individuals hoping to visit Hot Springs Cove. They can take a boat to and from the cove, an excursion that lasts roughly seven hours in total, or they can take a boat to the cove and fly in a plane back. The latter lasts around five hours in total and allows guests to relax at the cove for three hours. Although tours cannot guarantee that visitors will see any wildlife, the area is populated by sea lions, puffins, otters, and a host of other animals that may make an appearance at some point during the day.