TOFINO BEAR WATCHING TOURS

TOFINO BEAR WATCHING TOURS

Our Bear Watching Tours for 2019 will start up mid-April from Tofino. The Black Bears will be waking up from winter hibernation hungry and looking to forage on the coastline. Vancouver Island has the highest density of black bears in North America, and a total estimated population of 12,000. 

Unlike whale watching, which ventures out on the open ocean's waves, bear watching is done from covered vessel with a viewing deck, or open Boston Whaler boat on the calm inside waters in and around Tofino Inlet. This is where black bears can be witnessed at low tide, as they approach the shore on their quest for nutritious shore crabs by turning over beach boulders and rocks. 

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GOOP MAGAZINE - FOUR ADVENTURE-FILLED DAYS IN TOFINO

We are stoked that Gwyneth Paltrow's GOOP has recommended The Whale Centre to go Bear Watching on your next trip to Tofino. Read more tips on how to make the most of your next trip to the West Coast of Vancouver Island! 

Four Adventure-Filled Days in Tofino on Vancouver Island