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All Tours Suspended: Now Through June 30th, 2020

Long Beach Nature Tours has suspended all operations through June 30th, 2020. We have contacted affected guests and implemented amended trip terms and conditions to provide flexibility in rescheduling. We are hoping to reopen soon pending direction from Pacific Rim National Park Reserve, BC Parks and local First Nations.

Some Tours Suspended: For 2020 Summer Season

Our Nootka Trail trek, West Coast Trail trek, Wildside of Flores hike and Beaches of Vargas hike have been suspended through our 2020 summer season, pending direction from Parks Canada, BC Parks and local First Nations regarding trail access.

Private Transportation Required

On our day hikes, guests are required to have their own transportation to and from the trailhead. Trips that require a Long Beach Nature Tours shuttle service (i.e. thru hikes, 4x4 roads, boat access, etc...) will have measures in place to maintain physical distancing guidelines as per the Provincial Health recommendations.

Proximity to the Pacific Ocean keeps temperatures cool in the summer and mild in the winter. Average temperatures in the summer and winter are relatively stable and cool, coming in at 19.1 °C (66.4 °F) and 8.1 °C (46.6 °F), respectively.

When you inquire about or register for a specific hiking tour, we’ll email you a detailed packing list for your specific tour.
Every trip requires sturdy hiking shoes or boots, weather-related clothing, raingear, personal items, and the ability to carry 1-2 litres of water (water bottles or hydration bladders).

All multi-day hiking tours include transportation from the town of Tofino to the trailhead and back as well as our 5040 Peak trail day hike. Some of our tours are located on islands a short distance away from Tofino, which we provide a private boat transportation service for. Our Pacific Rim National Park thru hikes include a shuttle from the end of the trail back to the start but your own transportation is required to start at the trailhead.


Private transportation for larger groups can be booked upon request.

All of our hiking guides are very knowledgeable about the history of the areas they guide in. You will have the option to learn about the natural and cultural history of the region you are venturing into. There is a tremendous amount of fascinating history to learn about if you’re interested, so just let your guide know how much you want to know!

For the most part we recommend that children be age 12 or older to participate on most of our trips. If your child is under the age of 12 please give us a call and we’ll work with you to make a responsible choice.