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Address: 2040 Pacific Rim Highway, Tofino, British Columbia, Canada
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Considered by many to be one of the best boardwalk hikes around, you will...

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.

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pay your parking; it helps with the maintenance and creation of a great boardwalk through the rain forest to this secluded beach and plan on low tide to maximize your time once... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Kailua, Hawaii

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Kailua, Hawaii
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

pay your parking; it helps with the maintenance and creation of a great boardwalk through the rain forest to this secluded beach and plan on low tide to maximize your time once you are there.

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Hell, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked the trail and it's a relatively narrow boardwalk so you need to pay attention to people going the opposite direction. The trees, flora and fauna are vivid green and pleasant but of course there was some rain dripping from the trees. The cove itself was pleasant to walk on at low tide but wouldn't be as nice to... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful 1 km each way hole on a boardwalk through the rainforest but with lots of stairs (up and down). Gorgeous beach at the end of the walk for strolling, but the walk in and out is only for the healthy and those with sensible footwear.

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Whitecourt, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I were looking for a place to take our dog for a walk but it was pouring rain. A waitress suggested we try Schooner Cove. Brilliant!! Just a short drive out of Tofino and signed well, with ample parking. Schooner Cove is a walk through the rain forest on a wonderfully built wooden path system. The heavy... More 

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Abbotsford, British Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Schooner Cove, among many other places close to Tofino is a great beach, where you can walk for hours and enjoy tranquility and freedom for yourself. I´m looking forward having long beach walks again there.....

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

I enjoyed the trail to and from Schooner Cove just as much as I enjoyed the beautiful cove. Even the stairs did not discourage me. Great end to the day and wonderful walk on the beach.

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This was one of the best trails I've ever done. It's fairly short and quite easy although there are about 400 steps that take you up and down the small valleys you cross on the way to the beach. Lots of big old trees, hanging moss, and other details that make this seem like a forest out of a fantasy... More 

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Ucluelet, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

The trail to schooner cove is the best part. The trail starts on dirt, but quickly changes to board walk. You will go down two deep ravens. About the equivalent of going down a 3 story building. This gives you a chance to view a small creek. lots of moss on the trees. The type of moss they like to... More 

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British Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Boardwalk all the way with approx 337ish stairs one way! Great exercise but beautiful cove upon arrival.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Loved the hike through the rainforest along the board walk (lots of stairs if that's an issue for you). The beach was beautiful. Wish we would have gotten there a bit earlier as tide was starting to come in. The hike itself it probably about 1 hourish round trip and then you have to add on to how many photo... More 

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