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West Coast Aquatic Safaris

Hot Springs, Bird Watching, Whale Watching, Wildlife Tours, Sightseeing, Accessibility

101A Fourth Street, Tofino, British Columbia, V0R 2Z0

Health and Safety Info

West Coast Aquatic Safaris Accessibility

This business has self-assessed as having the following accessible attributes. Please contact the business directly for further detail if required.

Mobility

Parking
  • Designated accessible parking near an accessible entrance that is specifically marked
Entrance
  • Entrance has no steps or if there are one or more steps, there is non-slip ramp with a maximum of 5% slope
Restroom In Public Area
  • Designated gender-neutral/family restroom that can also accommodate a support person
Activities & Transportation
  • Key activities are accessible to guests using mobility devices
  • Information displays (if applicable) at a lower height
  • Accessible spaces have clear views of the main activity (i.e. stage, viewing area)
  • Pathways are hard packed surfaces with a maximum slope 5%
  • Transportation (e.g. sightseeing bus, train, ferry, aircraft) equipped with a lift or roll in

Vision

Overall Space
  • Audible alarm and/or public service system
  • Multiple lighting sources to improve visibility
  • Customer service staff have been trained, and prepared to verbally describe rooms, menus, business amenities and contracts/waivers in detail
  • Staff are available to accompany guests through the venue as a guide, and to describe the sights

Hearing

Overall Space
  • Staff are trained to use alternative communication tools such as Apps or text messaging

Cognitive & Sensory Friendly

Overall Space
  • Minimal visual clutter and obstacles
  • Steps and slope changes are clearly marked and lit, and have handrails
  • Staff are available to accompany guests through the venue as a guide, and to describe the sights
Restroom In Public Area
  • Designated gender-neutral/family restroom that can also accommodate a support person

General

Emergency Plan
  • Emergency plan includes staff trained to provide in-person assistance for people with mobility, visual, and hearing requirements
High Speed Internet Service
  • Business has high-speed internet service available for video application use
Additional Information

Our vessel NANUQ was custom designed with ramp access to allow wheelchair boarding & it provides amazing views for all to enjoy Whale Watches, Bear Watches & Private Charters. Our office has ramp access & we provide accessible parking in the harbour

Learn More

Tour Tofinos wild side with West Coast Aquatic Safaris! Enjoy the West Coasts premiere wildlife and sightseeing tours aboard our All Weather Boats, WASCO and NANUQ, both Transport Canada safety certified. Our professional and knowledgeable staff will make your Tofino experience one to remember. Get off the beaten path and experience ecotourism that is environmentally responsible, safe, and fun for the whole family! West Coast Aquatic Safaris is accessible for all. We look forward to welcoming you aboard!