Please note, the Lone Cone Hostel and Campground will be closed until 2024

Water Transportation

The 33 foot vessel, Ahous Hakoom (the Ahousaht Queen) transports guests from the Lone Cone Office and reception centre at #9-368 Main Street, The Shore building on the water, in Tofino to the Lone Cone Hostel and Campground on Meares Island. The water transportation round trip is included in your stay. The short 15 minute boat ride takes you among some of the most stunning coastline in the world. Keep your eyes peeled for whales, sea otters, and other beautiful flora and fauna unique to the area. Enjoy the spectacular scenery and wildlife that has put Tofino on the map. 

Water transportation to Lone Cone Trail on Meares Island

Water transportation from Tofino to Meares Island is included in your stay. One return water transportation to Tofino included per three day stay (3 day stay = 1 return trip, 6 day stay = 2 return trips). Additional round trips to Tofino for guests: $15/person. Lone Cone Trail fee is included with your stay.

Regular Water transportation fares (to trail or island) for non-guests:

$30 round trip per person + $10 trail fee per person
$10 round trip for children under 13 + $5 trail fee per child

*Water transportation included in a nights stay


Water Taxi Schedule 

From Tofino to Lone Cone

9:00 am

9:45 am

12:30 pm

2:00 pm

2:45 pm

4:00 pm


From Ahousaht to Tofino

8:00 am 

11:30 am 


From Lone Cone to Tofino

8:45 am

9:20 am

10:00 am

12:00 noon (check out departure)

12:50 pm

2:20 pm

3:10 pm

4:15 pm


From Tofino to Ahousaht




*Transportation outside of these times may be arranged with reception at an additional cost.

**Water taxi schedule is subject to change.  Please call ahead to confirm