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Tofino, BC, Canada
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Chesterman Beach Main Street Tofino BC Tonquin Park and Beach

Tofino, BC, Canada - Vancouver Island

Tofino BC is a popular recreation and tourism destination located on the west coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. The small village is situated on the northern tip of the Esowista Peninsula surrounded by a collection of beautiful sandy beaches and remote islands.

Top 10 award - Best pedestrian friendly towns.Tofino is the main tourism destination for many who come and visit Vancouver Island. The adventures, the outdoor attractions and the Pacific Rim National Park are the three big draws for the area.

The Tofino Village includes many services important to travelers like accommodations, resorts, gift shops, tours, guides and activities to choose from. Other services important to travelers in the community include gas stations, coffee shops, bank, internet, laundromat and a grocery store. However, be aware, that there are only a few restaurants and campgrounds in the Tofino area.

Tofino Bed and Breakfast

The village of Tofino, BC looks out over Meares and Vargas Islands on the Pacific Ocean. The waterfront is busy with boats, sea kayaks and float planes. Many of the local marine attractions operate from the harbour in Tofino like whale, black bear and wildlife watching tours, floatplane flightseeing tours, fishing charters and kayak tours departing on day and overnight paddle routes.

A Snug Harbour Inn, Ucluelet, BC, Canada

Kayak Tours

Ucluelet BC vacation home

Other attractions which are popular during the sunshine months in Tofino include hiking in the Pacific Rim National Park, spas, golfing and surfing. Surfing is an activity also enjoyed in the winter months, when waves are larger. Another activity popular in the winter months is storm watching.

The village of Tofino is located north of the Pacific Rim National Park. A rainforest park with many, many sandy beaches and hiking trails. It is said somewhere that Tofino is the "Municipality with the Most Ocean Beaches in Canada"! And the best part is that you have to drive through the park to access the community. So enjoy the sights!

Tofino, Ucluelet tours, charters, adventures Kayak Tours : Surfing Lessons & Rentals Fishing Charters Wilderness Tours : Whale Watching

Pacific Rim Map
Leap to: neighbor communities of:
- Bamfield
- Port Alberni
- Ucluelet

Some of the more popular sandy beaches in the region during the summer include Long Beach, Wickaninnish Beach, MacKenzie Beach and Chesterman Beach. However, do not be naive - in the summer months the same popular beaches are also the busiest beaches.

For those who like smaller crowds there are many, many other sandy beaches in the Tofino area which are much smaller, more reclusive like Grice Bay, South Beach, Florencia Bay Beach and Tonquin Beach.

Tofino not only attracts tourism but also attracts scientists and environmentalists. Every year college students arrive in Tofino to study the area's eco system known as the Clayoquot Sound World Biosphere Reserve.

It is a marine and land reserve covering 350,000 hectares. A third of the reserve is federally and provincially protected parks, conservation and ecological wetlands. Clayoquot Sound World Biosphere Reserve is heralded by scientists from around the world as the greatest remaining tract of temperate coastal rainforest left on the planet!

Neighbouring Vancouver Island Communities

Ucluelet < South < Tofino> East > Port Alberni

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