community of Tofino British Columbia is located on the west
coast of Vancouver Island.
on Clayoquot Sound, at the northern boundary of Pacific Rim National
Park, Tofino is a relaxed, casual vacation destination; a place
to get back to nature and experience west coast British Columbia;
whale watching, angling for salmon, beach combing, sea kayaking,
ocean vacations and eco adventures.
can walk for hours on Long Beach and experience the constant rhythm
of rolling surf, the power of a winter storm or the silence of
a protected bay. Explore Pacific Rim National Park and you'll
find pathways that lead from the beach through the rainforest
to secret coves and beach caves.
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community can provide opportunities for shopping, visiting craft
shops, museum and art galleries and watching the busy harbour.
Just moments away, you can sail, cruise or fly to Hot Springs
Cove to bask in the natural hot pools and waterfalls.
can also take guided whale watching tours, nature and scenic eco
adventures, or guided salmon charters; or perhaps a sailing trip
around Meares Island; the more adventurous may want to experience
sea kayaking around the islands and bays that dot the west coast
of British Columbia.
watching is most rewarding during March and April when the whales
are migrating from Mexico to the Arctic Ocean. This coincides
with the Pacific Rim Whale Festival which also offers a wide range
of other activities from crab races to golf tournaments, concerts
fishing and flyfishing in Clayoquot Sound are world famous. Take
guided charters or rent a custom built flyfishing boat and explore
on your own.
Visitors to Tofino can also experience the rich native heritage
of the area in the many Native galleries and craft shops.
Tofino British Columbia is 42 km (26 mi.) north of Ucluelet on
Highway 4, 130 km (81 mi.) west of Port Alberni and 337 km (209
mi.) northwest of Victoria. Regional air and bus lines service
The Tofino area offers the tourist a variety of vacations including
commercial campgrounds, motels, hotels, beach-front resorts, lodges,
and unique bed and breakfast establishments.
Facilities & Activities:
golf course, angling, sea kayaking, whale watching, sailing, boating,
charter tours, hot springs, hiking, camping, sightseeing, photography,
beach combing on Long Beach, fine dining, west coast eco adventures.
Clayoquot Sound, Hot Springs Cove, Long Beach, Meares Island,
Pacific Rim National Park, Wickannish nature Centre March - Pacific Rim Whale Festival July - Pacific Rim Summer Festival