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Tofino
It's true: you can surf in Canada. And Tofino, on the west coast of Vancouver Island, is where you'll find exceptional surfing, Canadian-style. Busiest in summer, Tofino also fills up in winter when storm watchers descend upon this tiny town. Stay at an upscale inn and enjoy the town that affectionately calls itself The Tree Loving Capital of the World.

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Chesterman Beach
Chesterman Beach
Attraction type: Beaches
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Pacific Rim National Park
Pacific Rim National Park
Owner description: Unique park composed of three sections - Long Beach, the West Coast Trail and the Broken Group of Islands - that feature sandy beaches, island archipelagos, temperate rainforests... more Owner description: Unique park composed of three sections - Long Beach, the West Coast Trail and the Broken Group of Islands - that feature sandy beaches, island archipelagos, temperate rainforests and important archaeological sites. less
Attraction type: National Parks; Hiking Trails
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Long Beach
Long Beach
Owner description: Long Beach, the longest beach of Pacific Rim National Park Reserve, spans an extraordinary 16km (10mi) along the west coast of Vancouver Island. Described by locals to be magical... more Owner description: Long Beach, the longest beach of Pacific Rim National Park Reserve, spans an extraordinary 16km (10mi) along the west coast of Vancouver Island. Described by locals to be magical, you'll be astonished by the amount of life that call the tidal pools home, seeing marine life such as crabs, shells, starfish, sea urchins and much more. As the surf comes crashing in, you'll see surfers from around the world carving through the peaks of the waves. When the water settles, it gracefully rides up the beach with peaceful trickles and shimmering light from the breathtaking sunset crossing the colourful horizon. Long Beach is truly a rejunivating getaway for all ages. Whether you're looking to kickback, explore, adventure, hike, surf, or just take one of those long walks on the beach, Long Beach has it all. less
Attraction type: Beaches
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Schooner Cove
Schooner Cove
Owner description: 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... more Owner description: 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. less
Attraction type: Beaches
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Clayoquot Sound
Clayoquot Sound
Owner description: Clayoquot Sound is located on the west coast of Vancouver Island in the Canadian province of British Columbia. Major inlets include Sydney Inlet, Shelter Inlet, Herbert Inlet... more Owner description: Clayoquot Sound is located on the west coast of Vancouver Island in the Canadian province of British Columbia. Major inlets include Sydney Inlet, Shelter Inlet, Herbert Inlet, Bedwell Inlet, Lemmens Inlet, and Tofino Inlet. Major islands include Flores Island, Vargas Island, and Meares Island. less
Attraction type: Bodies of Water
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Tacofino Cantina
Tacofino Cantina
Ranked #1 of 42 Restaurants in Tofino
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
ChocolateTofino
ChocolateTofino
Ranked #2 of 42 Restaurants in Tofino
Price: $1 - $5
Cuisines: Dessert, Ice Cream
Dining options: Takeout, Dessert
RedCan Gourmet
RedCan Gourmet
Ranked #3 of 42 Restaurants in Tofino
Price: $12 - $50
Cuisines: Pizza & Pasta
Dining options: Delivery
Spotted Bear
Spotted Bear
Ranked #4 of 42 Restaurants in Tofino
Cuisines: Pacific Rim
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Ice House Oyster Bar
Ice House Oyster Bar
Ranked #5 of 42 Restaurants in Tofino
Cuisines: Seafood, Oyster Bar

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Chesterman Beach Bed and Breakfast
Chesterman Beach Bed and Breakfast
$83 - $230 (CAD 90 - 250)
Ranked #2 of 47 Tofino B&B and Inns
Tofino Trek Inn
2.0 of 5
Tofino Trek Inn
$69 - $87 (CAD 75 - 95)
Ranked #4 of 47 Tofino B&B and Inns
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Gull Cottage Bed & Breakfast
Gull Cottage Bed & Breakfast
$92 - $165 (CAD 100 - 180)
Ranked #8 of 47 Tofino B&B and Inns

All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Harvey House B&B
Harvey House B&B
$115 - $198 (CAD 125 - 215)
Ranked #1 of 47 Tofino B&B and Inns
BriMar Bed and Breakfast
3.0 of 5
BriMar Bed and Breakfast
$126 - $286 (CAD 137 - 311)
Ranked #3 of 47 Tofino B&B and Inns
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Black Bear Guesthouse
Black Bear Guesthouse
$186 - $341 (CAD 202 - 371)
Ranked #5 of 47 Tofino B&B and Inns
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Wickaninnish Inn and The Pointe Restaurant
5.0 of 5
Wickaninnish Inn and The Pointe Restaurant
$354 - $606
Ranked #2 of 16 hotels in Tofino
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Long Beach Lodge Resort
4.0 of 5
Long Beach Lodge Resort
$204 - $618 (CAD 222 - 673)
Ranked #3 of 16 hotels in Tofino
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Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.