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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
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 will be astonished by the amount of life that call the tidal pools home. You will be sure to find crabs, shells, starfish, sea urchins and much more. As the surf comes crashing in, you will find surfers from around the world carving through the peaks of the waves. As 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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Cox Bay Beach
Cox Bay Beach
Attraction type: Beaches
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Tonquin Fishing Charters
Tonquin Fishing Charters
Owner description: Tonquin fishing charters wants to offer you an experience of a life time, here in Tofino BC on Vancouver Island's west coast providing some of the worlds best salmon/halibut... more Owner description: Tonquin fishing charters wants to offer you an experience of a life time, here in Tofino BC on Vancouver Island's west coast providing some of the worlds best salmon/halibut fishing charters. Our trips are all privately guided to ensure the best time possible with Tonquin fishing charters. You can enjoy a private trip to Hot Springs cove with prawn and crab fishing on the way home! Plan your charter to fit your needs, We welcome kids on board to experience a fishing experience they will never forget!Born and raised here in Tofino BC, Owner/Operator John Nikiforuk grew up fishing off the local docks of Tofino catching bull heads, snagging crabs, and of course winning the legion derby for biggest bull head! Later in his teenage years he was lucky enough to have an older brother with a boat, they would fish every chance they had! John gives the upper hand with his knowledge and years of experience working on his families commercial Prawn and Tuna boat. Now as a Tug boat captain since 2006 and a sport fishing guide since 2007, here in the local west coast waters Johns marine experience is second to none. less
Attraction type: Boat Tours; Other Outdoor Activities; Fishing Charters & Tours; Nature & Wildlife Tours; Hot Springs & Geysers
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Tacofino Cantina
Tacofino Cantina
Ranked #1 of 44 Restaurants in Tofino
Cuisines: Mexican, Seafood
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
ChocolateTofino
ChocolateTofino
Ranked #2 of 44 Restaurants in Tofino
Price: $1 - $5
Cuisines: Seafood, Dessert, Ice Cream
Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Dessert, Lunch, Takeout
RedCan Gourmet
RedCan Gourmet
Ranked #3 of 44 Restaurants in Tofino
Price: $12 - $50
Cuisines: Pizza, Sandwiches, Pizza & Pasta
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery
The Fish Store and Oyster Bar
The Fish Store and Oyster Bar
Ranked #4 of 44 Restaurants in Tofino
Cuisines: Chowder, Seafood, Oyster Bar, Pacific Rim
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating
wildside grill
wildside grill
Ranked #5 of 44 Restaurants in Tofino
Cuisines: Barbecue, Canadian
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Chesterman Beach Bed and Breakfast
Chesterman Beach Bed and Breakfast
$73 - $203 (CAD 90 - 250)
Ranked #1 of 46 Tofino B&B and Inns
Tofino Trek Inn
2.0 of 5
Tofino Trek Inn
$64 - $72 (CAD 79 - 88)
Ranked #3 of 46 Tofino B&B and Inns
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Red Crow Guesthouse
Red Crow Guesthouse
$90 - $208 (CAD 110 - 255)
Ranked #4 of 46 Tofino B&B and Inns

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Harvey House B&B
Harvey House B&B
$128 - $172 (CAD 157 - 211)
Ranked #2 of 46 Tofino B&B and Inns
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BriMar Bed and Breakfast
3.0 of 5
BriMar Bed and Breakfast
$183 - $285 (CAD 225 - 350)
Ranked #5 of 46 Tofino B&B and Inns
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Crystal Cove Beach Resort
Crystal Cove Beach Resort
$48 - $410
Ranked #1 of 19 Specialty Lodging in Tofino

All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Wickaninnish Inn and The Pointe Restaurant
5.0 of 5
Wickaninnish Inn and The Pointe Restaurant
$280 - $634
Ranked #1 of 17 Hotels in Tofino
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Long Beach Lodge Resort
4.0 of 5
Long Beach Lodge Resort
$215 - $551 (CAD 264 - 677)
Ranked #2 of 17 Hotels in Tofino
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