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Address: 2040 Pacific Rim Highway, Tofino, British Columbia, Canada
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Long Beach, the longest beach of Pacific Rim National Park Reserve, spans...

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.

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Brilliant sun, crashing breakers, walk forever and back

Outstandingly beautiful, great walking. On this trip we visited Wickaninnish, Long and Chesterman Beaches, with shorter walks at Mackenzie Beach and the Wild Pacific Trail (last 2... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Victoria, Canada
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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Outstandingly beautiful, great walking. On this trip we visited Wickaninnish, Long and Chesterman Beaches, with shorter walks at Mackenzie Beach and the Wild Pacific Trail (last 2 outside the Pacific Rim National Park). Great weather made these walks even more enjoyable. We've seen this coastline in all sorts of weather and it never ceases to amaze.

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Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

we lucked out having perfect weather in Dec - blue cloudless skies; it was perfect for a long walk on the beach (took about 2 hours one way end to end for us). Saw a couple surfers a few people out with their dogs - pretty much had it to ourselves. Beautiful

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Kelowna
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was such a joy to walk on these West Coast Beaches on January with sunshine. We came for waves but sure have enjoyed our times in the sun with our dogs alongside. Great 150 centennial fun.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great for a day trip or an overnight to continue the experience into yet another day! Beaches wonderful to behold for a long walk or water play. Restaurants have some great menus and lots of seafood dishes!

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been many times for a walk on the sand and stroll the beach. Beautiful spot for sure, and the waves were crashing onto the beach!

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Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a huge beach, which on a foggy day means you can't see a great deal. It still had a kind of eerie solitude, which was nice.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great setting on the water. Great wine experts on staff with excellent wine list including vegan and sustainable wines. Great with allergies. We liked the gluten free pierogi pizza, scallop ravioli, lamb and the squid special.

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Kamloops
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are several stretches of beach and they are all outstanding. I have been there in all seasons and have run the marathons there. I was happy when they included running on part of the beach and it would be nice if they could expand it for more. I tend to go to one of the smaller beaches closer to... More 

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Qualicum Beach, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We lucked out and hit the beach on a gorgeous sunny day mid-December. The air was cold and ice coated sections of the beach but there was no wind and we were dressed for it. Chunky crystals of frost coated the shaded side of driftwood, rocks and plants. Absolutely delightful. This beach goes on and on and on, not another... More 

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016

We live 2 hours from Long Beach so can travel there at short notice to take advantage of fantastic weather, great waves, etc. After visiting beaches all over the world, this one is as good as it gets unless you only want to get a sun tan. Never crowded, even in peak tourist season, amazingly changeable depending on winds, tide,... More 

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