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Address: Tonquin Park Road, Tofino, British Columbia, Canada

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Small must see beach cove

Love this place, go there each trip. Long staircase down to it through rainforest. Only blocks from downtown Tofino shops near hospital.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Diana M
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Vancouver Island, Canada

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Love this place, go there each trip. Long staircase down to it through rainforest. Only blocks from downtown Tofino shops near hospital.

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Thank Diana M
Lake Cowichan, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From community centre it was about 50 minutes round trip up and down trail then flights of stairs to beach. Neat smaller beach connected to another beach. Beautiful view. Interesting rock "caves" (indents in rock face you can walk into abit). Apparently a much closer hike in from end of Tonquin Park Rd. but the trail from Community Centre is... More 

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Thank lakemumz
Grenoble, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did this walk in showery weather - we were able to enjoy the walking trails without seeing anybody else. The beach was deserted, which was nice in the way we could enjoy the Pacific coast in isolation. It felt great and bizarre at the same time. Maybe we will come back for some sun!

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Thank Grembo
Chorley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked the Tonquin Trail from the industrial park south of Tofino which leads to Tonquin Park and the beach and then into Tofino at the top end. Good gravel paths and boardwalks, interpretive boards along the way explaining the rain forest and flora and fauna. very quiet and peaceful. Toilets at the community centre car park.

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Thank Malcolm A
Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

We've been to tonquin many times in the past and there have always been just a few people. 36 this time not including us. It's not a large beach so with all the people milling around we decided to leave. Great walk through the woods though.

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Casa Grande, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful beach. Very quiet and quaint spot. Water is calmer so no surfing. Parking is limited so go early if u can. Very relaxing spot

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Thank 46JimH46
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

By far my fav location, yiu can walk through the rain forest and then walk to Amy's of the 3 beaches. Ok they're smal by comparison to others but they are quiet, beautiful and the sunsets are amazing. Also watch for the early the morning mist (fog as the locals call it) , it is spectacular there one minute gone... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

We parked near the Community Center and walked down the well-maintained path to the beach. It's a small beach but with lots to explore as the tides of worn out several little caves. You can see the sunset from here.

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Thank angeltek
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

Lots of locals and tourists both enjoying the sunset at this fun beach. Dog and family friendly, but seemed to be the party beach after sunset.

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Thank Paul H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

The car park is quite small, but no parking permit needed. I'd advise trying to park somewhere else in case it's busy. Views are spectacular - bring your camera! Nice sand, rocks to climb. Short walk to the beach, some steps but very easy.

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