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Tofino Botanical Gardens

1084 Pacific Rim Highway, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
+1 250-725-1220
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Great for small children

Visited this area with two small children who were able to explore secret areas. They did require... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
pzwartouw
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Brittany, France
Much More Than I Expected

I did not know about the botanical gardens until I drove by a sign on my way through town. What a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Victoria F
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The Tofino Botanical Gardens is over 12 acres of coastal old-growth forest with walking trails, sculpture, & interpretive sites located throughout. With our childrens garden, vegetable and herb gardens, and exotic plants from places like Chile or the Himalayas, there is something for everyone at the Gardens.Plus, we have ducks.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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1084 Pacific Rim Highway, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this area with two small children who were able to explore secret areas. They did require constant supervision but here were a lot of interesting places for them and the adults to explore.

Thank pzwartouw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I did not know about the botanical gardens until I drove by a sign on my way through town. What a surprise. I got there as they opened in the morning. As I had just eaten I passed on dining in the little restaurant but...More

Thank Victoria F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The walk through the gardens is really nice on a warm day and the views from the beach are a great place to enjoy their delicious food. The food here rivals anywhere else in town and the setting is spectacular.

Thank David D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Most everything in Tofino is beach and forest (nothing wrong with that!!!), it was just nice to have another option. We spent around 2 1/2 hours slowly poking our way through the gardens. Lots of very cool sculptures in there! Go see for yourself!!

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A pleasant garden with interesting architecture and stone formations. A short drive from Tofino Centre. Beautiful trees, walking paths and displays. About a full two hrs to tour the entire garden. Nothing to compare to Butchart but pleasant, a nice break from beaches and surfers....More

Thank AlamosJude
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gorgeous gardens with nearby nature trail through a magical forest. Be sure to enjoy a meal at Darwin's Cafe (where you pay a modest admission fee for the garden.) Friendly staff serve delicious food. Outdoor seating in the garden is delightful. Lots of important information...More

Thank VJRose
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the gardens costing can$12 for each adult, I did think quite expensive but as this goes towards the upkeep guess it is for a good cause. It was nice to walk around the gardens but thought a lot of the plants were past...More

Thank Nigel G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved walking around the paths and enjoyed the whimsical outdoor artwork. Pop out onto views of the water from little trails throughout the park

Thank Claudia L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this as a break stop with a coach group. The cafe had run out of English breakfast tea (bad move with a coachload of brits). Nice enough to stretch your legs and have a drink, but not something I would have wanted to make...More

Thank Suzanne L
Reviewed August 14, 2017

By chance we visited on the evening of the annual lantern festival. A truly unique fantasy festival with choires,musique and artist lanterns.outstanding!

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