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Eloping to Vancouver Island....Tofino?

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Eloping to Vancouver Island....Tofino?

Needing some direction...... So I canceled my wedding and told him let's elope! Here's the question: Anyone know/experienced planning an wedding ceremony in Tofino or in the area without using a wedding planner? Our issue obviously is getting witnesses. I've looked at a few packages but not completely convinced yet. (take note we're hoping to come first week in April 2013) All we want is our own intimate ceremony preferably outside.....maybe by the ocean or maybe in a forest? Definitely don't want it by a fireplace indoors!

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21. Re: Eloping to Vancouver Island....Tofino?

My nephew got married at Black Rock in February and it was fine. It can rain there any time of the year. Crystal Cove is also very pretty and very intimate. Beautiful log cabins right on the beach. You could have the ceremony on that beach or right on the deck of your cabin. There have been weddings there before. Wickanninish is gorgeous but quite expensive, athough shouldn't be as much in April

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22. Re: Eloping to Vancouver Island....Tofino?

I suggest you get married on Vargas Island.... you really can't beat that! Take to the Tofino Water Taxi, there is a lodge out there too. Conversley, camp on the Inn Chanter at Hot Springs Cove, take Atleo Air to Pretty Girl Lake ....

Sounds like you are both up to the adventure of marriage so why not pick some location that has adventure all over it! Don't forget your surf board!

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23. Re: Eloping to Vancouver Island....Tofino?

I've seen some pictures of gorgeous weddings at the Middle Beach Lodge. I'm sure the lovely folks there could arrange everything for you. If you're looking for photographers, I especially love Marnie Recker.

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24. Re: Eloping to Vancouver Island....Tofino?

We eloped 27 years ago, beginning of May, and stayed at Sooke Harbour House. A commissioner came and the owners were our witnesses. We stayed for a long weekend and had a wonderful time ;)

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25. Re: Eloping to Vancouver Island....Tofino?

What about

http://www.pointnopointresort.com/

It's a beautiful location, has cozy cabins. Maybe they could help you organize a commissioner.

Edited: 1:49 pm, April 01, 2013
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26. Re: Eloping to Vancouver Island....Tofino?

Congratulations gatopaja! A long time now.

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A heads up. The OP was planning first week of April. This week. If things aren't finalized by now, there might not even be a first anni ..... :-)

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