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“Sufers in Nov!”
Review of Long Beach

Long Beach
Ranked #3 of 52 things to do in Tofino
Certificate of Excellence
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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.
Kirkland Lake, Canada
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287 reviews
114 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
“Sufers in Nov!”
Reviewed January 20, 2013

There was surfers out in Nov, beautiful waves crashing onto the beach and you can walk for miles. Very nice drift wood washed up along shore and lots of free parking and the public restrooms are kept tidy even for November.

Visited November 2012
Thank mahalia1980
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Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
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6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“My Favourite BC Destination”
Reviewed January 20, 2013

I've travelled all over BC and have to admit that this remains my all time favourite destination. I love the winter storms, the warm summer days, the long mostly deserted beaches, and watching the surfers brave the waves. The only problem for campers is that you have to reserve in advance to get into the national park campground and even the private campgrounds sometimes fill up. Also, the fees to use the park are getting high.

Visited February 2012
Thank Judy F
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Vancouver, Canada
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25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“kids loved the waves, beachcombing”
Reviewed January 19, 2013

Cold, even in the middle of summer, but it is the Pacific. Quiet, peaceful, easy access. Lots of shells, etc.

Visited July 2012
1 Thank Steven K
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Victoria, Canada
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13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Some things never change”
Reviewed January 17, 2013

Some things never grow old. Walking this beach with the wind in your face and the sound of waves rolling in from the Pacific. Great hike from Incinerator rock to Combers Beach.

Visited January 2013
Thank RetiredCouple77777
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Salt Spring Island, Canada
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“all year /spring and fall the best”
Reviewed January 17, 2013

Do everything !! All The Best-beach Walks,Trail Walks,Local Art,Food,Whale Watching,--The road there an adventure,[stop on way at PORT ALBERNY ,SALMON HATCHERY[ROBERTSON?] see entire area[TOFINO TO UCULET ETC]--worth the trip [your kids and your dog will never forget the adventure].

Thank JOE D
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