Home to about 1,500 locals, Tofino BC is the most popular destination on the west coast of Vancouver Island. Visitors come to experience whale watching, kayaking, wilderness hiking, deep sea fishing and winter storm watching. This area of Vancouver Island also boasts excellent beachcombing. Upon departure, you will find yourself relaxed and rejuvenated.
The Village of Tofino
With a year-round population of approximately 1500 that swells to 22,000 people on some days during the summer months of July and August, Tofino is located on a narrow finger of land called the Esowista Peninsula. Bordered on the South by its boundary with Pacific National Park Reserve and on its other three sides by the Pacific Ocean, Tofino is as far west as you can drive by car or bus and is still the only paved road to the open Pacific Ocean in Canada.
On Highway 4, 130 km (81 mi.) west of Port Alberni and 337 km (209 mi) northwest of Victoria, Vancouver Island, British Columbia.
Golf course, fishing, sea kayaking, whale watching, sailing, boating, charter tours, hot springs, hiking, camping, sightseeing, photography, beach combing, fine dining, eco adventures.
Clayoquot Sound, Hot Springs Cove, Long Beach, Meares Island, Pacific Rim National Park Reserve, Wickannish Interpretive Centre, The Tofino Botanical Gardens, March - Pacific Rim Whale Festival, July - Pacific Rim Summer Festival, August - Tofino Lantern Festival.
Clayoquot Sound – Pristine intact ancient rainforests, sweeping wind-swept beaches, deep clear ocean waters, these are the words that describe Clayoquot Sound. Recognized for its stunning beauty and global significance as a UNESCO Biosphere reserve, Clayoquot Sound is home to a dizzying array of flora and fauna.