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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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Pre-wedding reception visit

Wow, what a gorgeous venue this was for our friends' pre-wedding get-together!! I know this is a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Andi_Strud
via mobile
A quaint wacky and unique botanical garden

Lots to see and appreciate in this garden cut into/out of the rain forest. Some good planting... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Clive46_13
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London, United Kingdom
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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.
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  • Very good30%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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1084 Pacific Rim Highway, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
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+1 250-725-1220
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Wow, what a gorgeous venue this was for our friends' pre-wedding get-together!! I know this is a botanical garden, but also doubles up beautifully as an event space. We went for a lovely stroll around the grounds (although not as exhaustingly as we would have...More

Thank Andi_Strud
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots to see and appreciate in this garden cut into/out of the rain forest. Some good planting mixed with local sculpture, excellent trails through the forest and down to the water ... welcoming and friendly staff and a good cafe serving coffee and other refreshments...More

Thank Clive46_13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fun place to start out with a cup of their coffee at the cafe and then walk the trails. To be fair we were in late May and not peak blooming season. Enjoyed ourselves on the trails, most plants are well marked and the staff...More

Thank Judy P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely well set out botanical gardens. Love wandering through the gardens to the bay and looking out over Tofino Inlet. Glorious.

Thank wolfcruise
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Decided to visit these Gardens and very glad we did --- the network of paths and boardwalks lead you through 12 acres of gardens, forests and shoreline in a relaxing, informative stroll. Interesting, original and unique sculptures and art work by Michael Dennis are highlighted...More

Thank dunc7906
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Some nice trails to walk on through the forested areas, but it would be much nicer to visit when there are flowers blooming.

Thank Cabbie4110
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We took the family there to hang out on a magical evening of entertainment, light show of lanterns and delicious local treats from vendors.

Thank Zozotravels
Reviewed 26 April 2017

On a windy rainy April day, this greatly exceeded our expectations. The rain forest portion of the trails were outstanding. The "alien" additions, including the windmill palms, seemed to be a natural part of the landscape. The sculptures interspersed within the forest were attractive and...More

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Went on Saturday. Entrance is by donation during the winter hours. We walked to entire property in less than an hour. The art in the forest is odd and out of place. I enjoyed seeing the roosters more than anything. I'm sure that if you...More

Thank Teresa Mya K
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

I try to visit all Botanical Gardens when I'm in a new area. I'm sure this place would be so awesome in it's proper season .. as far as today is concerned, it was fantastic. Doesn't matter what season you come I recommend this as...More

Thank Marty M
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