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Tofino
It's true: you can surf in Canada. And Tofino, on the west coast of Vancouver Island, is where you'll find exceptional surfing, Canadian-style. Busiest in summer, Tofino also fills up in winter when storm watchers descend upon this tiny town. Stay at an upscale inn and enjoy the town that affectionately calls itself The Tree Loving Capital of the World.

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Chesterman Beach
Chesterman Beach
Attraction type: Beaches
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Pacific Rim National Park
Pacific Rim National Park
Owner description: Unique park composed of three sections - Long Beach, the West Coast Trail and the Broken Group of Islands - that feature sandy beaches, island archipelagos, temperate rainforests... more Owner description: Unique park composed of three sections - Long Beach, the West Coast Trail and the Broken Group of Islands - that feature sandy beaches, island archipelagos, temperate rainforests and important archaeological sites. less
Attraction type: National Parks; Hiking Trails
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Long Beach
Long Beach
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... more 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. less
Attraction type: Beaches
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Rainforest Trail
Rainforest Trail
Owner description: Rainforest Trail has two routes, A & B, both of which fully engulf you in the temperate rainforest full of gigantic western red cedars and western hemlocks. Sparking a sensation... more Owner description: Rainforest Trail has two routes, A & B, both of which fully engulf you in the temperate rainforest full of gigantic western red cedars and western hemlocks. Sparking a sensation of zen, you will be overcome with the nostalgia of your childhood memories, ready to make more. Scan the upper canopy for birds, listen to the trickle of water and smell the life of this highly productive forest. Trail A is located on the opposite side of the highway from the parking lot. Trail B starts from the parking lot. less
Attraction type: Hiking Trails
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Schooner Cove
Schooner Cove
Owner description: Considered by many to be one of the best boardwalk hikes around, you will be immersed in the natural serenity of the temperate rainforest. You can take the easy stairs to the... more Owner description: Considered by many to be one of the best boardwalk hikes around, you will be immersed in the natural serenity of the temperate rainforest. You can take the easy stairs to the beach, where you can gaze at the gentle waves crashing in. During low tide, an inviting passage presents itself so you can make your way to a small island where you may find bald eagles soaring above. Schooners Cove is nothing less than invigorating and rejuvinating. Truly a picturesque adventure. less
Attraction type: Beaches
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Chocolate Tofino
Chocolate Tofino
Ranked #1 of 52 Restaurants in Tofino
Price: USD 1 - USD 8
Cuisines: Canadian
Good for: Kids, Child-friendly
Dining options: Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Digital Payments, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Tacofino Cantina
Tacofino Cantina
Ranked #2 of 52 Restaurants in Tofino
Cuisines: Mexican, Fast food
Good for: Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Kuma Tofino
Kuma Tofino
Ranked #3 of 52 Restaurants in Tofino
Cuisines: Japanese, Seafood, Asian
Good for: Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Dinner, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Ice House Oyster Bar
Ice House Oyster Bar
Ranked #4 of 52 Restaurants in Tofino
Cuisines: Seafood, Canadian
Good for: Child-friendly, Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Drinks, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
wildside grill
wildside grill
Ranked #5 of 52 Restaurants in Tofino
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Fast food, Canadian, Soups
Good for: Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodation » Where to stay - Budget

Tofino Trek Inn
2.0 of 5
Tofino Trek Inn
USD 19 - USD 71 (CAD 25 - CAD 95)
Ranked #1 of 42 Tofino B&B and Inns
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Crystal Cove Beach Resort
Crystal Cove Beach Resort
USD 42 - USD 42
Ranked #1 of 16 Hotels in Tofino
Chesterman Beach Bed and Breakfast
Chesterman Beach Bed and Breakfast
USD 68 - USD 188 (CAD 90 - CAD 250)
Ranked #2 of 42 Tofino B&B and Inns

All accommodation » Where to stay - Midrange

Ocean Village Beach Resort
Ocean Village Beach Resort
USD 108 - USD 136 (CAD 144 - CAD 181)
Ranked #4 of 16 Hotels in Tofino
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Middle Beach Lodge
3.5 of 5
Middle Beach Lodge
USD 103 - USD 219
Ranked #6 of 16 Hotels in Tofino
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BEST WESTERN Tin Wis Resort
2.5 of 5
BEST WESTERN Tin Wis Resort
USD 76 - USD 281 (CAD 101 - CAD 374)
Ranked #7 of 16 Hotels in Tofino
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Luxury

Wickaninnish Inn and The Pointe Restaurant
5.0 of 5
Wickaninnish Inn and The Pointe Restaurant
USD 204 - USD 462
Ranked #2 of 16 Hotels in Tofino
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Long Beach Lodge Resort
4.0 of 5
Long Beach Lodge Resort
USD 165 - USD 293 (CAD 220 - CAD 390)
Ranked #3 of 16 Hotels in Tofino
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