Tofino

Tofino's rugged and beautiful landscapes are sure to leave you speechless. In addition to epic surfing and adventures, this little town also sports one of the best culinary scenes in all of Canada.

Top Adventures in Tofino

  • Tuna Fish Off of Tofino

    Warm water tuna are among the fastest swimming game fish in the North Pacific Ocean. When weather and warm water temperatures cooperate off the coast of Tofino, Vancouver Island in British Columbia, you can have a day you'll never forget.Tuna can ...

  • Hike Lone Cone

    The trailhead for Lone Cone is located on Meares Island, accessible by water taxi ($40 return). Some choose to rent kayaks and paddle to the trailhead. The dock for the water taxi is located at the end of Main St.49°09’12.8”N 125°54’40.5”WThe wate...

    4.1 miles 2400 ft gain

  • Hike to Tonquin Beach

    Park at the trailhead, and follow the wooded trail for a short ways. You'll wind through the temperate rainforest, and across wooden walkways before reaching the beach itself. Scramble around on the rocks, or just chill out on the sand and enjoy!

    0.25 miles

  • Sunset at Mackenzie Beach

    Grab a loved one, your family, or your closest friends and head to Tofino for the weekend.You can stay at Bella Pacifica Campground, right near the beach at the end of Mackenzie Beach Road, and enjoy the beach while camping in the west coast rainf...

  • Take a Stroll at Mackenzie Beach

    Head out to Mackenzie beach in Tofino. The easiest way to access it is through the Makenzie Beach Resort or surrounding campgrounds.  It is roughly a mile long beach depending upon the tide. Sometimes live music is played on the beach, usually in ...

  • Sunset at Chesterman Beach

    Just minutes from downtown Tofino, Chesterman Beach is a great spot to catch the sunset, go for a run, or just walk down the beach towards Frank Island. The parking lot is just seconds from the beach.Head to the right and scramble on the rocks to ...

    0.25 miles

  • Explore Tide Pools at Chesterman Beach, Tofino, BC

    Beyond surfing, skim boarding, biking, and hiking, there are plenty of beaches to comb and coastal tide pools to explore near Tofino BC. The best rocky coastal tide pools are between North Chesterman and South Chesterman beach just 3.6 miles south...

    1 miles 30 ft gain

  • Photograph Sunset Point in Tofino

    You can park at the public beach parking at Cox Bay Beach Resort and make your way out on to the beach. Once you are on the beach, head north until you get to the "Sunset Point" trail sign. The trail walks through the woods for ~100m until you joi...

  • Surf Tofino's Cox Bay

    Tofino, British Columbia, is magical. It sits on the most western coast of Canada, on Vancouver Island. It is a small surf town, with natural Pacific Northwest beauty everywhere.....ocean, beaches, forests, islands. and the beautiful Pacific Rim N...

  • Watch the Sunset Overlooking Cox Bay

    Cox Bay is best known for its surf, but for an incredible view with minimal effort, scramble your way through the forested hills on the southern end of beach to let sunset soak in. From the northern end of the beach near the parking lots/access tr...

    1.9 miles

  • Hike to the Bomber Plane Crash Site in Tofino, BC

    PARKING: Park in the Radar Hill lot on the west side of the Pacific Rim Highway, 7.3 miles (11.7 km) south of Tofino. Make sure you buy and display a parking pass at the kiosk or you will get a ticket. I have seen it happen. There is a large sign ...

    2.5 miles 100 ft gain

  • Hike to Schooner Cove

    Park at the well marked parking lot off of the Pacific Rim Highway (4) about 16 kilometres south of Tofino. Start off on a relatively easy two kilometre trail. The scenic hike wanders through lush rainforest before arriving at a spectacular beach...

    2.49 miles