Sunset at Chesterman Beach

Canada Chesterman Beach

Added by Kyle Frost

Catch sunset on the incredible expanse of Chesterman Beach. Just a short drive from town, or a walk from many of the local accommodations, this is not something to be missed while visiting Tofino.

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 find a spot near the point, or walk to the left down the beach and catch views of offshore islands and kitesurfers (if the conditions are right!).

Be sure to to check sunset time, depending on the time of year!

Pack List

  • Jacket (coastal winds can definitely pick up)
  • Camera
Read More

Please respect the places you find on The Outbound.

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures. Be aware of local regulations and don't damage these amazing places for the sake of a photograph. Learn More

Share

Activities:

Hiking, Photography, Running

Skill Level:

Beginner

Season:

Year Round

Trail Type:

Out-and-Back

Distance:

0.25 Miles

Rating:

Features:

Bathrooms
Beach
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Groups
Romantic
Scenic

Are we missing something?

Suggest an edit

How to Get There

6 months ago

West Coast <3

This beach is stellar and a such an amazing spot for a sunset

6 months ago

Added by Kyle Frost

Designer and Adventure Photographer based in Boulder, Colorado. Fan of mountains, coffee, beer, and witty banter. Available for commissions and collaborations. I'm @kylefrost pretty much everywhere.

More Adventures Nearby

Take a Stroll along Oceanfront Loop

Canada / Squamish Yacht Club

Start by the Squamish Yacht Club. There is parking here, and it is also fairly close to downtown.  Follow Logger's Lane until you run into a dirt (sometimes muddy) trail.

Piper Wolters
1 Saves

Photograph Abraham Lake in the Winter

Canada / Abraham Lake

Abraham Lake is one of the Canadian Rockies most incredible winter photography locations.

Jason Hatfield
1 Saves

Hike to Cataract Falls at Forks of the Credit Provincial Park

Canada / Forks of the Credit Provincial Park

The main parking lot is off of McLaren Road on the north-east side of the park, with an honour-pay system. Multiple hiking loops are well marked, with clear "Falls this way!" arrows on every sign.