is a small, but picturesque community located at the
tip of the Esowista Peninsula, on the west coast of
Vancouver Island. The terminus of the Trans Canada
Highway is located here. While Tofino is technically
"the end of the road", it is actually the
gateway to spectacular Clayoquot Sound - an invitation
rainforest trails, misty beaches, old growth forests,
bald eagles, bears and whales - Tofino has it all.
20 kilometers of sand beaches draw birdwatchers, surfers,
beachcombers and whalewatchers. The "Emerald
Sea" brings deep sea fishermen, scuba divers,
kayakers and storm watchers. For hikers, Tofino has
many kilometers of wilderness hiking through temperate
rainforests of breathtaking beauty.
galleries in Tofino showcase native art and crafts and the local
museum provides a glimpse of the town's transformation
from a remote fishing village to the most popular
destination on the west coast of Vancouver Island.
Tofino offers all the amenities the vacation traveller
requires, but still maintains the quaint charm of
the original village.