These are a few of our favorite things... to assist you around delving deeper into the natural bounty of the West Coast.
A comfy roof over one's head is the perfect complement to a day's exploring. Tofino offers a diverse selection of Bed & Breakfast accommodations, luxurious resorts and "homes away from home". All accommodations on the coast can be seen by consulting Tourism Tofino and Tourism Ucluelet.
Left your raingear home? Some accommodations will have complimentary loaners on hand, and you can also take sturdy outdoor gear home from Tofino outfitters such as Tofino Fishing & Trading and their high quality outdoor apparel or Storm Light Outfitters, carrying all necessary technical gear and clothing for your outdoor endeavours. Right down the dock from Storm Light is the supplier for commercial and recreational marine vessels, Method Marine, providing the goods to keep your boat afloat.
It's an everchanging phenomenon here and a prime topic of discussion, of course. These websites will keep you up to date on our Tofino weather.
We like the Canada Weather Office forecast for its accuracy, and it's always useful to check out the Tofino Surf Report and Tide Chart. The Cox Bay webcam will give you a nice window on the waves and skies at this prime Tofino surfing beach.
Places You Should Visit on the Pacific Rim
These special destinations will beautifully complement your time with Long Beach Nature Tours, are not be missed as part of your West Coast experience. The Pacific Rim National Park Reserve is the first easy choice with its variety of novice to moderate trails. On the flip side, the Tofino Botanical Gardens showcase the flora indigeneous to our climate in a variety of fun and non-traditional displays, and is not to be missed. Marine history buffs will appreciate the cozy Tonquin Maritime Museum, filled with artifacts retrieved right off our coast, and be sure to visit the charming Ucluelet Aquarium, which populates its touch tanks every year with species from Barkley Sound and releases everything (or everyone) back to their native waters in Autumn.
If you are visiting the Pacific Rim in your own Kayak, don't miss BC Marine Trails as the go-to resource to plan your trip and find sheltered campsites.
Long Beach Nature Tours - It’s In Our NatureInterpretative Nature Walks: Tofino, Ucluelet, Pacific Rim National Park Reserve