Pacific Rim National Park
Just to the south Pacific Rim National Park boasts 33km of Long Beach, 800 years old rainforests, nature guides and lots of culture. Pacific Rim National Park is famous for its world class surfing and its miles of beautiful, long, sandy white beaches, wilderness hiking, fishing, diving snorkeling, bike riding, whale watching and more.
Whale Watching in Tofino
Tofino, located in the Clayoquot Sound biosphere, is known as a wonderful destination for whale watching. The magnificent gray whales migrate past the shores in March and October. The resident orcas (killer whales) also feed in the numerous inlets and waterways of the Sound.
Kayaking in Tofino
The protected inlets of Clayoquot Sound and the surrounding area offer some of the finest sea kayaking and diving in the world.
Visitors to the west coast won't want to miss the truly unique immersion into ancient traditions, art and riturals of the First Nations People of the area. A visit to the hot springs on Meares island guided tours by the Nuu-Chah-Nulth people of Clayocquot Sound is a special experience. Learn about the divine relationship between man and sea, the secretss of natural healing using indigenous plants, culturally modifies trees and sacred sites.
Leaving the wilderness one can find a variety of places to eat from fast food restaurants, pubs and take outs to gourmet and five star exclusive restaurants. Visitors to Tofino can also find dazzling nightlife, art galleries and shopping. Summer in Tofino offers guests numerous kids camps and activities for children. For the golfer, Long Beach Golf Course, located in the Clayoquot Biosphere Reserve, is one of the most scenic golf courses on British Columbia's west Coast.