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Mini Adventures = Big Memories

We’ve compiled some must-do’s and must-see’s for 2024. Add these easy adventures to your calendar for a year to remember!

Tofino is known for its stunning natural beauty and endless adventure. Here are 10 things to add to your 2024 Tofino bucket list. Can you check them all?

  • Surfing: Tofino is a renowned surf destination with beautiful beaches and consistent waves. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced surfer, there are surf schools and rental shops to help you catch some waves.
  • Whale Watching: Take a whale-watching tour to witness the majestic marine life in the area. Tofino is famous for its orcas, humpback whales, gray whales, and other marine species.
Tofino Harbour Views
Tofino Harbour Views [(c) @jillnancy]
  • Hot Springs Cove: Enjoy a scenic boat or seaplane ride to Hot Springs Cove, where natural hot springs meet the rugged coastline. Soak in the warm pools surrounded by the stunning rainforest.
  • Hike the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve: Explore the trails of Pacific Rim National Park Reserve, offering a variety of landscapes from rainforests to beaches. The Wild Pacific Trail in Ucluelet is also a popular option.
Long Beach Stroll
Long Beach Stroll [(c) @jillnancy]
  • Kayaking: Paddle through Tofino’s calm waters and explore the coastline by kayak. Guided tours are available for all skill levels, allowing you to enjoy the area’s diverse marine life.
  • Storm Watching: Experience the dramatic storms during the winter months (October to March) when the waves crash against the rocky shores. Cozy up in a waterfront cabin and witness the power of nature.
Cook Your Catch
Cook Your Catch  [(c) @jillnancy]
  • Fishing Charters: Tofino is a great spot for fishing. Join a fishing charter to try your hand at catching salmon, halibut, and other Pacific species. Bring your catch back to the OV barbecues for the freshest boat to table experience in town!
  • Cultural Exploration: Schedule your visit during a cultural festival such as Carving on the Edge or visit the Tofino Clayoquot Heritage Museum to learn about the rich indigenous culture and history of the region.
Multi-use Path from Tofino to Ucluelet
Multi-use Path from Tofino to Ucluelet [(c) @jillnancy]
  • Biking: Enjoy the multi-use path that now runs from Tofino to Ucluelet. Challenge yourself to ride all the way to the Wild Pacific Trail or take a picnic to Long Beach.
  • Local Cuisine: Explore Tofino’s vibrant culinary scene. Try fresh seafood, visit local cafes, and indulge in the unique flavors of the region. The Tofino Wine and Dine Festival, held annually, is a great opportunity to savor local delights. 2024 dates have now been announced for June 1-2!

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Remember to check local guidelines and regulations, especially for activities related to wildlife, to ensure a responsible and sustainable experience.

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