Tourism, Tofino and the News

It has been a busy month for Tofino in the media and we wanted to take a moment and share some of the stories and info that can be found through the Press and Media link on the Tourism Tofino website. The website has all kinds of information about everything you could want in a West Coast vacation and is a very valuable resource for those looking to make their time in Tofino memorable.  Thanks to the team at Tourism Tofino for highlighting it so nicely!

Press Releases & Media Coverage

Pacific Rim Whale Festival, March 16-24, Kicks Off Famed West Coast Vancouver Island Whale Watching Season

Posted on Monday, January 28th, 2013

The Pacific Rim Whale Festival today published the calendar of culinary, cultural, musical and educational events—many of them free—planned for the 27th Annual Pacific Rim Whale Festival being held in Tofino, Ucluelet and Pacific Rim National Park…

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Tofino Oceanfront Accommodations Garner TripAdvisor’s Prestigious Travellers’ Choice® 2013 Awards

Posted on Thursday, January 24th, 2013

Chesterman Beach Bed and Breakfast, Long Beach Lodge Resort and the Wickaninnish Inn Get Top Marks from Global Travellers

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Fun, Outdoors and In, on Vancouver Island

Posted on Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

Tofino sits on the tip of the splendidly overgrown Esowista Peninsula on the western edge of Vancouver Island.

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Tofino ranks among Canada’s best

Posted on Monday, January 28th, 2013

Tofino has always been one of B.C’s best in-province secret stay-cations but it seems the secret is out and it’s being recognized as a destination for world travellers.

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Tide Pooling in & Around Tofino

Posted on Friday, January 25th, 2013

There are many wonderful beaches in the Pacific Rim National Park on Vancouver Island, but Schooner Cove is an extraordinary and accessible treasure, about twenty minutes south of Tofino.

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Tofino Named One of Six Enchanted Weekend Getaways

Posted on Thursday, January 17th, 2013

From the dramatically stormy shores of quirky Tofino to the mountain peaks of sunny Bend, here are six enchanting places to relax and rejuvenate.

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10 Things To Do In Tofino

Posted on Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

The bountiful beauty of Tofino is second only to its abundance of activities… Check if your favourite Tofino activity is on this list:

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2013: 20 Best Places to Travel in Canada

Posted on Monday, January 14th, 2013

Pack your bags for The Pacific Rim Whale Festival, making the list of things to do and see in Canada:

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Storm Season in Tofino

Posted on Friday, January 11th, 2013

The most intense storm period lasts from December through February, so there’s still plenty of time to book a weekend away during Valentine’s Day for you and your love to get swept away in. Trust me, it’s pretty darn romantic.

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Riding the Surf in Clayoquot

Posted on Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

Storm watching in Pacific Rim National Park is mesmerizing.

There’s nothing but open ocean between here and Japan. With the non-stop surf and the rain that blows in every direction (including up), this part of Canada truly feels like it’s at the end of the world.

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B.C.’s Cosy Winter Cabins Provide Sanctuary

Posted on Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

If ski boots and parkas aren’t your first choice for winter apparel, try slipping into a wetsuit and tackle surfing in Tofino on Vancouver Island’s west coast where winter storms that bring in epic rollers are celebrated with gusto.

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Frozen Experiences of a Lifetime: Surf in the Snow—Tofino, British Columbia

Posted on Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

‘When Canadians talk about cold-water surfing, we don’t mean NorCal cold. Tofino, on the west coast of British Columbia’s Vancouver Island, is Canada’s designated surf town.

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Canada: On Storm-Lashed Vancouver Island, Surf’s Up in Tofino

Posted on Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

‘You think you know storms, Southern California? Canada’s Vancouver Island—now that knows storms.

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