Overview Tofino

Visiting Tofino

Planning a trip to Tofino, British Columbia? Whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do; browse amazing photos; ask for advice in our friendly travel forums; and find cheap Tofino flights and hotels. Then, after your trip is over, share your travel reviews, tips, and photos with friends and fellow travelers right here on IgoUgo.

Stories and Tips Tofino

West Coast wonderful

Written by amandabeth on 02 Jun, 2004

Alan and I were off to Tofino for five and it was fantastic. It's a small town on the west coast of Vancouver Island and is very eco-touristy. We had to leave the house to catch a 6.15 bus, and we didn't hit Tofino until…Read More


Fresh Ocean Breeze

Written by LadyDree on 03 Oct, 2002

Whether you're looking for a quiet, romantic getaway or some fun for the whole family, Tofino has it all. Tofino is a small town on Vancouver Island's west coast. It's a 1 1/2 hr ferry ride from Horseshoe Bay (Vancouver) to Nanaimo and a three…Read More


2 Photos  
A Chartered Vessel and your very own whale cruise

Written by Matt Winslow on 29 Nov, 2005

Whilst October is the tail end of the main season in Tofino (mainly because the weather is less predictable), people are still offering Whale watching trips to any would-be adventurers! Six of us enquired at the Weigh West Marine Resort where we were staying, on…Read More


Cooking Live Crab

Written by vandoc on 10 Jul, 2005

There are numerous crab fishermen in the area selling fresh, live (if you want) dungeness crab. This firm, sweet crab is actually very easy to cook if you are not too squeamish about it. Steer clear of the various crab-selling places right in town. They charge…Read More


2 Photos  
Kayaking

Written by vandoc on 10 Jul, 2005

There are many kayaking firms in Tofino. Ask a local concierge who is good. Short 2- to 3-hour trips to multi-day excursions to various nearby islands are available. We opted for an easy paddle in the harbour. Among the various nearby islands, some guided paddles take…Read More


  • 1-5 of 5 Tofino Stories And Tips