Tofino, British Columbia

Attractions in Tofino are numerous. For beautiful scenery, stroll through the gardens, parks or the Clayoquot Sound Biosphere Reserve. Visit one of the many local art galleries, The Whale Centre Maritime Museum or the Lennard Island Lighthouse. Take a relaxing soak in the Hot Springs Cove. Read this page for a complete list of attractions.

Art and Art Galleries

Adrian Dorst's Gallery Prints. PO Box 503, Tofino, BC V0R 2Z0. Phone: 250-725-1243.

Eagle Aerie Gallery. 350 Campbell Street, PO Box 10, Tofino, BC V0R 2Z0. Phone: 250-725-3235; Fax: 250-725-4466.

LoveCraft. 346 Campbell Street, Tofino, BC V0R 2Z0. Phone: 250-725-2886.

Lyne Des Rosiers Wood Carvings. Located at the north end of Chesterman Beach, Tofino, BC V0R 2Z0. Phone: 250-266-1872. E-mail

Project Monster Studios. 451 Main Street, Tofino, BC V0R 2Z0. Phone: 250-725-8811. E-mail

Reflecting Spirit. 411 Campbell, Tofino, BC V0R 2Z0. Phone: 250-725-2472. E-mail

Shorewind Gallery. 120 Fourth Street, PO Box 1109, Tofino, BC V0R 2Z0. Phone: 250-725-1222.

Spirit of the Fire. 1180 Pacific Rim Highway, Tofino, BC V0R 2Z0. Phone: 250-725-3122. E-mail

Tofino Art Works

Biosphere Reserve

Clayoquot Sound UNESCO Biosphere Reserve
Located on the west coast of Vancouver Island.

Gardens and Parks

Cougar Annie's Garden. E-mail
This privately owned pioneer homestead is home to the century old garden which contains pathways and outbuildings that once housed goats and chickens. The Temperate Rainforest Field Study Centre rests on the ridge overlooking the garden Visitors are invited to view the garden on limited basis.

Tofino Botanical Gardens. 1084 Pacific Rim Highway, PO Box 886, Tofino, BC V0R 2Z0. Phone: 250-725-1220; Fax: 250-725 2435. E-mail

The Botanical Gardens consists of 12 acres of gardens, forest and shoreline with paths and boardwalks winding around the café and gift shop. See the gardens, duck pond and Children's, stay at the Edolodge or enjoy a meal at Darwin's cafe.

Hot Springs

Hot Springs Cove
Located in Maquinna Provincial Park in the remote northern end of Clayoquot Sound. Open year-round, this natural wonder is accessible by air or sea and the by a long walk down the board walk. Enjoy a soak in the very hot springs or stand under one of the waterfalls.


Lennard Island Lighthouse. Located on the southwest point of Lennard Island. GPS: 49.110417; -125.923528.

Museums and Exhibits

The Whale Centre Maritime Museum. 411 Campbell Street, PO Box 111, Tofino, BC V0R 2Z0. Phone: 250-725-2132; Toll-free: 1-888-474-2288; Fax: 250-725-2136.

National Park

Pacific Rim National Park Reserve. 2185 Ocean Terrace Road, Ucluelet, BC V0R 3A0. Phone: 250-726-3500; Fax: 250-726-3520. E-mail

Rainforest, seashore, tundra, mountains, lakes, rivers and waterfalls.

Provincial Park

Maquinna Provincial Park. Accessible by boat or plane. Phone: 250-474-1336. E-mail

Located in northwest of Tofino on the west coast of Vancouver Island, this park is famous for the natural hot springs that cascade down a waterfall into half a dozen rocky pools. This park features a wilderness area known for the coastal hiking, sea kayaking and wildlife viewing. Picnic areas are also available.

Weddings and Events

Beach Petals Flower Design. 1040 Campbell Street, PO Box 898, Tofino, BC V0R 2Z0. Phone: 250-725-4490; Toll-free: 1-888-725-4490. E-mail

Crab Apple Floral. 461 Main Street, PO Box 717, Tofino, BC V0R 2Z0. Phone: 250-725-2911; Toll-free: 1-888-725-2911. E-mail

Rare Earth Wedding Event Production. Phone: 250-522-0087. E-mail

Smashing Glasses Event Rentals. PO Box 1107, Tofino, BC V0R 2Z0. Phone: 250-266-0978; Fax: 250-725-2146. E-mail

West Coast Weddings and Events

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