Welcome to Tofino!  We’ve been waiting to see you.  Before you arrive, please take the time to read this, as part of your trip planning to our home. 


Plan ahead – this year, more than ever.
The magic of Tofino makes this little town a popular destination, so come prepared.
Secure your accommodation or campsite ahead of time.
Look at what activities are offered in Tofino, before getting here, and reserve your time(s).
Scroll down for simple steps will help your trip sail along.

Pack your patience –
Tofino restaurants, like many throughout North America, have limited seating, reduced staffing, and as a result, fluctuating service hours.
Please make restaurant reservations, when available.
Order your takeout meal online.
Expect to wait for your delicious latte, take-out, or your table.  Staying cool, being kind, and taking an extra breath of this ocean air will go a long way.
Did you know that a number of new food and beverage businesses have opened over the past year? Explore all your options here.

Show your love for the coast – and for each other
Here. the rhythm and fragility of nature dictates our habits.
Be informed about how to stay safe on the water, and in the rainforest, and ask us questions about “how to…” – we’re here to help.
Learn to surf by taking a lesson with a surf school, rather than trying it on your own.
Leash your pets to avoid unwanted encounters with shorebirds or other species.
Carry your trash to a nearby receptacle.
Enjoy the stunning beauty that continues to live here, with your care.