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Boating, Sightseeing, Whale Watching, Wildlife Tours
Jamie’s is the West Coast’s Original Whale & Wildlife Adventure Centre, navigating the waters of Clayoquot and Barkley Sound since 1982. We are thrilled to be celebrating over 30 years on the water! We have the largest fleet in the area, offering whale watching & bear watching on larger covered cruisers or zodiacs! Join our experienced and knowledgeable crew as we help you discover this beautiful destination. We also offer tours to Hot Springs Cove (by boat or seaplane), kayaking, water taxi service to Meares Island, scenic flights, and much more. Visit us at our Tofino and Ucluelet locations, where we have gift shops and lots of FREE parking (including RV parking in Tofino). Please note that all Jamie’s tours are subject to a $3 research fee, which goes directly to benefit local, non-profit groups involved with wildlife research, rescue and education. We also have complimentary kennels in Tofino for your dogs while you’re out exploring with us!
Step off the beaten path on a Canadian wilderness tour with Fresh Adventures. Try our guided comfort camping tours in the Rockies and Vancouver Island, or our guided ski safaris along BC’s famous Powder Highway. Try surfing on our weekend Tofino tours, or rafting on one of Canada’s best rivers on our rafting and camping packages. Whatever your adventure- our genuine Canadian guides have you covered.
Spas & Wellness, Storm Watching, Hotels
Wickaninnish Inn, a Relais & Chateaux property since 1997, overlooks the Pacific Ocean from a rocky point on Vancouver Islands rugged west coast, near the eclectic town of Tofino and Pacific Rim National Park. Two contemporary cedar buildings, set against a backdrop of ancient rainforest, boast an extensive local art collection (complemented by the neighbouring wood carving shed), and all rooms and suites offer ocean or beach views, gas fireplace, soaker tub and individual balcony. Uncompromising service, including a Clefs dOr Concierge team, is a standard. The sole resort on Chesterman Beach, Tofinos longest at 2.5km/1.5mi, the Inn is home to refined West Coast cuisine at The Pointe Restaurant and naturally-inspired treatments at its intimate Ancient Cedars Spa. Tofinos McDiarmid family welcomes you to this locally owned, world renowned sanctuary offering Rustic Elegance on Natures Edge.
Storm Watching, Cabins & Cottages, Resorts & Wilderness Lodges
Welcome to our luxury Oceanfront Tofino Accommodations! A luxurious beachfront resort for the discerning traveler, is perched on the edge of Cox Bay, between the pristine beauty of Pacific Rim National Park and spectacular Clayoquot Sound. This cedar-shingled lodge offers 5 star amenities and casual service in a rustic setting, creating a perfect, serene retreat from everyday responsibilities. This area has become a year-round destination for those who revel in unspoiled wilderness. Walk along endless stretches of deserted beach, hike rainforest trails, explore the galleries and shops or simply sit, relax, watch and wonder at it all.Experience the natural beauty, exceptional amenities and handcrafted cuisine at Long Beach Lodge Resort, our luxurious Tofino resort located on a beautiful beach front acreage on Vancouver Island’s rugged West Coast. The Resort is set amongst the native coastal vegetation and takes full advantage of the expansive sandy beach and the open ocean with wild west coast surf… in fact it is one of the few Tofino hotels that can claim such a spectacular locale. Come view Tofino’s biggest waves from the comfort of our iconic Great Room and partake in some of our award-winning cuisine!Long Beach Lodge is the ONLY resort on Cox Bay Beach offering ANY of these in-house services:full service restaurant & lounge (Great Room) surf instruction & rentals with spa-like change rooms, lockers, hot tub & sauna (Surf Club Centre) boat charter service (Marine Adventures); whale watching, bear watching and other wildlife viewing We are honored to be recognized as the #1 Vancouver Island Resort by Condé Nast Traveler Magazine Reader Choice Awards AND a TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice 2013 winner!
Tofino Fishing Charters Experience the best Salmon Fishing in the world with Braedy Mack Charters in Tofino, located on the West Coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia. From May to September, the waters off Tofino and Ucluelet on Vancouver Island are teeming with Salmon and Halibut.
Hiking, Sightseeing, Dining & Culinary Tours, Wineries & Wine Tours
Surfside Adventure Tours is a private luxury sightseeing tour business located out of Victoria B.C on Vancouver Island. We offer professional narrated sightseeing tours in and around Victoria and Vancouver Island. We specialize in outdoor adventure, there is nobody out there like us. We take you off the beaten track and show you the best scenery Vancouver Island has to offer. We offer guided wilderness hikes along our majestic coastlines, mountain view and throughout our lush Rain Forest. We also specialize in luxury wine tours out of Victoria. The vineyards on Vancouver Island produce award winning white and red wines. So join us as we take you around to some of Vancouver Islands finest vineyards. We offer transportation in our full size 7 passenger luxury Ford Expedition, and for larger groups our 14 passenger luxury Ford Transit Touring Van. At Surfside Adventure Tours we take pride in offering the cleanest tour vehicles in the city. Free pick up at downtown locations.
T’ashii Paddle School leads Cultural Canoe Tours in a traditional cedar dugout canoe with a cultural first-nation guide. T’ashii also runs Stand Up Paddle Boarding Tours and lessons with certified Paddle Canada Instructors
Since 1988 Tofino Sea Kayaking Company has been the premier source of kayaking expertise and local knowledge for paddlers of all skill levels. We offer experienced, knowledgeable guides and a diverse program of day tours, rentals and information centre at our waterfront location. Gourmet lunches and unique destinations make our trips memorable. Family tours are offered for children 6 years and over. The Company Store features kayaking supplies, clothing, books, incredible edibles and an excellent espresso bar.
Parks & Wilderness Areas, Storm Watching
Unique park composed of three sections – Long Beach, the West Coast Trail and the Broken Group of Islands – that feature sandy beaches, island archipelagos, temperate rainforests and important archaeological sites.
Indigenous Culture, Hotels
With 85 luxurious oceanfront rooms The Best Western Tin Wis Resort Hotel offers impressive Tofino accommodations. Relax on your private patio and enjoy a perfect summer sunset. Feel the pulse of a winter storm from the comfort of your cozy bed with a most breathtaking view. With a variety of rooms to choose from, our Tofino Resort Hotel is sure to have exactly what you’re looking for.
Sightseeing, Wineries & Wine Tours, Buses, Taxis & Shuttles
#ETWhistlerBus Vancouver Whistler Vancouver Round Trip 29.95 + Tax Easy Trips has an established reputation of excellent services, low prices and complete customer satisfaction.Based in Vancouver British Columbia, we offer our customers a superior experience from the time of the quote until the last passenger debarks the bus.
Tofino’s Most Recommended Saltwater and Freshwater Fishing Outfitters since 1996. Our professional guide team caters to ardent anglers as well as family and corporate groups. Venture offshore for Halibut and Chinook and Coho Salmon, or try Light Tackle and Fly-gear for Coho Salmon in the picturesque saltwater inlets of Clayoquot Sound. Remote fly-in lake and river trips for steelhead, rainbow and cutthroat trout action (full day or overnight options). Updated local fishing reports.
Boating, Sightseeing, Wildlife Tours
Outer Shores Expeditions is a small-ship, niche adventure travel company specializing in multi-day wildlife and cultural sailing expeditions to Haida Gwaii, Vancouver Island, and the Great Bear Rainforest aboard our 70′ classic wooden schooner, Passing Cloud. Our small-ship expeditions provide extraordinary and intimate opportunities from April to November, for small groups of six guests to be immersed in the ancient cultures and stunning wildlife of Canadas Pacific Coast. We look forward to welcoming you aboard!
Hot Springs, Whale Watching, Wildlife Tours
Open year round with very competitive pricing. The Whale Centre invites you to join us for an exciting sea adventure in pristine coastal ecosystems! Celebrating over 30 years of operation on the west coast of Vancouver Island, The Whale Centre continues to venture out into Clayoquot Sound, off the coast of Tofino, BC, taking passengers on Whale Watching Tours, Bear Watching Tours, Hot Springs Soak Tours, Bird Watching Tours, Pelagic Birding Expeditions and water taxis to Meares Island on open and covered vessels. We specialize in the natural history and marine wildlife of the Clayoquot Sound area. Located in the heart of town in Tofino, we offer free parking, complimentary dogsitting and a gift shop complete with a full gray whale skeleton! The Whale Centre is a member of the Pacific Rim Association of Tour Operators. We support and abide by the guidelines for responsible whale watching and safety. A portion of proceeds supports local wildlife research and marine wildlife rescue programs.