Tofino

Tofino is home to approximately 2000 year-round residents and is one of the larger service hubs in the region. The gateway to Clayoquot Sound, Tofino provides access to other communities in the region by boat and air travel. Tofino has a hospital, pharmacy, medical clinic, library, elementary school, daycares, post office, bank, credit union, several grocery stores, and gas stations. Clayoquot Sound became internationally recognized by the United Nations as a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in January 2000, attributing the area for its unparalleled natural and cultural riches.

For area information please visit Tofino-Long Beach Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Tofino.

Community

Tofino

Municipal office

121 Third Street
PO Box 9
Tofino BC
V0R 2Z0

Office hours

9:00am - 4:00pm
T:
250-725-3229
F:
250-725-3775

Accommodations

Tofino has a wide range of accommodations available, from luxury hotels to hostels and camping. Tofino is a popular destination and we suggest booking your accommodation as early as possible to ensure that the most appropriate option is available to you. Call us to discuss accommodation options that can meet your group's needs. In the meantime, visit the accommodation listings on the Tourism Tofino website.

Businesses

For a listing of local businesses please see the Tofino-Long Beach Chamber of Commerce Business Directory. Additional business information may be found through the Tofino Business Association.

Tourism Tofino provides links to local businesses, tours, and organizations including all kinds of west coast activities such as surfing, hiking, kayaking, wildlife watching, and more. Please visit tourismtofino.com.

Meeting & Event Facilities

Tofino has a range of meeting and event facilities that are available for booking.

FacilityRoomParticularsCostContact info
Best Western Tin Wis Resort Conference Centre 250 person max. 4800 square feet Catering available $500
1119 Pacific Rim Highway
T:
250-725-4445
Best Western Tin Wis Resort Boardroom 40 person max. 800 square feet Catering available $275
1119 Pacific Rim Highway
T:
250-725-4445
Clayoquot Biosphere Trust Meeting Room 12 person max. 500 square feet No kitchen By donation
316 Main St.
T:
250-725-2219
Clayoquot Sound Community Theatre 71 person max. 1250 square feet Access to small kitchen permitted $110/day
380 Campbell St.
T:
250-725-3691
Darwin's Cafe Restaurant 30 person capacity 500 square feet Catering available $25/hour
1084 Pacific Rim Highway
T:
250-725-1220
Jaimie's Rainforest Inn Boardroom 24 person capacity 500 square feet Catering available $150/half day $250/full day Complimentary room rental with minimum $500 food and beverage purchase
1258 Pacific Rim Highway
T:
250-725-2323
Long Beach Lodge Resort Conference Room 50 person capacity 837 square feet Catering available $250/half day $400/full day
1441 Pacific Rim Highway
T:
250-725-2442
Marina West Marine Resort Harbour Lounge Coho Room Catering available
634 Campbell Street
T:
250-725-3277
Middle Beach Lodge Boardroom 20-25 person capacity 780 square feet Catering available AV rentals available $225/half day $400/full day
400 MacKenzie Beach Road
T:
250-725-2900
Tofino Botanical Gardens Classroom 60 person capacity T/S 30 person capacity B/S 850 square feet Catering available $25/hour
1084 Pacific Rim Highway
T:
250-725-1220
Tofino Legion Main Hall 200 person capacity 2800 square feet Meeting Room 35 person capacity 800 square feet Kitchen facilities Negotiable and/or free for non-profit groups
331 Main Street
T:
250-725-3361
Wickaninnish Community School Classrooms & Gymnasium Range in capacity from 10 to 35 persons Kitchen facilities available Negotiable/By donation
431 Gibson Street
T:
250-725-2555
Whalers on the Point Guesthouse Dining Room 35 person capacity Projector, screen and chalk board available for presentations Negotiable rates depending on season
81 West Street
T:
250-725-3443

Awards & Recognition

Community Energy Association Energy and Climate Action Award in Community Planning and Development (Honourable Mention) 2010: The District of Tofino was recognized for a broad suite of actions to reduce GHG emissions.

Canadian E-Tourism Award for Best Innovative Use of Technology 2013: Tourism Tofino was recognized for the “YourTofino” initiative.

Planning Institute of British Columbia Award of Excellence in Planning 2012: CitySpaces was recognized for the Tofino Vitalization Plan.

Union of BC Municipalities Community Excellence Award 2013: The District of Tofino was recognized for Biodiversity Conservation in regards to the conservation of the Tofino Wah-nah-jus Hilth-hoo-is Mudflats.