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.
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.
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.
|Best Western Tin Wis Resort||Conference Centre 250 person max. 4800 square feet||Catering available||$500|
1119 Pacific Rim Highway
|Best Western Tin Wis Resort||Boardroom 40 person max. 800 square feet||Catering available||$275|
1119 Pacific Rim Highway
|Clayoquot Sound Community Theatre||71 person max. 1250 square feet||Access to small kitchen permitted||$110/day|
380 Campbell St.
|Long Beach Lodge Resort||Conference Room 50 person capacity 837 square feet||Catering available||$250/half day $400/full day|
1441 Pacific Rim Highway
|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
|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
|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
|Tofino Resort and Marina||Upper Hatch Meeting and Event space||Catering available||Ranges from $350 - $500|
634 Campbell Street
|Tourism Tofino||Community Meeting Room Capacity for 15-18 people 6 Tables (2 x 5’ and 4 x 6’) 18 Chairs||75” smart TV with HDMI cable WIFI Flip chart (on request) Kitchenette||Variable rates from $40.00 per hour to $300.00 for a full day|
1426 Pacific Rim Highway
|Wickaninnish Community School||Classrooms & Gymnasium Range in capacity from 10 to 35 persons||Kitchen facilities available||Negotiable/By donation|
431 Gibson Street
|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
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.