Tofino travel guide

Tofino Tourism | Tofino Guide

You're Going to Love Tofino

With a population of 1.655, Tofino is a must-see destination in British Columbia, Canada. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. Tofino deserves at least 2 full days for you to see its main sights.

Where to Eat in Tofino

If you’re looking for affordable options, Wolf In The Fog (150 Fourth Street) and Ice House Oyster Bar (81 West St) are great picks.

When to visit Tofino

Tofino in November
Estimated hotel price
$259
1 night at 3-star hotel
Tofino in November
Estimated hotel price
$259
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Tofino in August, when the average temperature is 15 °C, and the highest can go up to 19 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 2 °C, with an average temperature of 4 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in December, when precipitation is around 417 mm. In contrast, July is usually the driest month of the year in Tofino, with an average rainfall of 71 mm.

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How to Get to Tofino

Plane

When flying to Tofino, you’ll arrive at Tofino Long Beach (YAZ), which is located 12 km from the city centre.

Car

Another option to get to Tofino is to pick up a car hire from Vancouver, which is about 203 km from Tofino. You’ll find branches of Thrifty and Dollar, among others, in Vancouver.

Bus

The most popular bus station is Tofino Co-Op Parking Lot, located 0.6 km from the city centre of Tofino. Tofino Tourism is also a commonly used station, and is 5 km from the city centre.

Plane

When flying to Tofino, you’ll arrive at Tofino Long Beach (YAZ), which is located 12 km from the city centre.

Car

Another option to get to Tofino is to pick up a car hire from Vancouver, which is about 203 km from Tofino. You’ll find branches of Thrifty and Dollar, among others, in Vancouver.

Bus

The most popular bus station is Tofino Co-Op Parking Lot, located 0.6 km from the city centre of Tofino. Tofino Tourism is also a commonly used station, and is 5 km from the city centre.

Airports near Tofino

Airlines serving Tofino

KLM
Good (842 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,464 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,953 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,198 reviews)
Qantas Airways
Good (559 reviews)
Virgin Atlantic
Good (459 reviews)
WestJet
Good (2,016 reviews)
Condor
Good (270 reviews)
Pacific Coastal Airlines
Good (2 reviews)
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Where to stay in Tofino

Average rates range from around $387 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $1,240 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Tofino Paddlers Inn and Duffin Cove Resort.

Where to stay in popular areas of Tofino

Hiring a car in Tofino

Expect to pay $2.22 per litre in Tofino (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $26.57 and $35.43. Compact (Chevrolet Equinox or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Tofino, while also 58% cheaper than other types, on average.

Expect to pay $2.22 per litre in Tofino (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $26.57 and $35.43. Compact (Chevrolet Equinox or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Tofino, while also 58% cheaper than other types, on average.