Destination guide

The scenic city of Tofino awaits you

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Tofino. This scenic city attracts visitors thanks to its surfing and whale watching. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Tofino

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do in the city? Travellers enjoy fun activities like surfing and whale watching. Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Tofino a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Tofino Bike Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Alternative Tofino's Indoor Climbing Gym (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Ucluelet Aquarium (21.8 mi / 35.1 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Tofino

Travellers enjoy Tofino for its surfing. If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, August, September, July and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 17°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Tofino

Travellers appreciate the beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets, which is just a taste of what Tofino has to offer. Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Tofino is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Tonquin Park (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Tofino Botanical Gardens (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Mackenzie Beach (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Lone Cone Trailhead (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Chesterman Beach (2.8 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Cox Bay Beach (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Tofino

Fly into Tofino, BC (YAZ), the closest airport, located 8 mi (12.9 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Tofino?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 149 holiday rentals near Tofino. From 83 Houses to 22 Cabins, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Tofino for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Tofino?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Tofino. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Mackenzie Beach: 163 holiday rentals
  • Cox Bay Beach: 230 holiday rentals
  • Maquinna Marine Provincial Park: 264 holiday rentals
  • Ahousat: 264 holiday rentals
  • Meares Island: 264 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Tofino listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Tofino?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 83 Houses in Tofino. Our other popular types of Tofino holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 22 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 22 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 33 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Tofino?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 140 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Tofino. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.