Tofino Campgrounds are a great way to explore the west coast. Whether its on Cox Bay beach or nestled amongst old growth in the Pacific Rim National Park. Camping in Tofino is fun, affordable and a great way to connect with the outdoors.
When camping in Tofino campgrounds always consider the following:
For a true west coast experience, the Long Beach Golf Course offers 76 camp sites in our wilderness campground, adjacent to the golf course. Nestled in the ancient rain-forest that surrounds the grounds of the golf course, the campground is only minutes from the waves of the Pacific Ocean and Long Beach in Pacific Rim National Park.
Tofino and the Pacific Rim Region offer a wide variety of activities including guided rain forest tours, scenic wildlife cruises, bird watching, and whale watching tours. From golf, mini-golf and great food at the Long Beach Golf Course to exploring the ancient rain forests and scenic beaches of the Pacific Rim National Park. Interpretive activities and art galleries offer a chance to experience the local First Nations' culture. The ocean waves of the west coast are perfect for surfing and body boarding along the beautiful beaches and for the more adventurous there is sea kayaking treks, seaplane cruises and diving excursions to chose from.
After the spending the day exploring the west coast treat yourself to a relaxing massage or steam-bath at one of Tofino's spa establishments. Enjoy dinner at one of Tofino's many great restaurants such as the Shelter, the Schooner or the Wickaninnish Inn.
Need a car for the day? Budget Rental is conveniently located at the Long Beach Golf Course & Campground.
New: Paintball — perfect for the stag, staff party or group of buddies. Bookings start May 15th 2010 — call +1 (250) 725 3332 to book yours today!
Tofino lies on the West Coast of Vancouver Island in Canada's most Western province, British Columbia. Tofino is the Western Terminus of the Trans Canada Highway, at the very end of Highway 4.
Coming from Vancouver you can travel via B.C. Ferries from Horseshoe Bay to Nanaimo’s Departure Bay or alternatively from Tsawassen, either to Duke Point near Nanaimo, or to Swartz Bay near Victoria. From Washington state you can travel via the Coho Ferry from Port Angeles to Victoria or via Washington State Ferries from Anacortes to Sidney, near Victoria.
Going North on Highway 1 coming from Victoria, follow the signs towards Nanaimo and Parksville. The Trans Canada Highway follows Highway 19 just outside of Nanaimo. After you pass Parksville, you take exit 60 and turn onto Highway 4 following the signs toward Port Alberni.
Follow the road through Port Alberni, to the junction after the bottom of the hill. Turn right and still follow Highway 4. Check your gas now, the last gas station is just outside of Port Alberni on the road to Tofino. At the end of this winding road through the coastal range mountains, you will reach the junction of the roads towards Ucluelet and Tofino. Take a right at this junction, heading towards Tofino and proceed north through the Pacific Rim National Park.