Blog The Tofino Guide

My First Time: An Interview with Chef Kristian Eligh

This spring at 1909 Kitchen is going to become Utopia for foodies (again), as we resurrect the famously popular Tofino Eats Che...

The Ucluelet Files: Wild Pacific Trail

For those in the know, the west coast means more than merely Tofino. Our neighbours in the rugged hamlet of Ucluelet have long ...

Sense of Adventure; How Will We Find Renewal in 2021?

When the Storm Breaks. When the Bubble Pops. With the passing of 2020, we stand on the edge of a new awakening. No, not in som...

The Fastest Food: Offshore Tuna Spearfishing Photo Essay

In early October, a crew set out from Tofino Resort + Marina crazy early in search of tuna. This is not a rare sight during Tof...

My First Time

You hear it a lot these days: “Tofino used to be different.” It was, kind of. And I was there, kind of. The year was 1994 and m...

Inside the True Kyler Vos Gallery

Unless you own a big sturdy boat or an aircraft, Port Alberni is the unofficial gateway to the west coast. This logging and fis...

The Sirens of the Pacific Rim

A tragic but true tale of the doomed Steller Sea Cow By Caleb Harding The quick-changing weather and stark beauty of Clay...

How to Get the Most out of a Tofino Springtime

Hey, winter’s almost over. Did you get all the surfing, storm-watching and cozy, fireside romancing done? Good, because it’s ti...

A Quick and Dirty Tofino Guide for B.C. Residents

In the spirit of our recent B.C. residents promotion (10-20% off rooms) found here, we felt it was necessary to create a quick-...

Adventures with the Fungi: A Tofino Mushroom Mission

Chef Paul Moran takes his passion for foraging—and a group of rookies—to the forest This past spring, viewers of Top Chef Cana...

Eyes Like A Wolf: An interview with Vancouver Island photographer Ryan Tidman

At Tofino Resort + Marina we are fortunate to work with some of the best photographers on the west coast. Recently, Vancouver I...

Trip Report: The Ultimate Tofino Adventure

A wise person once said to own a boat is foolish, but to have friends that own a boat is imperative. At Tofino Resort + Marina,...

Trip Report: Hot Springs in Tofino

To reach the hallowed and hot water of Clayoquot Sound’s famous natural springs, you need to first get there, and that’s one of...

Trip Report: Fishing with Tofino Resort + Marina

“Good morning, boys!” There’s something about a crisp early AM mission that gets at the core of your spirit. In Tofino—as is th...

Fly Fishing + Fat Biking in Tofino’s Backcountry

Tofino's vast potential for outdoor adventure is inspiring, and one of the raddest details is the sheer variety of options. Fro...

The Tofino Guide to Bear Watching

We are spoiled. Those of us who grew up in the rich wilds of Vancouver Island see black bears in their natural habitat all ...

A Love Letter to the Whales

On my 15th birthday, my father offered to take me on a whale watching tour off the coast of Tofino, British Columbia. Knowi...

5 Interesting Things to See in Tofino

Beyond the town of Tofino awaits an adventure. Aside from the beach combing, whale watching, fishing, kayaking and surfing, the...

The Tofino Guide to Winter

To many, it’s Tofino’s most alluring season, filled with surf, storms and way, way less crowds. We present the Tofino Resort + ...