A popular tourist destination in the summer, Tofino's population swells to many times its winter size. It attracts surfers, nature lovers, campers, whale watchers, fishermen, or anyone just looking to be close to nature. In the winter it is not as bustling, although many people visit Tofino and the west coast to watch storms on the water. Close to Tofino is Long Beach, a scenic and popular year-round destination, at the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve. Nearby Maquinna Marine Provincial Park, with its natural hot springs, is located about 45 kilometres (28 mi) north of Tofino and is also a popular day-trip destination for tourists although it is only reachable by boat or float plane.
Due to Tofino's warm winters (warmer than both Victoria or Vancouver) yet cool summers, this makes the location the very definition of temperate. Tofino's winters are so mild that it can grow some of the most exotic palm trees in Canada. Summers are the driest season with only 76.8 mm of rain in July - still more than most other locations in BC for that month. During the cooler season however, there is a lot of precipitation with 492.1 mm in November alone. Nearly all of the precipitation that falls throughout the course of a year is rain with 203 days with rain and only 9.8 days with snowfall. However, this is only average; the median snow amount is 0, meaning most years do not receive any at all, making it the least snowy town in Canada. A seaside community in the Rainforest, unlike anywhere you've been in Canada.
Thirty - three acres of treed, inlet view property. Can be subdivided into 3 pieces without rezoning. Possible further subdivision with rezoning. This is one of the last large parcels of land in Tofino. Just right for a private institution, school, or community organization wanting space and privacy. Many excellent building sites out of the tsunami zone and walking distance to everything. The property abuts the proposed First Nations Economic Zone at Middle Beach. Road access from Industrial Way or the highway.More details
Serenity plus. 2.33 acres fully developed in gardens, grass, trees, parking, workshop. A main house and separate cabin by the water. Beautiful north facing views of the federal wildlife preserve/bird sanctuary, witness to thousands of migrating ducks, geese, and other waterfowl. Kayak or canoe these peaceful waters. No power craft allowed. The main house may be a legal vacation rental or bed and breakfast, with long term residents in the cabin.More details
One of a kind acreage, 300 feet from Chesterman Beach. 8.28 acres in the heart of Chesterman Beach neighbourhood. Luxury homesite with privacy. Zoned A-1 for 30% site occupancy. Treed, with some road access. Surf camp?More details
Close to the beach, 2 block walk to north Chesterman's. Quiet area. Long term rental by the month. Custom built-great for large families. Surfing, stand-up paddle boarding, storm watching, beach walks.More details
Bright and spacious, large family home located in a great neighborhood. Built in 1995, this home is just over 4000 sqft offering a total of 6 bedrooms and 5 baths, with a 2 car garage. Main level w/large entrance way, open concept kitchen dining and living area. Vaulted wood ceilings over living area, large kitchen with separate pantry. Main level is where you will find the master bedroom, with space for an in-room office area, and decadent master ensuite with 2 person soaker tub and double shower. There is a second bedroom, a full bathroom, and laundry area leading into the 2 car garage, as well on the main level. On the upper level you will find 2 more bedrooms, one of which being a second master bedroom with full ensuite bath, another full bath, as well as a loft/games area. There is a 2 bedroom 1 bath self - contained suite located above the garage. The house sits on a 0.41 acre corner lot, fairly private lot w/lush mature landscaping, including 2 apple trees, large gunnera and a monkey tree. Ample parking, great backyard with plenty of decks and green space. Walking distance to beaches and amenities, across from the garden center.More details
Busy highway corner location at an access entrance to McKenzie beach. Rezoning possibilities for many uses. older lindal cedar 3 bedroom home, 2 baths, wood/electric beat. 0.45 acre, greenhouse. nice yard, lots of open space yet private. 2 blocks to beach, stores, food, coffee, surf shop, yoga, and more.More details
Very private custom built 2 bedroom home with an adjoining self - contained one bedroom suite. This allows part for rental income, or open the adjoining wall and have a three bedroom home. Approximately 3 blocks from a beach access. Large deck.More details
Wonderful views of Jensens Bay bird sanctuary and beyond. Northwest facing, cleared lot ready for your unique architect's building design. The lot is prepped to geotech standards ready for a building permit. Private subdivision flanked by a 500 acre nature preserve to the east. Very quiet area. Some restrictions apply for habitat protection for the bird sanctuary. No motorized vessels.More details