Sunday Canadian Travel Video – The Surf Lifestyle in Tofino BC

I’ve been on a real west coast stint as of lately with Fridays photo of
Vancouvers Skyline and countless posts in the last couple months about British Columbia. So just to be consistent, I’ve decided to share a video by Tourism Canada of one of my favourite locations in Canada.

Tofino is a surf town at its very core, and its a great stop for backpackers. There’s a couple Hostels in town, and plenty to see and do. Tofino’s a great spot for first-time surfers. If you have a little more experience you’ll have to chat to the locals to find the fear-inducing locations. Be sure to book ahead in Tofino as accommodation in the summer is pretty limited. If things are full, don’t be afraid to check out Ucluelet, which is a great alternative to Tofino.

Video by Canadian Tourism

 

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3 Responses to “Sunday Canadian Travel Video – The Surf Lifestyle in Tofino BC”

  1. Boomergirl50
    September 14, 2011 at 1:06 pm #

    Great post Corbin!! Anyone thinking of heading to Tofino to surf, pack your wet suit. The Pacific is cold in these parts. We visited Tofino in April one year (great time, no TOURISTS) and walked Long Beach in our wellys on a rainy day. We were the only ones there save for a couple of surfers and a bunch of young bald eagles noshing on some form of dead marine creature that had washed up on the beach. FABULOUS place to visit in CANADA.

    • Corbin Fraser
      September 14, 2011 at 1:59 pm #

      Thanks!

      Glad you love Tofino as much as me. Sounds like you had a blast. I’m hoping to get back there again next summer for a bit.

      Thanks for commenting :)

  2. Natalie T.
    September 17, 2011 at 8:30 pm #

    I really really want to go to Tofino. SIGH. 

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