Where should I stop between Nanaimo and Tofino?
Nanaimo to Tofino Road Trip: Beautiful Places to Stop Along the Way
- Little Qualicum Falls. This gorgeous destination on Vancouver Island includes a couple of impressive waterfalls cascading down a rocky gorge.
- Cameron Lake.
- Cathedral Grove.
- Hole in The Wall.
- Wild Pacific Trail.
- The Rainforest Hiking Trail.
How long is the trip from Nanaimo to Tofino?
The Nanaimo to Tofino driving time is approximately 2 hours and 50 minutes if your drive non-stop. The distance from Nanaimo to Tofino, BC is 207 kilometres.
Where should I stay between Vancouver and Tofino?
We asked our knowledgeable Facebook fans to make some suggestions, and the following are their top recommendations:
- Cathedral Grove.
- Port Alberni.
- Englishman River Falls. Fantastic view of the falls.
- Parksville. The tide goes way out at Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park.
How expensive is Tofino?
The average price of a 7-day trip to Tofino is $1,763 for a solo traveler, $3,166 for a couple, and $5,936 for a family of 4.
Is the drive to Tofino scary?
It’s not a drive that you’d want to do in the dark, but in the daytime it’s fine. The part just before you get to Tofino is particularly curvy where you’re slowing down to a crawl as you drive around several 180 degree bends, but it’s safe as long as you’re driving safely.
Is Tofino a nice place to live?
Tofino is a funny town. There is a reason that it was, and still is, known as “Tough City.” It’s a paradise for tourists – but it is tough to live in. It has a core community of about 1650 “residents” – and you’d think that that would give it a really nice small-town feel and sense of community.
Are there sharks in Tofino?
Yes, we’ve got sharks in Tofino and off Vancouver Island people. You’ve got a slim chance of seeing one, but they’re out there, maintaining balance in the marine ecosystem of the BC coast.