Chesterman Beach, Tofino

4.9
#1 of 242 in Beaches in Canada
Take a walk along the long stretch of sand at Chesterman Beach, as surfers ride the waves and friendly locals walk their dogs. Find a spot to sit and enjoy the sunset, or build a fire after dark and watch the stars. At low tide, you can stroll out to the rocky island outcrop and explore the exposed tidal pools. Keep an eye on the time, though; the tide can rise very quickly and could leave you stranded on the rocks. For Chesterman Beach and beyond, use our Tofino tour planner to get the most from your Tofino vacation.
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  • Really enjoyed our beginner surfer lesson at this beach. There were lots of people surfing, but it didn't feel crowded.  more »
  • Very close to where we were staying. Very large Beach with a point, ocean coming in from two directions. Very vast space for walking, or bike riding - stunning scenery - highly recommend!  more »
  • This beach is right beside the Pacific Rim National Park, has all the glory of a west coast beach, without the fee. Take Lynn Road off Pacific Rim Highway and you'll find free parking in a smallish...  more »

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