Tofino Botanical Gardens, Tofino

(3.6/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web)
Explore the gardens, forest, and shoreline inside Tofino Botanical Gardens, a non-profit establishment that strives to blend culture and nature. A number of trails allow you to meander around flower and herb gardens, a duck pond, and art installations. Keep an eye out for pocket gardens, which display plants from around the world, and find the historic Bernardo O'Higgins homestead and a storytelling hut hidden among the greenery. If you love the attraction so much that you want to give something back, consider volunteering to help further their cause. Make Tofino Botanical Gardens a centerpiece of your Tofino vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Tofino vacation route planner.
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TripAdvisor
  • Beautiful place and informative. They did a nice job forming a nice and cozy ambiance. If your lucky you might see some bears. 
  • We were staying in a hotel near the Tofino Botanical Gardens. Figured it would be an easy walk around the gardens. Most of the paths were fine but few were slippery paths and not all had hand rails. I...  more »
  • We had a few hours of spare time one day during our day trip to Tofino so we decided to stop here. There are a number of pathways to walk through and really interesting art to see. We took our time wa...  more »
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  • Went here for my first time 3 weeks ago. Want to go back; nice to go to on a rainy day and walk the gardens. Beautiful artwork and everyone is very friendly!! Great cafe aswell.
  • Stunning place, well managed, amazing non profit organization with great educational programs. We make a point of visiting this tranquil west coast paradise every time we are in town.
  • Lucky enough to be there for laternfest! Kids had a lot of fun but it is generally for younger ones. Friendly staff and great vibe.
  • Nice stroll through the old growth and chicken watching! Really nice and relaxing atmosphere and a great coffee shop (Darwins Cafe)
  • Nice place. Good fun. Friendly people.