Entries by Laurissa Cebryk

11 Tips for Choosing a Fishing Charter

Summer fishing season is right around the corner, and charter availability is filling up! Anglers know that the west coast of Vancouver Island is one of the best place to go salmon fishing in all of Canada, and the sheer number of fishing outfitters reflects the fact that it is one of the top things […]

What You Need to Know about Surfing in the 2020 Olympics

As of 2017, the official announcement came out that surfing, alongside a few other sports, would be introduced to the 2020 Summer Olympics, which will be taking place in Tokyo, Japan. It’s changed how surfers are thinking and competing, with world-wide competitions possessing a new edge. What does Olympic surfing mean for the west coast […]

Day Trips to Take from Tofino

Many think of Tofino as the end destination, but that doesn’t have to be the case. There’s more beyond this town at the very edge of Vancouver Island! Once you’ve completed all the top things to do in Tofino, or feel like you want a quick change of pace, the surfing town makes a great […]

Top Souvenir Stops in Tofino and Ukee

Visiting a new place, or re-visiting a spot you love, it’s always tempting to pick up a souvenir or two to remind yourself of the good times experienced, the friends made and the adventures had. Something no one else will have that is unique to your experience. Whether it’s a surfing knick-knack, a quirky t-shirt […]

Pacific Rim Whale Festival 2018

It’s nearing that time of year where hibernating Tofino locals begin to make their way outside again. There’s only one reason to end this winter snooze in early March: The return of the gray whales and the 32nd annual Pacific Rim Whale Festival! Beginning on March 10th, PCWF will do it again, bringing an event […]

A History of Surfing in Tofino

Tofino is the self-proclaimed Surf Capital of Canada, but it wasn’t always that way. From handcrafted wooden longboards with surfers learning to hang ten, to the champion short board wave riders of today, there is a deep history to Tofino’s shores. Dive into the history of surfing in Tofino, and discover the how its unique […]

Visiting Tofino with Your Dog

Heading to the coast of Vancouver Island, but not sure about bringing your dog along for the ride? You’re in luck. Tofino might be one of the most dog-friendly locations to be found. From endless outdoor activities, to pet-friendly accommodation just about everywhere, dog lovers and fur baby travelers are in good company. Still not […]

Tofino: The Ultimate Destination

For some, a vacation means shuffling around in an oversized robe, spa days, incredible restaurants and first-class accommodation fit with five star views. For others, it means living out of a backpack, sleeping on the ground and scraping mud and dirt off of hiking boots for weeks following. But what about those who live somewhere […]

Canso Bomber Plane Hike

The year was 1945 and the Royal Canadian Air Force Canso 11007 bomber plane had just departed from the Tofino Airbase. On board were four bombs, fuel and twelve crew members. Moments after taking off, the plane, the crew and its explosives went down. The fuel spilled out and lit the wreck on fire where […]