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Seven things to do this summer on Vancouver Island

CHEKNews.ca | April 18, 2018


1. Visit Tofino



Canada’s surfing capital is much more than that. Tofino expands on its natural environment in offering beach and biking trails, parks large and small, and from early spring to mid-autumn, wildlife tours.

Whale watching tours have been operating since February, Tourism Tofino spokesperson Samantha Fyleris says, as roughly 20,000 grey whales continue their migration back to the Bering Strait near Alaska. Fyleris says the season for spotting Vancouver Island black bears just fired up the first week of April and it’s a “really magical experience” to be on the water (all black bear sightings are at low tide in a boat) and see a black bear forging for food.

From Friday, April 20 to Sunday, May 6, Tofino’s showcases its bounty during the eighth-annual Feast Tofino. Farmers, foragers, restaurant owners, and other community members come together to celebrate the West Coast cuisine. Fyleris says it really celebrates the sustainable fisheries within the city. Events include “Ciders and Sliders” at the Long Beach Lodge resort, to the grand Sunday “Champagne & Caviar Brunch in the Shoreline Terrace” at the Wickaninnish Inn. For more information, visit: https://www.feasttofino.com/


original article: https://www.cheknews.ca/seven-things-to-do-this-summer-on-vancouver-island-440883/

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10th Annual Feast Tofino | Oct 23-25, 2020

Feast Tofino is a celebration of our local, sustainable fisheries. For a week in the Fall, join us for a series of collaborative food events featuring Tofino's internationally acclaimed culinary community including our local chefs, restaurants, fishermen, foragers, and farmers. We like to celebrate our ' boat-to-table' food culture and great West Coast times.

We think you will too.

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