Duffin Cove Resort
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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TravelPod Member ReviewsDuffin Cove Resort Tofino
Whilst the accommodation is a bit old and tired the location is just stunning with private balconies looking over the ocean and islands - spectacular views.
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Two and a half hour drive and we we're in Tofino on the west coast of the island.
We got a place in the Duffin cove resort, our room has a great view out to sea, so we have been wildlife watching. So far we have seen a group of 4 sea otters, a bald eagle (they were queuing up to see one of these in Yellowstone, and we have one right off …
After a very nice pancake, hashbrown & scrambled egg breakfast from our host Sonya & Jordan, we must depart and are soon on our way. First Chloe & Ian drive to a local mall so we can get some supplies or at least that's the story we tell Byron as he's been saying everyday that he wants to go to Walmart. It's been driving us nuts, here we are in a great country with lots of neat things to see & do and he wants to go to the equivalent of ...
... 8 days and could have easily spent 2 weeks here. I took the overnight Greyhound from Calgary to Vancouver for $80 one way and slept most of the way. Like Nomad Matt (a very popular travel blogger) says, travel cheaper, better, longer. Once I arrived in Vancouver Saturday morning (15 hours) I took the public transit bus to Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminal for $2.75. To walk on the ferry cost $17 to Nanaimo one way. Once in Nanaimo I rented a hostel (4 bed dorm) at the ...
... tear myself away I did as I saw the incoming zodiac with Selina waving away and a beaming smile on her face - suggesting that it was a great success!
It was indeed, not only had she seen Grey Whales (which was the usual siting), but she had also seen a pod of about 6 Orcas - quite rare to see apparently, and Otters, Puffins and Sea Lions. Although she really loved seeing the Orcas, ...
... so we decided to head into Tofino town to have a look around and also to book a sea-kayaking trip for the Tuesday morning (Nikki from the Harvey House was already in the process of booking us in on a whale-watching tour). Mission completed we set off to find another raved about institution in Tofino: Tacofino, a mobile food van that has been voted best in Canada so we definitely had to see if the hype was justified. A ...