Duffin Cove Resort
- 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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Today was a long drive from Port Hardy to Tofino which is a tourism town on the west coast of Vancouver Island. The 80 km drive from Pt Alberni to the turn off to Tofino was absolutely spectacular. Tight windy roads with steep gradients, cliff faces on one side of the road and beautiful lakes on the other made this a real treat. To top it off the …
... of us to be able to see where she had served. She was so lucky to have been assigned to such a wonderful place.
There were many surfers in the sea, and it was amazing to see their bravery, as the water is really cold.
Afterwards we went in to the town of Tofino for some sightseeing and lunch. Tofino is really cute, has wonderful views of the bay, islands and ...
... birds. Some can't fly either because they've had their wings clipped or because they never learnt. Many were partly bald because they pluck out their feathers from stress. Sometimes the feathers grow back, sometimes not. One cockatoo took a shine to Howard and flew onto his shoulder saying 'hello' and stayed there. One other great big blue one wanted my bangle and refused to let go! Apparently some of the birds are given to the sanctuary on their owner's death and some are ...
... sea lions. We could hear them talking to us and to each other from a distance. One particularly huge one emerged from the ocean and waddled up hill. There were 3 distinct groups on the island, at least 60 in total and we could smell them in all their glory. From there we journeyed to another island where seals lazed in the sun - not exciting at all, but I'm sure they enjoy life. On the way back to Ucluelet we passed an Eagle's nest and scoured the shoreline ...
... is infrastructure built around surf culture including bikes with surf board racks, cycle trails from beach to town and early warning system for Tsunamis. Should one arrive it is most likely to appear at our back door at which point the advice is to find somewhere higher to go to. I have earmarked a tree nearby and stashed some tinned goods in the branches.
I am some way into a short history ...