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Chesterman Beach

Pacific Rim Highway, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
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Lovely big beach

A large beach with apprentice surfers at one end and miles of empty space at the other. Lots of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Rye, United Kingdom
via mobile
Aren't all beaches in Tofino 5 stars?

Our family rode our bikes on North and South Chesterman Beaches. The sand next to the incoming... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Ed L
Vancouver, Canada
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  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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Pacific Rim Highway, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A large beach with apprentice surfers at one end and miles of empty space at the other. Lots of small birds wading through the water left after high tide. Very picturesque!

Thank Adam-Rye-UK
Reviewed 3 days ago

Our family rode our bikes on North and South Chesterman Beaches. The sand next to the incoming surf is hard as concrete. This is great conditions for running/jogging or bike riding. This was the most fun we had as a family riding in the incoming...More

Thank Ed L
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a great spot to watch the surfers. There is a small parking lot across the street from the access to the beach, with public toilets and outdoor shower to rinse off the sand, but the lot is very small, and usually full. The...More

Thank Katnelsen
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We arrived before 6pm and only a few surfers were there. Had a quiet stroll along the shore. Sand was fine and the wind was mild.

Thank Lifisgood
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful sun set, lovely view of the Pacific ocean, top for watching surfers or for having a stroll

Thank Familyguy38
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Magnificent pacific coast views with incredible fresh air! A wonderful place for a walk or a jog and for those owning a wet suit, even a swim or surf. Remember to have lunch at thw Wick!

Thank Lydya W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great beach for playing or surfing . The sand is hard packed so it makes it easy to run on. Great waves for surfing or boggy boarding. A popular place

Thank bear1002016
Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting geography, rocks to clamber on. Was very misty that day so views were limited but looked to be a popular surf spot.

Thank Softball_nut
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Making your way to Tofino is an adventure in itself, but once you're there, Chesterman Beach is easy to reach and explore: birding, flying a kite cycling or just walking around. Osprey circling the beach and a Bald Eagle's made our day.

Thank Julie G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a blast with our boogie boards, riding the waves. Surf varies with location, our day south end was getting a larger surf, while up the beach consistent 3-4 footers that were perfect for our skill level. Recommend wetsuits, booties and gloves as the...More

1  Thank Whimsicat48
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Questions & Answers
29 July 2017|
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Response from Richard P | Reviewed this property |
Yes. It's a great place to take the dogs. They can run for hours and hours.
23 July 2017|
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Response from Corey Z | Reviewed this property |
There are but I think they are outdoor type!
8 June 2017|
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Response from Leslie Y | Reviewed this property |
My daughter, a Beach Patroller, was with me at Chesterman, advises that parents swim close to children under the age of 12yrs.