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Kyuquot Field Station (West Coast Expeditions)

Offers west coast kayak tours and instruction suitable for a range of interests and abilities. The field station provides camping comforts that allow you to fully focus on your eco-adventure holiday, savouring the wilderness of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada – home of the Ka:’yu:’k’t’h’ / Che:k:tles7et’h’ (Kyuquot/Checleset) First Nations’ people.

Temperate Rainforest Field Studies Centre

Boat Basin Foundation welcomes requests from any interested university or college wishing to bring groups of students here to use our facilities as a base for field studies in the Clayoquot region.

Cedar Coast Field Station

The mission of the Cedar Coast Field Station (CCFS) is to preserve ecological health through place-based research and education that celebrates the cultural and biological diversity of Clayoquot Sound. The station provides researchers, educators, and students with the resources and an inspiring space to learn from the ecology of Clayoquot Sound in a nature-based setting. By working with a diverse set of partnering organizations and individuals, the field station will become an interdisciplinary learning environment that is collaborative in nature and widely accessible.

Ucluelet Aquarium

The mission of the Ucluelet Aquarium is to raise awareness about local marine biodiversity and promote respect for the ocean environment. We greet visitors from all over the world treating them to a very personal view of the fish and invertebrates from our local waters.

For over 35 years, the Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre has provided world-class facilities to a community of world-class research biologists, ecologists and oceanographers. It supports diverse coastal and marine research of the highest caliber and is recognized as among the very best research and training facilities in the world.


Accommodation Guide at
Not staying at the EcolodgeTofino Guide offers a complete accommodation guide, including: cabins, vacation rentals, b and b’s, hotels, and resorts.

Tofino Time Magazine 
Tofino Time is Tofino’s free monthly magazine. The magazine publishes articles about the area, has a great local business directory including accommodation providers, event listings, local tides, weather forecasts and a good local and regional maps.

Tonquin Foundation
The Tonquin Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to maritime research, search, survey and interpretation of historically significant submerged and dry-land sites, public education programs and the construction of a marine heritage discovery centre.

Tourism Tofino
Tourism Tofino is our local Destination Marketing Organization. The organization is run by the Chamber of Commerce and is a good source for to find out about local events and whatever other visitor inquiries you may have..

Tourism Vancouver Island
Since 1962, Tourism Vancouver Island has been promoting Vancouver Island, Victoria, and the Gulf Islands destination with the goal of attaining and maintaining the island’s world-class status.

A comprehensive culture and tourism website focusing on BC’s vibrant arts community, along with information about communities and areas, and listings by tour providers and accommodations.


The Tofino Ecolodge is proud to be a member of this global network of green hotels, ecolodges and eco resorts.


Clayoquot Biosphere Trust

The Clayoquot Biosphere Trust (CBT), a federally registered, British Columbia incorporated, non-profit charitable organization, is the organization responsible for the spirit and intent of the Clayoquot Sound UNESCO Biosphere Reserve designation.

David Suzuki Foundation

Read about the 9 Critical Challenges to Sustainability within a Generation. Tofino Botanical Gardens Foundation is implementing this model in out Youth and the Biosphere “Sustainability Camps

Friends of Clayoquot Sound

Friends of Clayoquot Sound (FOCS) was established in 1979 as a grassroots, community-based environment organization whose mission is to protect the ancient temperate rainforest and wild ocean of Clayoquot Sound.

Raincoast Education Society

Raincoast Education Society (RES) has a mission to help shape an environmentally sustainable future for the Clayoquot and Barkley Sound region through education and community stewardship. Our aim is to enable citizens within and beyond the Clayoquot and Barkley Sound region to participate knowledgeably, effectively and responsibly in the work of shaping this future for our region and for our planet.


American Public Gardens Association 

Milner Gardens and Woodland


Global Warming: Early Warning Signs around the World

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change