Tofino has everything you need. You will find everything from paperbacks to rare books, from fishing tackle to the latest in trail wear. There’s no better place to find surf and skate gear and apparel. And even the most sophisticated visitor will find just the right piece of art to bring home. Boutiques, galleries and studios with original pieces are plentiful here.
As the name implies, Main Street is where you will find many of Ucluelet’s most interesting stores and services.
Port Alberni is the “big city” of the West Coast of Vancouver Island, with international brand-name stores and fast food chains. Port Alberni’s array of small, locally-owned shops and boutiques is where you’ll find the special souvenir or one-of-a-kind fashions. And as it is the Salmon Capital of the World, fishing-related stores are well stocked here.