Clayoquot Sound, Tofino British Columbia, a Force of Nature
Picture long stretches of beaches, never ending temperate rainforests, rugged and windswept trees and rock faces along the wild Pacific Ocean....Tofino BC is absolutely stunning and one of the most rare places on earth. It is a place for romance, adventure, and rejuvenation. It is a place for living and enjoying every moment. With a backdrop of unparralled beauty you can walk the beaches, hike the trails, surf the waves, kayak the islands, fish the waters, visit the hot springs, pamper yoursself at the spas and then at the end of the day watch the incredible sunsets that simply take your breath away while enjoying local world class cuisine.
Tofino is located in the Clayoquot sound where some of the planet's prehistoric temperate rainforests find there greatest expression and where one of the largest tracts of primary low-elevation coastal temperate rainforests supports wild salmon, rare species, and giant cedar trees more than 1,000 years old.
A Biosphere Reserve is a voluntary, cooperative detachment created to protect the biological and cultural diversity of a region while promoting sustainable economic development.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organizations (UNESCO) granted Clayoquot Sound its official Biosphere Reserve Area designation in 1999. Currently, there are 408 Biosphere Reserve Areas in 94 countries.