Tofino Botanical Gardens

1084 Pacific Rim Hwy V0R 2Z0 Tofino (British Columbia) Map
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4.8 out of 5.0
Number of guests 2 to 100
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About Tofino Botanical Gardens

Tofino Botanical Gardens is a peaceful, whimsical 12 acre property located approximately 5 minutes from downtown Tofino. Their Gardens features cultivated plant beds, charming courtyards, sculpture, 600 to 800-year-old old growth temperate rainforest, shoreline with a view of Meares Island, and a lot of personality. Tofino Botanical Gardens is dedicated to the conservation of their precious forest and your business will contribute to the preservation of this unique ecosystem. Winding pathways, sublime scenery, the scent of garden flowers and the ocean breeze make the Tofino Botanical Gardens a wonderful venue in which to celebrate your wedding day.

Facilities and capacity

An abundance of beautiful sites make wonderful settings for your wedding, from platforms on the old-growth boardwalk, clearings along the shoreline, petite barn, or in the cultivated gardens courtyard. Darwin’s Café is located on site, available for arrangements including wedding receptions, family dinners, cocktails, and more, approx 45 people. Larger dinners can be hosted outdoors under a canopy tent. The charming Botanical House is also located on site featuring 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, a living room with a wood-burning stove, and a fully equipped kitchen with a gorgeous fir-slab table that seats 10. Their Ecolodge is an 11 room bed and breakfast option for groups looking to stay on site.

Services offered

The Gardens is able to host a range of Wedding Services from small elopments to large weddings around 100 guests. Dogs are welcome to participate in weddings, while remaining on-leash, as they have several chickens as well as goats and ducks that live on site!

History

Tofino Botanical Gardens is firmly committed to providing guests with an eco-conscious experience. Rest assured that your expereince at the Gardens is designed with intention to honour Mother Nature, from the absence of pesticides in their plant care, reusable containers and organic ingredients in their cafe, to the all natural soaps, and energy and water conscious features of the Ecolodge. They are proud to provide the type of experience one should expect while visiting a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.

  • Number of guests From 2 to 100
  • Type Beach, farm, inn/B&B, park/zoo, restaurant
  • Style Coastal, eclectic, garden, rustic, waterfront
  • Event Services Accommodations, bridal suite, cake, catering / bar, clean up, event planning, event rentals, lighting /…View more
  • Reception Site Fee - Peak Season C$ 500.00
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More information about Tofino Botanical Gardens

  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    5
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Covered outdoor
    Indoor
    Uncovered outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Ceremony
    Reception
    Bridal shower
    Engagement party
    Rehearsal dinner
  • What catering services do you offer?
    Buffet
    Cocktail reception
    Dessert
    Family style
    Hors d'oeuvres
    Outside cake
    Plated
    Server(s)
    Stations
    Tastings
  • What bar services do you provide?
    Bartender(s)
    Champagne toast
    Open bar
    Signature drink
    Specialty beer
    Specialty wine
  • What event items are available?
    Audio equipment
    Dance floor
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
    Shuttle
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    C$ 500.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?
    C$ 30.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?
    C$ 30.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Parking

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2 Reviews for Tofino Botanical Gardens


4.8 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 4.5
  • Value 5.0
  • Response time 4.5
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  • Ann

    Ann T. · Married on 09/06/2018

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Great place for our families

    Stayed here for our wedding weekend, including the botanical house, everybody LOVED it. This is THE bang for your buck in tuff city. We had total 32 people and everyone commented how cozy it was. Fully equipped kitchen for both locations = big plus. Very responsive as well to our emails considering we were from out of town.

    Sent on 03/07/2018

    Tofino Botanical Gardens's reply:

    Glad you had a wonderful time Ann! Your family was a pleasure to host. I'm sure your Karaoke speaker was a hit too!
  • Paige

    Paige E. · Married on 22/04/2017

    4.6
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      4.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      4.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    This venue was amazing. We had access to the entire garden for choice in our ceremony and photos, as well as use of the café for our reception (55ppl or less) The staff were friendly and helpful, they do not handle the planning of the wedding, but that's ok because included in the cost is a wedding planner from RareEarth in Tofino. The combination is superb.

    Sent on 28/04/2017

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1084 Pacific Rim Hwy Tofino (British Columbia) V0R 2Z0
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