Pay Parking In Tofino

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  1. dut

    dut Paddler

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    Just to let you know Tofino will be charging for parking at the municipal lot in the middle of town. It is effective June 6, 2016. Parking will be $25.00 for seven days. There are other time options. They were installing the machine on Thursday.

    Barry
     
  2. VanIslePaddler

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    Yep, Pay Parking now in the 3rd and Main parking lots. Still not a bad price to have a long-term parking spot for a week!

    Plus side: with pay parking, there will likely be more availability in the parking lot in the middle of summer!!!
     
  3. nootka

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    If you park at 3rd & main, where is the best place to launch?
     
  4. dut

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    There is a small beach at the foot of First Street. There is temporary parking adjacent. I have certainly had worse launch locations. But be aware that the beach can get very small at high tide.

    Barry
     
  5. nootka

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    Thanks Barry
     
  6. VanIslePaddler

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    Kayakers are also welcome to launch at Tofino Sea Kayaking (320 Main St / between the Public Launch and the 3rd and Main Parking Lot). We have a 'loading zone' parking spot, walk down the stairs, and we also have fresh water, friendly advice, and a last minute washroom break... :)
     
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    Good to know.
    Thanks Liam
     
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    "Kayakers are also welcome to launch at Tofino Sea Kayaking (320 Main St / between the Public Launch and the 3rd and Main Parking Lot). We have a 'loading zone' parking spot, walk down the stairs, and we also have fresh water, friendly advice, and a last minute washroom break..."

    That kind of service inspires one to buy a guide book or a map, or Tee Shirt - something to support the storefront.
     
  9. dut

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    .... or an above average espresso...

    Barry
     
  10. VanIslePaddler

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    lol... sounds like you've tried one of our coffee's before. :) Just don't ask me to make it for you! Our baristas are much better...