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20th Annual Tofino Shorebird Festival... May 5th - 7th, 2017

For 20 years, close to 40 species of birds have returned to attend the annual Tofino Shorebird Festival... birdwatchers are also welcome! The three day festival celebrates the migration of thousands of shorebirds along the West Coast of Vancouver Island.


Festival Highlights...

Sixteen events are scheduled over the three-day festival, including land and sea-based bird-watching expeditions, lectures, and introductory and intermediate bird-watching seminars for the whole family. Long Beach Lodge Resort is the host venue for the festival’s Bird Photography Workshop with nature photographer Connor Stefanison on Sunday, May 7th. You will also find a "Birder's Breakfast Menu" available in the Great Room on Saturday, May 6th & Sunday, May 7th to prepare you for a long day behind the telescope! 

with professional nature photographer Connor Stefanison

Sunday, May 7th
9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Long Beach Lodge Function Room (1441 Pacific Rim Highway)

Whether you're a beginner looking to learn the fundamentals of nature photography, an intermediate photographer hoping to hone your skills, or a seasoned photographer in need of a guide, Connor's workshop is sure to please. Along with his technical experience, his life long passion for birds and multiple years spent working in the biology field will give you a unique, enriching experience placing importance on not only improving your technical proficiency, compositional development and creative eye, but also learning about your subjects and their environment.

The photography workshop will begin with an indoor presentation followed by field time on the beach so come prepared for rain or shine. All levels of photographers welcome – bring your own camera gear

* The full schedule of events is available through the Raincoast Conservation Society.

Shorebird Festival Room Special:


Rates starting from $263/night...

Rates at Long Beach Lodge Resort start at $263 Cdn per night, plus taxes and based on double occupancy.
Quote the Shorebird Festival to receive your special rate.

The Fine Print...

  • Offer valid for new stays May 5th-7th, 2017
  • Offer available for all room types in the Lodge & in the Rainforest Cottages
  • Subject to availability
  • All rates subject to taxes
  • New bookings only; cannot be combined with any other offer
  • Reservations available by phone only. Call toll free 1.877.844.7873

CALL reservations toll free at 1.877.844.7873
This offer is available through our phone reservation line only.