The Kwistis Visitor Centre (formaly known as the Wickaninnish Interpretive Centre) is perched on the shore of the Pacific Ocean at the end of Wick Road, 3.5 km from Highway 4. The Kwistis Visitor Centre, interpretive facility, and gift shop focuses on the natural and cultural heritage of Pacific Rim National Park Reserve. Pets are allowed on the beach and trails by the centre.
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Set on rocks overlooking Wickaninnish Beach, The Kwistis Visitor Centre offers displays and gift shop.
Welcome to the Kwistis Visitor Centre. There is a ramp to the entrance for wheelchairs.
Displays of West Coast culture and a 3D map of the Tofino – Pacific Rim National Park – Ucluelet coastal area.
Get a great overview of Tofino and surrounding coastal areas on the 3D map.
Cedar weaving items that are traditional to the Coastal First Nations.
Whales, whales, whales. We love to learn about whales that visit and live here on the West Coast!
Directions & Parking Directions from Tofino.
Drive south along Pacific Rim Highway, watch for the sign and turn right on Wick Road. The Kwisitis Visitor Centre at the end of the road by the beach. The Kwisitis Centre is located in the Pacific Rim National Park so parking is not free. Difficulty is 1/5. There is a walkway to the Kwisitis Visitor Centre with no stairs. Suitable for wheelchairs.
Kwistis Visitor Centre, Pacific Rim National Park, BC, Canada
Learn about West Coast culture, wildlife and traditions at the Kwistis Visitor Centre. And enjoy an amazing view of Wickaninnish Beach too! Is it open? Find out at the Parks Canada website.
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