Mackenzie Beach is situated in a cove and offers calm waters, perfect for families and young children. There is public beach access for Mackenzie Beach, however the best access is directly from some of the beach resorts along the sand, including Crystal Cove Beach Resort. This beach is great for paddle boarding and skimboarding on the calm waters.
Things to Know/Bring: The Pacific Ocean never gets very warm and stays around 50 degrees in Tofino through most of the summer months. Make sure to bring a head-to-toe wet suit if your family plans to surf. Dogs are welcome on the beach.
Parking: Parking in a lot near Hellesen Road is available.