Your journey to Tofino starts... now! Whether you arrive by land, air or water, getting to the West Coast is part of the adventure. From rainforest walks and river swims to heritage sites along the way, take a peek at the map and plan ahead to make sure you get the most out of your travel days.
What your road trip from Vancouver to Tofino could look like
Board the ferry at Horseshoe Bay, take a seat on the top deck for the views.
Pop into White Rabbit Coffee Co. for a coffee and a treat in Nanaimo. If you took a later ferry, go to White Sails Brewing or Chateau Wolff for beer and wine tastings.
Take a dip in Cameron Lake, and wonder at the expansive rainforest of Cathedral Grove.
Stop in at Port Alberni’s J&L Drive In for classic burgers and shakes.
Discover McLean Mill National Historic Site, a steam-powered sawmill with the original machinery from bygone days of a formative industry in this region.
Get back on the road to ensure you can enjoy the beauty of Highway 4 while there’s still daylight!