Tofino map on Vancouver Island
Most visitors to Tofino & Clayoquot Sound arrive by car, bus or plane.
Options for air travel include scheduled service and charters from Vancouver, Victoria and Seattle. Flight time is approximately 50 minutes from Vancouver International Airport, and shuttle bus and taxi service is available from the Tofino Long Beach Airport.
To reach Tofino by car, travel to Vancouver Island via ferry service from Vancouver (Horseshoe Bay just North of Vancouver and Tsawassen just to the South), Seattle or the Sunshine Coast.
Travel North from Nanaimo on Highway 19 for 43 km (26 miles), take Exit 60 onto Highway 4 West, also known as the Pacific Rim Highway, 156 km (97 miles) through spectacular Cathedral Grove, historic Port Alberni, and around beautiful Sproat and Kennedy Lakes.
Travel westward until you come to the junction between Tofino and Ucluelet. Take a right turn leading you north through the Pacific Rim National Park toward Tofino, now only 28 km (17 miles) away.