Where To Next

Ready to move on from Victoria but no idea where to go next? We have a few suggestions for you.


Located on the West Coast of Vancouver Island, Tofino is a beautiful coastal town surrounded by ocean, rainforest, infinite wildlife and so much natural beauty. You can go surfing, hiking, whale watching, bear watching, storm watching, kayaking, camping or fishing

How to get to Tofino
Option 1: Drive
Estimated travel time: 5hrs
Head north on Douglas street, this becomes Highway #1 for Nanaimo. Just before Nanaimo, take a slight right at HWY 19 and follow the signs to Campbell River/Qualicum Beach/Port Alberni. Exit on to BC 4 W/Memorial avenue W to Port Alberni. Memorial avenue becomes HWY 4 and HWY 4 takes you all the way into downtown Tofino!
Option 2: Island Connector

Where to stay in Tofino
Whalers on the Point Guesthouse (HI)
Tofino Paddler's Inn



Nanaimo's Natural Wonders. With some many nature-rich parks to chose from in the Nanaimo region, peace and quiet is never hard to find. Common favorites include the tidal lagoon at Pipers Park, sandstone rock formations at Malaspina Galleries, the Abyss fault line, and Ammonite Falls.

How to get to Nanaimo
Option 1: Drive
Head north on Douglas street, this becomes Highway #1 to Nanaimo and follow Highway #1 until you are in Nanaimo.
Option 2: Island Connector
Option 3: Public transport
Take bus #66 CVX to Duncan from Legislature terminal via Cowichan Valley regional transit
Get off at the village green mall in Duncan
Take bus #70 NCX to Nanaimo via Nanaimo regional transit to Downtown Nanaimo

Where to stay in Nanaimo
Cambie International Hotel
Painted Turtle Guesthouse



Vancouver is known for being one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Located on a peninsula, Vancouver is surrounded by majestic mountains and sparkling water, along with glorious rainforests, providing an incredible contrast to the modern skyscrapers of the city itself.

How to get to Vancouver
Option 1: Public transport
Take bus #70 or #72 on the corner of Douglas street and Pandora avenue to Swartz Bay Ferry terminal
Estimated travel time: 1hr
From the ferry terminal take the ferry to Vancouver (Tsawwassen), for fares and schedules check www.bcferries.com
From Tsawwassen ferry terminal, take bus #620 to Bridgeport station, from there you can take the sky train into Vancouver.
Option 2: BC ferries connector
Walk up tickets and pre-reservations both accepted.
Walk to capital City Station at 719 Douglas Street
Board bus from Victoria Bus depot
The bus drops you off at the Vancouver Bus Depot

Where to stay in Vancouver
C&N Backpackers
Cambie Hostels
HI Vancouver



A city known for its weather and coffee culture, Seattle is a growing destination for those looking for a balance of bustling city life alongside the beauty of mountains and the outdoors.

How to get to Seattle
Option 1: The Clipper
This ferry will take you from Victoria harbor into Seattle harbor, this takes around 3 hours.
Option 2: Ferry to Port Angeles, then drive/bus to Seattle
Take the ferry from Victoria harbor to Port Angeles with Coho Ferry, this takes around 1,5 hours.
From Port Angeles you can take a greyhound bus to Seattle, make sure to check the schedule and book a ticket before getting on the ferry.

Where to stay in Seattle
Green Tortoise Hostel
American Hotel Hostel
Hotelhotel Hostel



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