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Driving to Ucluelet
From the mainland take the ferry to Vancouver Island:
- from the Horseshoe Bay terminal (Vancouver) to the Departure Bay (Nanaimo) terminal
- from the Tsawwassen terminal (Vancouver) to the Duke Point (Nanaimo) terminal
- from Port Angels (Washington, USA) to the Sidney (Victoria) terminal and follow the #1 highway to Nanaimo.
From the ferry terminal take the #1 Island Highway North to Highway #4, the "Port Alberni/ Pacific Rim National Park" exit.
Follow the "Ucluelet/ Tofino/ Pacific Rim" signs through the town of Port Alberni.
The trip takes roughly 1 hour from Nanaimo to Port Alberni, and then 2 hours from Port Alberni to the juntion between Ucluelet and Tofino. From the juntion Ucluelet is only 10 minutes and Tofino is about 40 mintues. If leaving from Victoria add 1.5 hours to Nanaimo.