Vancouver Island - Victoria and Tofino
Posted on Jul 02, 2013 by
I agree that a stay in Vancouver and a shorter time in Victoria is an excellent thought but I`d really suggest 2 nights in Victoria if you go over by ferry.
The very, very scenic trip from Vancouver to Victoria takes only 1hr and 40 minutes, but the drive to the ferry takes time, if you have a reservation you must arrive at least 30 minutes early (I strongly recommend a reservation)and the drive in to Victoria is another 45 minutes.
We recently had friends from San Diego join us on a visit to Victoria. We took the 11 a.m, ferry, had a late lunch in Sidney (worth a visit) on the way into Victoria and checked into our hotel around 3 p.m. Somehow the time just gets used up.
We love Tofino but don`t have B&B recommendations for you as we stay at the Middle Beach Lodge and like it a lot. It`s quite reasonable compared to some of the other lodges in the area. I`ve also heard good reports of the Pacific Sands.
Enjoy planning what I`m sure will be a great trip.