Getting Here

An important part of any vacation is the journey and you’ll find your trip to Vancouver Island is an enjoyable opportunity to sit back and discover our island’s natural beauty.

Fly to Comox and rent a car – You may want to consider this option to save time and the cost of fuel, hotels, meals and the ferry.  Sunrise Ridge Waterfront Resort is less than an hour from the Comox Airport.  Here’s a link to airfares and rental cars…  Comox Valley Airport

Cruising by Ferry to Your Parksville Vacation

Several routes from the mainland will bring you to Vancouver Island: Although there’s a cost in time and money to drive and take the ferry, most people find it an enjoyable adventure!

BC Ferries

  • Horseshoe Bay (West Vancouver) to Departure Bay (Nanaimo)
  • Tsawwassen to Swartz Bay (Victoria)
  • Tsawwassen to Duke Point (Nanaimo)
  • Powell River to Comox
  • Prince Rupert to Port Hardy

Washington State Ferries

  • Anacortes to Sidney
  • Port Angeles to Victoria

Victoria Clipper service from Seattle to Victoria
Driving the Island’s Highways

  • Trans Canada Highway from Victoria
  • BC Highway 19 from Nanaimo
  • BC Highway 19A, the scenic Oceanside Route south of Parksville to Campbell River
  • BC Highway 4 from Parksville through the Alberni Valley to the West Coast, Tofino and Ucluelet

Flights for a Bird’s Eye View of Your Vancouver Island Trip
Viewing the island from a small plane is truly breathtaking and can be arranged through KD Air in Qualicum Beach.  Here’s a link to a video I made with a couple of new owners who were treated to the flight as a welcome gift.  Scenic Flight from Qualicum Airport


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