6 days in Vancouver Island Itinerary

6 days in Vancouver Island Itinerary

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Victoria
— 2 nights
2
Tofino
— 2 nights

2
nights
Victoria

Victoria ©
Many urban centers call themselves "Garden City," but thanks to its many manicured parks filled with native and exotic plants, Victoria probably deserves than moniker more than most.
On the 3rd (Wed), take in nature's colorful creations at Victoria Butterfly Gardens, then go for a walk through The Butchart Gardens, then get to know the resident critters at Victoria Bug Zoo, and finally contemplate the long history of Empress Hotel National Historic Site of Canada. On your second day here, explore the engaging exhibits at Miniature World, walk around Beacon Hill Park, then step into the grandiose world of Craigdarroch Castle, and finally explore and take pictures at Inner Harbour.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Victoria online day trip planner.

Toronto to Victoria is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Traveling from Toronto to Victoria, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Toronto in August; daily highs in Victoria reach 22°C and lows reach 15°C. On the 5th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Tofino.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Central Saanich
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The Butchart Gardens ©
The Butchart Gardens
Inner Harbour ©
Inner Harbour
Royal BC Museum ©
Royal BC Museum

2
nights
Tofino

Tofino ©
A tiny settlement on Vancouver Island's wild western coastline, surfers' favorite Tofino occupies a scenic location at the edge of Clayoquot Sound, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Pacific Rim National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): stroll through Chesterman Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Schooner Cove, and then kick back and relax at Long Beach.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Tofino trip builder website.

You can drive from Victoria to Tofino in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tofino

Outdoors · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Pacific Rim National Park ©
Pacific Rim National Park
Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Chesterman Beach ©
Chesterman Beach

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