8 days in Vancouver Island Itinerary

8 days in Vancouver Island Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Vancouver Island Trip Planner

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Victoria
— 2 nights
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Tofino
— 4 nights

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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Inner Harbour and Craigdarroch Castle. The adventure continues: admire all the interesting features of The Butchart Gardens, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Victoria Bug Zoo, stroll around Beacon Hill Park, and examine the collection at Royal BC Museum.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Victoria 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. Traveling from Toronto in June, expect Victoria to be a bit cooler, temps between 20°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Tofino.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Central Saanich
Highlights from your plan
Craigdarroch Castle ©
Craigdarroch Castle
Inner Harbour ©
Inner Harbour
Royal BC Museum ©
Royal BC Museum

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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.
Get outdoors at Chesterman Beach and Juan de Fuca Provincial Park. Visit Long Beach and Schooner Cove for some beach relaxation. Step out of Tofino to go to Ucluelet and see Wild Pacific Trail, which is approximately 38 minutes away. Spend the 3rd (Sun) exploring nature at Pacific Rim National Park. The adventure continues: look for gifts at Dockside Smoked Fish Store and don't miss a visit to Solart Glass Studio.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Tofino itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Victoria to Tofino takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. July in Tofino sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tofino

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Juan de Fuca Provincial Park, Wild Pacific Trail
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Pacific Rim National Park ©
Pacific Rim National Park
Wild Pacific Trail ©
Wild Pacific Trail
Long Beach ©
Long Beach