7 days in Victoria, Port Alberni & Tofino Itinerary

7 days in Victoria, Port Alberni & Tofino Itinerary

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Victoria
— 1 night
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Port Alberni
— 2 nights
3
Tofino
— 3 nights

1
night
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 19th (Fri), stroll around Beacon Hill Park and then admire all the interesting features of Inner Harbour. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Rainbow Haven Beach Provincial Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Victoria tour site.

Port Alberni to Victoria is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Traveling from Port Alberni in August, expect nights in Victoria to be about the same, around 55°F, while days are slightly colder, around 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Port Alberni.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trip

Rainbow Haven Beach Provincial Park
Highlights from your plan
Rainbow Haven Beach Provincial Park ©
Rainbow Haven Beach Provincial Park
Inner Harbour ©
Inner Harbour
Beacon Hill Park ©
Beacon Hill Park

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nights
Port Alberni

Port Alberni ©
Port Alberni is a city located on Vancouver Island in the province of British Columbia, Canada.Port Alberni has a total population of 17,743, and a census agglomeration area of 25,396.Port Alberni is a deep port city which lies within the Alberni Valley at the head of the Alberni Inlet, Vancouver Island's longest inlet. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): immerse yourself in nature at Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Beach Front Park. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Harbour Quay and then walk around Stamp River Provincial Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Alberni road trip planning site.

Getting from Victoria to Port Alberni by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. When traveling from Victoria in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Port Alberni: temperatures range from 81°F by day to 52°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Tofino.

Things to do in Port Alberni

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Qualicum Beach
Highlights from your plan
Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park ©
Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park
Harbour Quay ©
Harbour Quay
Stamp River Provincial Park ©
Stamp River Provincial Park

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Hot Pursuit Salmon & Halibut Charters and Maquinna Provincial Marine Park. Visiting Pacific Rim National Park and Long Beach will get you outdoors. Step out of Tofino with an excursion to Cedar House Gallery - Huu Mees Ma As in Ucluelet--about 40 minutes away.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Tofino trip planning tool.

Getting from Port Alberni to Tofino by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. While traveling from Port Alberni, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Tofino, ranging from highs of 66°F to lows of 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Tofino

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trip

Ucluelet
Highlights from your plan
Pacific Rim National Park ©
Pacific Rim National Park
Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Maquinna Provincial Marine Park ©
Maquinna Provincial Marine Park