Getting to Vancouver Island
Map of Comox Valley & Campbell River Area
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All of our tours start in the Comox Valley at either the Old House Village Hotel or the Kingfisher Oceanside Resort and Spa (West Coast Foodie).
You can fly West Jet direct to Comox (YQQ). It takes an hour to fly here from Calgary. Amazing!
Depending on your tour, the Old House Village Hotel (1-888-703-0202) offers a free shuttle to their hotel and the Kingfisher Oceanside Resort and Spa (1 800-663-7929) offers an airport shuttle for $10 pp. Please call to reserve your shuttle time.
Direct from downtown Vancouver: Harbour Air
If you'd like to take the ferry: BC Ferries Information
Route and fare information
Reservations are available, and recommended, on select Mainland - Vancouver Island routes. You'll need a credit card handy when you call.
Tsawwassen (Vancouver) to Swartz Bay (Victoria) - 1 hour 35 minutes
Tsawwassen (Vancouver) to Duke Point (Nanaimo) - 2 hours
Horseshoe Bay (Vancouver) to Departure Bay (Nanaimo) - 1 hour 35 minutes
Island Link Express Bus travels from Departure Bay Ferry Terminal (Nanaimo) to Courtenay (Petro-Can location - directly across from the Old House Village Hotel)
The Comox Valley is approximately 1.25 hours from Nanaimo or 2.5 hours from Victoria by car.
Island Link provides a passenger express bus service between most Vancouver Island points and BC Ferries’ services at Nanaimo Departure Bay. The Island Link website has plenty of information on traveling to our area from all over British Columbia (including from the Vancouver International Airport).
Rent a car from: Budget
No matter how you get here, we know it will be worth it!
Rebecca Spit ~Quadra Island