6 days in Vancouver Island Itinerary

6 days in Vancouver Island Itinerary

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6 days in Vancouver Island Itinerary

Start: Edmonton
Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
1
Port Alberni
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 45​min
2
Ucluelet
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Campbell River
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Edmonton

1
night
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 6th (Thu): do a tasting at Emerald Coast Vineyards and then take a peaceful walk through Cathedral Grove. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre, walk around Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park, and then immerse yourself in nature at Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Alberni trip itinerary tool .

Edmonton to Port Alberni is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Edmonton to Port Alberni, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to catcht the bus to Ucluelet.

Things to do in Port Alberni

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park, North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre, Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park
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North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre ©
Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park ©
Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park

3
nights
Ucluelet

Ucluelet ©
A haven for surfers on Canada's west coast, the small town of Ucluelet offers rugged, rocky scenery to complement the powerful waves that crash against its shores.
Visit Chesterman Beach and Schooner Cove for some beach relaxation. Visiting Rainforest Trail and Kayaking & Canoeing will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Ucluelet side-trips: Tofino (Eagle Aerie Gallery & Mermaid Tales Bookshop). And it doesn't end there: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, visit a coastal fixture at Amphitrite Point Lighthouse, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Ucluelet online tour planner .

Traveling by bus from Port Alberni to Ucluelet takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Port Alberni in June, you will find days in Ucluelet are slightly colder (19°C), and nights are about the same (12°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can drive to Campbell River.

Things to do in Ucluelet

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Tofino
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Chesterman Beach ©
Chesterman Beach
Schooner Cove ©
Schooner Cove
Rainforest Trail ©
Rainforest Trail

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night
Campbell River

Locals may joke Campbell River represents civilization's end on scenic Vancouver Island, yet the city remains a lively hub of tourism consistently packed with nature enthusiasts from every corner of the globe.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): see what you can catch with a fishing tour and then stroll around Elk Falls Provincial Park.

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Traveling by car from Ucluelet to Campbell River takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Ucluelet, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Campbell River, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Campbell River

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Elk Falls Provincial Park ©
Elk Falls Provincial Park

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