Participate in our 2-Day Vancouver Island, Tofino, Whale Watching Tour to explore Port Alberni, Canada’s Pacific Coast, Tofino, and more!
- A unique view of Coombs: Roof Goasts
- Nanaimo, Tofino, Qualicum Beach, Port Alberni, Pacific Coast of Canada
- Port Alberni, Coombs, Provincial Park MacMillan, Parksville
Day 1: Vancouver – Nanaimo – Tofino – Port Alberni
Depart from West Vancouver’s Horseshoe Bay and head via BC Ferries to Vancouver Island.
Enjoy the picturesque sail across the Georgia Strait. Come to Nanaimo and then ride to Tofino on the bus tour. Take time to walk and enjoy the beautiful Pacific Coast of Canada. As an optional activity, whale-watching tours are available. In late spring and summer, wildlife like sea lions and bald eagles are likely to be observed.
Day 2: Port Alberni – MacMillan Provincial Park – Coombs – Qualicum Beach – Parksville – Nanaimo – Vancouver
Visit MacMillan Provincial Park and one of Vancouver Island-Cathedral Grove’s most accessible stands of giant Douglas fir trees. Enjoy the treasurable old-growth forest over 800 years ago. Head to Coombs, renowned for the unique view of the grassy rooftops of the goats.
Choose some local souvenirs from the Coombs public market. Then stop on the way to Nanaimo by Qualicum Beach. Relax and enjoy the lovely seaside. Have fun with some shell-picking activities on the beach in Parksville. Take BC Ferries back to Vancouver after a short break at Nanaimo.
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Last Updated on March 20, 2022 by Tours Editor @ gotravelyourself.com