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Driving from Tofino to Nanaimo, what not to miss?

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Driving from Tofino to Nanaimo, what not to miss?

We will be leaving Tofino at around 2:00pm and driving to Nanaimo. We will be able to take our time and sightsee along the way. What should we be sure to stop and see along the way?

I already know to stop at Cathedral Grove and Goats on the Roof. :)

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1. Re: Driving from Tofino to Nanaimo, what not to miss?

Little Qualicum Falls between Cameron Lake and the goats.

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2. Re: Driving from Tofino to Nanaimo, what not to miss?

Thanks! Is there anywhere we should stop between Tofino and Little Qualicum?

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3. Re: Driving from Tofino to Nanaimo, what not to miss?

Here is a website that might be really helpful to you.

http://vancouverisland.com/Regions/#3

Look especially in the "Central Island" section, i.e. Errington, Coombs and the "Pacific Rim" section, i.e. Alberni Valley, Port Alberni and Tofino Hwy 4.

Don't forget Nanaimo! Check out the video in the OP of this thread:

tripadvisor.com/ShowTopic-g154935-i1422-k505…

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4. Re: Driving from Tofino to Nanaimo, what not to miss?

Great site, thanks so much!

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5. Re: Driving from Tofino to Nanaimo, what not to miss?

I'd recommend a stop at Wally Creek, about 60 km east of Tofino. There is a paved pull out (will be on your left hand side) and some metal stairs going down the embankment. The river has carved out some great formations. Couple of small waterfalls and a spot to put your feet in the water. Great spot to stop and stretch your legs.

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6. Re: Driving from Tofino to Nanaimo, what not to miss?

Thanks BuccaneerDave. We'll be sure to look for the pull out.

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