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Getting to Tofino and Places to stay

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Getting to Tofino and Places to stay

What is the best way ( and more affordable way) to get to Tofino from Seattle. Also, I am looking into staying at the Wickaninish Inn. Any other suggestions of hotels on the water. Any help is appreciated. Thanks is advance.

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1. Re: Getting to Tofino and Places to stay

Here's the Inside page for Tofino on that very subject:


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2. Re: Getting to Tofino and Places to stay

Try Chesterman Beach B&B. They have two suites and a cottage each with private entrances. The property is ocean front and is right down the beach from the Wick. Sound flight departs from Renton WA. and flies direct to Tofino. This route is not serviced in the off season.

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Stay at the Wickaninish Inn. It is the best for miles. We stayed there three years ago and loved it. We were there in early Oct and found it so restful. From Seattle, I would take a ferry to Nanimo from Vancouver and then drive to Tofino. The drive is unbelievably beautiful. You must do the drive in the early day light hours as it is a mistake after 5:00 PM to be on those roads. Get fuel before you drop below half a tank as it is hard to find gas along the way.


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4. Re: Getting to Tofino and Places to stay

We visited Tofino in July 2006 and took the Victoria Clipper from Seattle to Victoria, rented a car and drove to Tofino after an overnight in Brentwood Bay. There is a shortcut ferry crossing from Brentwood Bay to the main route to Tofino. www.bcferries.com/News/mill_bay.html

Once there, we stayed at Long Beach Lodge which is a lovely resort on the water. It was less expensive than the Wickaninish, but I believe just as luxurious. Vancouver Island is a wonderful place to explore. Enjoy.

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