Vancouver Island can be reached via Ferry from Port Angeles, Seattle, Tsawwassen, Vancouver, Powell River and Prince Rupert.
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Once on Vancouver Island, follow the Island Highway (Hwy. 19) to Campbell River. From Campbell River, it is approximately a 2 hour drive to Tahsis.
At Campbell River, turn West and take Hwy. 28 to Gold River, fuel up in Campbell River as your next chance is 89km away. At Gold River you will see their Travel Info Centre, and the large Boot sculpture that represents the Great Walk. At this point, follow the road and watch for the signs directing you to Tahsis. A left turn will take you into Gold River for a rest stop, diesel and gas.
About 3 kilometers past the Gold River Travel Info Centre, The well maintained paved and gravel road to Tahsis begins. The road is 64 km (approximately 40 miles) and driving time is approximately 1 hour until your arrival in Tahsis. Follow the signs along the way, and check out the scenic stops at caves, lakes, waterfalls and the president’s tree.