location maps

Map of how to find Uclueleth2. Map and Directions: We are located at the 2 marker!

Close to the Small Craft Harbour and to the Island West Marina. Our sister property West Coast Motel on the Harbour and the West Coast Fitness Centre are located at the 1 marker.


How to get here, you ask? Here’s how:


Air transportation is available to Vancouver, Victoria, Nanaimo, Comox or the Long Beach Airport (between the two communities of Ucluelet and Tofino).
You may rent a car at any of these airports through www.budget.ca or www.bcbudget.com


Check road reports – www.drivebc.ca

Coming from Vancouver – take either the Horseshoe Bay Ferry or Tsawwassen Ferry to Nanaimo or Victoria. Follow the driving instructions for Nanaimo and Victoria. Ferry reservations are highly recommended for travel during long weekends and the summer. BC Ferries

From Victoria or Nanaimo – drive north on Hwy # 19. West on Hwy # 4 (the turnoff is near Qualicum Beach). You will reach the West Coast Motel in approximately 4 1/2 hours if driving direct from Victoria and approximately 2 1/2 hours from Nanaimo.

From Comox or Campbell River – Go south on Hwy # 19. West on Hwy # 4 (the turnoff is near Qualicum Beach). You will reach the West Coast Motel in approximately 2 1/2 – 3 hours from Comox and approximately 3 – 3 1/2 hours from Campbell River.

Coming from Port Angeles, Washington – take the Coho Ferry to Victoria. Then follow the driving instructions for Victoria. – Coho Ferry. Alternatively, take the Victoria Express (passengers only) between Port Angeles, Washington and Victoria. Rent a car from Budget in Victoria. Victoria Express.

Also see Washington State Ferries.

Hwy # 4 has many points of interest such as Cathedral Grove – a stand of huge trees, many are thousands of years old. This point of interest is only approximately 10 minutes after the start of Hwy # 4. Port Alberni is approximately 30 – 40 minutes away from the intersection and is a good place to fill up. No more gas stations until you reach Ucluelet! Minutes past Port Alberni, Sproat Lake is an excellent picnic spot. You will know when you are getting near to Ucluelet when you see Kennedy Lake. The mountains will start to recede. Many people confuse this huge lake with the ocean! Generations of Ucluelet children learned to swim in this lake every summer, prior to the opening of the West Coast Motel swimming pool.


The Tofino Bus has routes from Vancouver, Victoria, Nanaimo, Port Alberni, Comox, and Parksville to Ucluelet and Tofino. In fact the bus stops at a Ucluelet landmark, “Murrays’ Groceries”, just a couple minutes walk from the motel. – www.tofinobus.com.


Take the passenger only ferry from Port Alberni to Nanaimo. Please note that you will be without a vehicle. – Great for bikers or backpackers or those that may wish to leave their car in Port Alberni for a few days. Lady Rose Marine.

Need other accommodations on Vancouver Island?

Check out www.vancouverisland.travel or Visitor’s Choice Magazine online


BC Ferries link – www.bcferries.com – Reservations recommended during high season or long-weekends.
Coho Ferry – www.cohoferry.com
Bus schedule – www.tofinobus.com
Rent a car – www.budget.ca or www.bcbudget.com.
Airlines – www.westjet.com