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Jamie’s Whaling Station is located on the West Coast of Vancouver Island with locations in Tofino and Ucluelet. Come explore Clayoquot or Barkley Sound with us!

Tofino Location

606 Campbell Street
Toll-Free (North America only): 1-800-667-9913
Local Tel: 250-725-3919

Ucluelet Location

168 Fraser Lane
Toll-Free (North America only): 1-877-726-7444
Local Tel: 250-726-7444

Getting to Tofino or Ucluelet


Below is a list of estimated travel times to arrive at Jamie’s Whaling Station Tofino (if driving to Ucluelet, take approximately 30 minutes off the time below).

  • Vancouver ~ 7-9 Hours (Varies based on ferry schedule & wait times)
  • Campbell River ~ 3.5 Hours
  • Nanaimo ~ 3 Hours
  • Port Alberni ~ 2 Hours
  • Victoria ~ 5 Hours
  • Comox/Courtenay ~ 3 Hours

Highway 4 Travel Advisories

To arrive in Tofino or Ucluelet from Port Alberni, you must travel Highway 4. At this time, there is a large highway construction project on Highway 4 that includes potential traffic delays. As of January 2023, this project is nearing its completion but it’s best to check the updated traffic advisories and scheduled delays prior to departure. Click Here For Traffic Advisories.

In addition to the ongoing highway construction, if you are travelling to Tofino or Ucluelet between November and April you must drive through the Sutton Pass – the highest driving elevation between Port Alberni and Tofino/Uclulelet. At times, during the winter months, this area is subject to heavy snowfall. If you are travelling to the Tofino/Ucluelet during the winter months it is recommended to carry tire chains or use snow tires.


Tofino Bus offers multiple daily departures to and from Tofino/Ucluelet.


The fastest route to Tofino is by air. Below are a couple of options to get you here in the shortest amount of time.

  • Pacific Coastal Airlines – direct flights from Vancouver (south terminal) to Tofino Airport (YAZ)
  • Harbour Air – direct flights from Vancouver Harbour to Tofino Harbour
  • Tofino Air – Charter a floatplane for a direct flight between Tofino and Vancouver
  • Atleo River Air – offering charter flights for groups to Tofino Harbour

There are also opportunities to fly directly to Vancouver Island via international airports in Victoria (YVR), Nanaimo (YCD), and Comox (YQQ).

Already in Tofino or Ucluelet?


Pacific Rim Navigators offers private vehicle and shuttle services to and from Tofino/Ucluelet.


Looking for a ride to and from your tour with Jamies? Just Whistle!

Whistle! is a locally owned ridesharing company that provides service around Tofino and surrounding areas with top-rated ridesharing services and taxi alternatives.

Download the Whistle! app in the App Store or Google Play.