Get to Nanaimo on Vancouver Island by ferry (www.bcferries.bc.ca).Travel the Island Highway to Port Alberni, then follow the signs to Bamfield. You will be travelling on a well-maintained gravel logging road for approx. 95 Kilometers (60 miles).
By Boat: MV Francis Barkley:
This freight/passenger boat leaves Port Alberni at 8 a.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays yearly. During July and August, Sundays there is also a Sunday sailing. The ship arrives in Bamfield at approximately 12 p.m.www.ladyrosemarine.com
The West Coast Trail Express leaves Victoria (with a pickup in Nanaimo) daily starting in May through to September and returns to Victoria the same day (www.trailbus.com).