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Vicious Fish Charters departs daily from the Port Renfrew Marina.

Directions below courtesy of Jolly Rogers Fishing Adventures.


Getting to Port Renfrew

From the Mainland (Vancouver, Seattle)
From Victoria
Finding Port Renfrew Marina
Chart of Vancouver Island driving distances


From the Mainland (Vancouver, Seattle)

  • Ferries from Tsawwassen (Vancouver, BC) and Anacortes/Bellingham, Washington arrive in Sydney, 5 km north of Victoria.
  • Flights to Victoria International Airport also arrive in Sydney.
  • Ferries from Seattle or Port Angeles arrive in downtown Victoria.


Driving from Sydney to Victoria:

  • Drive south on the Pat Bay Highway #17 towards Victoria.
  • Exit at McKenzie Avenue -- exit says "Highway #1, Nanaimo".
  • Follow McKenzie Avenue 3 km to Highway #1, turn right onto Highway #1.
  • Continue with directions below.


Driving from Victoria to Port Renfrew

  • Exit Victoria on Douglas Road north, Victoria's main north-south street.
  • Douglas Road becomes Highway #1 as you leave Victoria.
  • Drive 5 km to Sooke exit.
  • Follow "Veterans Memorial Parkway" 4 km to Highway #14 ("Westcoast Road"). Turn right. This is the only road going west, all the way to Port Renfrew.
  • You will reach Sooke in approximately 25 minutes.
  • Continue on to Port Renfrew, roughly 80 minutes from Sooke. On the way, stop at Jordan River for a cup of coffee and a snack.
  • Drive carefully! It is a winding ocean road, often wet and foggy, and also with vehicles full of anglers and surfers sometimes driving too quickly to wherever they need to get to.

Finding Port Renfrew Marina

  • You'll know you're nearing Port Renfrew when you start to see signs for accommodation and other businesses.
  • Before you get to the village centre, turn right at Deering Road.
  • Cross the long one-lane bridge over the San Juan River.
  • At the Pachidah Road fork, keep right (stay on Deering Road).
  • Cross the second one lane bridge, turn left on gravel road (Gordon River Road).
  • At next fork in road (1 minute), keep left and continue 2 minutes to Port Renfrew Marina.



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Driving Directions:
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