Pacific Marine Circle Route

The perfect one day drive.  Enjoy gorgeous scenery as you visit some of Vancouver Island’s unique coastal communities.

Elk on the side of the road near water

The perfect one-day drive, the Pacific Marine Circle Route takes you through West Coast beaches and parks and ancient old-growth forests.  This self-guided tour takes you from the East Coast of Vancouver Island across the scenic Malahat, through the mountains of Lake Cowichan, along the West Coast, and back to your origin.  You will visit enormous, old-growth trees and Vancouver Island’s temperate rainforest and along the way you can enjoy local restaurants, spectacular scenery and quaint, family run shops in the unique coastal communities.

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