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Ocean Wilderness Inn is an oceanfront retreat located on the edge of the Pacific, and on the edge of the wilderness, 14km (8.5 miles) beyond Sooke, Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Only 45 km (30 miles) west of Victoria, Sooke is a perfect getaway distance. 

Please do not rely on the GPS in your phone to get you here.  There is no cell service beyond Sooke so who knows where you might end up.  If your GPS uses satellite then you will be fine. Just enter our address, 9171 West Coast Road, Sooke, B.C. or our GPS coordinates (N 48.22.55  W 123.52.15)

Estimated Travel Times

From Victoria: 65 minutes

From Victoria International Airport (YYJ): 85 minutes

From Swartz Bay Ferries: 90 minutes

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Google map Victoria to Ocean Wilderness Inn


Once you are on Vancouver Island:

From Victoria,  follow Hwy #1 to the Sooke/Hwy #14 exit.  Follow the signs for Sooke off the exit.  You will be on Hwy 14 S, at that point it is called Veteran's Memorial Highway.  Stay on Veteran's Memorial Highway for 8 traffic signals until you come to where Hwy 14 turns west and is called Sooke Road.

Turn right on Sooke Road/Hwy #14.

Follow Sooke Road/Hwy #14 to the village of Sooke.

After the third traffic light (at Otter Point Road), Hwy #14 is called West Coast Road, continue on West Coast Road for
8.5 miles (14 kilometers).

When you get close to the inn, you will cross Tugwell Creek and then Muir Creek.

We are up the hill from Muir Creek.

Our address is 9171 West Coast Road.

GPS Coordinates: 

N 48°22'55"  

W 123°52'15"

Getting to Vancouver Island:

The nearest major airports are Vancouver (YYR) and Seattle, WA (SEA).  Then you will need a boat or plane to get you from mainland Washington or British Columbia to Vancouver Island.



Port Angeles 

Victoria Inner HarbourBlack Ball Ferries/Coho

Seattle - Downtown 

Victoria Inner HarbourClipper Vacations

Anacortes WA (Stops at Friday Harbor)

Sidney BCWashington State Ferries

Vancouver (Tsawwassen)

Victoria (Swartz Bay)BC Ferries

North Vancouver (Horseshoe Bay)

Nanaimo (Departure Bay)BC Ferries

SEA - Seattle Tacoma Int'l Airport

YYJ - Victoria Int'l AirportAlaska Airlines/Horizon Air

Downtown Seattle (Seaplane)

Victoria Inner Harbour

Kenmore Air or Hyaak Air


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If you need any assistance while on your way, please call 1-800-323-2116 and we'll try to point you in the right direction.

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