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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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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.
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.
|Victoria Inner Harbour||Black Ball Ferries/Coho|
Seattle - Downtown
|Victoria Inner Harbour||Clipper Vacations|
Anacortes WA (Stops at Friday Harbor)
|Sidney BC||Washington State Ferries|
|Victoria (Swartz Bay)||BC Ferries|
North Vancouver (Horseshoe Bay)
|Nanaimo (Departure Bay)||BC Ferries|
SEA - Seattle Tacoma Int'l Airport
|YYJ - Victoria Int'l Airport||Alaska Airlines/Horizon Air|
Downtown Seattle (Seaplane)
|Victoria Inner Harbour|
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.