Sointula is located off the northeast tip of Vancouver Island about
a 4 hour drive from Nanaimo, BC and 6 hours from Victoria, BC, then
just a 20 min ride on the ferry from Port McNeill, BC.
Drive north on Highway 19 or (19A runs along the water slower but
very scenic) from Victoria or Nanaimo to Campbell River where you
start the scenic drive up the North Island Highway. Driving time
is about 2 1/2 – 3hrs from Campbell River to Port McNeill, where
you can catch the Ferry to Sointula.
The Ferry service runs continuously between Port McNeill, Sointula
and Alert Bay – 7 days a week. The Ferry from Vancouver to Vancouver
Island leaves daily every few hours from Tsawwassen or Horseshoe