Welcome to Pachena Bay Campground on Vancouver Island’s West Coast

Enjoy unparalleled wilderness adventures at Pachena Bay Campground, around the corner from the picturesque town of Bamfield, BC. Go beachcombing on pristine shores, hike through old-growth rainforests and watch soaring eagles and other local wildlife along the way. Enjoy some of the world’s best sportsfishing, kayaking, diving or eco- and cultural tourism adventures.

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Full-Service Camping Sites

We accommodate RVs, Campers, and Tents!

Whether you’re looking for full-service or the basics, we’ve got you covered. All of our scenic and private sites offer campers the option of power & water hookups.

We have also extended our infrastructure to accommodate more washroom facilities, and now boast a custom-designed wash house that has hot showers, flush toilets, and is fully wheelchair-accessible.

Showers are coin operated and take $1 for 4 minutes. We have WIFI available around the main office area only and there is no cell service at the beach.

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Plan Your Trip

Whether arriving by road, shuttle, boat or air, we can help you get here!

We’ve compiled a list of tips and resources for getting to the campground from Victoria, Port Alberni and Lake Cowichan.

Relax, unwind and reconnect with nature in a magnificent setting on the shores of Pachena Bay, just 5 kilometres from Bamfield on Vancouver Island, BC.

Please note, the Pachena Bay Gas Bar offers gasoline and diesel fuel every day of the week.

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