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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 and at the trail head to the world famous West Coast Trail. Go beach combing on pristine shores, hike through old-growth rain forests and watch soaring eagles and other local wildlife along the way. Enjoy some of the world’s best sports fishing, kayaking, diving and eco-tours and cultural 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, Pachena Bay has it all. Each scenic and private sites offer campers the option of power & water hookups.

What's New?

More washroom facilities and a custom-designed wash house that has hot showers, flush toilets, and is wheelchair-accessible.

Hiking the West Coast Trail?

Whether you are starting or ending your hike at Pachena Bay, our campsites are the perfect place to pitch your tent.

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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.

Looking for other Bamfield accommodation?

In the town of Bamfield we also have accommodation for all types of travellers. The Hacas Inn, Bamfield's only motel and the waterfront Upnit Lodge. If you are feeling hungry visit the Malsit Public House, located next to the Inn.

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