how to get here

Coombs Fairgrounds
1014 Ford Road
Coombs, BC

Coombs is about the same short distance from Qualicum Beach and Parksville on mid Vancouver Island, BC, Canada. See travel info below the map.

Driving on the Island

From the south (Nanaimo – 40 mins, Duncan – 1 hr, Victoria – 2 hrs)
From northbound Hwy 19, take the 4a exit and turn left to head into Coombs.

From the north (Courtenay/Comox – 1 hr, Campbell River – 1.5 hrs)
From southbound Hwy 19 Qualicum Beach/Port Alberni exit, turn right on Hwy 4 toward Port Alberni. At the Coombs Junction, turn left onto 4a.

Ferries to Vancouver Island

If you’re coming from the Canadian mainland or other Gulf islands, see the BC Ferries website.

For ferries from USA to Vancouver Island, see this site for three ferry options.

If you’ll be walking on a ferry and need a ride to the rally site, email us and we’ll try to help coordinate with someone to give you a ride.

Flying to Vancouver Island

The closest local airport to the rally is Qualicum Beach. KD Air offers daily service from/to Vancouver. Nanaimo is the next closest airport.

If you need a ride from either of those airports, email us and we’ll try to help coordinate with someone to give you a ride.

Other airports on the island include Comox, Victoria (International), Port Alberni, Campbell River, and Tofino.