How To Find Parksville Community and Convention Centre
Drive north on Highway 1 toward Nanaimo, just south of Nanaimo, take the exit for Highway 19 (the Inland Highway) and the north island. Take the second exit for Parksville (Hwy 4A) and proceed to Jensen Avenue. We are in the second block, just past the Civic and Technology Centre. Bus and train connections are available from downtown Victoria.
From Vancouver and the Fraser Valley
From Horseshoe Bay on Vancouver's north shore, take the BC ferry to Nanaimo. Exit the ferry and keep to the two right lanes, then take Highway 19 North towards Parksville. Follow directions as per above to take you to the Parksville Community and Conference Centre. If you are traveling without a vehicle, there is a foot passenger service from Vancouver's inner harbour to the harbourfront in downtown Nanaimo via Harbour Lynx.
From the Airport and South Vancouver
Take Highway 10 and 99, head to the BC Ferry terminal in Tsawwassen and catch the ferry to Duke Point (south Nanaimo). Head north on Highway 1 and then exit to Highway 19 and proceed towards Parksville. From Seattle Head north on I-5 and cross the border at Blaine. Continue North on Highway 99 about 15 minutes, then take the exit for Tsawwassen and the ferries.Take the ferry to Nanaimo (Duke Point). Head North on Highway 1 and then exit to Highway 19 and Parksville. There are also ferries out of Anacortes and Port Angeles in Washington that will take you to Victoria, where you can follow Highways 1 and 19 north to Parksville.
From Port Alberni, Tofino or Ucluelet
Follow Highway 4 directly to Highway 19, where you travel south towards Nanaimo. Take exit 4A to Parksville. From the Comox Valley Take either the scenic coastal Route 19A south from Courtenay, or the four-lane inland Island Highway 19 South.