35 minute drive from Nanaimo Intl Airport (YCD), an hour drive from Comox Airport (YQQ), or two hour drive from Victoria Intl Airport (YYJ), or two plus hour drive from Swartz Bay BC Ferry Terminal.  Driving from Vancouver Intl Airport (YVR) we are just over three hours using the Horseshoe Bay BC Ferry Terminal. For skiers we are just under a four hour drive to Whistler BC using the Departure Bay BC Ferry Terminal and a little over an hour drive to Mt Washington just north of our house in the Comox Valley. There are multiple float plane and airport flights from Vancouver (YVR) and Seattle (SEA) to Nanaimo Harbour Water Aerodrome (ZNA) and (YCD).