SUMMER HOURS May 2 - Oct 9

We are open DAILY 9:30 am - 5:00 pm, park closes 6 pm

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GETTING HERE

Conveniently located on Vancouver Island’s Malahat Highway (TransCanada Highway), a stunning 35-minute drive north of Victoria and one hour south of Nanaimo.

Situated along the Pacific Marine Circle Route in Cowichan Valley’s lush, green forests, stunning orchards, and award-winning vineyards, our location provides the opportunity to create a travel itinerary that is a true Vancouver Island experience.

FROM THE MAINLAND

Travelling from Metro Vancouver? Choose from one of many BC Ferries routes, take a scenic seaplane, or catch a helicopter flight and rent a car or bike for a unique island adventure. Travel time by ferry is 3-3.5 hours depending on port of arrival.

ON THE ISLAND

Travel from Downtown Victoria

  • Head North on Douglas Street/ Trans Canada Highway 1N
  • Continue to travel North through Victoria toward McKenzie Avenue
  • Continue past McKenzie Avenue exit approximately 27 km and
  • Destination exit will be on your right (approximately 4 km past Shawnigan Lake Road)

Travel from Swartz Bay, Victoria

  • Head South on Ferry Ramp toward BC-17 for 26 km
  • Take exit 7 for McKenzie Ave towards Trans Canada Hwy/BC-1/Nanaimo
  • Keep right at the fork, follow signs for McKenzie Avenue W/Nanaimo/TransCanada Highway 1
  • Continue on Trans Canada Highway 1 approximately 27 km and
  • Destination exit will be on your right (approximately 4 km past Shawnigan Lake Road)

Travel from Departure Bay, Nanaimo

  • Exit the ferry and go South on Stewart Avenue following the signs for TC Highway 1 South Victoria
  • Continue onto Trans-Canada Hwy/BC-1 S approximately 80 km
  • Malahat SkyWalk will be on the left and you must pass the entrance sign and follow signs to the designated U Turn at Malahat Chalet on the east side of the highway
  • To access the attraction, please follow U Turn directions to return north and destination will be on your right

SHUTTLE from DOWNTOWN VICTORIA

Island Time Tours offers a *daily shuttle service departing at 11:00 am with pick up from four (4) convenient locations in downtown Victoria.

All bookings are direct with Island Time Tours. Book online, phone 1.250.477.3322 or text 250.516.6077

If you have questions about a booking or reservation, please contact Island Time Tours directly. by phone or email Enable JavaScript to view protected content.

*Some days require a min of 4 passesngers

**This is a private service, not operated by Malahat SkyWalk

PARKING

Complimentary, and plenty of space for RVs/motorhomes.

*No overnight parking permitted

WHERE TO STAY

The legendary Cowichan Valley offers so much to do—why not spend a few days?

Moonwater Lodge

Located just minutes from Malahat SkyWalk, this lodge not only offers a variety of luxurious rooms, but also a gourmet restuarant featuring the freshest fish, savoury steaks, and rich local wines.

Villa Eyrie

Treat yourself to Italian-inspired hospitality and world-class dining on site. The 106 acre resort includes a mineral pool, spa services, and spectacular views from spacious decks.

Ramada by Wyndham Duncan

Located off the TransCanada Highway, half-way between Victoria and Nanaimo, this pet-friendly hotel is within reach of vineyards, shopping, and great family dining choices.

Best Western Cowichan Valley Inn

Enjoy the convenience of an on-site lounge and restaurant: a great place to kick back and relax after an adventurous day.

Westin Bear Mountain Resort and Spa

Just minutes from downtown Victoria, Bear Mountain Golf & Tennis Resort Community is the perfect escape from it all.