Boat Basin is situated on the West Coast of
Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada, within Clayoquot Sound,
55 kilometres (33 miles) northwest of the village of Tofino, and 35
kilometres (22 miles) south-southwest of Gold River. The
Temperate Rainforest Field Study Centre and Cougar
Annie's Garden are accessible by boat or float plane from Tofino
and Gold River.
Tofino is serviced by scheduled air service from Vancouver
and Seattle, or by road across Vancouver Island.
Gold River is serviced by the Island Highway, which
runs from Victoria, through Campbell River to Gold River. The driving
time from Victoria to Gold River is approximately 3 1/2 hours.