Via the Horseshoe Bay / Departure Bay Ferry:

Exit the ferry, and turn right onto Brechin Rd. Proceed up the hill, and take a right onto BC-19A N. Follow the highway out of Nanaimo, where it joins with BC-19 N.

Continuing on the Inland Island Hwy 19 North for approximately 30 minutes.
Take exit 60 to Port Alberni and Tofino as it merges onto Alberni Hwy 4 West.
Continue following the Alberni Hwy 4 to Port Alberni passing scenic Cameron Lake and the iconic old growth trees in Cathedral Grove.
Enter Port Alberni and stay to the right of the Visitors Centre at the start of town and continue travelling along Alberni Hwy 4 as it changes into Johnston Rd.
Turn left onto Gertrude and continue travelling ahead as it turns into Stamp Avenue and then into 3rd Ave.
Travelling approximately 2.5km on 3rd Ave, following the sign to Bamfield and China Creek, turn left onto Ship Creek Rd. and continue as it turns into Franklin River Rd.
Travel for approximately 10km staying to the left and following the signs to Bamfield and China Creek.
China Creek Campground is located on the right.