Alberni Valley & the West Coast
Port Alberni is a community in the beautiful Alberni Valley, located at the end of Alberni Inlet. It
is close to the east and west coasts of Vancouver Island. To the west you will
find Long Beach, Ucluelet, and Tofino. Thirty minutes east are Qualicum and Parksville. Nanaimo one hour away and Victoria, British Columbia’s capital
city, is a two and one half hour drive south. Port Alberni real estate is
the most affordable on Vancouver Island.
Recreational salmon fishing in Port Alberni is awesome! The Stamp River system has over one million salmon returns annually. Known as the "Salmon Capital of the World", Port Alberni hosts the annual Salmon Festival. Besides ocean fishing Alberni has many fresh water lakes in the area. For the tourist interested in fish, a visit to the Robertson Creek Fish Hatchery on the Stamp River or the fish ladders in the Stamp Falls Provincial Campsite is captivating.
Ten minutes from Port Alberni, just off the Pacific Rim Highway is spectacular Sproat Lake. You may wish to swim, sun bath or enjoy boating activities.
Port Alberni has equipped and maintained sports fields and indoor facilities. The Alberni Valley Multiplex, with twin 200’ x 85’ ice sheets, is home to the Alberni Valley Bulldogs, plus various other ice programs.
Port Alberni’s 52 bed hospital opened in 2001. This beautiful designed building includes emergency, diagnostic, ambulatory care and inpatient departments. Single and double rooms have views of the surrounding gardens and wooded areas. The four maternity rooms are designed for ultimate comfort and personal care to accommodate the mother and her baby throughout the entire delivery process and following hospital stay.
is a Nuu-chah-nulth First Nation word
meaning safe harbour. Ucluelet's slogan is Life On the Edge suiting
their geographical south-east
Sound. Tourist from around the world come to Ucluelet to
Kayak the Broken Group Islands, hike the
Wild Pacific Trail,
fish for salmon, cod or halibut, beach combing, whale watching and storm
watching in the winter months. Ucluelet is a 2 hour car ride from Port Alberni
or enjoy a 4½ hour ride on the
Tofino is a fishing village at the tip of Esowista Peninsula entrance of the Clayoquot Sound on the West Coast of Vancouver Island. Major Islands of the Clayoquot Sound are Mears Island, Vargas Island and Flores Island. Major Inlets are Sydney Inlet, Shelter Inlet, Herbert Inlet, Bedwell Inlet, Lemmens Inlet and Tofino Inlet. Tourists come from all over the world to surf on Long Beach, whale watch, fish, camp, hike, kayak, storm watch at The Wickaninnish Inn or just enjoy nature.
B & B's & Hotels
|Alberni Fall Fair||Best Western Barclay Hotel||Arrowsmith Glass||Arrowsmith Baptist||The Mortgage Group||Coastal Bliss Adventures||Alberni Valley Bulldogs||Alberni's Community Website|
|Alberni Salmon Festival||Cedar Wood Lodge||Castle Decks||Gateway Community||Kayaking Adventures||Alberni Junior Baseball||AV Chamber of Commerce|
|Parksville Beach Festival||Terrace Beach Resort||Coulson Flying Tankers||Catholic Church||Sea Kayaking Vacations||Alberni Valley Minor Hockey||McLean's Heritage Mill|
|Thunder in the Alberni Valley||The Wickaninnish Inn||Fish & Duck Pub||West Coast River Charters||AV Soccer||Robertson Creek Fish Hatchery|
|Tofino Salt Water Classic||Little Bavaria Restaurant||West Coast Trail||AV Minor Softball||Sproat Lake Home Park|
|Wild Pacific Trail||PA Gymnastics Academy||The Seven Wonders of PA|
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