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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. From Sproat Lake Provincial Park you can see the world famous Martin Mars water bombers resting on the lake. They are used to fight forest fires.
Port Alberni 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 new 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.
Parksville & Qualicum Beach
Parksville is located on the sheltered east coast of Vancouver Island with over 7.5 km of sandy ocean front. Home to Rathtrevor Beach and Parksville Beach the towns main attractions. Parksville Beach Festival hosts the annual sandcastle competition that has been enjoyed since 1982.
Qualicum Beach is a charming coastal community of 8,502 people, located on the Strait of Georgia on the east coast of Vancouver Island. It offers sandy beaches, six provincial parks, a golf course, airport, gift & speciality shops, art galleries, a museum, and live theatre company. The Qualicum Beach Memorial Golf Club is one of Canada's most scenic with it's ocean and mountain views. It is open year round due to their mild climate and excellent drainage.
Campbell River & Quadra Island
Campbell River is a scenic oceanfront city on the eastern shore of Vancouver Island and the 4th largest city on the Island. It is situated on the Discovery Passage and known as the "Salmon Capital of the World". Each year salmon pass through the Discovery Passage on their way to Campbell River and other spawning grounds. The city is surrounded by Strathcona Provincial Park to the west and the Coastal mountain range to the east.
Quadra Island is home to a lively community of 2,700 people. Quathiaski Cove or Q-Cove as it is referred to by the locals is the hub and point of arrival for the regular ferry service between the city of Campbell River. Heriot Bay serves as a departure point for the ferry to Cortes Island and other boat services to the outer Discovery Islands. Fishing and lodging are the primary activities and industries.
B & B's & Hotels
Beaches & Parks
|Alberni Fall Fair||Best Western Barclay Hotel||Long Beach||Arrowsmith Glass||Arrowsmith Baptist||ADSS Hockey Skills Academy||Coastal Bliss Adventures||Alberni's Community Website|
|Alberni Salmon Festival||Cedar Wood Lodge||Rathtrevor Beach||Castle Decks||Gateway Community||Alberni Valley Bulldogs||Kayaking Adventures||AV Chamber of Commerce|
|Parksville Beach Festival||Crown Mansion||Rebecca Spit Provincial Park||Calgary Real Estate||Discovery Community||Alberni Valley Minor Hockey||Sea Kayaking Vacations||McLean's Heritage Mill|
|Thunder in the Alberni Valley||Terrace Beach Resort||Sproat Lake Park||Coombs Country Market||Catholic Church||AV Minor Softball||West Coast River Charters||Robertson Creek Fish Hatchery|
|Tofino Salt Water Classic||The Wickaninnish Inn||Strathcona Provincial Park||Coulson Flying Tankers||Neighbourhood Church||PA Gymnastics Academy||West Coast Trail||Sproat Lake Home Park|
|Water's Edge Bed & Breakfast||Dominion Lending Centres||Saanich Community||Wild Pacific Trail||The Seven Wonders of PA|
|Fish & Duck Pub|
|Little Bavaria Restaurant|
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