Welcome to the Alberni Valley

ADVENTURE FOUND HERE, YEAR AROUND!

This Vancouver Island destination has much to offer. Carved by glaciers, sheltered by mountains, the Alberni Valley is a brilliant ecosystem, protected by a group of communities working together and enjoying this amazing space. Discover old growth forest and west coast beaches, waterfalls and mountain views. Outdoor enthusiasts with a taste for the extreme will find breathtaking hikes, mountain biking, zip lines and kiteboarding, with west coast surfing just a bit further down the road. If it gets your pulse racing, you can find it in the Alberni Valley.

Your Summer Adventure awaits! Those seeking a more relaxing pace, might explore walking trails under ancient canopies, watching bears from the boardwalk, or spending a day fishing or tubing on Sproat Lake. Take in some of our history, with a visit to the Maritime Discovery Centre, Maclean Mill Site or Port Alberni Museum. There’s lots to see and do for everyone! Need ideas? You can start with this “How to Spend 2 Days in Alberni Valley” or some bigger adventures with Build Your Alberni Bucket List!

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Spring in the Alberni Valley

Spring Adventures Await in the Alberni Valley As the Vancouver Island landscape comes alive with the vibrant colours of spring, the Alberni Valley is a favourite destination for outdoor enthusiasts seeking adventure and tranquility. We invite you to explore the stunning landscapes surrounding Port Alberni, a charming coastal community offering a great range of activities […]

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Kiteboarding in Port Alberni

Strong Thermal Winds Make Port Alberni a Top Vancouver Island Destination for High-flying Kiteboarding! If you’re an outdoor enthusiasts seeking an adrenaline rush on the water, look no further than our own Alberni Valley. While we are definitely known for our stunning landscapes and laid-back lifestyle, we’re also building a strong reputation as a prime […]

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Inspire a Love for Alberni Valley – Indigenous Culture

The Alberni Valley sits on the unceded traditional territories of the Tseshaht and Hupačasath First Nations. Tseshaht First Nation Elected Chief Councillor Ken Watts was born and raised on his traditional territory of Tseshaht First Nation, which, along with that of the Hupačasath First Nation, encompasses the entire Alberni Valley. For Watts, his connection to his homelands stems […]

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THINGS TO DO

Places To Stay

The Alberni Valley is a place of community, and you’ll notice the difference as soon as you check in. Warm greetings, comfy beds, delicious treats, and a sense of safety you can’t find in the big city. From retro motels to a full facility hotel, we have something for everyone.

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