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Port Alberni Salmon Derby and Festival 2022

Going Back to Where It All Began! Port Alberni’s Annual Salmon Derby (with $10,000 worth of prizes!) is heading back to where it all began for its 2022 event. After 50 years of being held in various locations, the 2022 Salmon Derby will be held at the Alberni Valley Tyee Club & Fisherman, home to […]

Port Alberni Craft Beer

If you are a craft beer lover, you will want to be sure to check out all the stops on the BC Ale Trail on Vancouver Island, including 3 fantastic Port Alberni Craft Beer Breweries. Discover  Twin City Brewing,  Dog Mountain Brewing and Alberni Brewing Company.  Each offers a full food menu, and you will […]

Discover the Best Waterfall Hikes in the Alberni Valley

West Coast Waterfall Hikes from Easy to Moderate The beautiful Alberni Valley is home to some of the most wonderful waterfalls on Vancouver Island. If you enjoy hiking or walks in the forest, what better reward for your effort than a picturesque waterfall at the end of the trail! We have gathered some favourite local […]

RV Adventure in the Alberni Valley

Planning your next Vancouver Island RV adventure? The beautiful Alberni Valley has much offer! Port Alberni and the surrounding Alberni Valley is a favourite destination for outdoor enthusiasts and RV adventure seekers on Vancouver Island. Choose from a large list of locations offering of RV-friendly campsites, with varying amenities and attractions depending on your road […]

Best Fishing in BC!

Aptly named Canada’s Fishing Capital by the World Fishing Network, Port Alberni is widely known to have the best fishing on the planet. Located in the heart of Vancouver Island, the Alberni Valley attracts anglers year around, with special interest in Chinook and Coho starting in June, Tuna arriving in September, and Halibut beginning their […]

Port Alberni Farmers’ Markets

Discover Local Flavor at the Farmers’ Market One of my favorite ways to discover local flavour (of all sorts) is to visit the Farmers Market, wherever I may be. Since it is always family friendly and entertaining, I make an effort to find farmers markets when travelling. Lucky for me, Port Alberni boasts not one, […]

Heat Wave: Stay Cool Alberni Valley

It’s no secret that the Alberni Valley is often one of the warmest regions on Vancouver Island. Our hottest June on record was in 2017 when we hit a scorching 34.7 ˚C. Incredibly, this week we are expected to reach a new all-time high of 42 degrees Celsius! While we love the heat and all […]

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