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The Alberni Valley Tsunami of 1964

This month marks the 59th anniversary of one of the largest tsunami’s to ever hit British Columbia’s coastline. The 1964 Tsunami On March 27th, 1964 the strongest earthquake to ever hit North America occurred in Anchorage, Alaska. It became known as the “Great Alaskan Earthquake” and measured a massive 9.2 in magnitude. The earthquake was […]

Unique Accommodations in the Alberni Valley

Try one of these unique Port Alberni accommodations for your next getaway! Looking to get away for a few nights? Make your trip to the Alberni Valley even more memorable by staying somewhere unique. We’ve scoped out three amazing and unique Port Alberni accommodations for your next vacation (or stay-cation!) that, we think, offer something […]

Romantic Spots in Port Alberni

Ideas for Fun and Romance with your Valentine February means the blush on your cheeks is either a cool wind off the Quay or romance is in the air! Whether a new love, long standing, family or BFF. Here are a few of our favourite ways to celebrate Valentine’s month and make our loved ones […]

5 Port Alberni Coffee Shops To Try

We invite you to discover a few of our favourite Port Alberni coffee shops and cafés. Whether on the hunt for a classic cup of coffee or the perfect latte for a relaxing morning, we have a some great options with lots of personality. Check out this list and find the perfect spot to refuel […]

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 […]

Forest Bathing

Making Nature Part of your Wellness Practice Ringing in a new year often includes taking some time to reflect on our lifestyles, and add some healthy changes. Living in the Alberni Valley, we can attest that one easy, effective, and very enjoyable healthy habit is spending time in nature. Regardless of the season or the […]

Take a Look Into the Past

Exploring the History and Culture of the Alberni Valley The Alberni Valley is home to a rich and fascinating history. It is well worth spending a few hours, (or an entire day for you history buffs) strolling through our amazing museums and heritage centres. You will learn about the history and culture of local First […]