Plan Your Trip

Welcome to the Alberni Valley, a hidden gem nestled on Vancouver Island’s west coast, where natural beauty meets vibrant community. Whether you’re an outdoor enthusiast, a history buff, or a foodie seeking culinary delights, the Alberni Valley has something for everyone. Here’s your guide to plan the perfect trip to our picturesque valley.

Explore, Experience, and Indulge

Immerse yourself in the wonders of the Alberni Valley by exploring its breathtaking landscapes, experiencing its rich culture, and indulging in its culinary delights; hike through ancient forests in Cathedral Grove, where towering trees whisper tales of the past, discover hidden waterfalls along scenic trails, and delve into the valley’s history at local museums and heritage sites, where artifacts and stories come alive; then, satisfy your taste buds with fresh seafood caught straight from the Pacific Ocean, locally sourced ingredients bursting with flavor, and artisanal treats crafted with care from the Alberni Valley’s Farmers Markets—whether you’re seeking adrenaline-pumping adventure, soul-nourishing cultural exploration, or palate-pleasing culinary delights, the Alberni Valley offers a diverse range of experiences to captivate and delight every traveler.

Discover Neighboring Communities

Expand your Vancouver Island adventure by exploring the neighboring communities of Bamfield, Tofino and Ucluelet, each offering its own unique charm and attractions. Venture to Bamfield and the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve for rugged coastal landscapes, pristine beaches, and world-renowned hiking trails. Head west to Tofino and Ucluelet for world-class surfing beaches, stunning coastal hikes, and charming seaside towns. Alternatively, explore the oceanside communities of Parksville and Qualicum Beach along with Coombs for relaxing beach days, charming shops, and artisanal treats. Each community promises unforgettable experiences, adding depth and diversity to your Alberni Valley getaway.

West Coast surfing in Tofino, a day trip from Port Alberni

Plan Your Stay

Find the perfect accommodations for your Alberni Valley retreat. Choose from cozy bed and breakfasts, waterfront resorts, or a beautiful campsite surrounded by nature. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing getaway or an action-packed adventure, the Alberni Valley welcomes you to discover its beauty and hospitality.

Swept Away Inn in Port Alberni, Alberni Valley Accomodations

When To Visit

When to Visit the Alberni Valley, on beautiful Vancouver Island

Throughout the year, the Alberni Valley invites visitors to enjoy its diverse landscapes and activities, from spring blooms and summer adventures to remarkable fall colors and winter sports, ensuring memorable experiences for all seasons.

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Getting Here

Port Alberni RV Campground

Experience the flexibility of your Alberni Valley getaway, whether for a day or an extended stay, arriving by air, water, or road, and uncover the abundance of activities our community offers; getting here is effortless, but leaving may prove to be the challenge!

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Know Before You Go

Getting here is easy, leaving is the hardest part. Welcome to the Alberni Valley

Proper preparation is essential for an adventure in the Alberni Valley’s stunning wilderness, renowned for its diverse outdoor activities and breathtaking landscapes; whether hiking, paddling, or camping, thoughtful planning ensures both enjoyment and safety on your next adventure.

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Experience all that our picturesque valley has to offer. Whether you’re attending local events, exploring outdoor activities, or indulging in culinary delights, the Alberni Valley invites you to join us and create memories to last a lifetime in our vibrant community. Start planning your trip today and embark on an unforgettable adventure in the Alberni Valley.