Things to Do in the Alberni Valley

Port Alberni is home to an endless amount activities and things to do. From local art and historical attractions and family friendly fun to world-class fishing and extreme adventure, there is something for everyone here in the Alberni Valley.

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From art galleries and museums to bear watching and steam trains—discover the Alberni Valley through our cultural attractions and truly West Coast experiences. Learn about our maritime history, logging heritage, and local First Nations culture.

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Family Friendly

Is it time to burn off some energy on a long road trip or go on a family adventure? Here’s your guide to local parks, playgrounds, attractions, and activities suitable for families of all ages.

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Fishing in the Alberni Valley


Outdoor adventures abound in the Alberni Valley—on land and on the water. Whether you want to stroll through a majestic, primeval forest, discover world-class salmon fishing, or play a round of golf, the Alberni Valley offers experiences in nature to suit you.

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Kite surfing in the Alberni Valley

Extreme Adventure

Your West Coast experience wouldn’t be complete without trying some of the extreme adventures the Alberni Valley has to offer. From kiteboarding to climbing, mountain biking to motorsports, we have the cure for every adrenaline junkie’s needs.

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Port Alberni is home to a diverse selection of annual events that are a must-do each year. Learn more about the current calendar and upcoming events by visiting our Events Page.

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