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 waterfall hikes ranging from easy to moderate hiking effort. Try one or all, and share your adventure photos with the #exploreportalberni!

 

hole in the wall vancouver island waterfall hike

Hole in the Wall, Port Alberni. Vancouver Island Waterfalls. Photo by Nancy Shields ZenSeekers.

 

Hole in the Wall Falls

This remarkable Port Alberni landmark is a short, easy hike that is suitable for kids and dog friendly. Trail access is across the road from Coombs Country Candy store (bonus!) and the trek to the Hole in Wall viewpoint takes about 15 minutes walking on a well-marked trail.

Ideal if you are looking for… easy and fun!
Location: across from Coombs Country Candy store, park on road (map)
Time to Complete: 40 mins
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China Creek Falls

China Falls Port Alberni waterfall hike

China Falls Port Alberni waterfall hike. Photo by Chris Istace, ZenSeekers

A  2.7km (in and out), moderately challenging hike, the trail that leads you there is a beautiful forest walk that ends at the rushing falls.

Ideal if you are looking for… going off the beaten path
Location: 11 minutes from Port Alberni (map)
Time to Complete: 40 mins
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Stamp Falls

View of Stamp Falls Provincial Park, Alberni Valley

Stamp Falls Provincial Park, Alberni Valley, Photo by Chris Istace, ZenSeekers.

Only 1.3km (in and out) of well groomed, easy trail walking along the Stamp River will take you to the roaring falls.

Ideal if you are looking for… a relaxing, easy hike with beautiful views
Location: 22 minutes from Port Alberni (map)
Time to Complete: 26 mins
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Weiner Falls

Weiner Falls Port Alberni Vancouver Island

Weiner Falls Port Alberni Vancouver Island, photo by Chris Istace, ZenSeekers

A 3.9km (in and out) waterfall hike. Although the longest route of all 4, the hike up to the falls is not difficult and the view of the falls are well worth the effort!

Ideal if you are looking for… something out of a fairy tale
Location: 19 minutes from Port Alberni via Alberni Valley Community Forest (map)
Time to Complete: 1 h 11 mins
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