Port Alberni, BC, Canada is located on the Alberni Inlet (Vancouver Island's longest inlet) and the Somass River on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. The community is a gateway to the Broken Islands Group and Barkley Sound.
Activities most enjoyed in the Village of Port Alberni and surrounding areas include golfing,boating, ocean kayaking, sailing, fishing, water skiing, hiking, camping, wildlife watching, sightseeing, picnicking, wind surfing, Zip Lining, flightseeing, off-roading, mountain biking, scuba diving, canoeing and backpacking.
A few of the more popular activity and sightseeing destinations located in Port Alberni and the surrounding area includes Mount Arrowsmith Regional Park, Cathedral Grove-MacMillan Provincial Park, Della Falls Trail (Canada's highest waterfall), Strathcona Provincial Park, Broken Islands Group - Pacific Rim National Park, Horne Lake Trail, Cameron Lake, Sproat Lake Provincial Park, Canal Beach and the Stamp Falls Provincial Park.
Some of the natural attractions, museums, art and cultural venues in Port Alberni, British Columbia and the surrounding regions includes Harbour Quay, McLean Mill National Historic Site, Great Central Lake, Maritime Discovery Centre, Alberni Valley Museum, Robertson Creek Fish Hatchery, M.V. Frances Barkley, Victoria Quay, Alberni Pacific "Steam" Railway and art galleries.
Services important in and around the community of Port Alberni include accommodations (hotel, motel, resorts, vacation homes, cottages, bed and breakfast, rental suites), tours, guides, campgrounds, pubs, wineries, restaurants, gas stations, gift stores, liquor stores, grocery stores, big box sores, banks, and transportation services including taxi, marina and the Port Alberni Airport.