The Blue Pearl
Lake Provincial Park - Enjoy the beach and view the Petroglyphs.
Tour the Mars
Bomber Water Planes and hear the thunder in the sky as they take
water ski-boarding competitions.
many trails to explore, kayaking, water skiing, canoeing and good
Island Soaring Centre
the joy of silent flight - Soar the Alberni Valley in a Glider. www.wisc.ca
In the Valley
Island's ONLY 1/4 Mile Drag Races in August at the Regional Airport. www.albernidragracing.com
To Do In
Valley is home to two Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations', the Hupacasath
and the Tseshaht, both a vital part of our thriving community. Be sure
not to miss the Nuu-chah--nulth Whalers' Canoe sculpture at Victoria
Watching from the Boardwalk
summer and early fall, visitors can watch black bears catch a salmon
directly across from the harbourside boardwalk.
Historic 1912 Railway Station and ride the old Steam Logging
Locomotive N97 through the scenic Alberni Valley to the McLean Mill. www.alberniheritage.com
to Bamfield, Ucluelet and the Broken Group Islands abord the M.V.
passenger and freight service has been a part of the West Coast for
over 60 years. The freighter carries mail, cargo and passengers down
the Alberni Inlet from Port Alberni and into Barley Sound to Bamfield
or the Broken Group Islands to Ucluelet then returns in the late
Learn about Native People's
art and culture, early European settlement and our industrial roots
from logging to fishing and farming.
Maritime Discovery Centre
Dive into the maritime lore of Canada's rugged west coast. Catch the
sights and sounds of a modern port at work. Catch the exciting
summertime exhibits. Look back at our seafaring history! www.alberniheritage.com
Pacific Railway Tour
working steam locomotive for a ride and discover the romance and
excitement of railway life.