Port Alberni is the heart of West Coast region, rich with history and culture. Ride a steam train, hike Mount Arrowsmith, or catch a museum or waterfront festival. With inlet access to Barkley Sound and the Pacific Ocean, the historical ship M.V. Lady Rose connects Port Alberni to Bamfield and Ucluelet most of the year.
Tofino Bus offers express bus service from Port Alberni to Ucluelet and Tofino on its northbound route and to Nanaimo and Victoria on its southbound route. Tofino Bus leaves from the Port Alberni Tofino Bus depot at 4541 Margaret Street.
Check our bus schedule for information about arrivals and departures in Port Alberni.
Port Alberni Accommodation
Port Alberni hostels
The Fat Salmon Backpackers Hostel
3250 3rd Avenue
Port Alberni, BC, Canada, V9Y 4E1
Port Alberni Activities & Attractions
Port Alberni, often called the 'Salmon Capital of the World' offers excellent opportunity for both saltwater and freshwater angling. Salmon are the most famous fish on the coast, but halibut and bottom fish are also plentiful.