Please note that Port Alberni is 124 kms from
It's also a good place to stop if it's getting late on you're on the road.
The road from Port Alberni to Tofino is twisty and scenic and much better to enjoy during the day.
Port Alberni is a small Vancouver Island town 124 kms from Tofino.
It is on the road to Tofino and is a nice place to stop if you'd like to break up the drive to Tofino.
Marina in Port Alberni on the Somas River.
Named for Pedro de Alberni, Spanish Army
Europeans began living in the inlet in 1860
Establishment of sawmill
Today Port Alberni population is ~18,000
Forest industry still mainstay of economy
Fishing an important part of the Town's story
McLean Mill National Historic Site (1926)
Tourism a welcome part of Port Alberni today
Looking towards Port Alberni which borders the Somas River.
Local shops, farmer markets, museums, tackle shops, and kayak rentals
stores and services
Malls, brand stores
Restaurants, franchise food
Hotels, motels and resorts
internet café in Bernard Computers on the main street - Johnston Street
Alberni Valley Heritage Network Website
At Port Alberni you are 124 kilometers from Tofino