Destination guide

Explore the waterfront setting in Port Alberni

The area's history and culture are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Port Alberni. This city's cycling, riverfront and bird watching draw many visitors. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Port Alberni

Are you searching for top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Port Alberni a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Chase and Warren Winery (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Raptors Centre (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Alberni Charters (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Hole In The Wall (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Arrowsmith Golf and Country Club (13.2 mi / 21.3 km)
  • Qualicum Beach Memorial Golf Club (18.2 mi / 29.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Port Alberni

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Port Alberni is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hole In The Wall (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Canal Beach (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Stamp River Provincial Park (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Horne Lake Caves Provincial Park (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • MacMillan Provincial Park (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Spider Lake Provincial Park (10 mi / 16.2 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Port Alberni

Fly into Comox, BC (YQQ-Comox Valley), the closest airport, located 29.2 mi (46.9 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Nanaimo, BC (ZNA-Nanaimo Harbour Water Aerodrome), which is 41.3 mi (66.4 km) away.

Where to stay around Port Alberni?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 155 holiday lettings near Port Alberni. From 89 Houses to 23 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Port Alberni is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Port Alberni?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Port Alberni. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Horne Lake Caves Provincial Park: 202 holiday lettings
  • Maritime Discovery Centre: 160 holiday lettings
  • Alberni Pacific Railway: 161 holiday lettings
  • Chase and Warren Winery: 172 holiday lettings
  • Nuu-Chah-Nulth Whaling Canoe Sculpture: 170 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Port Alberni listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Port Alberni?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 89 Houses in Port Alberni. Our other popular types of Port Alberni holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 23 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 23 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 20 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Port Alberni?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 48 holiday homes with pool available in Port Alberni. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.