Port Alberni

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Port Alberni
Port of Entry
49°14.174'N, 124°49.103'W Chart icon.png
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Port Alberni with a population of 17,678 is a deep port city that lies within the Alberni Valley at the head of the Alberni Inlet, Vancouver Island's longest inlet.


See Strait of Georgia.


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Port Alberni is a port of entry/exit for Canada. For details see Entrance: Canada.


Alberni Harbour Quay

Alberni Harbour Quay/wiki/Port_Alberni#Alberni_Harbour_Quay
Harbour icon Alberni Harbour Quay [[Port Alberni#Alberni Harbour Quay|Alberni Harbour Quay]] 49°14.168'N, 124°48.934'W
Port of Entry

This was a fishing port where now passenger and freight vessels stop. A yacht facility has been added with 15 berths. Amenities include washrooms, showers, laundry, a security access system and on site management. The facilitiy is adjacent to the Lighthouse Pier that features the Maritime Heritage Discovery Centre. It is sheltered by two large breakwaters.

[email protected]; Tel: +1 (250) 723 1413 and +1 (250) 723 2533; VHF channel XX
Address: 2750 Harbour Rd, Port Alberni, British Columbia, Canada V9Y 7X2

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For anchoring off, inquire the port authorities.


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Fuel ESSO/wiki/Port_Alberni#ESSOFuel icon ESSO [[Port Alberni#ESSO|ESSO]] 49°13.970'N, 124°48.860'W
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  • The city of Port Alberni is about an hour's drive west of Nanaimo on Highway 4
  • BC Transit operates three day-time routes and one evening route in Port Alberni (M-Sa, $2 cash fare, free for children under 6)



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