Port Alberni / Tofino / Ucluelet The West coast of Vancouver Island is a magnificent area of old growth forests, stunning fjords, rocky coasts and long sandy beaches.
Port Alberni is not quite on the coast but is located at the top of a long fjord. It is a popular stop-over for those wishing to travel on to Tofino and Ucluelet. Port Alberni is a fishing village with a great marina, artist studios as well as boutiques in a beautiful setting along Alberni Quay.
Ucluelet and Tofino are both towns on the west coast of Vancouver Island with a wonderful 19 km stretch of sandy beach between them. This is the appropriately named; Long Beach and is part of the Pacific Rim National Park.