Port Alice

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Ports & Harbors, Pacific Northwest

Port Alice
Port Alice, Photo By Bud Logan

Port Alice Harbor is located on north west Vancouver Island. It is located on the shores of Neroutsos Inlet. It is surrounded by lush rain forests that are filled with wildlife like black bears, cougars, sea otters, mink and many others, a place of pristine wilderness that just beckons to outdoor enthusiast and a wild west coast sea that is filled with wildlife that includes orcas, gray whales, porpoises, seals and stellar sea lions.

Colonial Creek is a great place to view the spawning salmon that return each year, fall is the time to visit for the spawn. Port Alice also provides a wide variety of birds. Eagles are a favorite part of the area and the chance to watch them fishing and hunting in the harbor is amazing to say the least. But they are only one of the many birds to see here, there are seabirds and forest birds, birds of prey and open field birds.

Port Alice
Port Alice, Photo By Bud Logan

When visiting here, please remember that you are visiting a pristine wilderness, so take only pictures and leave only foot prints. If every person left just 1 piece of trash, it would pile up. We have a habit of picking up trash from others and taking it out. Just think, if everyone took one piece of trash out, how clean the forest would become.

The protected waters of Neurosis Inlet offer an abundance of wildlife viewing opportunities, including whales, seal lions, sea otters, eagles and much more. Port Alice Harbor is a great place to put in a kayak for short or long sea voyages. There are many hiking opportunities in and around Port Alice, There are trails for all abilities, there are even trails that are wheelchair accessible. There are many trails that take multiple days to do and with in a few km of Port Alice are caves, giant trees, mountain climbs, river hikes and so much more. So, come on for a visit and don’t forget your camera.

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