Port Alice is a small
community located on north west Vancouver Island. It is located
on the shores of Neroutsos Inlet. The community is rich with
unique history, and continues to transition from a once booming
forestry town to a small and friendly, but vibrant rural
community that both residents and visitors enjoy.
Port Alice is surrounded by lush rainforests 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.
Returning salmon fill Neroutsos Inlet during spawning season.
Colonial Creek and Cayeaghle Creek are great places to view the
spawning salmon, fall is the time to visit for the spawn.
Port Alice also offers a wide variety of birds. Eagles are a
favorite part of our community and the chance to watch them
fishing and hunting is amazing to say the least. But they are
only one of the many birds to see here, there seabirds and open
field birds, deep forest and mountain birds, all kinds of birds.
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 bush would
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 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