Beautiful views of the Alberni Inlet, a large south facing quiet natural beach, some of the best fishing on Vancouver Island and nearby access to the world class Alberni Inlet Trail. Eco- adventures at your door step; it’s an ideal spot to explore, relax and reconnect with friends and family by land and sea. We invite you to enjoy China Creek Campground, Vancouver Island’s best kept secret, located on the Alberni Inlet, just 10km from Port Alberni. Our campground features 250 sites with forest or beach views, a large natural south facing beach, children’s playground, washrooms, showers, and laundry facilities. We offer full and partial service tent and RV sites making camping easier for everyone to enjoy. Looking for a fishing adventure? Alberni Inlet has some of the best fishing on Vancouver Island, with opportunity to fish for Sockeye, Chinook, Coho, Rock Cod, Halibut, prawns and crabs. Offering moorage, a four lane boat launch and a fuel dock on site, our full service marina has everything you need to enjoy fishing in the Alberni Inlet or for excursions to the Barclay Sound or Broken Group Islands.




The Port Alberni Port Authority is responsible for both the day to day operations of the harbour, and the long term improvement of the waterfront facilities, including recreational marinas and secondary industries to the extent that these activities are specified in the Port Alberni Port Authority Letter Patent. The Port Authority is committed to working with the community towards economic diversification; its vision “to be a thriving diversified port”. The mission of the port is to facilitate profitable maritime trade and marine related tourism and industry by offering services and leadership that respect both the community and the environment. The Port Authority operates four successful marinas. There are three pleasure craft marinas; Clutesi Haven, China Creek and Harbour Quay, with a total of 543 berths and one Small Craft Harbour, Fishermen’s Harbour, for the commercial customers with a total of 500 berths. Along with our marinas the port leases park lands from the Alberni-Clayquot Regional District to operate China Creek Campground.