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Waterfront Accommodation in Alert Bay, B.C.
Next - How to get to Alert Bay
Drive north on the Island Highway (Highway 19) from Victoria or Nanaimo, passing Parksville, Courtenay, Campbell River and Sayward. Turn right at the sign to Port McNeill and head down the hill, following the signs to the ferry. The ferry ride to Cormorant Island, home to Alert Bay, is 35 minutes. Once you arrive at the Alert Bay Ferry Terminal, turn right and proceed for 2 kilometers. Alert Bay Lodge is on the left, overlooking Johnstone Strait. Our address is 549 Fir Street.
The ferry to Alert Bay departs Port McNeill. Port McNeill is a five hour drive north of Victoria and a three hour drive north of Nanaimo.
The Ferry Schedule
The Tri-Island Ferry runs between Port McNeill, Alert Bay and Sointula. Operating hours are from 8:40 AM to 9:50 PM, seven days a week. Departure times as follows:
Foot passenger prices are $10.65 and $5.30 for children 5 to 11 years; children under 5 years are free. Vehicles 20' and under are $24.80, return. Please note that these prices include return passage. For more information go to the ferry schedule that includes neighbouring Sointula or the B.C. Ferries Web site; the toll-free number is 1-888-223-3779. The telephone to the Port McNeill BC Ferry Terminal is 250.956.4533. Daily parking at Port McNeill Harbour is $5.00 per day (250.956.3881).