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If you travel with your pet, you can easily search and find a pet-friendly rental Alert Bay. Pet-friendly vacation rentals in Alert Bay cost, on average, $182 a night. If you want to stay central, More than half of the pet-friendly rentals are less than 2 kilometres away from the city centre.
Explore the Beautiful Southwest Coast with an Alert Bay Vacation Home
Alert Bay is a charming village on Cormorant Island, situated off the northeastern coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Surrounded by the Pacific Ocean, the community has many accommodation options, including stunning cabins that provide authentic Canadian lodging. Visitors can relax in a seaside atmosphere with the backdrop of the jaw-dropping peaks of the Waddington Mountains.
Enjoy Southwestern Flavours and International Cuisine
Taste some of the best Canadian and regional foods by dining out in Alert Bay. Foodies in search of delicious Canadian barbecue and dishes should visit Cook Shack on Maple Rd. An excellent place for take-outs, this family-owned and managed restaurant serves tasty and generous portions of burgers and hand-cut fries, prepared with an American twist. The service here is always first-rate too.
For those looking for delicious Japanese cuisine, Senor Miso provides an excellent dining destination for breakfast and lunch. Visit this diner on Fir St, and enjoy delectable Californian sushi, and other specialties from Japan. Patrons are treated to a top-notch dining experience, and you can order your preferred meal and have it delivered to the bar area upstairs. There's a wide selection of drinks to go along with the food too.
Watch First Nation Tribal Dances
Alert Bay boasts a fascinating First Nation cultural heritage. Start your historical tour at the Traditional Big House, a Namgis coastal structure constructed using intricate architectural techniques and materials such as gigantic cedar trees. In summer, this house hosts several performances and events, and you can learn all about the community's folklore, traditional songs, and dances, courtesy of the T' salala cultural group.
Another must-see attraction is the U' mista Cultural Center. Opened in 1980, this heritage site tells stories of a hard-fought war by the Kwakwaka'wakw community to preserve their Potlatch traditions. The center houses a variety of priceless collection of exhibits, including traditional regalia, masks, and artefacts. The gift shop located on-site has many carvings, jewelry, and other artistic creations that you can purchase to take back home.
Encounter Alert Bay's Array of Sea Life
The marine ecosystem in Alert Bay includes spectacular creatures that your children will love spotting. Join a boat tour and head out to see orca whales as they hunt salmon. Paul Spong's Orca Lab educates curious children all about these magnificent sea predators. Watching the humpback whale is particularly enjoyable as they showcase their acrobatic rolls and smack the water with their big flippers.
Boating and sailing expeditions from Alert Bay offer visitors a superb way to explore the breathtaking coastal geography, consisting of gorgeous bays, coves, and islands. Kids will love the adventure of taking to the waters exploring hidden coves.
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