The Alder Bay Resort In Port McNeill BC

The Alder Bay Resort In Port McNeill BC

Post Last Modified – May 13, 2020

Alder Bay Resort RV Park in Port McNeill British Columbia

For those of you traveling to Vancouver Island and heading to the northern section, then you simply must make a point of camping at Alder Bay Resort. Situated in the north of the island between the communities of Telegraph Cove to the south and Port McNeill to the north, lies one of the most picturesque camping destinations you will ever come across.

Beautiful peaceful waterfront camping on the west coast of Canada!

Alder Bay Camping and Fishing Resort

Many people flock to this part of Canada’s beautiful west coast each year to fish the waters for salmon and halibut. Alder Bay Resort is equipped with a boat launch and dock facilities right on site, making a perfect one stop destination for campers and fisherman!

For us and many others, it’s a chance to escape from the city and enjoy Vancouver Islands peaceful North Country, with stunning scenery thrown in! The sunsets are beautiful and the evenings are so quiet and peaceful, one begins to thinks they have lost their hearing!

Enjoy Stunning Views and Cruise Ships Passing By

In the late spring and summer, cruise ships often pass on their way to and from Alaska and the Inside Passage. They pass by the channel so close, giving you a beautiful view of the ship. During our stay, we were lucky enough to catch a Disney Cruise Ship passing by.

They even blew a Disney tune for us to say hi as they were passing! 🙂 The cruise ship passes by so close in the channel, you can wave at the passengers enjoying their Cruise Vacation. 🙂

Below, check out my quick video showing the Disney Ship sailing by!


A Full Facility RV Park At Alder Bay Resort

This is a full facility recreational vehicle park and campground, accommodating the largest of motor homes and also offering a great section for those tenting as well.

Select from 90 camp sites including full hookup, partial hookup and dry camping. This resort offers amenities such as;

➡   Clean Washrooms and Hot Shower Facilities;
➡   Laundry;
➡   Convenience Store & Gift Shop;
➡   Boat Launch and Moorage;
➡   Whale Watching Tours and Fishing Tours Pick Up from Dock.

For those campers heading to and from Port Hardy, BC at the north tip of Vancouver Island, Alder Bay Resort is only about 30 minutes to the south, making it a perfect stop when coming or going.

Many travelers on their way to the British Columbia Ferry dock in Port Hardy taking the cruise to or from Prince Rupert, will find this an ideal ocean front campground.

We had a wonderful stay at this lovely family operated resort and can’t wait to return next season. The park is central to Telegraph Cove, a beautiful historic fishing community now a very popular tourist destination.

As well as the small communities of Port McNeill and Port Hardy are located just to the north of Alder Bay.

There’s plenty to see and do in the northern section of Vancouver Island. Travel up and enjoy great camping and beautiful scenery as part of your Island travel experience.

For more detailed information on Alder Bay Resort, I have listed their official website link below for your convenience.

➡   Alder Bay Camping

Safe and Healthy Travels! 🙂

Although our stay was in collaboration with The Alder Bay Resort, rest assured all content and opinions are that of the author and reflect my personal experience only.
Did You Know …

“Vancouver Island is 460 km or 286 miles in length running North to South.”  


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