Contact Information for Alert Bay Lodge in BC

Alert Bay Lodge

549 Fir Street, Alert Bay, BC, Canada V0N 1A0.
The direct phone line to the lodge is 250.974.2410

Travel by Ferry

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:

Departs Port McNeill Departs Alert Bay

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 BC Ferries website 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 per day. Call 250.956.3881.

Reservations and Inquiries

Travel by Car

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.

By Bus

Scheduled buses depart daily from all points on Vancouver Island to Port McNeill. Contact Tofino Bus Company or call 866.986.3466.

By Air

Scheduled flights depart daily from Vancouver to Port Hardy. A limousine service is available from Port Hardy to Port McNeill where a connection can be made to the ferry to Alert Bay. Pacific Coastal AirlinesKenmore Air Seaplanes and NW Seaplanes all have service to the area.

Local Airstrip

A 1,000-metre paved runway located on the top of Cormorant Island. Alert Bay Lodge is a 20 minute walk down the hill.


The 40-K Taxi Service in Alert Bay has a van and can meet you at the airport or the ferry. Call 250-974-5525 for fees.

Contact Information

Alert Bay Lodge

550-2950 Douglas Street, Victoria BC  Canada, V8T 4N4. (mailing address)
549 Fir Street, VON 1AO (physical address)

1.800.255.5057 (reservations)
250.974.2410 (direct line to lodge)
250.888.7936 (c)