Alert Bay, 'home of the orca whale', is the oldest community on northern Vancouver Island. The village is graced with an abundance of captivating First Nation culture and heritage. Explore the Ecological Park, nature trails and beaches. We have approximately 150 magazines and brochures available for local, surrounding areas and BC. We have the Gilbert Popovich Memorial Town Square located next to the visitor centre where you can sit, relax and enjoy our quiet island life. We welcome you to come and discover our world.