Enjoy your stay in this quaint, old fashioned fully equipped 2 bedroom suite, upstairs in the historic Old Customs House (built in 1917) overlooking beautiful Johnstone Straits,located right downtown Alert Bay(Home Of The Killer Whale).cable TV and high speed internet provided.
FROM YOUR BALCONY:
-enjoy a glass of wine while watching one of our magnificent sunsets.
-watch the cruise ships and marine traffic as they pass by
-enjoy the marine life in the bay including killer whales, sea otters, mink and seal
-watch the soaring bald eagles as they search for fish.
-Experience life in our historic community:
-walk or hike our safe, easily accessed trails through old growth forests
- stroll along the board walk aside the seawall
-Sit and visit with the locals in our town square
-walk along the beach looking for old trade beads or shells or bits of polished colored glass hiding in the pebbled sand
-visit and relax awhile in ecological park that resembles the Florida everglade with its moss covered trees and swamp like marshy areas (the locals call it Gator Gardens!!
-Take some time to visit the world famous U'Mista cultural center, filled with ancient artifacts and treasures of the Namgis first nations.
view the Namgis burial grounds filled with Totem poles
see the worlds tallest totem pole(173 feet tall)
- See the water color paintings by Chris Nancarrow depicting a day in the life of Alert Bay
-Fish off the dock for salmon and rock cod .
-go whale watching, kayaking or diving