Alert Bay, British Columbia, Canada

Alert Bay is a friendly community located on Cormorant Island, British Columbia, Canada. It offers visitors magnificent scenery and plentiful wildlife. Visit the U’Mista Cultural Centre, dedicated to ensuring the preservation of all aspects of the Kwakiutl culture. An abundance of ancient and modern paintings, totems, and masks may be seen here. Alert Bay is also home to the world's tallest totem pole.

Things to See & Do

* Wildlife viewing
* World’s tallest totem pole
* U’Mista Cultural Centre
* Ecological Park

General Information

Cruise Season – May - Nov
Currency – Canadian dollar (C$)
Language – English and French
Land Area – 1.78 km²
Population – 5,60 approx
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time – GMT minus eight hours
International Country Telephone Code – 1

Travel Links – The town is served by Alert Bay Airport, a public airport and the Alert Bay Water Aerodrome. There is a boat harbour and a BC Ferries terminal with service to Sointula and Port McNeill.

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