Marinas and Launches

Fisherman’s Harbour – is a docking facility accessible only from the water, at 3140 Harbour Road and has a sani-pump, which is a wonderful convenience for commercial and pleasure boaters at only $10 plus GST (Goods and Services Tax of 7%), per pump-out. Monthly docking fees are $2.75 per foot per month with power, or $40 per month. Mark Braithwaite is the manager, and can be reached at 723-2533.


Harbour Quay Marina – is located right in the harbour and has berths for 110 vessels, with power and water available at all slips. Keyed security entry. Launching is at the municipal boat launch. There are showers, washroom and laundry facilities. For more information, and current moorage rates, please call Colleen Schiller at 723-1413.


Clutesi Haven Marina – has a four-lane boat launching ramp and overnight moorage. Everything the boating and fishing enthusiast might need is available within walking distance from the marina. Call manager Tom MacMillan at 724-6837 for information about moorage. Moorage for vessels between 15- 25 feet is limited, $15 - $20 per day. Day launch is $10, and an annual launch pass is $76.


China Creek Marina and Campground – is a full-service facility accessible by boats as well as by road, and features moorage, launching, fuel, cook-out shelters, lots of parking and space for camping. There are also sites for picnicking and group outings. Located on tidal water, 14  kilometeres southwest of Port Alberni. For information about moorage, contact manager Bruce Kramer at 723-9812. The manager and staff will provide information on the availability of charters. Double tie-up rates available. Moorage for vessels between up to 15 feet is $15 per day, 16 - 20 feet is $18 per day and 21 -25 feet is $21. Rates plus GST. Day launch is $10 incl GST.


Municipal Boat Launch – is a free single-lane boat launch located between the south side of Harbour Quay, off Harbour Road. Day parking for boat and trailers is at the free public parking lot off Kingsway Avenue. This facility is not suitable for larger boats.