China Creek Campground

The China Creek Campground provides visitors with the perfect opportunity to experience the natural scenery of Port Alberni. Home to a south-facing sandy beach and 250 basic or serviced sites with forest or beach views, with amenities including a playground, children’s bike park, laundry service, and heated washrooms and showers, this campground offers fun for the whole family. Visitors will love the opportunity to appreciate the ruggedly beautiful rainforest setting by swimming, caving, climbing, hiking and mountain biking. Those with a taste for history and culture can pan for gold in historic China Creek, visit the Alberni Pacific Steam Railway site, tour galleries and studios, or explore the McLean Mill National Historic Site. The Alberni Inlet’s world-class fishing includes prawns, crabs, halibut, rock cod, coho, sockeye and chinook.


  • 250 tent or RV campsites
  • 70 full-hookup sites (water, hydro and sewer)
  • 100 partial-hookup sites (water and hydro)
  • 30-amp service
  • Full-service marina
  • Four-lane boat launch
  • Playground and children’s bike park
  • Heated washrooms and showers
  • On-site coin-operated laundry

Top 5 things to do

  • Visit the Alberni Pacific Steam Railway site
  • Enjoy world-class fishing for salmon and halibut
  • Explore the shops and cafés at Harbour Quay
  • Hike at Stamp River Provincial Park
  • Visit the Maritime Discovery Centre

Basic Site

A camping getaway immersed in the calm serenity of the Vancouver Island wilderness is an unforgettable experience. Offering a private location within convenient reach of the washrooms, showers, playground and picnic shelter, these forest or riverside sites also put China Creek, the Alberni Inlet Trail and the beach just a short walk away.

  • Fee includes two vehicles and two units/tents
  • Picnic table
  • Firepits available

Today's price from $38 CAD

+ GST. Nightly room rate based on double occupancy.

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