China Creek Marina and Campground is owned and operated by the Port Alberni Port Authority - a major sponsor of the Tri-Conic Challenge. A short 20 - 25 minute drive from the Harbour Quay area of Port Alberni will find you along the Alberni Inlet during the annual Sockeye Run. The campground offers upwards of 250 spots ranging from tenting along the Creekside to larger spots along the Inlet. We note that China Creek Marina and Campground is the destination for the ~ 16 k SPRINT BIKE RACE so it's a perfect location for those registrants, and others, to consider should you plan on camping. UPDATE AS OF JUNE 2017. Still lots of space available in this campground! 

China Creek Marina and Campground is owned and operated by the Port Alberni Port Authority - a major sponsor of the Tri-Conic Challenge. A short 20 - 25 minute drive from the Harbour Quay area of Port Alberni will find you along the Alberni Inlet during the annual Sockeye Run. The campground offers upwards of 250 spots ranging from tenting along the Creekside to larger spots along the Inlet. We note that China Creek Marina and Campground is the destination for the ~ 16 k SPRINT BIKE RACE so it's a perfect location for those registrants, and others, to consider should you plan on camping. UPDATE AS OF JUNE 2017. Still lots of space available in this campground! 

Sproat Lake Landing located on beautiful Sproat Lake is about 25 minutes from the Harbour Quay area of Port Alberni. Situated on the shores of one of the most beautiful lakes in all of Canada it is a must see during your visit. Above the lovely restaurant (Drinkwaters) are six hotel rooms with three facing the resort and three facing the lake. They are all beautiful 4 star level rooms. Sproat Lake Landing is the site of the Closing Ceremonies of our event on Monday, July 3 and they are one of our key Sponsors with a major focus on the swim events. Expect to see their Drinkwater IV Tugboat on the water during the event and winners of each level will receive a very nice SLL/Triconic co-branded Beach Towel. UPDATE AS OF JUNE 2017. We have learned that they are full for that weekend. 

Sproat Lake Landing located on beautiful Sproat Lake is about 25 minutes from the Harbour Quay area of Port Alberni. Situated on the shores of one of the most beautiful lakes in all of Canada it is a must see during your visit. Above the lovely restaurant (Drinkwaters) are six hotel rooms with three facing the resort and three facing the lake. They are all beautiful 4 star level rooms. Sproat Lake Landing is the site of the Closing Ceremonies of our event on Monday, July 3 and they are one of our key Sponsors with a major focus on the swim events. Expect to see their Drinkwater IV Tugboat on the water during the event and winners of each level will receive a very nice SLL/Triconic co-branded Beach Towel. UPDATE AS OF JUNE 2017. We have learned that they are full for that weekend. 

Every September Port Albernians are treated to a wonderful Fall Fair located near the Alberni Valley Multiplex in the centre of town. For the Tri-Conic Challenge the Fair Grounds Volunteers have offered the entire site for Camping. An awesome choice for those of you wishing to stay close by. The fairgrounds are located nearby the Funtastic Ball Fields where more than 70 teams will be competing all weekend. Make sure to book your wristband permitting you access to two wonderful concerts those evenings. UPDATE AS OF JUNE 2017. This is a best choice for those wishing to stay close to the events. There is space available. 

Every September Port Albernians are treated to a wonderful Fall Fair located near the Alberni Valley Multiplex in the centre of town. For the Tri-Conic Challenge the Fair Grounds Volunteers have offered the entire site for Camping. An awesome choice for those of you wishing to stay close by. The fairgrounds are located nearby the Funtastic Ball Fields where more than 70 teams will be competing all weekend. Make sure to book your wristband permitting you access to two wonderful concerts those evenings. UPDATE AS OF JUNE 2017. This is a best choice for those wishing to stay close to the events. There is space available. 

This picture features the exact location where the swims will start from. Off to the right is where the Mighty Martin Mars will likely be on the water witnessing your front crawl. Swimmers will head out on the water, turn left Headed toward the Petrogylphs which are hundreds of years old. The campground itself has many sites some of which are on the 'water side' others - the larger sites are a short walk away. All are stunningly beautiful. Like most of our camping facilities this area is also about a 20 minute drive from the Harbour Quay area of Port Alberni. This campground books very quickly. UPDATE AS OF JUNE 2017. Reserved campsites are all full. Very unlikely that you'd get a spot here unless you were here a week or more in advance. 

This picture features the exact location where the swims will start from. Off to the right is where the Mighty Martin Mars will likely be on the water witnessing your front crawl. Swimmers will head out on the water, turn left Headed toward the Petrogylphs which are hundreds of years old. The campground itself has many sites some of which are on the 'water side' others - the larger sites are a short walk away. All are stunningly beautiful. Like most of our camping facilities this area is also about a 20 minute drive from the Harbour Quay area of Port Alberni. This campground books very quickly. UPDATE AS OF JUNE 2017. Reserved campsites are all full. Very unlikely that you'd get a spot here unless you were here a week or more in advance. 

The Hospitality Inn is located close to the Harbour Quay area and is surrounded by local shopping opportunities. A lovely hotel complete with a Salt Water Pool for your enjoyment. The Tri-Conic Challenge has set aside some rooms at the hotel. Please refer to the event when you book your room. UPDATE AS OF JUNE 2017. We are holding a couple of rooms here. Call us. 

The Hospitality Inn is located close to the Harbour Quay area and is surrounded by local shopping opportunities. A lovely hotel complete with a Salt Water Pool for your enjoyment. The Tri-Conic Challenge has set aside some rooms at the hotel. Please refer to the event when you book your room. UPDATE AS OF JUNE 2017. We are holding a couple of rooms here. Call us. 

Are you Biking the Boat? Planning to do the Challenge Bike Ride and want to meet some friends out at Bamfield? Well, this is the location of the Salmon Feast that will be offered by Tri-Conic Sponsor - Huu-ay-aht First Nation. Right on the west coast of Vancouver Island you simply won't find are incredible spot to lay down for the night(s). With several beautiful campsites this is a must consider if you are coming specifically for the Bike the Boat doing the 90k CHALLENGE BIKE RIDE or the 180k ICONIC RIDE (TO BAMFIELD AND BACK TO PORT ALBERNI). UPDATE AS OF JUNE 2017. Campground is full for the Canada Day Weekend. 

Are you Biking the Boat? Planning to do the Challenge Bike Ride and want to meet some friends out at Bamfield? Well, this is the location of the Salmon Feast that will be offered by Tri-Conic Sponsor - Huu-ay-aht First Nation. Right on the west coast of Vancouver Island you simply won't find are incredible spot to lay down for the night(s). With several beautiful campsites this is a must consider if you are coming specifically for the Bike the Boat doing the 90k CHALLENGE BIKE RIDE or the 180k ICONIC RIDE (TO BAMFIELD AND BACK TO PORT ALBERNI). UPDATE AS OF JUNE 2017. Campground is full for the Canada Day Weekend. 

Port Alberni has many local B&B's including one near Stamp Falls, this one right at Harbour Quay, a couple of others nearby, and several more throughout the area. They all offer unique experiences that will make you want to stay longer and return often. Click on the picture to find a list of the local B&B's

Port Alberni has many local B&B's including one near Stamp Falls, this one right at Harbour Quay, a couple of others nearby, and several more throughout the area. They all offer unique experiences that will make you want to stay longer and return often. Click on the picture to find a list of the local B&B's

Here are some of the hotel and motel choices that abound in the area. Make sure you mention why you're in town and remember this will be a very busy weekend. We encourage you to book as soon as you've make your plans. Click on the picture to access a list of many more local hotels and motels. UPDATE AS OF JUNE 2017. Hotel is full for the Canada Day Long Weekend. 

Here are some of the hotel and motel choices that abound in the area. Make sure you mention why you're in town and remember this will be a very busy weekend. We encourage you to book as soon as you've make your plans. Click on the picture to access a list of many more local hotels and motels. UPDATE AS OF JUNE 2017. Hotel is full for the Canada Day Long Weekend. 

This is Macktush Campground which is located on the west side of the Alberni Inlet along Canal Main Road. It is about 30 kilometres away but is best accessed by truck or 4WD vehicle. If planning on this location and driving a rental vehicle we advise that you ensure you have insurance coverage. Give yourself upwards of one hour from Harbour Quay to get there. The sites are the biggest you'll ever find. They are stunningly beautiful and there is lots of them ~ 130 in total. This time of year expect to see many boats out in the morning as the fishing in early July is awesome along the inlet. UPDATE AS OF JUNE 2017. There will be spots available in this lovely campground. Factor in the road and time

This is Macktush Campground which is located on the west side of the Alberni Inlet along Canal Main Road. It is about 30 kilometres away but is best accessed by truck or 4WD vehicle. If planning on this location and driving a rental vehicle we advise that you ensure you have insurance coverage. Give yourself upwards of one hour from Harbour Quay to get there. The sites are the biggest you'll ever find. They are stunningly beautiful and there is lots of them ~ 130 in total. This time of year expect to see many boats out in the morning as the fishing in early July is awesome along the inlet. UPDATE AS OF JUNE 2017. There will be spots available in this lovely campground. Factor in the road and time

Another awesome spot to consider is Arrowvale Campground which is also located about 20 - 25 minutes from Harbour Quay. On the river it is a wonderful setting that offers incredible relaxation and comfort. Highly recommended. UPDATE AS OF JUNE 2017. Campground is full for the Canada Day Long Weekend. 

Another awesome spot to consider is Arrowvale Campground which is also located about 20 - 25 minutes from Harbour Quay. On the river it is a wonderful setting that offers incredible relaxation and comfort. Highly recommended. UPDATE AS OF JUNE 2017. Campground is full for the Canada Day Long Weekend. 

Stamp Falls Provincial Park is a must see while you're in Port Alberni. Located about 25 minutes from Harbour Quay the area features scenery that is unparalleled anywhere. A raging river system that is home to the migration of many Salmon Species. During your stay for the Tri-Conic Challenge there WILL BE Sockeye Salmon trying their best to climb these falls. An incredible site. There are about 23 campsites many of which are right along the river. Looking at this picture the sites would be on the right side just a couple of minute walk from this area. You'll need to book early. This campsite does not offer running water facilities. 

Stamp Falls Provincial Park is a must see while you're in Port Alberni. Located about 25 minutes from Harbour Quay the area features scenery that is unparalleled anywhere. A raging river system that is home to the migration of many Salmon Species. During your stay for the Tri-Conic Challenge there WILL BE Sockeye Salmon trying their best to climb these falls. An incredible site. There are about 23 campsites many of which are right along the river. Looking at this picture the sites would be on the right side just a couple of minute walk from this area. You'll need to book early. This campsite does not offer running water facilities.