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Lovely place by the water to relax, park for the kids, restaurents , shops and treats to enjoy.

I live here and enjoy the Quay on a regular basis. Wether at the park or having lunch or coffee and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Juanita C
Nice place to view!

We enjoyed watching the boats and there is alot of cool places to eat and get snacks like ice cream... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2018
Nanaimo, Canada
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Argyle St. and Harbour Road, Port Alberni, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We personally would not go out of our way to see this area but were on our way to Parksville so decided to stop. The view is nice and it is relaxing. A few interesting shops to visit.

Thank Yolande B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yes it is true the donuts are the greatest but so is the icecream. The kids can climb the tower and get rid of some of the travellers energy that they have. There is also a playground there and on Saturday a market.

Thank Kathy T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I live here and enjoy the Quay on a regular basis. Wether at the park or having lunch or coffee and donut. and dont miss the summer saturday farmers market .

Thank Juanita C
Reviewed 14 June 2018

Always lots of people here the donuts are good and lots of place to see every Sunday the there are booths set up outside and in the summer they play music there lots of people come to see that.

Thank figureskater13
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Sadly, there seemed little to commend the Harbor area except perhaps the war memorial to the local family that had 7(was it) members who fought in it.

Thank David G
Reviewed 3 June 2018

We enjoyed watching the boats and there is alot of cool places to eat and get snacks like ice cream and donuts. The only downfall is a few of them only take cash which we did not have when we visited, but will next time!

Thank sj7
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

The signage indicates the “best donuts on the island,” and apparently my sis agrees. She bought half a dozen and ate 3. I headed to the tranquil water. I wished for a couple things: 1) sun glasses 2) a boat to travel up and down...More

Thank brendabeachbum
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Nice place to go with the family. Cute shops and eateries to shop. Has a nice pier to walk down and sit to enjoy the view.

Thank paulow70
Reviewed 15 November 2017

Harbor Quay used to be very, very busy place. Even today it is working place for quite some locally important companies but, first of all, it is naturally beautiful with a great charm of past times and wonderful warmth of welcoming spirit today! Visiting this...More

Thank Vladimir K
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Went for walk and walked all the way to the Quay (from my Dads it's about 45 min walk). Nice photo ops with little shops. Lots of benches to rest your feet. Nice to listen to the water and enjoy the breeze on a hot...More

Thank Jennifer C
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Yolande B
11 May 2018|
Response from Vladimir K | Reviewed this property |
You can walk around and see all important points for about 10 minutes still I stay here for at least 30 minutes what would be the most peoples do.