Ucluelet

Top 4 Things to do in Ucluelet

No trip to the coast of Vancouver could be complete without a trip to the beautiful areas of Ucluelet. The Tofino Ucluelet airport is one of the main ways that people arrive at this destination, but it’s also possible to get there by car or other means. To some people, this municipality might seem boring […]

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Travelling In Wildlife Habitat

The entire west coast region is wildlife habitat. Bears, cougars and wolves all swim, even to small islands surprisingly far from the mainland, and they also wander into all of our towns. When travelling through wildlife habitat, a little knowledge goes a long way in avoiding encounters that can be dangerous for both humans and […]

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Ucluelet Background

The traditional territory of the Nuu-chah-nulth tribe for whom the town of Ucluelet is named for extends from the southern tip of the Ucluth Peninsula, northward to central Long Beach and inland towards Kennedy Lake. The town is located on the southern end of the peninsula, and the small Ucluelet tribal village of Itatsoo lies […]

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Wild Pacific Trail

This spectacular coastal walking trail is the result of an initiative driven by the residents of Ucluelet. Trail construction has resulted from years of planning and hard work by a crew of volunteers, and has been supported by donations from both individuals and organizations. Two of the three trail sections have been constructed so far, […]

Outdoor Activities in Ucluelet

Surfing

Vancouver Island is the focal point for surfing in Canada. Indeed, many past and present members of our Canadian national surf team have roots in Tofino. People who already know how to surf will find no shortage of good spots, especially off the beaches along the stretch of coast between Ucluelet and Tofino (including the […]

Outdoor Activities in Ucluelet

Kayaking

Vancouver Island’s wild west coast is one of the world’s premiere sea-kayaking destinations – especially the relatively protected waters of Barkley and Clayoquot Sounds. There are a number of sea-kayaking companies based in the towns: in Port Alberni, Bamfield, Tofino, and in Ucluelet and nearby Toquart Bay. Guided day-trips with trained guides, suitable for beginner […]

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Annual Events

The great community spirit in our little towns means that we have a lot to celebrate – with each other and with visitors. Aside from the annual events listed below, there are always community events such as arts and craft displays, music and dance shows, or film festivals, so it pays to check in with […]