Tourism Ucluelet, Vancouver Island, BC
Tourism Ucluelet, West Coast Tourism Information, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada.

Visit Ucluelet … on the west coast of Vancouver Island … and live life to the edge. Ucluelet is located 288 kilometres (179 miles) northwest of the British Columbia provincial capital, Victoria, on the magnificent outer West Coast of Vancouver Island. From Ucluelet you’ll have easy access to some of British Columbia’s most spectacular areas including Long Beach, Pacific Rim National Park, Barkley Sound, and the Broken Group Islands.

The Ucluelet area offers extraordinary opportunities for outdoor adventure and recreational activities. Located beside Long Beach in BC’s Pacific Rim National Park, people come to Ucluelet for surfing, hiking, kayaking, fishing, diving, camping, whale and bear watching, beachcombing and storm watching. The Wild Pacific Trail is also becoming the focus of many Ucluelet vacations, with its unique shoreline trails and ocean vistas. The Broken Group Islands are a popular boating and kayaking destination, and the West Coast Trail to the south is world renowned for hiking. Of course the town of Ucluelet itself offers spas, shops and galleries, as well as a waterfront promenade along the inner side of the Ucluth Peninsula.

Looking for a great place relax during your stay at Ucluelet? The area offers a wide choice of options from campgrounds and resorts … quaint and cozy bed and breakfasts … cabins and luxury resorts … and much more. The dining in Ucluelet, on the West Coast of Vancouver Island, offers something for everyone as well, from causal to gourmet. From gourmet hot dogs to fine dining at one of the area’s luxury resorts, you’ll find something to satisfy your culinary desires and budget in Ucluelet.

Long Beach, nearby Ucluelet on Vancouver Island’s west coast, offers 16km of sandy beach and is the region’s most famous … and many of Ucluelet’s beaches offer you incredible vistas of ocean, forest and islands. The Ucluelet area is surrounded by spectacular hiking opportunities, including the Wild Pacific Trail, Pacific Rim National Reserve, and the West Coast Trail. Nothing is more exhilarating than Storm Watching during the fury of the wind, rain and waves of a winter storm in Ucluelet. Witness the ferocity from the warmth and coziness of a Bed and Breakfast or a resort, go outside and meet Mother Nature head on along the Wild Pacific Trail, or if you are a little more daring take a boat tour out on the water where the waves will give you a wild ride.

And there’s a lot more to see and do in Ucluelet! Pacific Rim National Park is the place to surf in Canada as the long, open shoreline with rolling swells makes it a perfect year-round spot for those who love to ride the waves. The waters are excellent for salmon fishing and saltwater sportfishing around Ucluelet, with five species of salmon, including Coho and Chinook, along with halibut and ling cod. There are also Cutthroat trout in the streams around the area. There are also many opportunities to experience the breathtaking natural beauty and wildlife of the Ucluelet area. A walk along the beach or trails in the region offers a great view of rugged west coast nature, and many companies offer whale watching, bear watching and wildlife viewing tours. The area of Ucluelet, Long Beach and the Pacific Rim National Park will provide unforgettable opportunities for you to see humpback whales, orcas, sea otters, sea lions, eagles, birds, and bears in comfort and safety.

The Arts and Culture are also alive and well in Ucluelet with many unique galleries, jewelry stores, and boutiques. Whether you’re looking for groceries for your stay in Ucluelet cabins or campgrounds, gifts, clothing, artwork, books, camping supplies or bicycles, you’ll also find a selection of shops in Ucluelet to meet all of your needs. Treat yourself to a trip to the spa and rejuvenate through a well-deserved massage, pedicure, manicure, or facial. Let the comforting service and the natural tranquility of the west coast restore your mind, body and spirit.

With it’s stunning scenery, interesting events and activities, and a rich cultural history, Ucluelet is growing as a major tourist destination … and with a location on a peninsula surrounded by water, the marine influence permeates Ucluelet from the climate … to events such as the Pacific Rim Whale Festival … and the design of buildings which are uniquely West Coast Vancouver Island.

Tourism Ucluelet

Vancouver Island, BC, Canada

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Wathcing the Pacific Ocean from the Wild Pacific Trail, Ucluelet, BC
Sunset on the Wild Pacific Trail Ucluelet, BC
Whale Watching
Sea Kayaking
Bald Eagle
Waves Breaking
Photos: © Copyright Barbara Schramm
Tourism Ucluelet. Visitor Information, Long Beach, Pacific Rim National Park, Barkley Sound & the Broken Group Islands