Ucluelet is 30 mins south of Tofino and there are plenty of things to do and see in between both towns. Most people come for the outdoor activities of hiking, fishing, whale watching, and hot springs tours. There are many incredible walks of both beaches and rainforest. Below we will give you some ideas for each!
The closest most spectacular trail is the Wild Pacific Trail. We did a little Video preview for you. If you would like more on hiking trails please check out Tofino Hiking trails and Tofino Beaches pages on Tofino-info.com. The Wild Pacific Trail in Ucluelet is about a 45 minute walk and starts very close to our condos overlooking the water. It is a must do for anyone coming to Ucluelet. Make sure you bring your camera!
The Gold Fishing Package available with our ocean view condos. Salmon fishing trips that are action packed and well worth the money. 50lbs a day guaranteed on 2+day Gold Fishing packages.
Day Trips with also available with Salmon Eye Charters in 4,6 and 8 hours.
Latest Ucluelet Fishing Reports are updated regularly during summer months.
Fishing Videos for Ucluelet give you are preview of what you can expect on a summer 8 hour fishing trip. Action packed videos that will get your heart pounding.
Whale watching is great activity to be done with the whole family. There are whale watching boats leaving a various times of the day, so it is easy to get on one of these rides. Humpback whales are one of the largest whales in the world and are common off Ucluelet. If you get a chance to see one breach, which happens quite often, you won’t forget it. Humpback whales are often 70-90 lbs dwarfing Orca Whales (Killer Whales) in size. An Orca weighs approximately 6 tons or 12,000 lbs. You can see Orca whales, though it is rare. Gray whales are often close to shore and depending on seasons and days you could see Gray whales. For whale watching check out Jamies Whale Watching.
Broken Group Islands – Wildlife & Spectacular Scenery:
The Broken Group Islands are an isolated section of the Pacific Rim National Park. There are over a hundred islands and islets, untouched except for fading traces of 5000 years of native habitation. Join Archipelago Wildlife Cruises aboard their spacious 53 foot motor yacht to view whales, bears, sea lions and other wildlife in comfort. More than just wildlife viewing, their interpretive and very personal tours include a scenic cruise of the Broken Group Islands and a gourmet meal while at anchor. Sunset Cruises and Private Charters also available.
During spring and early summer months there are quite a few black bears about. They will come down to the shores to dig for clams and oysters. Later in the August and September you will have the possibility of seeing black bears at Thornton Creek hatchery as they are hunting for returning salmon. Black bears in Ucluelet are afraid of people, so make sure you take care not to scare them away.
Hot Springs Tours:
Hot Springs tours are available from Tofino. You can watch short well done You Tube Video of different options for hot springs tours. Whale watching companies in Tofino will take you on regularly schedule hot springs tours.
Majestic Kayaking offers a wide variety of all-inclusive kayaking adventure tours, ranging from day trips in Ucluelet, Tofino, Barkley Sound and the Broken Group Islands of the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve to their unique multi-day tours to the Broken Group Islands, Clayoquot Sound, and the Deer Group Islands. They also offer kayak rentals and instruction from our kayaking centre in Ucluelet, Vancouver Island.