In Ucluelet, British Columbia, on the rugged West Coast of Vancouver Island there is something for everyone. Whether you’re looking for a family vacation, romantic getaway, or an outdoor adventure check out the various accommodations to discover a package that suites your vacation plan.
Wild Pacific Trail
Discover the Wild Pacific Trail during your stay in Ucluelet. The easy, family-friendly trails will leave you breathless with all the fantastic vistas. The Ancient Cedars grove is home to trees over 800 years old and some of the largest trees in the area.
For more information and maps of the trails visit the Wild Pacific Trail website at http://www.wildpacifictrail.com/home.html
The Wild Pacific Trail in Ucluelet Bc is a magical encounter with the wild edge of Vancouver Island. Hike this 8 kilometre coastal trail in short sections or the entire network, every turn in the trail is a postcard.
The Ucluelet Aquarium houses touch tanks where visitors can get up close and personal with local species that live in the waters of Barkley Sound and Clayoquat Sound. The knowledgeable staff explain the mysteries of the sea. If you’re visiting in December be sure to check out the aquarium’s release date and participate in the release of all specimens as they are returned back to the wild.
Pacific Rim National Park Reserve
Take the 40km drive to the neighboring village of Tofino, along your way stop to discover the many trails and beaches within the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve.
Pacific Rim National Park Reserve is a Canadian national park reserve on the south-west coast of Vancouver Island and is made up of three separate regions:
Long Beach is the largest and longest beach in the Pacific Rim National Par, the beaches’ consistent surf, exposure to the open Pacific Ocean, has established it as one of the earliest and most popular surfing locations in British Columbia.
The Broken Group is a group of small islands in the middle of Barkely Sound. The group lies between Imperial Eagle and Loudon Channels and includes Brabant Islands, Hand Island, but not Pinkerton Islands. The southernmost of the group is Cree Island, the easternmost is Reeks Island. Benson Island on the northwest corner of the Broken Group, is an important cultural site for the local First Nation.
West Coast Trail
The West Coast Trail, originally called the Dominion Lifesaving Trail, is a 75 km (47 mi) long backpacking trail following the southwestern edge of Vancouver Island, in British Columbia, Canada. The trail was built in 1907 to facilitate the rescue of survivors of shipwrecks along the coast, part of the treacherous Graveyard of the Pacific. It is now part of Pacific Rim National Park and is often rated by hiking guides as one of the world’s top hiking trails.
Explore the area and discover the maps of the park http://www.pc.gc.ca/eng/pn-np/bc/pacificrim/activ/activ12.aspx.