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Across the Ucluelet Harbour

  It is no doubt that a favourite place to watch the sun set is on the beach or Wild Pacific Trail. Spectators can watch the last rays of the golden sun sparkle on the surface of the ocean as … Details

It’s Ukee Days!

  Everyone is sitting on the edge of their seats watching competitors from all over the world hack away at a giant vertical wooden pole with massive axes and incredible strength.  The first logger makes a big enough notch, slides … Details

Rainforest Walk

  Giant old growth western red cedars and western hemlock stand like pillars in this ancient forest.  A boardwalk leads through mossy embankments, thick salal brush, a several species of fern and gigantic skunk cabbage.  You walk between the enormous … Details

Orca Whales Galore

  Ucluelet does not have resident Orca whales and sightings are rare.  If we do see Orca, or Killer whales they are usually pods of transient Orcas, which occasionally travel through the area.  A few times a year there are … Details

Best Whale Watching Trip Ever

“BEST TRIP EVER” That was the subject line of the email we received from Subtidal Adventures about a Whale Watching trip that went out over the Canada Day long weekend.  I’d say it was the best trip ever too, if … Details

Black Rock Oceanfront Resort Makes ‘Stellar Stays’ List with

  Black Rock Oceanfront Resort is proud to be on the ‘Stellar Stays’ list for 2013. HotelsCombined is the world’s leading hotel discovery and price comparison website and has chosen 15 hotels that represent the crème de la crème … Details

Pacific Rim Summer Festival On Now

  We are in the middle of one of the west coast’s biggest celebration of the arts!  The Pacific Rim Summer Festival runs until July 1st.  Join us in Ucluelet and Tofino for special events that showcase music, dance, theatre, … Details

Resident Humpback Whales

  Humpback whales are one of the many species of marine life you can encounter in Ucluelet, BC.  Whale watching tours go out daily to observe these incredible marine mammals and during the summer months visitors can expect to spot … Details

Shorepine Bog Trail

  Walking through the Shorepine Bog Trail is a very bizarre experience.  In fact, the entire scene is one you might read about in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.  I have heard the trees along this trail described as “giant, twisted … Details

Treat Dad to a West Coast Weekend

  I wanted to start this blog post with a really gripping Father’s Day quote.  A touching sentence or heartwarming prose, a short line about how important Dad’s are to their families.  I did find a few quotes about Dad … Details

Thornton Creek Hatchery

Visitors helped the Thornton Creek Hatchery release 300,000 salmon into the Ucluelet Harbour! Last weekend the Thornton Creek Hatchery hosted their “Adopt a Baby Salmon BBQ” to involve the community in releasing 300,000 salmon fry into the wild.  The Thornton … Details

Edge 2 Edge Marathon

  Runners come from all over North America to participate in the Annual Edge 2 Edge Marathon on Sunday, June 9th.  This unique marathon takes runners along sandy beaches and through old growth rainforests as they run from Tofino, through … Details

Kayaking Kennedy Lake

  Ucluelet is completely surrounded by water.  Situated on a peninsula on the west coast of Vancouver Island, it is a home base for sea bound adventure seekers.  Sea kayaking, salt water fishing, whale watching, and sailing are all activities … Details

Scuba Diving in Barkley Sound

  In my last blog post I talked about the natural wonders of Barkley Sound.  There is much discover in this region and for those who want to ‘dive a little deeper’ there is a magical underwater world waiting to … Details

Halibut at the Ucluelet Aquarium

  They scurry along the bottom of the ocean, flat against the sea floor with their strange eyes that have migrated to one side of their face…the side that looks up from the sea floor. Halibut are a member of … Details

Explore Barkley Sound

There are places on the west coast near Ucluelet that feel nothing short of magical. Barkley Sound is one of them. Barkley Sound is the body of water that separates Ucluelet from Bamfield in the south, and is the entrance … Details

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