Ucluelet is for people that love the outdoors. We have surfing, hiking, kayaking, sport fishing, whale watching, storm watching, golfing, scuba diving and more. There are a variety local business will provide equipment, lessons and the expertise you’ll need.
While you’re here, experience a local favourite:
Wild Pacific Trail – More than 8km of easy to moderate walking trails with awe inspiring views will literally be in your back yard. Perfect for beach combing, photographing, storm watching and if you’re lucky, whale watching.
Ucluelet Aquarium – Don’t miss this up-close and interactive experience with local marine life at our catch and release aquarium. Open spring to early fall, staff are knowledgeable and approachable.
Pacific Rim National Park – Just 15 minutes away, Kwisitis Visitor Centre will introduce you to the breathtaking forest trails and beaches that are protected under the UNESCO Clayoquot Sound Biosphere Reserve.
Pacific Rim Whale Festival – A spring break celebration of everything whale, from special tours, to naturalist talks and art shows. Whatever your idea of fun, you’ll find something to cater to your interest.
Ukee Days – A classic mid-summer fair complete with food trucks, live music, beer gardens, logger sports and “nail, sail and bail,” a team boat-building – and sinking – race.
Edge to Edge Marathon – Full or half; single or in team, challenge yourself to a June run from Tofino to Ucluelet.
Ucluelet Salmon Ladder Derby – The annual sport fishing derby with generous monthly prizes.
Don’t forget to pack your wellies and a waterproof jacket.