Ucluelet: A Guide for Nature Lovers and Adventure Seekers

by admin on May 10, 2013

Summer time in Ucluelet is a fantastic vacation destination for nature lovers and adventure seekers. If you love site-seeing, natural beaches, and fascinating rainforest then this is one place you mustn’t miss.Ucluelet


Ucluelet Fishing

Not just for summer, Ucluelet is a brilliant location for fishermen all year round. In particular, Ucluelet waters attract thousands of salmon, halibut and lingcod. In recent times the town had become a fishing hotspot, and this has contributed to its vibrant buzz and atmosphere. If you’re lucky you might even catch a fish weighing in at over 100lb during your adventure on the water, but prepare to stay out late, as they won’t come out until the waters get quiet!

Ucluelet Aquarium

Something fun for all the family, the Ucluelet Aquarium offers a great day out that is inexpensive. Check out the nature of the water and explore the animals of the marine here, it’s an opportunity to learn about the Ucluelet marine life up close. The aquarium puts the animals back in to the water at the season’s end so as not to harm them or keep them from their natural habitat for long periods of time. If you have young children then they will be sure to love this day out as it offers a kids play zone and great activities to keep the kids entertained.

Wild Pacific Trail

Situated in the District of Ucluelet, the Wild Pacific Trail offers hikers an amazing trail around Vancouver Island. You can really see nature at its best from the shorelines and cliff’s edge; it is certainly a path of adventure. If you’re an early riser or enjoy staying out until dark then use this to your advantage and see the beautiful sunrise or sunset. When you reach the water’s edge, become at one with nature and see if you can spot otters, seals, and even whales as you check out each viewpoint.

The trail is regularly extended with new routes to seeing amazing sights. The latest addition to the route is the Big Beach Park to Pacific Rim Highway. This will lead you through amazing rainforest and glorious sights of the coastline. Take it in your stride as you walk 5.3 miles to end up North of the town where the centre is a mere stroll away.
What’s great about the trail is that you have seven sections to choose from, so the way you go about it is entirely up to you. Don’t forget to take your camera, as you will be able to catch some truly priceless moments.

If you love breath-taking sights and natural attractions then make the most of your time in Canada, visit Ontario and the Niagara Falls. Plan your trip to make the most of Canada, be sure to book in advance to secure your stay. Prices will be similar to what you’d expect to pay for central Toronto hotels.

Amphitrite Point Lighthouse

A unique way to view the sunset in Ucluelet and to admire the amazing scenery by the sea, The Amphitrite Point Lighthouse has become a number one attraction. Take a moment here to sit back, relax and take in the breath-taking sites of the Pacific Ocean. Visit this amazing spot and reflect on your trip to Ucluelet, a perfect end to a nature filled holiday.

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