Ucluelet, British Columbia

Ucluelet Location

Ucluelet is located on the western edge of Vancouver Island. Bordering on Barkley Sound, Ucluelet is 288 kilometres north west of Victoria. What is Ucluelet close to? Besides the beautifully wilds of the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve? Ucluelet, BC is on the tip of the peninsula 42 kilometers south of Tofino, BC near the .

Ucluelet – Getting there

Ucluelet is about a 4 and 1/2 hour journey from Vancouver, BC through spectacular lake filled and mountainous terrain including a walk-on or vehicle ferry crossing from Vancouver to Nanaimo. It is also possible to fly to the Long Beach Airport which serves Tofino and Ucluelet with flights (seasonal) to Victoria, Comox, Nanaimo and Vancouver.

Ucluelet – What’s in a Name?

Ucluelet means “people of the safe harbour” in the indigenous Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka) language.

 

Ucluelet History

 

Ucluelet Recreation

Ucluelet is has long been a fishing and forestry community know for it’s rugged natural beauty and friendly people. More of a “locals experience” than Tofino, Ucluelet is poised to get a craft brewery and the west coast cycling path between Tofino and Ucluelet will make for a perfect weekend of cycling bookended with a brewery on both ends. Some of the top things to do in Ucluelet including some locals secrets according to Habitat, our friends and our guests include:

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