On the west coast of Vancouver Island lies the town of Ucluelet in British Columbia. Ucluelet is perfect to escape from the stresses of daily life and unwind in the fresh sea breeze from the Pacific Ocean and beautiful rainforest scenery. The laid-back life here is a hit with visitors, who enjoy the slow pace. There are also a whole host of fun activities to take part in here, from hiking and kayaking to beachcombing and paddle boarding, the world is your oyster at this coastal town! Whale watching is also popular, so keep an eye out for the chance to spot the giant mammals.
If you're an outdoor enthusiast, explore the Wild Pacific Trail. Start your hike at the Amphitrite Point Lighthouse and go on an adventure along the open pacific coastline. Fishing is also big in Ucluelet as it's one of the best places in the world for Chinook salmon fishing. Book a charter boat or join a whale-watching tour to discover the famous waters. Florencia Beach is close to Ucluelet and boasts sandy beaches and great waves for surfers. To see more fish, visit Ucluelet Aquarium. Alternativly, have a day by the lake at Kennedy Lake Provincial Park -- the beautiful natural setting is great for a lazy day with family and friends.
Summer is a popular time to visit Ucluelet but for cheaper accommodation and quieter attractions, September to November is best.