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Things to do IN Ucluelet & Tofino

Immerse yourself in friendly surroundings. Embark on adventures. Experience local flavours.

Things to do on land

Zipline Eco Tour

Six of the most amazing Zip-lines take you through ancient growth Rain Forest; soaring above the canyon and Kennedy River. This is one of the ‘DO NOT MISS’ beautifully stunning zip-line cultural eco tours to add to your time on the West Coast. 
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Ucluelet Aquarium

Visitors to the Ucluelet Aquarium can expect an up close and personal encounter with a diversity of local marine life. They provide a stimulating “hands on” learning environment for people of all ages. All of the display specimens were gathered in local waters right outside the aquarium’s doorstep.
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Hiking & Trails

The Wild Pacific Trail is a 7-phase trail system along the West Coast’s rugged cliffs and shoreline. You’ll discover spectacular shoreline panoramas and hike through ancient cedar and spruce-filled forest. This trail is a spectacular hike at any time of the year, from sunrise to sunset. 
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PACIFIC RIM ECO TOURS

Enjoy a 2.5-hr scenic bicycle tour of the spectacular Ucluelet Peninsula on our state-of-the-art Giant Explore E-3 E-Bikes. The knowledgeable guides will ensure your questions are answered and your trip is epic! Take in the stunning West Coast scenery as you cruise along effortlessly.
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Amphitrite lighthouse

Come and pay a visit to one of the most famous lighthouses in the world! The lighthouse is easily found and well marked. It offers amazing sunrises and sunset views and if you are lucky, you might see some whales from the rocky shoreline.
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ATV TOURS TO VIRGIN FALLS/BARKLEY SOUND

This custom tour is suitable for all ages and levels of experience. Traveling by off road vehicle on unmaintained roads through the rugged and temperate west coast rainforest, you can expect views of Tofino Inlet that many have never seen before.
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Things to do - ocean

Kayaking

Ucluelet and Tofino are world class kayaking destinations, and it’s a kayaker’s paradise; join a guided kayaking adventure tour within the Ucluelet Harbour or out to the majestic Broken Group Islands. Kayaking the calm, sheltered waters of Ucluelet Harbour (appx 3hrs) is an ideal way to discover the history, culture and industry of this working west coast harbour.
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Whale Watching

Grey whales, orcas, humpbacks and the occasional minke can be seen in these Pacific Northwest waters any time of year off the West Coast of Vancouver Island. Ucluelet are Tofino are the mecca’s of whale watching, and many local companies with decades of experience can lead you to a great adventure such as Jamie’s Whaling Station and Subtidal Adventures.

surfing

The water in Ucluelet and Tofino is a cool, yet fairly constant 10°C/50°F, making surfing a year-round activity, with some of the best rides being caught during the winter when the surf is definitely up with a strong, fairly consistent swell.
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fishing charters

Our preferred Fishing Charter partner is Sam over at Salmon Eye Charters. He is awesome and we have preferred package rates set up for all Salmon Eye guests. Just mention to Sam when booking you are from Waters Edge!
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Fishing and Whale Watching

Our preferred Fishing Charters and Whale Watching partner is Cameron over at Cameron Ocean Adventures. Have an experience of a lifetime in a top notch sport fishing and whale watching aboard our 35′ and 43′ luxury motor yachts based in beautiful Ucluelet, British Columbia.
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Wild Life Tours

Our preferred Whale Watching & Wildlife Tours partner is Alan and Toddy over at Archipelago Cruises. Alan and Toddy Landry, invite you to spend some time with them on their boat, the “Raincoast Maiden”, which is also their home.
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Things to do - air

Flightseeing Tours

Make it a vacation to remember and ask Louie to show you around the island. You will be amazed at the views from his Cessna 18 Float Plane! Take a flight to the Hot Springs, visit a Glacier Lake, or spend some time on your own Private Island in the Pacific… Louie can make it happen!
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Things to do - culture

Culture of Ucluelet

Over the years, PRAS has introduced hundreds of community members and visitors to the work of local and visiting artists, including visual artists, actors, writers, film makers, dancers, and musicians.
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Food Tours

This is an amazing food tour for foodies! The Tofino Food Tour is a 2.5-3 hour journey through the picturesque town of Tofino. During the tour, you’ll have the experience of tasting some incredibly delicious food from some of Tofino’s most popular restaurants & food vendors. If you love seafood, you’re going to love this tour.
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Native ARt

Cedar House represents a selection of local and regional First Nations artists. Cedar works, primarily masks, bent wood boxes, paddles and bowls. The gallery also has cedar bark hats, basketry and jewelry. They also carry a selection of original paintings, fine art prints, as well as native silver, clothing, leather and knitted goods and many more.
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Native Art at Cedar House

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