Ucluelet is on Vancouver Island's West Coast, accessible by boat and Highway 4. It is about 100 km southwest of Port Alberni (a 1.5 - 2 hour drive). This tourist hub is 10 minutes from the Long Beach unit of Pacific Rim National Park. You must travel through Long Beach to get to Tofino. It is a 1/2 hour boat ride to the Broken Group Islands unit of Pacific Rim National Park. It is a small town of approximately 1400 people, built on a protected harbour. One can walk to Wild Pacific Trail and Amphitrite Lighthouse. Big Beach, Terrace Beach and Little Beach quite easily from the centre of town.
Most of the town and surrounding area can be seen by walking and hiking.
Most of the town and surrounding area can be seen by walking and hiking and boating. Car rentals are recommended, although some come in via bus or by passenger ferry (seasonally) from Port Alberni. Bike rentals can be obtained in town, when the bike shop is open.
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Jiggers Fish and Chip Truck 4 Spice Experess Matterson House Restaurant Offshore Seafood Restaurant The Blue Room Ukee Dogs Norwoods Hank's 5 Spice Express Fetch Restaurant Floathouse Restaurant Roman's Pizza Harbour Pizza Cynamoka Coffee House Eagle's Nes Pub Grey Whale Ice Cream and Deli Smileys Wya Surf Shop Cafe Greenhouse Market Coop Deli Department Barkley Cafe Peninsula Cafe Canadian Princess Boat