About UclueletOn Barkley Sound, Ucluelet was named for a First Nation's word meaning “safe harbor.” Charter boats for salmon fishing, whale watching, skin diving and nature excursions are available; phone the chamber of commerce. Lady Rose Marine Services makes round trips between Port Alberni and Ucluelet June through September; phone (250) 723-8313, or (800) 663-7192 Apr.-Sept., for reservations.
He Tin Kis Park allows visitors to experience a Canadian rain forest and follow a boardwalk trail that leads to the ocean. The 5-kilometre (3-mi.) Wild Pacific Trail passes a lighthouse en route to cliffside ocean views.
Visitor Centers Ucluelet Visitor Centre 2791 Pacific Rim Hwy. Ucluelet, BC V0R 3A0. Phone:(250)726-4600
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