Ucluelet scored another winner with day two of Ukee Days. Congratulations to the community for hosting a great event with fun for everyone!
Great weather and a strong turn out made every event successful. Starting with the pancake breakfast the awesome volunteer staff kept everybody laughing and fed. The parade brought out the whole . . . → Read More: Ucluelet’s Ukee Days Festivities Fun for Everyone!
Ucluelet resident Dan Edwards has been a commercial fisherman for over 40 years and has always been proud of the quality of ling cod, halibut and other fish he and his son Ryan have pulled out of B.C. waters.
The problem for Edwards, and other Vancouver Island fishermen trawling the B.C. coast, was the . . . → Read More: Ucluelet fisherman traces seafood to the dinner plate
Ukee Days launched today under clear skies and a great turn out for the Salmon Dinner, Longboard competition and Whiskey Dock Relay!
The community and visitors are looking forward to two more days of festivities! Ukee Days is famous for featuring something for everyone!
Here are some pictures from this evenings events, click for . . . → Read More: Ucluelet Shines for Ukee Days
South Beach is such a small and dramatic beach with contrasting rock bluffs, deep sand, loads of shells, surge channels and crashing surf.
The 20 minute hike from Wickanninish keeps most people away and delivers a very private setting.
On this day my family collected enough ocean plastic to fill a box.
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A nice short video highlighting all the great activities on the West Coast of BC.
A day of fishing in Ucluelet is an unbeatable day. Terrific scenery begins as one leaves the harbour in the morning light to unbeatable views of the island mountains and Broken Group from the ocean. Most days I see Grey, Humpback and Orca whales however not this day.
The best part of the . . . → Read More: Ucluelet Fishing Day
My children love exploring the ocean in Ucluelet. Sunday morning we checked our crab trap and discovered nine Red Rock crabs. Removing the crabs from the trap and identifying the gender was fun.
Following crabbing we visited the Ucluelet Aquarium for more hands on fun. The Aquarium has several touch tanks that are especially . . . → Read More: A kids Ucluelet ocean adventure
The Government of Canada announced support for the Ucluelet Aquarium Society to build a permanent aquarium in the community. The event also served as an opportunity to officially break ground on the project.
“Our Government is supporting B.C.’s coastal communities whose economies have relied heavily on the fishing industry,” said Dr. James Lunney, Member . . . → Read More: Feds Support Ucluelet Aquarium
The HMCS Oriole steamed into Ucluelet’s harbour on July 2nd, a very sunny Sunday afternoon. The ship was greeted and escorted into port by the local Coast Guard Auxiliary.
The HMCS Oriole (KC 480) is the sail training vessel of the Canadian Navy based at CFB Esquimalt in Victoria, British Columbia. . . . → Read More: HMCS Oriole visits Ucluelet
Ucluelet knows to how to celebrate a special occasion and Canada Day was no exception! And with all Ucluelet events there was something for everyone. For some it was the free cake and hot dogs, for the kids it was endless fun and activities! For dad, it was seeing my first Giant squid-inside and . . . → Read More: Ucluelet Celebrates Canada Day!