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Boating, Sightseeing, Whale Watching, Wildlife Tours
Jamie’s is the West Coast’s Original Whale & Wildlife Adventure Centre, navigating the waters of Clayoquot and Barkley Sound since 1982. We are thrilled to be celebrating over 30 years on the water! We have the largest fleet in the area, offering whale watching & bear watching on larger covered cruisers or zodiacs! Join our experienced and knowledgeable crew as we help you discover this beautiful destination. We also offer tours to Hot Springs Cove (by boat or seaplane), kayaking, water taxi service to Meares Island, scenic flights, and much more. Visit us at our Tofino and Ucluelet locations, where we have gift shops and lots of FREE parking (including RV parking in Tofino). Please note that all Jamie’s tours are subject to a $3 research fee, which goes directly to benefit local, non-profit groups involved with wildlife research, rescue and education. We also have complimentary kennels in Tofino for your dogs while you’re out exploring with us!
Boating, Sightseeing, Bird Watching, Whale Watching, Wildlife Tours
For an unforgettable West Coast experience, step aboard our spacious 53 foot luxury motor yacht for a tour unlike any other to look for whales, bears, sea lions, sea otters and other wildlife in comfort. More than just wildlife viewing, our interpretive tours include a scenic cruise through the sheltered waters of the Broken Group islands section of Pacific Rim National Park and a gourmet meal while at anchor. Romantic evening wildlife cruises and private charters are also available.
Paddling, Wildlife Tours
Join us on a wildlife adventure kayaking trip, we are located on the calm waterfront of Ucluelet Harbour. Ucluelet’s Original Kayak Company. 27 award winning years leading on the West Coast of Vancouver Island. Professional wildlife adventure kayak tours for half day, full day and multi day adventures from Ucluelet, in Barkley Sound and the Broken Group Islands, Pacific Rim National Park Reserve, and in Clayoquot Sound-Tofino. Come visit us…drive through town and find us at the end of Marine Drive where it intersects with Helen Road. Our Majestic Ocean Kayaking offices are located in a beautiful setting surrounded by cedar trees, wildlife and the calm waters of Ucluelet Harbour.
Storm Watching, Hotels
Set in Nature, Designed for ComfortVancouver Islands most awe-inspiring oceanfront resort, Black Rock Resort offers a spectacular escape from the ordinary. Experience a Vancouver Island vacation at Black Rock Resort for winter storm watching, spring whale watching, summer beach adventures or a romantic fall retreat. With breathtaking vistas of the Pacific Ocean and rainforest, our comfortable suites offer a magical perspective to Vancouver Islands rugged West Coast
any time of year!Relax and rejuvenate in exquisite suites designed for maximum comfort- from plush king beds to state-of-the-art kitchens. Lounge in spacious living areas with fireplaces. Rejuvenate in spa-inspired bathrooms. Take in magical sunsets from your balcony facing the crashing waves or lush forest. Our suites are also pet friendly! Enjoy a soak in one of our outdoor hot tubs or the plunge pool over looking the ocean during your stay. Keep up your fitness routine in our 24 hour accessible Fitness Centre. Dine in our oceanfront restaurant Fetch, open breakfast, lunch and dinner or enjoy BC wines or locally inspired martini’s and light snacks by the fire in Float Lounge. Artisan Inspired cuisine, sure to impress all of our guests.
Ucluelet Charters is a year round local fishing charter company and operator which strives to offer the best experience possible. Whether you’re a hardcore fisherman looking to limit out or a family looking for a relaxing informative day on the water we tailor the day to make sure you have the most enjoyable day possible. The trip is about you, your friends and family so come experience an excellent day on the water with Ucluelet Charters 🙂 Specializing in targeting Salmon, Halibut, Rock Cod, Ling Cod, Crabs, and much more. I look forward to the opportunity to guiding your next West Coast Fishing Adventure! Offering 4, 6 & 8 hour trip options; please inquire for more details. To view current fishing reports please visit our Ucluelet Charters Website then select Fishing Reports.
Boating, Fishing, Whale Watching
Come experience an amazing day on the water discovering more about Ucluelet and the local marine life on Canada’s Pacific Coast. Cameron Ocean Adventures offers whale watching & wildlife tours, along with private and party boat fishing charters in Ucluelet. Whale Watching: With a focus on finding whales, we will also encounter a multitude of wildlife unique to the area. Pacific Herring returning to spawn in the spring attract a wealth of predatory species including Black Bears, Coastal Wolves, Sea Lions, Salmon, Bald Eagles, and an abundance of other marine birds and fish. Fishing: Ucluelets premier and only deep sea shared fishing charter. The best value in all of Ucluelet. Head out on the water for a 7hr off shore fishing charter in Ucluelet for just $199 per person (groups up to 14) aboard the beautiful Nootka Princess. We also offer 4 hour, 6 hour and 8 hour private Salmon and Halibut fishing charters for up to 8 Guests aboard our 35 foot luxury motor yacht the Avanti.
The Ucluelet Aquarium is a catch-and-release aquarium dedicated to raising awareness and respect for the local ocean environment. Open every day, 10 am – 5 pm
For an unforgettable experience join us on one of our tours, 3 hr Whale Wildlife Watching tour or 2.5 3 hr. Bear Wildlife tour Bear Wildlife Watching in calm, protected waters of Barkley Sound and Ucluelet Harbour in search of Black Bears foraging along scenic shorelines at low tide. Learn about bear behaviour and capture perfect photo’s only available from the water. View majestic eagles, rowdy sea lions, shy seals, playful raccoons. Whale Wildlife Watching Encounters with Gray and Humpback Whales, Steller and California Sea Lions, Harbour Seals, Dolphins, Seabirds, Sea Otters, visiting Orca Whales await you in the magical waters of Barkley Sound. MV Blackfish is a high speed 30 foot 12 passenger boat, heated cabin, washroom, sliding windows. Transport Canada Certified with full electronics, safety gear and life raft. Member of BC Marine Mammal Response Network, BC Cetacean Sightings Network, and Coastal Ocean Research Institute an Ocean Wise Initiative. Explore the Wild.
Attractions, Whale Watching
Our whale watching tours off the West Coast of Ucluelet, British Columbia consist of viewing migrating Humpback Whales, Grey Whales, and the residential/transients Orca pods that circulate Vancouver Island, as well as a variety of other marine animals. Join us for a tour today and not only catch a glimpse of all the coastal wildlife, but learn about the history of Barkley Sound and the Pacific West Coast.
Boating, Sightseeing, Wildlife Tours
Outer Shores Expeditions is a small-ship, niche adventure travel company specializing in multi-day wildlife and cultural sailing expeditions to Haida Gwaii, Vancouver Island, and the Great Bear Rainforest aboard our 70′ classic wooden schooner, Passing Cloud. Our small-ship expeditions provide extraordinary and intimate opportunities from April to November, for small groups of six guests to be immersed in the ancient cultures and stunning wildlife of Canadas Pacific Coast. We look forward to welcoming you aboard!
Boating, Fishing, Sightseeing, Whale Watching, Wildlife Tours
Interactive scenic cruise experiences for the whole family along the Alberni Inlet to Barkley Sound. Fishing, crabbing, prawning and whale watching are all activities that one will experience. Whatever your pleasure, we will make it happen.
Hiking, Paddling, Sightseeing
Our Paddling and Hiking Tours range from short half-day tours to week-long adventures. Whether you are an experienced sea kayaker or hiker looking for a new and exciting adventure or someone who is not really sure what sea kayaking is all about, we promise that we will find the right experience for you.
Indigenous Culture, Hotels
First Nations owned and operated, We are centrally located at the heart of Ucluelet! Just 20 minute drive from the beautiful endless sandy beaches of the Pacific Rim National Park. There is so much to explore here on the west coast of Vancouver Island and our Pet friendly rooms allow you and your four legged friend to optimize the experience. Our Premier new building features studio rooms and Economy friendly pricing! We have so much to offer!
Sightseeing, Bird Watching