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Ucluelet’s Ultimate Whale Watching Adventure

Prepare for the expedition of a lifetime with Discover Vancouver Island Tours’ soon-to-be launched tour package: Ucluelet’s Ultimate Whale Watching Adventure.

Whale watching is one of the top things to do on the west coast of Vancouver Island, especially within the waters of Barkley Sound. Basing this package within the quaint fishing village of Ucluelet was an easy decision. Ucluelet itself is a haven of wildlife and the small town is a mere thirty minutes away from its world famous neighbour, Tofino. Experience the hype of the coast, while keeping the tranquility of a remote, ocean setting.

Photo by: Leigh Miller

Photo by: Leigh Miller

The new package will be a perfect combination of freedom to explore and experience the west coast, partnered with luxury comforts and an exhilarating day on the water. Top accommodation options were chosen in order to let guests truly bask in the beauty of the coast. Waking up to a stunning ocean view is just the beginning. One evening of the package will feature a seafood dinner prepared by a local chef, and the whale watching adventure will be hosted by a local charter.

Photo by: Katlyn Durocher

Photo by: Katlyn Durocher

Whale watching itself is an unparalleled west coast experience. Depending on the time of year, gray whales, humpback whales and even orcas (killer whales) can be seen in the wild putting on a show. The tour package will have the option of two different boat types – zodiac-style or cabin cruiser – making the adventure level adjustable depending on guest’s needs. Just kick back and explore the Pacific in search of these magnificent giants of the sea. Witnessing whales first hand in their natural environment is an incredible sight. Aside from whales, the coastal waters also hold plenty of sea creatures such as seals, porpoises, otters and sea lions, and eagles are commonly seen soaring above.

Photo by: Bob Quance

Photo by: Bob Quance

From there, the options are limitless. Ucluelet is an open door to kayaking adventures, beautiful hiking trails, endless beaches and, for those who seek even more thrill, numerous fishing charters. With a full free day, guests can pick and choose whichever activities their hearts desire, with Discover Vancouver Island Tours there to help make the arrangements.

Photo by: Michel Constant

Photo by: Michel Constant

Ucluelet’s Ultimate Whale Watching Adventure is the perfect introduction to life on the rugged west coast of Vancouver Island. While the 2017 season is coming to a close, the 2018 bookings have already begun. With accommodation filling up quickly, booking for next summer sooner rather than later, is the best way to secure your desired dates. Check out www.ucluelet-info.com for more on Ucluelet.

 

Contributed by: Laurissa Cebryk