Tsunami Risks

After Tofino, we decided to explore further afield, going along the coast to Ucluelet and trying out the different micro-climates along the way. Down the coast, the beaches are awe-inspiring. The surfing waves roll in from hundreds if not thousands of miles away in...

Bog trail

After the Nuu-chah-nulth trail, we went on a shorter walk around a Bog trail. This had a very different feel from the rainforest walk, albeit with a walkway though the thick vegetation. Everywhere there were the white trunks of trees that looked as though they had...

Ucluelet

Ucluelet is at the other end of Long Beach from Tofino, and has a quite different feel to it. If Tofino is chic and fashionable, Ucluelet is more casual, dingier and more dowdy, but I felt it had a more easy-going and authentic feel. We walked along the Wild Pacific...

Wiccaninnish Inn

We went on to the Wiccaninnish Inn, which turned out to be much posher than I had expected. I thought it would be a bit faded and run-down, but it is a high-end venue for weddings and the like, and we decided that we were probably rather under-dressed for dinner in...

Whale Watching

Various companies offer Whale- and Bear-watching boat trips, and there is also a longer trip to the Hot Springs at Hot Springs Cove, which is around 1.5 hours north of Tofino in Maquinna Provincial Park in the northern end of Clayoquot Sound. The boat trips from...