Ucluelet travel guide

Ucluelet Tourism | Ucluelet Guide

You're Going to Love Ucluelet

With a population of 1,566, Ucluelet is a must-see destination in British Columbia, Canada. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. We recommend you stay at least 2 days in order to fully appreciate everything Ucluelet has to offer.

When to visit Ucluelet

Ucluelet in January
Estimated hotel price
C$ 127
1 night at 3-star hotel
Ucluelet in January
Estimated hotel price
C$ 127
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Ucluelet in August, when the average temperature is 15 °C, and the highest can go up to 17 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 4 °C, with an average temperature of 6 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in November, when precipitation is around 464 mm. In contrast, July is usually the driest month of the year in Ucluelet, with an average rainfall of 72 mm.

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How to Get to Ucluelet


When flying to Ucluelet, you’ll arrive at Tofino Long Beach (YAZ), which is located 14 miles from the city centre The shortest domestic flight to Ucluelet departs from Vancouver and takes around 16m.


Another option to get to Ucluelet is to pick up a car rental from Vancouver, which is about 113 miles from Ucluelet. You’ll find branches of Turo and Discount Car & Truck Rentals, among others, in Vancouver.

Airports near Ucluelet

Airlines serving Ucluelet

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United Airlines
Good (3,642 reviews)
Air Canada
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Qantas Airways
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Virgin Atlantic
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Where to stay in Ucluelet

Average rates range from around C$ 356 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to C$ 549 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Ukee Peninsula Motel and Island West Resort.

Where to stay in popular areas of Ucluelet

Most booked hotels in Ucluelet

Black Rock Oceanfront Resort
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
C$ 288+
Waters Edge Shoreside Suites
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
C$ 366+
Canadian Princess Lodge & Marina
Good (7.4, Good reviews)
C$ 286+
Ukee Peninsula Motel
Good (7, Good reviews)
C$ 202+
West Coast Motel
Poor (0, Poor reviews)
C$ 150+

Renting a car in Ucluelet

Expect to pay C$ 1.81 per litre in Ucluelet (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 21.69 and C$ 28.92.