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.

When to visit Ucluelet

Ucluelet in April
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Ucluelet in April
Estimated hotel price
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.

Data provided by weatherbase
Celcius (°C)
Data provided by weatherbase

How to Get to Ucluelet


When flying to Ucluelet, you’ll arrive at Tofino Long Beach (YAZ), which is located 22 km from the city centre.


Another option to get to Ucluelet is to pick up a car hire from Vancouver, which is about 182 km from Ucluelet. You’ll find branches of Thrifty and Dollar, among others, in Vancouver.

Airports near Ucluelet

Airlines serving Ucluelet

Good (3,657 reviews)
Good (671 reviews)
Good (802 reviews)
Good (4,163 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,221 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (3,965 reviews)
Excellent (362 reviews)
Qantas Airways
Good (371 reviews)
Virgin Atlantic
Good (510 reviews)
Good (1,582 reviews)
Show more

Where to stay in Ucluelet

Average rates range from around $327 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $468 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

Waters Edge Shoreside Suites
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
Canadian Princess Lodge & Marina
Good (7.5, Good reviews)
West Coast Motel
Poor (0, Poor reviews)

Hiring a car in Ucluelet

Expect to pay $2.37 per litre in Ucluelet (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $28.38 and $37.83.