Ucluelet travel guide

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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.

When to visit Ucluelet

Ucluelet in March
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Ucluelet in March
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Ucluelet in August, when the average temperature is 59 °F, and the highest can go up to 62.6 °F. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 39.2 °F, with an average temperature of 42.8 °F. You’re likely to see more rain in November, when precipitation is around 18.3″. In contrast, July is usually the driest month of the year in Ucluelet, with an average rainfall of 2.8″.

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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 center. The shortest flight to Ucluelet from the United States departs from Los Angeles and takes around 15h 06m.


Another option to get to Ucluelet is to pick up a car rental from Vancouver, which is about 182 km from Ucluelet. You’ll find branches of Hertz and Discount Car & Truck Rentals, among others, in Vancouver.

Airports near Ucluelet

Airlines serving Ucluelet

United Airlines
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Air Canada
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Qantas Airways
Good (180 reviews)
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Virgin Atlantic
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Where to stay in Ucluelet

Average rates range from around $232 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $284 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Ucluelet

Most booked hotels in Ucluelet

Waters Edge Shoreside Suites
Excellent (8.6, 690 reviews)
Canadian Princess Lodge & Marina
Good (7.3, 902 reviews)
West Coast Motel
Excellent (8.8, 1 review)
Ukee Peninsula Motel
Good (7, 513 reviews)
Island West Resort
Okay (4.8, 134 reviews)
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Renting a car in Ucluelet

Expect to pay $4.77 per gallon in Ucluelet (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $57.24 and $76.31.