Being urban-dwellers, Ucluelet was what we expected all Vancouver Island towns to be like. Ucluelet has dock space for about one 30 foot boat for every building, and has about 100 of each. There are several hotels, restaurants, and other tourist infrastructure. There is also a functioning commercial fishery, something that was entirely absent everywhere else on the west side of Vancouver Island.

The harbour in Ucluelet is long and somewhat shallow. The wind was funneling down it when we where there, but there were still sheltered spots for a dozen boats to anchor. As usual we tied up to the public dock, which entirely fills a cove. The public dock is very well sheltered.

We enjoyed our stay in Ucluelet.

  • Docks: yes
    • Washrooms:yes
    • Showers: not at the docks
    • Laundry: not at the docks
    • Restaurant: yes
    • Gas: yes
  • Mooring Cans: no
  • Cell service: yes

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