Directions to Ucluelet, West Coast Vancouver Island
Ucluelet is located along the farthest northwest edge of Barkley Sound on the West Coast of Vancouver Island, B.C., Canada. The town is surrounded by a temperate rainforest and is situated along a sheltered harbour. Long Beach, Pacific Rim National Park, and the town of Tofino are just a short distance north of Ucluelet.
Ucluelet is 90 minutes from Port Alberni on the way to the Pacific Rim National Park and Long Beach. It is about 5-6 hours by car and ferry from Vancouver, 4-5 hours by car from Victoria, and 2-3 hours by car from Nanaimo, depending on your driving and scenic stops.
Ucluelet is also served by Tofino Bus (1-866-986-3466), with connections from Nanaimo and Victoria.
You can fly in direct from Vancouver or Victoria with North Vancouver Air (1-800-228-6608)
Many of our Canadian guests from Alberta and the eastern provinces are flying with West Jet into Comox/Courtney. Comox is approximately one hour from Port Alberni. Car rentals are available here as well as in Nanaimo and Vancouver.
BC Ferries run the ferry service between Vancouver and Vancouver Island. Find routes and schedules at
Accommodations should be booked well in advance.
Find Us at the Dock
The boat is moored at the "Floathouse Patio Grill" located in Small Craft Harbour Boat Basin.