Local Attractions & Activities

The Pacific Rim Motel is your ideal base for exploring the local area

Surfer's Paradise
Why not try one of these activities during your stay........


Both freshwater and saltwater fishing enthusiasts will find plenty to keep them entertained during their stay.

The Pacific Rim Motel can help you arrange your sport fishing charter with one of our local operators based in the nearby Harbour.


Nature & Whale Watching

Ucluelet and the surrounding area is home to abundant wildlife.

Highlights of a tour with one of Ucluelet’s knowledgeable operators might include siting of humpback or gray whales, orca, eagles, sea otters or seals. 

You’ll also learn about the rich natural and cultural history of the rainforest and coast.

Perfect for Kayaking


The waters around Ucluelet are ideal for both beginners and more advanced paddlers.  Local operators offer everything from a half day paddle around the Ucluelet Inlet to multi-day tours of the Broken Group Islands.


Surfing on the beaches near Ucluelet is popular all year round. Wetsuits are strongly recommended and can be rented at surf shops and schools in Ucluelet. 

Any of the local surf shops will have the latest surf report and can help you find the right spot to enjoy a day in the surf.


The spectacular Wild Pacific Trail is a must for anyone visiting Ucluelet. 

Wild Pacific Trail View

The Trail offers many scenic views and vistas, and is particularly popular with photographers, artists and storm watchers.  Explore the newly opened Ancient Cedars loop through some of the largest trees in the area. 

The Pacific Rim Motel is well situated for accessing the Trail.  Ask at Reception for a map of the Trail.


Beach Art
Stay at the Pacific Rim Motel and enjoy one of the many annual festivals held across the area.

Every March, the Pacific Rim Whale Festival celebrates the Gray whale migration from the Baja Peninsula in Mexico to the Bering Sea, passing Ucluelet on the way.

July brings Ukee Days with logger sports, a parade, local food and crafts, activities for children and live entertainment.

Other events to enjoy throughout the year include the Edge to Edge Marathon, the Pacific Rim Arts Festival, the Van Isle 360 and the Cultural Heritage Festival.