The nature here is predictably unpredictable, that’s what makes it wild! Discover sun-dappled trails winding through the rainforest, identify flowers and berries along the Shorepine Bog, feel the expansive reach of Long Beach stretching towards a fiery sunset. As you watch sea lions playing in the crashing waves of storm season, you may find an innate sense of play bubble up. The spirit of exploration is alive and well on the West Coast.
Nature of Clayoquot Sound
Get into the Wild
Wake up with the birds! Start your day with a morning run (or walk) along Chesterman Beach.
Go on an immersive wildlife tour with Browning Passage to find black bears; watch as they scour the rocky intertidal zone for a crustacean breakfast while learning how they can thrive here.
Have a beach picnic and discover the story behind the rocks at Florencia Bay during low tide.
Visit the Ucluelet Aquarium—a catch-and-release facility promoting knowledge about the biodiversity of Barkley and Clayoquot Sounds.
Count the species of trees you find along the trail to Schooner Cove or Big Tree Trail in Pacific Rim National Park.
Have dinner outside before cozying in by the fire and letting the sounds of waves lull you to sleep.