Marine Mammal Research, with Subtidal Adventures

Tuesday March 14, 2017 : 9:30 am
Subtidal Adventures, 1950 Peninsula Rd, Ucluelet

Join a local marine researcher for a fun-filled research trip by zodiac boat in Barkley Sound. Long-time whale watching company Subtidal Adventures introduces you to local marine mammals and involve you in identifying individual whales and their habits.  2.5 – 3 hour tour length. Adults $99.00, Children 4-12 years $79.00. Advanced booking required for this very popular event. (Please note: rate change, rates in guide were incorrect)
Contact Subtidal Adventures directly for reservations. Partnered event: 25% of proceeds go to support the Whale festival.  Phone 1-877-444-1134 or email

Interpretive Talks
Maritime & Coastal Cultures
Wilderness & Wildlife Daytrips by Boat

GUEST SPEAKER:  Silva Johansson

Tuesday March 14, 2017 : 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Ucluelet Community Centre, 500 Matterson Dr. Ucluelet

            Amphitrite lighthouse, which celebrated its 100th birthday in 2015, was built because of this wreck. Hear local interpreter and naturalist Silva Johansson tells this intriguing but tragic story. Presented courtesy of the Wild Pacific Trail Society.
Button event – no Admission. Buttons Button Event will be available for purchase

Button Event
Interpretive Talks
Maritime & Coastal Cultures

Storytelling with Roy Henry Vickers

Tuesday March 14, 2017 : 11:00 am
Eagle Eerie Gallery, Tofino


            Renowned First Nation artist Roy Henry Vickers intimately shares personal stories of coastal life and inspirations, in his own longhouse gallery. He will be releasing Limited Edition prints and will be available for signing following the storytelling. Everyone welcome! Thanks to Eagle Aerie Gallery for years of Whale Festival support.
FREE event – no Admission.


First Nations Cultural Features
Performers/Live Music/Entertainment

Nature Tours

Tuesday March 14, 2017 : 12:00 pm
call for info


2-3 hour Hike - Difficulty Level: Moderate.  
Trek beneath the canopy of an old growth forest, walk on sandy beaches, explore tidal pools, and discover mysterious rock formations.

The coastal rainforest and windswept beaches hold countless stories of ancient trading routes for local First Nations.  Eagles, seals, sea lions, mink, sea otters, and even whales are in abundance at varying times of the year.  Partnered event: 25% of proceeds go to support the Whale festival.

Phone or email for reservations  $30pp/ 10 people max  250-726-2035




Interpretive Walks