Cruise through the pristine waters of Barkley Sound in search of black bears foraging for food along the stunning shoreline of the rainforest on our open Zodiac boat!
Our 2023 season will begin offering bear watching tours from Ucluelet on April 15th. Bear watching tours from our Tofino location will be running daily beginning on April 1st. Tour dates for the 2023 bear watching season can be booked on the below calendar.
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Cruise through the pristine waters of Barkley Sound in search of black bears foraging for food along the stunning shoreline of the rainforest!
Additional Ucluelet Bear Watching Tour Information
Ucluelet Bear Watching Season: Mid-April through September
Departure Times: Vary from day-to-day based on low tide times when bears emerge from the forest to forage for shellfish.
Our Boats: Guests departing from our Ucluelet location will have the choice to book on one of our cabin cruiser vessels or on our Zodiac style boats.
Did you know we guarantee our bear sightings? Click here to read about Jamie’s Raincheck Guarantee.
Want your own guided tour for your family or group? We also offer private bear watching tours.
What You Will See
Guests of our Ucluelet bear watching trips will tour along the shoreline of Barkley Sound where we most often view Black Bears. At low tide, black bears emerge from the dense rainforest in search of one of their favourite foods – crab. You’ll get to witness these beautiful animals effortlessly toss large rocks aside as they sniff out their meal. At times, we’ll see mother black bears teaching their cubs how to hunt for food along the shoreline. In addition to bears, we often enjoy views of bald eagles, seals, & sea lions throughout our journey.