New 28 foot Cutwater
We’re all about flexibility….flexibility and comfort and safety. Think of it as your OWN private boat with your OWN captain. Unforgettable memories that will last a lifetime. No two days will be the same!
Wildrock Adventures specializes in providing small, unique and intimate, private charters. We give you the opportunity to create your own experience, ensuring an outstanding adventure. Want to explore the beautiful Broken Islands?… that’s us… Want to do some fishing? … that’s us… Explore Bamfield?… let’s go… You just never know what the day will bring. We’ll share our unique perspective on local wildlife and history (and anything else you want), while you relax in comfort on our deck or cabin taking in the full West Coast experience. Engaging, inspirational and educational! Head out for a couple of hours, a day or longer? Let’s make it happen!
Your host Gord Mackinnon is a Registered Professional Biologist with over 40 years experience in outdoor activities. Gord’s passion is fishing so you will be guided by someone with years of experience fishing the local waters. His knowledge of the area will ensure your adventure is the best possible!
Fishing Charters, whale watching, wildlife viewing and amazing ocean tours customized just for you! We welcome everyone – individuals, friends, couples, best couple friends and families. You’ll find our new 28 foot Cutwater ideally designed for your comfort and enjoyment.
The Cutwater is incredibly comfortable and very well suited for any activity be it fishing, cruising, whale watching or wildlife viewing. You’ll head out on your custom adventure exploring the Ucluelet Harbour, Broken Group Islands, Barkley Sound, Bamfield, or possibly Tofino all while looking for whales, sea lions, eagles, bears and other wildlife. Eclectic Bamfiled is our most popular destination and we can arrange a delicious lunch or dinner there for your enjoyment.
Need help planning your trip? … we’re here, Questions about the area? … just ask, Looking for accomodation? …. we can arrange.
We want your experience to be the BEST!
Exclusive charters & customized marine tours.
Fishing, kayaking, whale watching, sunset cruises.
Small and intimate experiences (no large crowds).
Pair your fresh local catch with select top quality BC wines.
Engaging and inspirational.
Morning, afternoon, evening… day or week.
Easy departures from Ucluelet Harbour.
We have lots of great adventures ideas! Contact us today and we’ll help you customize an adventure that you’ll love.
MORE THAN JUST A TOUR
We are flexible.. Your boat, your captain!… Customize your charter by TELLING US WHAT YOU WANT TO DO! How about going out to Barkley Sound or offshore to catch some fish? (We’re Canada’s third largest fishing harbour for ground fish like Halibut and Lingcod and right on the migratory path for Salmon). Maybe a sunset cruise around the harbour and then head around to Ucluelet’s 100 year old Amphitrite Lighthouse. A visit to the eclectic community of Bamfield or a cruise through the Broken Islands, part of the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve.
We can work together to come up with all kinds of stunning West Coast adventures that will bring memories that last a lifetime… Let’s get out on the water!
Here are some of our most popular cruises. Choose one… or use them for ideas to create your own unique adventure! Wildrock can make it happen!
1. The Bamfield Adventure 4 - 8 hrs
Bamfield Adventure: 4-8 hrs
Bamfield is a charming remote fishing village located along the southern flank of Barkley Sound. Although accessible by logging road, access is still primarily by water. It is the home of the Bamfield Marine Science Center which was once the north american terminus of the transpacific telegraph line known as the All Red Line.
On departing Ucluelet, we cruise the shoreline, on the lookout for wildlife and marine species that inhabit this protected harbour. Head west to the Broken Islands Group and Deer Group Islands, possibly spotting one of several species of whales or sea lions that frequent the Sound. We arrive in Bamfield for lunch or dinner and a stroll along the funky “Boardwalk” experiencing the eclectic nature of the village.
We return to Ucluelet via an alternative route, experiencing fresh island landscapes found only in this part of the world to capture that perfect photograph from a view on the water that most never get.… possibly checking crab traps on our return to the harbour for those interested in adding such a treat to their evening meal.
The tour described above takes about 5 hours on average, but remember… we’re all about flexibility…. so if something interests you… like stopping to fish or do some kayaking… just ask! You can also chose to take a 30 min. hike to the picturesque “Brady’s Beach” (picture white sands, touquoise waters, and some of the most unique shoreline features of any beach on the West Coast of Vancouver Island) while in Bamfield. Almost anything is possible… it’ll just take us a little longer…
PS… If the weather and sea conditions allow, we could also slip around Cape Beale, the southern headland of Barkley Sound and explore rugged coastline and protected bays like Pachena Bay beyond….. something to consider…
3. Broken Group Islands Adventure 4 hrs
Broken Group Islands Adventure 3-4 hrs
Custom tour of the Broken Groups Islands. We’ll head out of the Ucluelet Harbour after a short cruise along the shores looking for bears and other marine wildlife. We’ll be sure to spot sea lions and eagles as we depart the Inlet. We’ll head around the front of the lighthouse and the Wild Pacific Trail and maybe have a bald eagle come visit us looking for a treat (we provide). We’ll cross Loudon Channel and take a leisurely cruise through the world famous Broken Group Islands, an archipelago located in Barkley Sound. You’ll be spellbound by the magnificent west coast scenery and island landscapes that can only be seen by boat! There is ample opportunity to view whales and other interesting marine wildlife on our tour.
Remember we’re all about flexibity.. so if you want to do something like fishing (where allowed) or kayaking just ask! It’s your boat and your captain! (just have to return both at the end!).
Discover Ucluelet…. get on the water!
2. The Sunset Cruise 2 hrs
Sunset Cruise 1-2 hrs
Think anniversary, birthday, or any any other special occasion.
An evening on the water on the West Coast…. It just doesn’t get any better!
Leave the dock anytime after 5 p.m. and cruise the Ucluelet Harbour shoreline, looking for bears or other marine wildlife. You’ll be sure to see eagles and friendly sea lions as you go. Slip around the corner past the lighthouse and witness some of the most breathtaking West Coast landscapes that British Columbia has to offer… wild and wooly!… don’t forget the wine or just ask and we’ll make sure it’s there for you!
You can stay inside and watch this incredible world from the comfort of our cabin or sit outside on our spacious back deck… your choice.
Your boat, your captain, your memories … WOW!
4. Fishing Charter 4-8 hrs
Fishing Charter 4-8 hrs
Hey, we love fishing too! This is not a job to us, it is a passion. Gord, your host and captain has been fishing this area for over 40 years and knows the waters well. We want this to be the best experience possible… so we’ll try and make that happen. We have all the equipment necessary, just bring yourself!
Flexible fishing charters just for you. Give us a call and we’ll let you know what’s happening in the area and suggest a trip based on your interests. Competitive rates in the most comfortable boat in the area!
You’ll love fishing with Wildrock Adventures!
Whale & Bear Watching
Broken Group Islands
Customizing Your Charter Is Easy
1. Contact us. We’re friendly and love to help!
2. We’ll plan your adventure together and come up something really unique, fun and engaging.
3. We set your charter date and time. (*weather dependant for safety)
4. We depart conveniently right from Ucluelet Harbour.
5. We head out and have fun exploring the West Coast.
Ucluelet Fishing Charter
Ucluelet is on the salmon migratory pathway and every year we are blessed with outstanding fishing. Your Charter Captain, Gord Mackinnon has over 40 years experience fishing the waters of Vancouver Island’s West Coast. Whether fishing salmon, halibut or cod in Barkley Sound or offshore on the La Perouse Bank, you will experience the thrill of a fishing trip of a lifetime. At Wildrock Adventures, we go where the fish are!
Fishing has become one of the largest growing sports in the world. It is a sport everyone can enjoy and take part in. We welcome all ages, full families, male and female, seasoned pros to the novice beginners. You’ll have a wonderful ucluelet fishing charter experience when you come fishing with Wildrock Adventures. Call 250 755-5172 today to book your charter!
VERY IMPORTANT: In order to fish with Wildrock Adventures, you will need to purchase a fishing license.
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A MUST DO WHEN IN UCLUELET!
We did the Broken Islands Group tour, and what an amazing adventure! Gord was such a fun host and we learned alot about the area. The boat was stunning. A real MUST DO when in Ucluelet/Tofino…Jim Smith