Marine Mammal Research, with Subtidal Adventures

Tuesday March 20, 2018 : 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Subtidal Adventures, 1950 Peninsula Rd, Ucluelet

Join 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 $109.00, Children 4-12 years $89.00. 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  info@subtidaladventures.com

 

All About Whales
Arts & Culture
Interpretive Talks
Maritime & Coastal Cultures
Wilderness & Wildlife Daytrips by Boat

Coastal Explorer with Hello Nature Adventure Tours

Tuesday March 20, 2018 : 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Ucluelet

Challenge yourself to a wilderness hike.  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.

Expert guides will escort and interpret the natural and cultural history of the area . Our guest carry only a bottle of water, a light but delicious snack, and any needed personal gear.  Safety equipment will be provided and carried by your guide.
Partnered event: 25% of proceeds go to support the Whale festival.
Phone or email for reservations  $30pp/ 10 people max  250-726-2035 adventures@hellonature.ca  www.hellonature.ca

 

 

Interpretive Walks
Maritime & Coastal Cultures

ARTSPLASH! - Annual ART SHOW- Artist in Action

Tuesday March 20, 2018 : 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Black Rock Ocean Front Resort, 596 Marine Dr., Ucluelet

Artist in Action, 1-4 pm,: Kelly Carter

Kelly has considered herself an artist since she could hold a crayon as well as coming from a solid base of excelling in Art at Ucluelet Secondary School. Kelly has worked in pencil sketch, water colour and acrylic, however her heart belongs to pyrographic art which is a fancy way of saying wood burning.

“ArtSplash!” is the largest non-juried Annual Art Show on the west coast and once again this year it will be in conjunction with the Whale Festival.  Up to 60 artists will have their work for sale and on selected days Artists in Action will be demonstrating their skills.  This is a fantastic opportunity to see the creative work of regional established and emerging artists.   Admission:  Free – donations appreciated! Daily until the 25th 10am–6pm

 

Arts & Culture
Maritime & Coastal Cultures
Wheelchair Accessible

Intertidal walk at Big Beach with the Ucluelet Aquarium

Tuesday March 20, 2018 : 10:00 am - 11:30 am
meet at Big Beach Parking Lot, Marine Dr, Ucluelet

 

Learn about local marine life with the staff members of the Ucluelet Aquarium! Join them as they explore Big Beach tide pools and talk about the creatures that live there. All ages. 

 

 

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Button Event
Interpretive Walks
Kids/Family Fun

The Great Dessert Migration

Tuesday March 20, 2018 : 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Gray Whale Deli, 1950 Peninsula Rd, Ucluelet, BC V0R 3A0 250-726-2113

 

It’s all about the food for the Gray Whales. It’s all about the dessert for us! Come enjoy desserts made by professional local bakers. Gluten sensitive options will be available. All proceeds will be given to the Pacific Rim Whale Festival.
Tickets $5 purchased at the Gray Whale Deli. Available March 1st. 3 seatings  5:30pm, 6:30pm & 7:30pm.

 

Culinary
Maritime & Coastal Cultures

GUEST SPEAKER: Silva Johansson; The Story of the Pass of Melfort

Tuesday March 20, 2018 : 7:00 pm - 8:30 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 tell this intriguing but tragic story. Presented courtesy of the Wild Pacific Trail Society.
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Arts & Culture
Button Event
Interpretive Talks
Maritime & Coastal Cultures
Wheelchair Accessible