Reef Point Cottages
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- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... valleys, trees etc. All beautiful. Cruising in to Ucluelet at first didn't inspire us with much confidence. It started out looking like just another run down fishing village that had seen better times, but as you got further in you began to see it was a lot more then that. The shops that originally probably been dodgy take away joints for the workers had remodelled themselves as interesting restaurants with nautical themes, or quirky shops selling local Indian curios and ...
... and rocks hiding tasty crabs. Breakfast supermarket for bears. And it didn't take long to find our first bear, not the easiest thing to capture with the boat bobbing up and down but Tone did a brilliant job. Meet Teddy, Yogi and Rupert to name but a few. .
they rummaged under rocks as though they were pebbles, munching on crabs oysters and other seafare. It was with heavy heart we had to make our ...
After packing a picnic lunch we headed off. Our first stop was at the Spirit Gallery in Ucluelet where they sell some amazing local wares, everything from paintings to pottery and jewellery. There was a bass guitar whose body was a Bald Eagle - a true one of a kind. Too bad there's not enough room to bring it home , Chris. Not to mention the price! Then off to the Rainforest where we took the boardwalk until we reached the many flights of steps going down and realized ...
... was worth it. There were signs pointing out special features that were very informative. The largest trees are 800 years old, but most sprouted when a fire cleared much of the area 300 years ago. There were signs saying to leave the park if the wind is high – the huge fallen trees certainly told us why. We were also told to stay on the trails as a reminder that the undergrowth plays an important part in the eco-system.
Then we went to see the largest ...
... are hot springs about 40 miles up the coast. You can get a boat trip or fly on a float plane. If you get a boat, along with all the other boats, you can end up all squished in the small springs, which sounds horrid. The alternative is to head late afternoon, and to have the place all to yourself.
Henry and Simon so loved their helicopter ride, we decided on more aerial experiences, only this time with me in tow.
Yesterday afternoon was ...