The Wild Pacific Trail BC on Vancouver Island near the town of Ucluelet, BC invites to vast beaches in Pacific Rim National Park and offers endless photo opportunities. Rock Bluffs at the northern portion of the trail features elevated observation spots on the rugged coastline. At the bottom of this page, you will find a link to a video that features many stunning photographs of the Wild Pacific Trail.
In spring, the blow spouts of migrating whales can be seen on the ocean. Radar Hill provides excellent views over the ocean side and is a particular good spot to visit for late summer sunsets.
In the vicinity of the Amphritrite Lighthouse, the southern part of the Wild Pacific Trail there is access to the ocean edge at low tide. Many rocky tide pools host stunning sea life such as urchins, sea stars, anemones and small crabs which are easy to capture on camera. To get rid of the sky’s reflection on the water surface, a flash light does an excellent job.
There are so many beautiful sites to see and explore on the Wild Pacific Trail on Vancouver Island, BC. The best seasonal time to to catch stunning sunsets is in the spring when the sun sets due west. Later in the year, due to the earth’s rotation, the sun sets further north and is difficult to see from the Wild Pacific Trail.