Pacific Rim National Park Reserve
Grice Bay is located in the Pacific Rim National Park near the communities of Tofino and Ucluelet, British Columbia, Canada. It is a popular launching location for activities like boating, wildlife touring, charters, kayaking,
Grice Bay is a busy access point for many ocean activities because of the boat launch and its close proximity to some popular marine destinations. It is well recognized as a boat launch with a good size parking lot suited for boat trailers.
The site includes a small, raised grass lawn area, a picnic table and pit toilets. From the grassy knoll and boat launch there are great views of the ocean and nearby islands. Some arrive with binoculars in hand and sit on the shoreline waiting for the Bald Eagles and Great Blue Herons to visit while boats and kayaks are being loaded and unloaded.
From Grice Bay many boaters and kayakers have access to some amazing scenery. Some of the destinations include Tofino Inlet, Cannery
Bay, Tranquil Inlet and Kennedy River. There is a good chance you will view some wildlife on many of the marine trips departing from Grice Bay.
Launching from Grice Bay provides access to many overnight marine routes and destinations. From Grice Bay boats and
kayaks can explore up Fortune Channel and visit Dawley
Passage Provincial Park, Meares Island and Mosquito Harbour.
One of the longer, more aggressive adventure destinations one can enjoy from Grice Bay would be the world famous Clayoquot Sound. A
scenic route navigating Browning Passage leading to the heart of the Clayoquot
Sound - Vargas and Flores Islands.
All visitors to the Pacific Rim National Park must
purchase a Park Use Permit.
How to get to the Grice Bay
Travel towards Tofino on the Pacific Rim Hwy. From the Pacific Rim Hwy look for the road signs indicating Grice Bay. Turn on Grice Bay Road and drive to the very
end of the road to the boat launch.