Walking and hiking for all ages and abilities available. Easy access and close proximity to the many wilderness parks, trails and beaches provide you with a multitude of choices- each unique and captivating. A camera is a must!
Easy walks can be found at French Beach Provincial Park, Gordon's Beach, Muir Creek, China Beach, Mystic Beach, Galloping Goose Trail , Whiffin Spit, Sooke Potholes, and our new Ed Macgregor Harbour Park.
For the more serious hiker, the area offers the new Juan de Fuca Marine Trail, world famous West Coast Trail and many "local secret" spots.
A hour's drive to Port Renfrew will afford you the opportunity to view the tidal pools at Botanical Beach and Avatar Grove, home of Canada's gnarliest tree.
Other West Coast adventures/activities include:
salmon and halibut fishing, crabbing, whale watching, fresh water fishing, ziplining.
Bird watching, diving, wind surfing close by, canoeing, kayaking (spectacular sunset/moonlight tours), boating, mountain biking, cycle tours (experience the popular Galloping Goose Trail!).
Enjoy a visit to our capital city, Victoria with its many beautiful parks and gardens, and numerous visitor attractions. There are also many "out of the way" destination day visits in our area.
Sooke offers a museum, historical sites, live performance theatre, pubs, cafes, bakeries, restaurants ("even sushi and Thai!"), shopping, studios and galleries, annual fine art show as well as year-round events. During your stay, take in an informative tour of our local Tugwell Creek Honey Farm and Meadery nearby as well as our popular local breweries and distillery.