Top Adventures in Sooke

  • Hike Whiffin Spit

    Located in Sooke, between the Sooke Harbour and the Juan de Fuca Strait is Whiffin Spit Park. An easy 2.4km out and back trail with minimal elevation gain that you can walk to the end and back in about an hour. The dog-friendly gravel trail takes ...

    1.5 miles 0 ft gain

  • Hike and Swim at Sooke Potholes

    The Sooke Potholes seem to have something for everyone. Those seeking quick and easy beach access can enjoy short, well-groomed trails that lead straight to the pebble beaches from each of this spot’s multiple parking lots. There are also a number...

  • Hike Mount Manuel Quimper

    The Sooke Hills is a geographic region of low hills with elevations between 350m (Mt. Wells) to a high of 682m (Mt. Empress), located in the area bounded on three sides by Highway 1 to the east, Highway 14 to the south and the Sooke River to the w...

  • Hike East Sooke Park

    Sitting very close to the southernmost point of Vancouver Island, facing west towards the mouth of the Strait of Juan de Fuca and the open Pacific Ocean, East Sooke Park is a unique and magical place for a hike or trail run. Your first visit will ...

  • Hiking the Goldmine Trail

    Goldstream Provincial Park is just a short drive from Victoria. Within 20 minutes of leaving the city center, you can be immersed in an old growth temperate rain forest.From Victoria, take the Trans-Canada highway to the start of the Malahat. The ...

    2.2 miles 295.3 ft gain

  • Hiking Mt. Finlayson

    Mount Finlayson in Goldstream Provincial Park is 19 km north of Victoria on Hwy 1. The trail takes you up to a scenic lookout of Victoria. For the majority, this trail is quite easy, however, it gets slightly more challenging toward the end when t...

  • Hike around Thetis Lake

    Take Highway 1 west from Victoria. Turn onto Exit 10 (View Royal/Colwood) and continue on the Island Highway. Turn right at Six Mile Road, which leads straight to Thetis Lake Regional Park.Note that this park is also accessible by bike via the Gal...

    1.9 miles 196.9 ft gain

  • Beach Day at Sandcut Beach

    The adventure begins during the rugged wooded hike from the gravel parking lot to the stunning beach (10 minutes). Once you reach the stone and pebble beach, plant yourself down to enjoy the 180 degree view of the Juan de Fuca Strait (and a picnic...

  • Camp at Salt Creek

    This county park is great for day use or overnight camping. Half the campsites are about 20 feet from the water, so you can hear waves crashing on the rocks as you sleep.A short walk from all the sites going east, you will end up at a large field ...

  • Freedive or Snorkel Ogden Point

    Accessible from downtown Victoria, The Breakwater at Ogden Point makes a fun, easy-access shore-dive. I've been freediving here a couple times now and have loved it each time. You can access the granite stepping blocks by a staircase on the left s...

  • Hike to Jocelyn Hill

    Gowlland Tod is a beautiful park, running along the Finlayson Arm fjord. Jocelyn hill is in the middle of the park, and can be accessed from the Caleb Pike access at the South end (along the Ridge trail) or from the McKenzie Bight access at the No...

  • Bike along the Galloping Goose Trail

    The Galloping Goose Regional Trail connects downtown Victoria, Canada to the former town of Leechtown. Part of the Trans Canada Trail (which traverses the entire country) the Galloping Goose follows the path of the former Canadian National Railway...

    34 miles

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    • 5201 Sooke Road, Canada

      Meadow Views

      Our beautifully located ground floor suite offers private access via the patio. Upon entering, you will walk into an open plan lounge, dining space and kitchen, following through to your queen-size...

      From $95/night

    • 5201 Sooke Road, Canada

      Meadow Views Ground Floor Suite

      The kitchenette has a small-sized fridge, toaster oven, coffee maker, along with all the necessary dishware to make your stay enjoyable. The lounge offers a TV with cable, wifi plus one pull out s...

      From $95/night

    • 5201 Sooke Road, Canada

      Green Bay Cottage

      You can dine alfresco using the BBQ then head to the beach with the toys made available to you. The beach has a picnic table for your use so you can spend the day surrounded by nature. The cottag...

      From $163/night

    • 1880 Sooke Lake Road, Canada

      Maple Heart Ranch Homestead

      Take your time out and enjoy the outdoors at it's best. Our homestead is secluded in the forest on the foot of Sooke Lake Watershed. Our unique off-grid property is in the middle of nature, with va...

      From $115/night

    • Port Angeles, Washington

      Log Cabin Resort

      The resort is also home to a great restaurant, should you get hungry, a general store (beer, wine, sandwiches, ice cream, candy, seasonal clothing items)., and boat rentals (paddle boats, stand up ...

      From $148/night

    • Port Angeles, Washington

      Lake Crescent Lodge

      Unwind and explore nature as you step back in time.Comfortable and spacious guest rooms are nestled among the giant fir and hemlock trees directly on the beautiful Lake Crescent shores. In the even...

      From $181/night

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