10 Things to Do in Sooke That You Shouldn't Miss

Sooke /suːk/ is a district municipality situated on the southern tip of Vancouver Island, Canada. About 38 kilometres by road from the city of Victoria (the capital of British Columbia), Sooke is considered the westernmost of the Greater Victoria region's "Western Communities." It is situated to the north and west of the Sooke Basin.

1. East Sooke Regional Park

East Sooke Road, Sooke, British Columbia, Canada Nature & Parks, Nature & Wildlife Areas
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5 based on 241 reviews

East Sooke Regional Park

Reviewed By timbo - Sooke, CanadaSooke, Canada

Great local Park

Great park with lots of trails that vary in length and difficulty. Plenary of free parking and a lovely small sand beach at the end of the meadow. Not at all what I expected. Beautiful trees and even an area that has petroglyphs. There are washroom facili

2. Sooke Potholes Provincial Park

Sooke River Road, Sooke, British Columbia V9Z 0Y1, Canada Nature & Parks, Geologic Formations
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4.5 based on 484 reviews

Sooke Potholes Provincial Park

These rock formations have become a popular local swimming area.

Reviewed By bstreamw - Vancouver, CanadaVancouver, Canada

No place better on a hot summer day!!

This is a must see destination. It can be a little tricky getting there and finding parking, but once you are on the trail to the Potholes it will be a well deserved day of adventure. The Sooke Potholes have long been a favorite place for local and visito

3. French Beach Provincial Park

West Coast Road 14 | 20 km west of Sooke, Sooke, British Columbia V0S 1N0, Canada Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities, Beaches
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4.5 based on 213 reviews

French Beach Provincial Park

Reviewed By busconi - Wenatchee, WashingtonWenatchee, Washington

Beautiful Beach

We came in December on probably the rainiest day of the month, but the short walk down to the beach in the pouring rain was worth it. Stunning beach...the rain stopped for a short while and we enjoyed exploring. The beaches along this coast seem wild and

4. Sandcut Beach

| between French Beach Provincial Park and Jordan River, Sooke, British Columbia, Canada Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities, Beaches
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4.5 based on 61 reviews

Sandcut Beach

Reviewed By timbo - Sooke, CanadaSooke, Canada

Sandcut Beach

Just loved this place. This is long gravel beach but it is still great for a nice walk along the water. The trail down to the beach is a couple of hundred meters long and goes through the forest. It is awesome and but in some places could be too difficult

5. Ed Macgregor Park

W Coast Rd, Sooke, British Columbia, Canada Nature & Parks
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4.5 based on 117 reviews

Ed Macgregor Park

Reviewed By timbo - Sooke, CanadaSooke, Canada

Sooke Boardwalk

Lovely little zig zag walk down to the boardwalk pier. Nice walk along the pier that usually has folks crabbing or fishing. You can often see seals or other wildlife. Great little place to spend an hour our more. Just west of downtown Sooke. Parking is fr

6. Tugwell Creek Honey Farm and Meadery

8750 West Coast Rd, Sooke, British Columbia V9Z 1H2, Canada Sights & Landmarks, Farms
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4.5 based on 83 reviews

Tugwell Creek Honey Farm and Meadery

Tugwell Creek Honey Farm and Meadery was liscenced in 2003 as the first Meadery in Western Canada. At our oceanside honeyfarm we hand craft the highest quality Meads (Honey Wines) from local honey. Meadmaker Bob Liptrot has kept bees since the age of 6 and has been making mead for over 35 years. Come taste our award winning meads and honey. In 2014 we became the new Economusee on Vancouver Island. Tugwell now boasts a museum quality exhibit, interactive displays, and a self guided audio tour. October - April -Saturday - Sunday 12-5pm May - September Wednesday - Sunday 12-5pm Closed January

Reviewed By Jane123456789 - VancouverVancouver

Great Visit!

Stopped by here because we saw a sign for it off the road and it was well worth a visit! The owner was very friendly and the meads were absolutely delicious!Thanks for taking the time to visit and to write a review. I hope we see you on your next visit to

7. Matheson Lake Regional Park

Matheson Lake Park Road, Sooke, British Columbia V9C 4H9, Canada Nature & Parks
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4.5 based on 25 reviews

Matheson Lake Regional Park

Reviewed By jimrA6085ZK - Bellingham, WashingtonBellingham, Washington

Rode through

Rode through on a bicycle. There are lots of foot paths that go off into forest. From the Galloping Goose Regional Trail, you can't figure out where these foot paths go. When it appears there might be something nice to explore, there is no place to lock a

8. Sooke Region Museum & Visitor Centre

2070 Phillips Rd, Sooke, British Columbia V9Z 0Y3, Canada Traveler Resources, Museums, History Museums, Visitor Centers More
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4.5 based on 118 reviews

Sooke Region Museum & Visitor Centre

The Sooke Region Museum & Visitor Centre is a community museum that explores the human and natural heritage of the region from Sooke to Port Renfrew. The museum also operates the local visitor information centre for the region. We have both exhibits in the main museum building and around the grounds. In the Summer we are open 7 days a week. In the off season we are closed Mondays and most Stat holidays. Starting the first Thursday in June, and running until first Thursday in September, we host a night market from 5pm to 8pm and museum stays open during this event.We also usually are closed over Christmas and the first week of January. The museum holds various special event during the year, has a gift shop with local arts & crafts, plus can do special meals for pre-booked tour groups.

Reviewed By Victoria_BCTravelbug - Victoria, BCVictoria, BC

Outstanding collection of local historical artifacts

We could have spent hours here if we had more time. There was so much to see and excellent write-ups. The gift shop had many items from local artisans and books by local authors.

9. Alyard Farm

East Sooke Reginal Park, Sooke, British Columbia, Canada Nature & Parks, Nature & Wildlife Areas
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5 based on 36 reviews

Alyard Farm

Reviewed By jimmyrc55 - Rocky Mountain House, CanadaRocky Mountain House, Canada

Easy access to awesome views and trails

East Sooke Park offers a great introduction to what a west coast trail is all about. Quick access to an interesting petroglyph and awesome views of the Juan de Fuca Strait and the Olympics. To complete the entire trail along the coast (Coast Trail) leave

10. Quimper Park

Sooke, British Columbia, Canada Nature & Parks, Nature & Wildlife Areas
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4.5 based on 23 reviews

Quimper Park

Reviewed By kpatters - Edmonton, CanadaEdmonton, Canada

Peaceful Morning Walk

This is a great place to go for a walk - 30 minute walk return. There were plenty of wild flowers in bloom along with a variety of birds. We quite enjoyed the hummingbird hanging out by the wild rose bush. It is nice to go off the path and walk beside the

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