Sooke, BC, Canada
Victoria, Vancouver Island, British Columbia
A small waterfront community, Sooke,
B.C. follows the shoreline of the Strait of Juan de Fuca
rolling around Sooke Basin and Becher Bay quietly and beautifully.
The timeless ocean waves lap up against the large rock boulders
spotting guard along the jagged coastline populated with families
of leaning Arbutus trees shedding bark into the wind.
Views, looking out from Sooke,
are filled with boats, yachts, kayakers and fishing trawlers
passing through the strait and busy, coming and going, from
the community harbour. Marine birds fly high above watching...
waiting for food. Nothing is still.
Sightseeing never ends when exploring the Village of Sooke, BC or when walking the coastline.
Hence, it is always a good idea to have a camera or binoculars
handy. For example, in the distance, far out off the coastline,
is Secretary Island and Race Rocks. Always worth a look fer
sure. On a typical clear summer day, one can see across the
Pacific Ocean at Washington State's Olympic Mountains.
The Sooke, BC coastline is populated with unique
homes and dwellings, some on stilts, others beach front, and
even more homes hidden above in the hills peeking through the
trees. The village and the surrounding
areas provide plenty of accommodations suiting all ages and
lifestyles. In the village there are restaurants, grocery
stores, camping supply stores, a laundromat, gas stations, retail
shopping stores and much more.
Sooke is not far away
by car, to some of us locals the drive around corners bordering
rock cliffs, past fields and through forests is a blast of scenery
to absorb and well worth the trip. Sooke, B.C. is located south of the Pacific
Rim National Park which makes sense to why the community takes its scenery and environment so seriously.
Many locals participate and have a say in the establishment
and maintenance of the natural park areas in and around the
village. The Sooke locals have played a large role in preserving
Otter Point, Beechey Head, Whiffin Spit, Sooke Pot Holes and East Sooke Park.
Sooke BC, is ideal for
outdoor adventures and, if need be, is in close proximity to
the City of Victoria. Everywhere you turn in Sooke, left and right,
, a full agenda of year round outdoor fun awaits. This quaint
little oceanside village is ideally situated on the southwest
coast of Vancouver
Island which is a mega adventure destination for
hikers, backpackers, fishermen, kayakers, mountain bikers, photographers,
and wildlife enthusiasts.
Continue towards Port
Renfrew and Jordan River and there are more special
beaches and backpacking trails to cherish and enjoy like French
Beach and the Juan
de Fuca Trail. Further down the road some hilltop
ocean views appear and soon later you are entering Port Renfrew
Beach and parts of the West
The wilderness region draws many visitors
to the area for the outdoors and/or for relaxation. Sooke is
an adventure waiting to happen, a community wanting to please
and a landscape to be thankful for. A destination able to accommodate
every type of personality for extended periods and provide many
interesting day trips and multi day trips all the time.
Visit Sooke BC, Vancouver Island , Canada