Sooke Potholes Provincial Park
This local hot spot attracts thousands of tourists each summer, for its crystal clear swimming holes, waterfalls, and surrounding lake hikes. And in the winter months you can have it all to yourself!
Great hiking, lots of access to the Galloping Goose trail which goes all the way from Sooke to Victoria. Potholes are great for swimming in the warmer months for swimmers of all ages.
A fun place to go for a swim or just to walk around! Sooke Potholes are located about a half hour drive from Victoria.
This is a nice little swimming hole with slow moving rapids (super fun with inner-tubes). The park offers a different experience to typical walking trails. There are plenty of hills and terrain to climb and enjoy the view of the river and its potholes. On our way to the potholes, we saw a little…
“Want a quick little run down on what makes up “sooke” and our history. This is the place to go for all your answers. Whether you’re wanting a map of the area or to get more info. Or if you just want to see some of our local indigenous heritage and culture. As well the building of the railways. Even some items from our history. Come take a look! ”
“A bit futher afield but a must-stop if you're going to Sooke! Built in 1894, this historic pub offers atmosphere, good food and friendly service. Large outside seating space as well. Ask them about the ghost!”
“This here is my favourite cafe in sooke! Such a fun scene and even better coffee. With super yummy treats. ”
“Slow food, great food. Locally owned, locally sourced gourmet food and drink. Amazing cocktails.”