Ways to Get Moving in Sooke

Yes, relaxation is a pretty big deal when it comes to vacations. But sometimes you can’t get out and get moving! Here are 10 great ways to get moving in Sooke.

Ways to Get Active in Sooke


Beachcomb at Botanical Beach. At low tide, the water retreats to unveil a myriad of sea creatures and plant life.


Head out on the open water for a day of fishing for trophy salmon and monster halibut with one of the local fishing charters. Their veteran guides have been fishing Sooke’s waters for decades and are able to customize a perfect day out for you and your group.


Escape the hustle and bustle of the city and experience true serenity on the calm waters and scenic shoreline of the Sooke Basin. West Coast Outdoor Adventures offers kayak and stand up paddleboards that are available for daily rentals.


Head out for a round of golf. Choose between Bear Mountain Golf Club with both the Mountain or Valley 18-hole courses or play Olympic View Golf Course which was recently rate “Top 10 Best Public Golf Facility’ by ScoreGolf Magazine.


Go for a dip at Sooke Pothole Provincial Park. Locals can’t keep this amazing place a secret.


Walk along the wooden boardwalk at Ed Macgregor Park and watch the locals’ fish for crab and enjoy a beautiful sunset on the water.


Soar over the hills and majestic west coast rainforest with Adrenaline Zipline Adventure Tours. This family-friendly experience allows individuals to soar anywhere from 150 ft to 1,000 ft


Jump aboard one of the whale watching marine tours to enjoy an exhilarating west coast marine adventure.


Go for a hike! The island’s expansive shorelines and untouched old-growth forests are magnetic. There are hundreds, if not thousands of wonderful paths to choose from that range from long hiking trails to forests, and open grasslands.


Visit the Sheringham Point Lighthouse. This now preserved as a historical site, sits on a rocky promontory and provides expansive views across the Juan de Fuca Strait to the Olympic Mountains.

Sooke is easily explorable and endlessly entertaining. If you need to escape the every day, SookePoint Ocean Cottage Resort offers the ideal home base for the outdoor adventure enthusiast. Contact us to learn more.