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Sooke Potholes Provincial Park

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breathtaking again

Another great week. All the Children back in school, incredibly peaceful, serene and pristene... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2018
Jean M
Victoria, Canada
Relax on a rock or hike a few miles

Beautiful park located approx 45 mins outside Victoria. Well worth the drive! I parked in each lot... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
Cape Canaveral, Florida
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4500 Sooke River Rd, Sooke, British Columbia V9Z 0Y1, Canada
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Reviewed 10 October 2018

Another great week. All the Children back in school, incredibly peaceful, serene and pristene.. A great time to play a tune, cuddle and love

Thank Jean M
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Beautiful park located approx 45 mins outside Victoria. Well worth the drive! I parked in each lot (1, 2, and 3) to catch a glimpse of everything. $2.25 CAD allows you to park in any lot. I started at Lot 3 at the end and...More

1  Thank Manoukj10
Reviewed 30 August 2018

You can drive and park at the nearest parking lot, or you can drive up further uphill to park at the innermost parking lot. It is a good walk if you park at the nearest parking lot. Either way, you can enjoy hiking up to...More

Thank ccljason
Reviewed 15 August 2018

We had a magical time at the potholes the other evening. It was a hot day, and we arrived late which was good because most of the crowds had gone. We found a place below the second parking lot to scramble down to a swimming...More

Thank Jonathan L
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

We packed a lunch, parked at the uppermost lot (#3) for $2.25, and spent the afternoon swimming in some of the natural pothole pools. It is really clean water, rocky bottom, and protected from the wind by the tall trees on either side. The area’s...More

Thank Moochie-La-La
Reviewed 27 July 2018

A short walk from lot 2 or 3 introduces you to a beautiful west coast site. Water a bit cool at first but easy to get used to. Bring sandals so it is easier to walk in the water. Site is less busy during the...More

1  Thank briansK5857KC
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Don't miss this Park only about 10 minutes out of Sooke- even for just the views and pictures...but if you have time and don't mind the hike- go swimming at the potholes

Thank jameslfoley
Reviewed 11 July 2018

There is a fun short walk from parking lot 3 to the water. On July 2, the water was still frigid. The rock hopping and climbing over the boulders was fun and the natural beauty is impressive. I recommend this as a couple of hour...More

1  Thank Patrick_J_Lane
Reviewed 6 June 2018

This park offered a different experience than just your typical walking trails. With plenty of hills and terrain to climb around on, you can get an awesome view of the river and its potholes. Apparently the secret is to get here early in the morning,...More

Thank dm915
Reviewed 11 April 2018

Great views from the lookouts over the water and waterfalls. Close to Sooke, easy access, good parking, paved roads and a sweet area to explore and picnic. The Sooke Potholes are very, very busy in the summer so recommend visiting in the late spring and...More

Thank Loren G
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