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fishing

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Year-round salmon fishing, with Mark Price. Plus experience the spectacular scenery and watch whales, eagles, cranes, ducks, geese, seals and porpoises in their natural environment.
(250) 478-7581 to book your charter

Sea Ghost Charters:Fish year-round, Victoria to Sooke, in a 25.5' Bay Liner with a stand up cabin and head.

Tailout Fishing Charters :Salmon Fishing from Victoria to Sooke, in a 23' Custom Campion Explorer c/w standup head.

   
diving

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Wilson Diving : Full service dive store with Air, Equipment Sales, Rentals, and Tech Services

   
adventure

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Rush Adventures : Kayaking, Kayak Surfing, Sailing, Skydiving, Whale Watching, Caving, Hiking Tours, Scuba Diving, Bungy Jumping

Whale Watching:Go for an exhilarating 2 ½ - 3 hour marine adventure. Explore the Strait of Juan de Fuca and Southern Vancouver Island's dramatic coastline, always on the lookout for killer whales (orcas), porpoises, harbour seals, Steller and California sea lions and grey whales.

Sooke Cycle
Cycle : Mountain Bike Rentals:
(250)642-3123

Tugwell Creek Honey Farm and Meadery: Mead is the oldest art of fermentation.Consumed by all from kings to peasants. The term "honeymoon" has been associated with drinking mead during the month long celebration following a wedding.

 

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golfing

Golf

Sooke's Public Golf Course:
Broome Hill Golf and Country Club
642-6344, 9 hole par 32, (total yardage 2035)

Cordova Bay Golf Club:
(250) 658-4444 or info@cordovabaygolf.com - Since opening in July 1991, Cordova Bay Golf Course has been a popular destination for local Victoria golfers and its reputation is spreading to traveling golfers from all over the world. Players ranging from the novice level to the touring professional consider the course a fine test of golf.

Gorge Vale Golf Club:
(250)383-6451 or office@gorgevalegolf.com - Gorge Vale Golf Club is conveniently located within minutes of downtown Victoria with plenty of parking on site and easy access to the course. A park-like setting, well contoured greens, bunkers, and fairways awaits you.

John Phillips Memorial Golf Club:
Pro Shop (250) 642-6344 - The short drive to this nine-hole course is well worth it. The area where the golf course is built is also a great spot to do some open ocean viewing.

Olympic View Golf Club:
(250)474-3671 or jsmith_olympic@golf.bc - Imagine being surrounded by the magnificence of the Olympic Mountains, the roar of two spectacular waterfalls, and the tranquility associated with twelve lakes. Eagles soar overhead. Black-tailed deer feed at the forest's edge.

Royal Colwood Golf & CC:
(250) 478-9591 - Royal Colwood Golf Club is a Semi Private Golf Club located in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Designed by Arthur Vernon Macan in 1913, Royal Colwood is a traditional style parklands championship course set amongst 450 year old Douglas Firs and majestic Garry Oaks.

Metchosin Golf Club:
(250) 478-3266 or golfnet@ampsc.com

   
cycling

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Sooke Adventures : Be it bush trails, mountain trails, or logging roads, an experienced local biker will guide you over hundreds of kilometres of trails. Many trip options!

Galloping Goose Trail
The Goose is your trail. You can cycle, walk, run, jog, in-line skate, wheelchair, push a stroller, walk the dog, ride a horse, commute to work, spend a quiet Sunday afternoon, push yourself through the entire trail, or take a 15 minute break on this multi-use, 100 kilometre former railway line, now a regional trail.

Massage

Clover Care Massage- Judy Stedmann an English trained nurse and masseuse". "CloverCare" offers a choice of massage modalities: Swedish, Deep Tissue and Reflexology. CloverCare provides mobile service and in-studio treatments.

 

Area Information/Parks

Sooke Information - Information on travel, tourism, recreation, hiking, cycling, fishing, whale watching, eco-tours, business and real estate in Sooke, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada.


East Sooke Park - West Coast wilderness awaits you at East Sooke Regional Park. Experience it as you hike along the windswept rocky coast, over dry hilltops, through dark rain forest to sheltered coves.

East Sooke is the largest CRD Park, encompassing 1422 hectares ( 3512 acres) of natural and protected coastal landscape. In this Wilderness Recreation Park, you’ll experience solitude and harmony with nature in a par untouched by urban progress.

Over 50 kilometers ( 31 miles) of trails draw you into the timeless beauty of East Sooke. Begin your exploration at one of the three entry points.

French Beach Provincial Park: This 59 hectare park along the spectacular Strait of Juan de Fuca offers beautiful trails, whale watching, secluded campsites and waterfront picnic areas.

Juan de Fuca Marine Trail - The Juan de Fuca Marine Trail Provincial Park is located on the south western shores of Vancouver Island. "This hiking area stretches along forty-seven kilometres of wild and beautiful rain-forest coastline, cradled between Port Renfrew at the west end and Jordan River at the east end. West Coast rain-forests with giant cedars and beautiful white sand beaches are two of the many features one will encounter as the unforgettable experience of hiking this Trail begins to take hold." -- excerpt from the trail guidebook Giant Cedars, White Sands, by author Donald C. Mills.

West Coast Trail Express - West Coast Trail Express Inc. provides daily shuttle service ( May 1st to Sept. 30th ) from Victoria, Nanaimo and Port Alberni, to all trail heads and between trail heads of the West Coast and Juan de Fuca trails and charter bus service anywhere on Vancouver Island.

Tourism Vancouver Island - Events, tours, Island arts and culture.

Restaurants

17 Mile House :- Historic Road House Pub - (250)642-5942 or 17milehouse@17milehouse.com

Sooke Harbour House Restaurant :- West Coast Fine Dining - Rated #1 in world (Gourmet Magazine) - (250) 642-3421 or info@sookeharbourhouse.com

Marcus Wharfside Restaurant - Fantastic dining with wharfside views. (250) 642- 3596

Mom's Cafe :- 60's Style Diner & Catering - (250) 642-3314 or momscafe@momscafe.net

Stone Pipe Restaurant :- West Coast Cuisine - (250) 642-6671

Kings Village Restaurant :- Chinese Food & Szechuan Cuisine - (250) 642-5911

Mulligans Bar and Grill :- Fine Food in a Beautiful Setting - (250)642-2334

The Fish Trap :- Fish & Chips - (250) 642-3474 or thefishtrap@telus.net

Otter Point Bakery :- Trail Lunches & High Tea Daily - (250)642-1825 or russianolive@hotmail.com

Margison Tea House :- Fine West Coast Dining - (250) 642-620 or margisonhouse@shaw.ca

Country Cupboard :- Fine Dining in a casual setting - (250) 642-2323 - Willie Blues

Pizza, Subs, Chicken etc... :- (250) 642-7957

Art Attractions

South Shore Gallery : Blown and fused glass, framed and textile art, from Sooke's local artists. As well as art supplies.

Sooke Studio Tour, Arts Collective- Self-Guided Studio Tour - Sooke, British Columbia - Turned Wood, Native Arts, Fiber Art, Pottery, Glass, South Shore Gallery

 

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