Sooke Welcome sign and Tourist Info by lighthouse
Horseback Riding - trails
Sooke is located on the south western tip of Vancouver Island, British Columbia,
Canada. It has a sheltered harbor, and is a scenic half hour drive from BC's
capital city Victoria. The Sooke region encompasses East Sooke and the District
of Sooke, two communities which are joined across the Sooke Harbour and Basin.
Sooke supports quite a wealth of interests, such as music, drama, arts and
crafts, photography, gardening, and team sports, through community organizations.
Sooke's diversity offers something for everyone.
As a part of a temperate rainforest, the Sooke district has one of the most
mild climates in Canada. Every summer the "Park
Watch Program" has people in seclected parks for extra security. Typically
warm and dry in the summer, the weather is very pleasant. Winters also are
also mild with a good amount of rainfall and a rare snowfall. This pleasant
climate can be enjoyed while hiking, biking, or horseback riding some of the
local trails, or kayaking or sailing in the local waters of Sooke Basin and
For the resident, on this site you'll find current events, news, weather,
transportation, parks and recreation, and business listings information. For
the tourist visitor, you'll find Sooke region accommodations, B&B's, attractions,
dining, the arts, recreation, and fishing and whale watching charters information
as well as maps and seasonal events.
The area is governed by jurisdiction: The District of Sooke, and the outlaying areas of the "Capital Regional District" or CRD. If you are contemplating purchasing real estate in the area, or if you are a new resident, these sites will acquaint you with the laws of the land, bylaws and building procedures.
Enjoy your virtual visit to Sooke, BC