Top things to do in Sooke & Around

Cafe in Sooke & Around

Shirley Delicious Cafe

Located between Sooke and Jordan River, this rustic, locally beloved cafe is bristling with home-baked treats (pecan bars recommended), bulging sandwiches and hearty soups. On sunny days, snag an outside perch in th…
Pub in Port Renfrew

Renfrew Pub

Tacked onto the historic Port Renfrew Hotel, summer drinking here is all about snagging a spot on the patio alongside the wharf. On lazy days, it's hard to peel yourself away from the shimmering shoreline views, esp…
Park in Sooke & Around

Sooke Potholes Provincial Park

A 5km drive from Hwy 14 along River Rd (the turnoff is east of Sooke), this relaxed park has been a favorite natural hangout among the locals for generations. With rock pools and potholes carved into the river base …
Museum in Sooke & Around

Sooke Region Museum

Sharing the same building and hours as the visitors center, this fascinating community museum illuminates the area's rugged pioneer days. Check out Moss Cottage in the museum grounds: built in 1869, it's the oldest …
Cafe in Port Renfrew

Coastal Kitchen Cafe

For a respite from campground pasta, this laid-back, locally-loved hangout serves hearty comfort grub from breakfast to dinner (add a glass of BC craft beer to the latter). The dish to have here? Miss the halibut an…
Park in Sooke & Around

Juan de Fuca Provincial Park

A rough and rugged wilderness swathe with a wave-crashing coastline where whales, otters and a multitude of marine life thrives. Old-growth forest, waterfalls and log-strewn beaches add to the appeal while camping i…
Cafe in Port Renfrew

Tomi’s Home Cookin’

Simple, friendly and homey, with a big sunny deck, this red-painted little landmark serves up delicious muffins, soups, wraps and burgers that will fuel you up for a full day of exploring.