Located southwest of Victoria, Sooke became incorporated in 1999. Sooke is divided into distinct areas known as Sooke Village, East Sooke, Broomhill, Saseenos, Sooke River, Whiffin Spit and "theWest Coast Road". There is a growing business section in the downtown core, good schools, sports facilities and an excellent museum.
Sooke offers a variety of recreational activities reflecting its natural surroundings. Excellent fishing, boating, hunting, hiking and horseback riding are available. The area contains an abundance of lakes, parks and nature trails including the Galloping Goose linear park, East Sooke Park, Sooke Pot Holes, the well-known Sooke Harbour, the world-renowned West Coast and Juan de Fuca Trails, as well as Botanical Beach at Port Renfrew. Sooke also offers great surfing and whale watching.
Sooke is a popular tourist area boasting a large number of private bed and breakfast facilities and country lodges tucked away in the woods and usually on the waterfront. It also has a local government wharf and private marinas. The Silver Spray property is located prominently at the entrance to the Sooke Harbour Basin, geographically situated on the southwestern tip of Canada.
Visit the web site of the District of Sooke.