Sooke Potholes, Sooke

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Make a splash at Sooke Potholes, one of the most popular spots in British Columbia to swim in a natural setting. Located in a 7.28 hectare (17.9 acre) regional park, the potholes were originally formed 15,000 years ago from glacial movement in the last ice age. Today the holes are are filled with clear, fresh water used for diving, swimming, and playing. You'll find picnic areas near the pools that offer a spot for resting as the river babbles alongside; watch Chinook salmon swim the currents. Restrooms are available in the car park. Using our world travel planner, Sooke attractions like Sooke Potholes can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • If you or your big kids/teens enjoy jumping from rocks, they will enjoy this place. We were checking out the area and unfortunately didn't bring swimsuits or towels. Didn't matter. The kids jumped fro...  more »
  • went to kill some time.ended up having a scenic excursion with nice waterfalls,big cedars,unbelievable clear water holding all sorts of big fish. wish i had brought my fishing gear.  more »
  • The road in is not terrific but the view is pretty and the river was high while we were there but in the summer you can gain access and swim in them  more »
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