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. Put Sooke Potholes into our Sooke itinerary builder to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Sooke.
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  • August 15, 2017
    We walked about 4km along the river. It is a beautiful place and there are lots of opportunities to swim. We chose a deep pool and had a fabulous dip. Yes it was chilly but so worth it.  more »
  • August 13, 2017
    We were introduced to this spot by a local and we're very grateful for it! There are multiple parking areas, or you could hike or bike to the potholes... The potholes are natural watering holes, if yo...  more »
  • August 11, 2017
    We got there a little bit after we spent time at the view point. We didn't, know what do we do next. Just drove around the park then the volunteer who give information came there. So we knew more abou...  more »

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