Posts

Galloping Goose Regional Trail in Victoria BC

, ,
The Galloping Goose Regional Trail winds along 55 kms of former rail line, stretching from Victoria to Sooke.  This amazing multi-use trail is used by walkers and runners, bicyclists and horseback riders, among others. The Goose, as it’s…

Ayum Creek Regional Park Reserve in Victoria BC

, ,
Ayum Creek Regional Park Reserve is presently undergoing some conservation and restoration work to enhance salmon spawning.  This sensitive ecosystem consists of a stream-fed estuary emptying into the Sooke Basin and long-term management plans…

MLS Statistics for Sooke

, , , ,
The furthest of Greater Victoria’s west shore communities, Sooke is a fantastic community for first time home buyers, offering the lowest prices in the region for single family homes, and generally reasonable real estate values across all…

Urban outdoor activities near Victoria BC

,
People who are living in Victoria are lucky regarding outdoor activities.  Across most of Canada many of our favourite things to do in the great outdoors would be considered summer activities, but here we are able to pursue outdoor recreation…

On the Water; Part 2 | Outdoor Activities in Victoria BC

Part 2:  Fresh Water Recreation If you prefer fresh water; lakes, rivers and creeks abound in the Greater Victoria area, many of which offer (warmer than the chuck) swimming, fishing, or canoe and kayak adventures.  Within a short drive…

Greater Victoria – Sooke

,
This attitude of self-determination and acceptance of others has been pivotal in the development of Sooke as community rich in culture and arts.  The population here is probably pound for pound more artistically, culturally and musically gifted…

Greater Victoria – Sooke

,
This sheltered harbour, once remote from Victoria, has retained an atmosphere that is decidedly rural and very “west coast”, with a strong arts community, and rapidly developing adventure tourism industry. People who choose to live in…

Capital Regional District

Greater Victoria encompasses some 13 municipalities and 3 outlying electoral areas, united by a regional governing body – The Capital Regional District. The function of the CRD is to provide regional governance and services, create partnerships…