Sooke is part of the Westshore region and is sub-divided into 21 distinct neighbourhoods. The town’s motto is, “Where the Rainforest Meets the Sea,” underscoring the impressive natural beauty of the region.
There is no doubt that Sooke is home to some of the world’s most impressive natural beauty. The town’s motto, “Where the Rainforest Meets the Sea, is reflected almost everywhere one looks. Preservation of the region’s natural beauty is a key facet of life in Sooke, and the area contains a true abundance of nature trails, parks, lakes and outdoor recreational opportunities. Supporting the arts and providing affordable housing are also high on the Sooke agenda. As a result, the area supports a rich and diverse cultural life. If you love outdoor activities ranging from hiking and fishing to horseback riding and whale watching, you’ll find that Sooke has much to offer.