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Witty's Lagoon Regional Park

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Metchosin, British Columbia, Canada
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Nice small park with a remote beach

This park has the advantage of having a beach that is far enough away (1 Km+) from he parking lot... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Metchosin, Canada
Picturesque walk along the river

Another beautiful hike through lush forest complemented by a small waterfall and huge, picturesque... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Qualicum Beach, Canada
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Nature reserve with a long stretch of rocky shoreline, perfect for birdwatching and strolling.
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  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Metchosin, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This park has the advantage of having a beach that is far enough away (1 Km+) from he parking lot which may serve to keep down noise. The beach has some sand instead of the coarse pebbles found in most of the area beaches. The...More

Thank YVRcockroach
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another beautiful hike through lush forest complemented by a small waterfall and huge, picturesque Arbutus trees. There's a large parking lot, facilities and Nature Centre for kids. A short drive from Victoria combined with about a 30 minute walk to the beach, makes for a...More

Thank Via_girl
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Fall is a great time to hike at Witty’s Lagoon ! Golden-leaved trees brighten the forest, & scatter confetti leaves on well-trod trails that wind over little bridges, up & down woodsy steps, past widgeon-filled waters of the lagoon - all the while weaving through...More

1  Thank kjay855
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We went to Witty's on the recommendations of locals as a great place to explore tide pools at low tide. Although the tide does go out a long way there were very few pools left behind and with little in them to explore. We were...More

Thank YukonSarah
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

A beautiful lagoon with nice beaches and some wildlife. We saw sea lions nearby. Great place just to sit and view the ocean or to have a nice walk. Wonderful.

Thank James K
Reviewed 4 July 2017

fantastic hidden gem! our son had a lot of fun at the beach with the low tide - all the sand is exposed and it is nice and soft and perfect for baby feet. the water was surprisingly warm and we swam. the view is...More

1  Thank SS_and_AD
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We have young kids and wanted an easy hike not too far from Victoria. Witty's Lagoon was perfect! Its less than 30 min drive from Victoria's Inner Harbour area. The waterfall takes less than 5 min to reach on the path. Keep walking for another...More

Thank travelbunny004
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Nice easy hike to the beach. At low tide you can walk a bit of the beach. The best part of this park is the sitting lady falls. If you only have 30 minutes walk the 200m down the path to the falls.

Thank Talljoy
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Rocks, beach, grassy fields, good view of water and Haystack Island, Wildlife, places for kids to play, picnic tables and clean toilets. In charming Metchosin.

Thank DLCAlberta
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Great park with great water access. Nice walks and takes you right out of the city . Need a car to get there or long trip by public transit.

Thank TravelOften1968
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Maggi A
16 June 2015|
Response from Melanie H |
If it's a little zodiac, you wear a float suit. If it is a larger vessel, you do not need a lifejacket. My cousin and aunt from Manitoba highly recommend the zodiac tour for the best experience!