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Creyke Point Whale Watching

Creyke Point is a suitable place for whale watching in Sooke. Known as a 1.6 km (1 mile) loop trail with some up and downs with an elevation gain of 20 m (65.6 ft), Creyke Point features wildflowers and fantastic sceneries. The primary purpose of the trail is for hiking. However, it is also superb for whale watching, bird watching, and nature trips with splendid beaches and forests.


Types of Whales in Creyke Point

Orcas and Humpbacks:
Killer Whales (Orcas) and Humpbacks diving around Sooke give visitors ample opportunity to encounter these marvellous marine animals. Orcas are social animals that travel in groups known as pods. The pods usually are led by females with social hierarchies.

Other types of whales and mammals:
Gray, Fin and Minke Whales may also be visible during excursions. Other creatures include Harbor Seals, Elephant Seals, Dall's Porpoise, Harbour Porpoise, California Sea Lions, and bald eagles.


Creyke Point Whale Watching Location

Creyke Point is located southeast of downtown Sooke, Vancouver Island, about 19.7 km (12.2 miles) away. It is in Galloping Goose Trail, East Sooke Regional Park. Some other hot spots for Sooke whale watching are Spirit Bay Visitor Centre, Beechey Head, Cabin Point, West Coast Outdoor Adventure, and Otter Point Park.


How to Get to Creyke Point by Car

From Nanaimo:
Distance from Nanaimo: 118 km (73.3 miles) / Takes about an hour and 40 minutes.
Getting to Creyke Point from Nanaimo is via Trans-Canada Hwy/BC-1 S. Take Wallace St to Trans-Canada Hwy/BC-1 S for 550 m (1804.4). Turn right onto Trans-Canada Hwy/BC-1 S and drive 94.1 km (58.4 miles). Continue on Westshore Pkwy to your destination in Juan de Fuca for 22.9 km (14.2 miles) to reach Creyke Point.

From Victoria:
Distance from Victoria: 39 km (24.2 miles) / Takes about 40 minutes.
Getting to Creyke Point from Victoria is via Trans-Canada Hwy/BC-1 N. Follow Trans-Canada Hwy/BC-1 N to Westshore Pkwy in Langford for 16.1 km (10 miles). Follow Westshore Pkwy to Juan De Fuca Hwy/Sooke Rd/BC-14 W for 4.2 km (2.6 miles). Continue on Juan De Fuca Hwy/Sooke Rd/BC-14 W to Juan de Fuca for 16.9 km (10.5 miles). Follow Becher Bay Rd to your destination, and after 1.8 km (1.1 miles), you will reach Creyke Point.

Whale-Watching Destinations Near Creyke Point

Otter Point Park Whale Watching

Otter Point Park Whale Watching

West Coast Outdoor Adventure Whale Watching

West Coast Outdoor Adventure Whale Watching

Cabin Point Whale Watching

Cabin Point Whale Watching

Beechey Head Whale Watching

Beechey Head Whale Watching

Spirit Bay Visitor Centre Whale Watching

Spirit Bay Visitor Centre Whale Watching

Creyke Point Whale Watching

Creyke Point Whale Watching

Victoria Harbour Ferry Whale Watching

Victoria Harbour Ferry Whale Watching

Fisherman's Wharf Park Whale Watching

Fisherman's Wharf Park Whale Watching

West Bay Esquimalt Whale Watching

West Bay Esquimalt Whale Watching

Sooke Whale Watching

Sooke Whale Watching

Victoria Whale Watching

Victoria Whale Watching

Creyke Point Whale Watching Features

Whale Watching Package Details

What you Can Expect to See Near Creyke Point

Spiral Beach

Spiral Beach

McNeil Bay

McNeil Bay

Port Renfrew

Port Renfrew

Langford

Langford

Gonzales Bay

Gonzales Bay

Jordan River (Settlement)

Jordan River (Settlement)

Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Site

Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Site

Sooke

Sooke

Point Ellice House Museum and Gardens

Point Ellice House Museum and Gardens

The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria

The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria

The Royal BC Museum

The Royal BC Museum

Miniature World

Miniature World

Willows Beach

Willows Beach

Race Rocks Ecological Reserve

Race Rocks Ecological Reserve

Mystic Beach

Mystic Beach

What you Can Expect to Do Near Creyke Point

Hiking on the Grass Lake Trail

Hiking on the Grass Lake Trail

Hiking on Mount Manuel Quimper

Hiking on Mount Manuel Quimper

Hiking on Mount Empress from Sooke Potholes via Mary Vine and Todd Creek Trails

Hiking on Mount Empress from Sooke Potholes via Mary Vine and Todd Creek Trails

Hiking on the East Sooke Coast Trail

Hiking on the East Sooke Coast Trail

Hiking on the East Sooke Coast and Interior Trail Loop

Hiking on the East Sooke Coast and Interior Trail Loop

Otter Point Park Whale Watching

Otter Point Park Whale Watching

West Coast Outdoor Adventure Whale Watching

West Coast Outdoor Adventure Whale Watching

Cabin Point Whale Watching

Cabin Point Whale Watching

Beechey Head Whale Watching

Beechey Head Whale Watching

Spirit Bay Visitor Centre Whale Watching

Spirit Bay Visitor Centre Whale Watching

Creyke Point Whale Watching

Creyke Point Whale Watching

Victoria Harbour Ferry Whale Watching

Victoria Harbour Ferry Whale Watching

Fisherman's Wharf Park Whale Watching

Fisherman's Wharf Park Whale Watching

West Bay Esquimalt Whale Watching

West Bay Esquimalt Whale Watching

Cattle Point Storm Watching

Cattle Point Storm Watching

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