Beaches

Relax and unwind on one of Victoria's beautiful beaches. You'll discover fun parks for the kids, walking trails for the pooches and the perfect spot of sand to enjoy a picnic.

Agate Beach

Agate Beach

Beach Terrain: Soft sand with big logs

Agate beach is a charming beach located in a sunny bay. Perfect for relaxing and recharging as it is very quiet!

Location: Cordova Bay
Esquimalt Lagoon

Esquimalt Lagoon

Beach Terrain: Soft sand with lots of logs and driftwood.

The Esquimalt Lagoon is a Victoria classic. Situated between two bodies of water, this windy beach stretches for miles, perfect for a long walk or to sit and eat while enjoying the view.

Location: Colwood
Gonzales Beach

Gonzales Beach

Beach Terrain: Very soft sand and driftwood

Gonzales beach is perfect to relax at, lay a blanket down and enjoy a picnic.

Location: Oak Bay
Gyro Beach

Gyro Beach

Beach Terrain: Extremely soft sand and logs

Gyro Beach is perfect for the whole family. The beach itself is great to relax on, and there is a huge park backing it that is every child’s dream! It includes massive iconic sea animal sculptures that kids love to climb on, swings, a boat-themed jungle gym, and even a new zip line!

Location: Cadboro Bay
Dallas Beach

Dallas Beach

Beach Terrain: Rocks and logs

Dallas Beach runs along the beautiful Dallas Rd very close to downtown. This rocky beach has lots to explore, including fun staircases and the famous Ogden Point breakwater at one end.

Location: James Bay/Downtown
Saxe Point

Saxe Point

Beach Terrain: Big boulders, walking path, rocky beach.

Saxe Point is a very versatile spot! It includes a field, big rocks to explore and climb on, a walking path, a lookout, gardens, and a rocky beach. It boasts a great view of the Olympic mountains, making it a popular wedding spot. Great for picnics, sports, adventuring, exploring, walking, and sunset watching.

Location: Esquimalt
Island View Beach

Island View Beach

Beach Terrain: Very soft sand and rocks

Island View Beach is another Victoria classic. Paired with a dog-friendly walking path, it`s great to relax at and/or to take a long stroll.

Location: Central Saanich
Willows Beach

Willows Beach

Beach Terrain: Soft Sand and logs

Willows Beach is located in a charming neighbourhood filled with lots of character. Take a walk around Cattle Point and take advantage of the great park beside the beach too.

Location: Uplands/ Oak Bay
Taylor Beach

Taylor Beach

Beach Terrain: Medium to large rocks

Taylor Beach is a quiet rocky beach just after Whitty`s Lagoon. Walk the beach and then explore the beautiful hiking trail beside it.

Location: Metchosin