Pedder Bay

Top things to see and do in Pedder Bay

For a calm getaway or an adrenalin-pumping adventure, Pedder Bay has what you crave

boats in the water with trees around them
Pedder Bay is a choice destination for waterfront activities. — Photo courtesy Oak Bay Marine Group

With unbelievable island scenery and all the sports and activities you can handle, Pedder Bay is perfect for a relaxing holiday or an active excursion. Here are some things you'll definitely want to see and do.

1) Step lightly

Race Rocks Ecological Reserve can be reached by boat just a short distance from Pedder Bay. Environmentally respectful guests are welcomed to come and see all sorts of wildlife in their natural habitat.

2) Row your boat

At Pedder Bay RV Resort and Marina, you can truly get the most out of your island experience. Fishing derbies are a favourite here, idyllic camping spots are available and you can rent a boat if you want to set off on your own nautical excursion.

3) Cast out

The fishing in Pedder Bay is legendary, so be sure to find out all the popular spots. If you're lucky, you might reel in a halibut or salmon during your trip.

4) Wander through the forest

An ideal place for hiking is East Sooke Regional Park. Situated within a close proximity of Pedder Bay, this lush area has challenging trails through all different types of terrain. You can see tide pools, rainforests and rocky coasts, all in one stroll. As you might imagine, there is a vast number of animals and plant life to view and photograph.

5) Take a lakeside break

Matheson Lake Regional Park is close to Pedder Bay, and offers everything from rainbow trout fishing to swimming. You can hike the nearby trails or lounge on a sandy beach with your family and have a picnic.

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