Port Renfrew

Where you can experience the tranquility and beauty that has made the West Coast so famous.

Things to do from Sooke to Port Renfrew

Port Renfrew provides visitors with the quintessential West Coast experience. It has all the makings of a fabulous outdoor destination with wildlife, rivers, lakes, beaches, camping, hiking, fishing, surfing, and huge old-growth trees.


Fishing is the most popular thing to do in Port Renfrew.  Click here to discover a complete list of Port Renfrew Fishing Charters, Marinas and where to get your Fishing license.

Fishing Charters, Marinas & License


There are lot’s of great hiking trails and beaches in Port Renfrew. Click here to discover all the amazing places in the neighbourhood. You can also hire a tour guide.  Bring your camera!

Hiking Trails, Beaches & Tour Guides

Places to Eat

Where to Dine in Port Renfrew? Here is a list of restaurants and menus.

Places to Eat

Surfing & Kite surfing

There’s been surfing on Vancouver Island since before the Beach Boys were getting help from Rhonda. Check out the local surf spots near Port Renfrew here……

Surfing and Kite Surfing


Beachcombing, is one of the most popular things to do in Port Renfrew.  Hanging out on a beach near Port Renfrew means more than catching some sun…….play catch me if you can with the tide, discover a waterfall, perch high on a boulder….

From Sooke to Port Renfrew, lays all the Provincial Park Beaches. There are exceptional hikes, beaches and waterfalls to find all along the Juan de Fuca shores… Bring your dog, your kids, your book or your better half.  You are guaranteed to have a good time.


Kayak & Canoe

Kayak, Canoe and Paddle Boarding: Few things in life are as peaceful as the moments spent gliding in a canoe or a kayak surrounded only by the natural world……

Port Renfrew has many lakes, rivers and creeks to explore. Whether you like a more calm lake or something a little more adventurous, here is a list of lakes, rivers and creeks in the areas, as well as Kayak tours

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Port Renfrew

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Sooke to Jordan River to Port Renfrew

Between Sooke and Port Renfrew you’ll discover the provincial park beaches, surfing in Jordan River and places to eat along your way. Continue your journey on the Pacific Marine Circle Route. This wilderness route traces the coastline from Victoria through Sooke and Port Renfrew continuing on to Cowichan Lake and the Cowichan Valley finally looping back down the Trans-Canada Highway via Duncan and the Malahat to Victoria.

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Whale Watching in Victoria

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Investment Opportunity

Invest in Port Renfrew. A Vancouver Island coastal community in the heart of the rainforest, with the warmest most moderate climate in Canada.

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Sit, drink beer and do nothing

Sit and drink beer.  Of course no holiday is complete without the opportunity to do absolutely nothing. Handsome Dan is especially good at doing nothing while on holiday…
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We took over for Handsome Dan and the French Girl in Dec 2020 and we cannot wait to see where this vacation property management will take us.

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6574 Baird Rd
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It’s the Best time To invest in Port Renfrew


Invest in Port Renfrew. A Vancouver Island coastal community in the heart of the rainforest, only a two-hour drive from Victoria (and 3 hours from Seattle and Vancouver) with the warmest, most moderate climate in Canada.


Seize the day. Opportunities abound in Port Renfrew. Find your ocean front chalet or suite, or perhaps your little cottage in the woods in Port Renfrew. Or maybe discover that piece of ground with a view of the Pacific where you can build your dream home or the family cottage.

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