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Witty's Lagoon Regional Park

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wildlife in beautiful setting

Witty's Lagoon and beach has great trails and a wide expanse of sandy beach. It is possible to see... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2018
inigoj
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Victoria, Canada
A Hidden Gem with a Unique Park Atmosphere

Witty's Lagoon looks on the map to be in a relatively low-level landscape, or at least, it did to... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
Barrie W
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Victoria, Canada
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Nature reserve with a long stretch of rocky shoreline, perfect for birdwatching and strolling.
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Reviewed 30 September 2018

Witty's Lagoon and beach has great trails and a wide expanse of sandy beach. It is possible to see numerous varieties of birds as well as seals and sea otters. There are not too many people usually and it is possible to find a quiet...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank inigoj
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Witty's Lagoon looks on the map to be in a relatively low-level landscape, or at least, it did to me. Wrong! It is formed around a cleft in the bedrock of the seashore, has a waterfall, bridges over rushing streams, exposed pillow lava beds, and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Barrie W
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

This is a great place for friends or family. Try to plan it around a low tide time of day. Always something to see in the tidal pools. You can walk in one end down a long set of stairs or in from the other...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank KeithH82
Reviewed 31 December 2017

We walked through the park for over an hour. The waterfall was nice, but nothing special. It didn't help that it's been an extremly dry summer, so water flow is low. The Nature Centre was closed. We basically found Witty's Lagoon Regional Park boring, especially...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Witty's always a favorite destination for a summer day. Fun and Sun! Two accesses, one stairs and the other a beautiful walk in the forest. Love it.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank tbeach2002
Reviewed 25 November 2017

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

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank YVRcockroach
Reviewed 14 November 2017

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

Date of experience: April 2017
1  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

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank Kathy L
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

Date of experience: August 2017
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.

Date of experience: August 2017
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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!
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