The 5 Best Beaches Your Dog Will Love in Victoria BC

Updated: Nov 16, 2019

Grab your leash and hit Dog Nation’s list of beaches your dog will LOVE - even in Winter! Luckily, Victoria has no shortage of places to explore and play fetch with your furry friends. Here are some awesome dog-friendly parks full of beaches and trails to check out this weekend!

Clover Point Park (1250 Dallas Rd, Victoria) 

Nestled along Dallas Road, a beautiful dog-friendly park awaits! Clover Point Park is enriched with insta-worthy views and trails to trek with your pooch. Whether you're wanting to take your dog for a blissful walk, or a refreshing dip in the ocean, Clover Point has it all. Take a break on the rocks with your pup and watch the windsurfers shred some waves, or even enjoy the sight of beautiful kites flying in the sky! 

Willows Beach (Esplanade, Oak Bay, Victoria)

Located in Oak Bay, Willows Beach is the perfect spot for a nice stroll along the water. The shoreline is accompanied by a variety of walking trails, luscious trees to chill under to beat the heat, and an abundance of sticks to play fetch with. This beach landscape is sandy and dreamy, making it the perfect place to end the day with your pet by your side. If you're lucky, you might even catch a glimpse of Mount Baker! Willows Beach has endless views to enjoy with your pet this summer, and that’s why it's at the top of our list.

Island View Beach (3215 Island View Road, Saanich)

Located in Central Saanich, the beautiful sandy beach at Island View awaits!  Island View Beach is the perfect place for a day out exploring new trails and views of the beautiful ocean. It’s conveniently located about 30 minutes from Victoria. Heading to Island View Beach makes for a great way to escape the city and enjoy the beach with your dogs, minus the long car ride! Both you and your pet will enjoy the unique landscapes and beautiful scenery that this beach has to offer. 

Gowlland Tod Provincial Park (Ross Durance Rd., Highlands)

Who’s up for a hike with stunning ocean views and a magical waterfall? Gowlland Tod Provincial Park across from the Malahat has it all. With breathtaking views from every corner, this park is one of a kind in its natural beauty. With stunning views of sailboats and houseboats in the bay, the real treasure of this park is the secret waterfall that both you and your dog will love exploring!

Witty Beach (Witty Beach Road, Metchosin)

Spend a hot summer's day cooling down in Witty’s beach lagoon! With their abundance of walking trails, picnic spots, and easy-access to the lagoon, it makes for a wonderful place to spend your day in the great outdoors! You may even stumble across a waterfall or two.

Don’t these beaches sound like a slice of heaven for your furry friends? Victoria is full of beautiful landscapes and terrains that your dog will love!

Working while the sun's out? Let us take your dog on an adventure hike while you're away. Contact us today for your free consultation, and we’ll organize the perfect day for your pet!

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