This small lagoon serves as a wildlife sanctuary and refuge for a variety of birds.
- A protected lagoon that attracts local ducks, geese and swans, as well as many varieties of migrating birds
- A cobble beach
- Views of Victoria and the distant Olympic mountains in Washington state
Trail Rating: Easy
Size: 7.10 hectares
Location: Delgada Road in Metchosin
Hours: 7am to sunset
Things to Do
Albert Head Lagoon Regional Park is a lovely spot for a quiet family outing. Enjoy a picnic, explore the beach or bird watch.
How to Get There
Follow the Trans-Canada Highway from Victoria, and take the Colwood exit. Follow the Island Highway, which turns into Sooke Road. From Sooke Road, turn left on Metchosin Road. Turn left on Farhill Road, which turns into Park Drive, then Delgada Road, which leads to the park entrance. Allow approximately 30 minutes driving time from Victoria.
Take BC Transit bus #50 from Victoria to the Langford Exchange. Transfer to #54 or #55 to Metchosin Road at Farhill Road. The park is approximately a 400-metre walk from the bus stop. Contact BC Transit for schedule information.
© Image courtesy of Jeanette Mollin