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8 Waterfall Hikes Near Victoria That Only Locals Know About

Unique falls you won't find anywhere else.

If you are like us, you'll never tire of chasing waterfalls. No matter how many we see, they are always just so breathtaking. Thankfully we aren't going to run out of new spots to discover anytime soon. B.C is overflowing with stunning wonders that you need to see. Here are the best waterfalls near Victoria that only locals know about.

If you've already seen all the falls around Vancouver, it is time to begin exploring Vancouver Island instead. It is only a short distance away and makes for a fun summer road trip.

You'll want to visit Strathcona Provincial Park to see the enchanting Della Falls. Tucked in the forest, you'll find one of the tallest waterfalls in the country.

It is so big you might have a hard time getting it all to fit in a photo.

Or you could feel like Indiana Jones, and search for a hidden cave with a natural treasure inside. Did you know at Sombrio Beach there is a cavern you can enter with a waterfall?

It is unlike anything you've ever seen before, and well worth the time it takes to find it.

Englishman River Falls

Address: 2245 Errington Rd., Errington, BC

Why You Need To Go: Pack up the car and spend the weekend at Englishman River Falls Provincial Park. You can pitch your tent, and then go hiking to see two waterfalls that flow into a canyon.

Medicine Bowls

Address: Forbidden Plateau Rd., Comox-Strathcona C, BC

Why You Need To Go: It is a 3.4-kilometre hike to a beautiful waterfall that is also a refreshing swimming hole.

Della Falls

Address: Alberni-Clayoquot D, BC

Why You Need To Go: Della Falls is one of the tallest waterfalls in Canada and will take your breath away.

Christie Falls

Address: Ladysmith, BC

Why You Need To Go: While the 7.2-kilometre hike might sound long, it is surprisingly easy to do. If you haven't already, you need to see this towering waterfall at least once.

Sandcut Beach Falls

Address: 11033 W. Coast Rd., Shirley, BC

Why You Need To Go: This spot has it all. A gorgeous beach, plus a swing next to a waterfall. Honestly, it is so nice you might want to spend all your free time here.

Hidden Falls

Address: Sombrio Beach, Juan de Fuca Provincial Park, BC

Why You Need To Go: You'll need to do a bit of searching, but it is worth it to find the hidden falls. Forget searching for treasure, you'll want to hunt to find the waterfall hidden inside a cave.

Hole In The Wall

Address: Port Alberni, BC

Why You Need To Go: It only takes walking for a few minutes to reach this spot with an Instagramable waterfall.

We strongly advise that before you go swimming or visit any location, you check the most recent updates on potential hazards, security, water quality, and closures. If you do plan to visit a location, respect the environment.