The Saanich communities offer a diverse area of urban culture to rural lands. One part of Saanich you can be walking the sandy and rocky beaches of the east side of the southern Vancouver Island, drive a bit further you will be in a rural area of vast acreages and farmland. Saanich has 169 parks and walking/hiking trails that span over 100 kms.
From community gardens, urban living, farmer markets and local businesses Saanich prides itself in food security through safeguarding of their agricultural lands. Saanich is home to the world famous Butchart Gardens, Butterfly Gardens, Heritage Acres and the Lochside Regional Trail.
Find out more about these communities from the following websites.