Beach Road Beach Access, North Saanich

Beach Road, North Saanich beach

In the Swartz Head neighborhood of North Saanich is the short Beach Road. It ends in pebble trail and small gravel turnabout beside a large rock face with modern glyphs. The gravel trail along the seaside properties of Swartz Head leads to the pebble beach. There is a eleven step concrete staircase to this unique sandy pebble beach of Tsehum Harbour. This is a wonderful place to watch the waves and yachts while you relax against the logs on the shoreline. This promontory, called Kingfisher Point, is worth the effort to visit as on the nearby waters, rocks and reefs you can see Canadian geese, buffleheads, harlequin ducks as well as crows and gulls. Occasionally river otters can be seen swimming or amongst logs and rocks. A peaceful spot.

Geographic coordinates  N48° 40’ 33” W123° 24’ 30”

You can get to Beach Road Beach Access from Pat Bay Highway.  Before you reach ferry terminal follow the signs that lead to Lands End Road.  Turn east onto Kitti Wake Place right onto Curteis Road, then south on Tryon Road to pass by West Port Marina. Follow Tryon Road southward and  look for the right branch of the road to get onto Beach Road. There is very little parking along Beach Road. The trail to the beach at near the turnabout along the road.

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