Cadboro Bay Beach & Gyro Park

The unique Cadboro-Gyro Park [PDF - 197 KB] has a large waterfront that attracts residents throughout the region. It is within easy walking distance of Cadboro Bay Village and the University of Victoria.

Park amenities include:               

  • Sandy, log-strewn beach.
  • Beach-themed playground.
  • Iconic giant octopus, salmon and sea serpent play sculptures.
  • Zip-line.
  • Washroom and water bottle filling station.
  • Boat launch for non-motorized craft.
  • Picnic areas.
  • Wheelchair accessible beach ramp (seasonal).
  • Tennis courts.
  • Parking.

Enjoy the beautiful view of Cadboro Bay, Strait of Juan de Fuca and the Olympic Mountains.


The playground, constructed in 2014, built upon the unique character of the existing concrete sculptures in the park. The giant octopus, salmon and sea serpent known as Cadborosaurus are iconic to the park. Combine those with the accessible ship, shipwreck, swings and zip-line, children and adults alike can create their own adventures and memories.  

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