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Leave the city behind and head just a bit west for a breath of fresh air.
Stunning seafronts, incomparable parks, urban-design waterways and down-to-earth friendly residents welcome you to Esquimalt – rich in history but contemporary in outlook.
Visit local restaurants and cafés, peruse art galleries and unique shops, and sip from our breweries.
Soothe your soul and stimulate your imagination as you discover the area’s unique attractions. Explore an ancient shoreline, stretch out under a Garry oak, walk our trails, take in the vistas and the arts, sample our hospitality and experience how easy it is for you to make this your Esquimalt.
Rich in history, be sure to stop at Point Ellice House and gardens. As a historic house museum overlooking the Upper Harbour and Gorge Waterway, it is internationally recognized for its display of 1890-1920 era décor, in its original setting, where the artifacts were used daily by the family.
Enjoy an afternoon at Saxe Point Park where you admire the Olympic Range mountains across the Straights of Juan de Fuca. The 7.5 hectare park boasts woodland trails, landscape gardens and trails through the coastal forest. It’s beautiful oceanviews provides the perfect setting for a picnic or an outdoor wedding.
CFB Esquimalt Naval and Military Museum, located at Naden on Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt, provides a fantastic insight into naval life. Artifacts include Royal Navy uniforms and weapons, mock-ups of a sailors’ mess and sleeping quarters and a Nazi flag from the U-boat that torpedoed the HMCS Esquimalt, the last Canadian ship to be sunk during World War II.