Explore Esquimalt

Minutes from downtown, leave the city behind and head for a breath of fresh air.

Stunning seafronts, incomparable parks, urban-design waterways and 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.

Get to us by bike, foot, car or boat!

By car, find us 40 minutes from the Victoria International Airport or Swartz Bay terminal, or under 10 minutes from Victoria's inner harbour.