Stunning seafronts, incomparable parks, urban-design waterways and down-to-earth friendly residents welcome you to Esquimalt – rich in history but contemporary in outlook. 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 MyEsquimalt.
Esquimalt is a municipality at the southern tip of Vancouver Island, in British Columbia, Canada. It is bordered to the east by the provincial capital, Victoria, to the south by the Strait of Juan de Fuca, to the west by Esquimalt Harbour and Royal Roads, to the northwest by the town of View Royal, and to the north by a narrow inlet of water called the Gorge, across which is the district municipality of Saanich. It is part of Greater Victoria & the Capital Regional District. [more]
Esquimalt is home to the Pacific fleet of the Canadian Forces.