Have the best of both worlds! We are just a 10 minute drive from the bustling activity of the heart of downtown Victoria yet located in the quiet historic community of Esquimalt, place of shoaling waters. Still part of the Capital Region we are only a short stroll from parks, beaches, shopping, dining, transit, rec centre, library and so much more.
In the Neighbourhood (Esquimalt Area) You can find the following parks within walking distance or short car ride.
Banfield Park This Victoria West park contains a large playpark and links up with the Galloping Goose trail, and allows a good starting point to walk across the Gorge Tresle bridge.
Esquimalt Gorge Park 28.8 acres along the Gorge waterway, lovely views, lawn, flowers, paths, picnic tables, playground equipment, and the newly completed creek restoration project.
Highrock(Cairn) Park 11.75 acres, rocky knolls, natural meadows. The view from the Cairn captures the breathtaking beauty of southern Vancouver Island, and is one of the most panoramic in the Greater Victoria area.
MaCaulay Point/Fleming Beach Has bunkers, gun emplacements, paths, spectacular views of Victoria, the Olympic mountains and Juan de Fuca Strait, an open field and a small sandy beach area.
Memorial Park 2.3 acres, cenotaph memorial to Veterans, modern and unique playground equipment
West Song (West Bay) Walkway Enjoy this fine board walked waterfront stroll from downtown Victoria from the Blue Bridge all the way to the West Bay Marina. You’ll find plenty of Arbutus trees along your way, as well as a fine view of the hustle and bustle of Victoria Harbour.
Saxe Point 14.75 acres of peninsula seafront, magnificent views of Juan de Fuca Strait and the Olympic mountains; gardens, woods, trails to enjoy, picnic benches on green lawns, access to sheltered beach.
Also In The Neighbourhood
Archie Brown Centre Houses an arena, six sheet curling rink, and lounge areas and is our main location for conventions and trade shows .
CFB Esquimalt Naval & Military Museum The museum's goal is to collect, preserve, interpret and display the history and heritage of the naval presence on Canada’s West Coast and of the military on Southern Vancouver Island
Esquimalt Public open Market During the summer months enjoy the crafts, art, food, and entertainment.
Esquimalt Recreation Centre Features a beautiful new 4,000+ square foot Wellness Centre that includes fitness equipment from Technogym. Our Aquatic area features an exciting new “Lifestyle” pool with lazy river, vortex, fibre optic lighting and spray features, all at a balmy 88 degrees. Our huge wheelchair accessible hot tub, warm tot-friendly small pool and our existing six lane 25m pool now feature a state of the art salt water treatment system
Restaurants In the Area (within walking distance)
Zap Thai Restaurant Salty's Fish and Chips Sunshine Breakfast Cafe Breakfast Cafe Vietnemese Panago Pizza Little Ceasar Pizza
La Belle Patate Gyro House Bakery Tim Hortons Mc Donalds Serious Coffee Tudor House SubWay
Shopping In the Area (walking distance)
Grocery Store Pharmacy Dollar Store Convienence Store Florist
Bike Shop Gas Station Movie Rentals Dry Cleaners Liquor and Beer Stores Banks