Learn more about Fort Rodd Hill’s evolving role in the defence of Victoria-Esquimalt from 1895 to 1956. Imagine the Maple Leaf Forever marshalling the troops and stirring patriotic hearts here more than a century ago when the First World War broke out in 1914.

Uncover the Fort’s military secrets, from underground tunnels and bunkers to hidden command posts and camouflaged searchlights. Salute the uniformed mannequins in the Plotting Room. Stroll out to iconic Fisgard Lighthouse, a beacon for mariners for over 150 years.

Take in spectacular views of Juan de Fuca Strait and the snow-capped Olympic Mountains. Watch for wildlife or enjoy a picnic. Later stroll through native wildflowers in the Garry Oak Learning Meadow. Not enough time? Camp overnight in one of our oTENTiks!