CFB Esquimalt Victoria Canada
Camping Highlights Vancouver Island BC



Hatley Park is Canada's largest and most diverse National Historic Site. At the centre is a magnificent castle built in 1908 by former British Columbia Premier and coal baron, James Dunsmuir.

Hatley Castle

This 565 acre Edwardian estate is nestled on the Southern tip of
Vancouver Island, just 25 minutes from downtown Victoria.

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Open Year round, visitors will enjoy daily tours of Hatley Castle, a visit to the museum, or strolling through the Japanese, Italian and Rose Gardens. The ocean front setting is ideal for weddings, meetings, retreats, conferences, corporate team building, motion picture filming, experiential travel programs and special events.
Hatley Castle and Gardens
Tours of the castle and gardens are available from the
Hatley Castle Museum
Hatley Castle and Gardens
The showpieces of the park are generally considered to be the formal gardens of which the Italian, the Rose and the Japanese gardens are the best known.
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To learn more about Hatley Castle and Gardens visit
the Royal Roads University website.
Hatley Castle and Gardens
View of the Esquimalt Lagoon from one the the many sightseeing
paths which pass through formal gardens, 250-year-old Douglas firs to Garry Oak meadows and wetlands.
In the background just outside of CFB Esquimalt can be seen a visiting Nimitz Class American Aircraft Carrier.
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