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Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Sites

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Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic SitesPeek through enormous gun barrels, venture into underground tunnels, and find huge hidden searchlights... Come explore Fort Rodd Hill, a 100-year-old coast artillery fort. Fisgard is the...more
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603 Fort Rodd Hill Rd, Colwood, British Columbia V9C 2W8, Canada
+1 250-478-5849
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our group of about 15 people visited on a sunny day in September. The displays are interesting and well explained. The price was certainly inexpensive. It's a good place for a stroll and a glimpse into Victoria's history. And you can "camp" here in their...More

Thank Wendy V
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We were on the island for a lacrosse tournament and visited this spot with a large group of kids and adults. The kids & adults had a great time and the views are fabulous!

Thank knc604
Reviewed August 19, 2018

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our spur of the moment visit to Fort Rodd Hill and the Fisgard Lighthouse, two National Historic Sites. Very inexpensive admission fees. Fort Rodd is an interesting site. Areas are well marked and staff were very friendly and knowledgeable....More

Thank Albertameev
Reviewed August 13, 2018

This is a fabulous place to visit ....kids would enjoy it as well as history buffs. The fort is well preserved and has signs explains things. Your can also do a guided tour or an audio tour. Nice to see and touch the big “weapons”....More

Thank Cherie P
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I attended the Star Gazing event on August 10. All I can say is that it is a fantastic place to get away from the city lights. Many people where camping there too. Highly recommended if you want to get out to...More

Thank Kim K
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

This is s truly spectacular place to visit with kids and military history buffs. Fort Rodd Hill is very well preserved, giving visitors a strong sense of military life and strategy from the 1890s to the early Cold War. You can touch and climb onto...More

Thank DP0tt
Reviewed July 15, 2018

I reserved all of the oTentik cabins for the wrong date. We were supposed to have the whole park to ourselves, and the Rock the Shores music festival would be nearby to provide the music. When we all showed up the next day, we discovered...More

Thank Melanie I
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

We took the tour through the fort and I was pleased that my kids aged 12 and 9 were kept interested, there was the right amount and mix of info to keep it from becoming a class lecture. The lighthouse is a lovely piece of...More

Thank Karen P
Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

Such a peaceful place so close to Victoria! If you love the nature you gotta love this! View of the lighthouse is spectacular from different angles and walking thru the Fort gives you a special feeling.The whole path is stroller accessible which was great. However...More

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Reviewed June 10, 2018

Visited the light house and premises with my family. Even though we didnt have access to the top of the light house, the visit was really nice experience. My daughter enjoyed the interiors.

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Kristina M
August 29, 2017|
Response from J0an123 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the parking is the same area, whether you are visiting the lighthouse or the buildings. Well worth the visit! And it is free this year, because of the Canada 150.
May 30, 2017|
Response from lazigirl | Reviewed this property |
Hi Yes I think it was plus I think there was a ramp up to the actual house rather than use stairs.