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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 December 8, 2018

Our visit to Fort Road Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse was better than we expected. First, the fort was more interesting and easier to visit that a similar park in Oregon (Ft Stevens). Second, the lighthouse was well set up for tourists with several rooms in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Bob J
Reviewed October 31, 2018

I did not do my research really well and did not know that you can't just drive up to a look-out point and see Fisgard Lighthouse. You have to pay an entry fee to enter the historical sight that includes an old fort and walk...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jewelsworld
Reviewed October 25, 2018

Couple of points for visiting this attraction this off season. 1) weekdays - no admission charge but no staff to provide information either 2) big construction project so about 2/3 of the Fort Rodd site is closed and looks like it will be for a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Logan H
Reviewed October 21, 2018

We lucked out with free admission when we visited. They were doing extensive construction on the fort, so we didn't spend much time there. We took a beautiful stroll out to the lighthouse and enjoyed the views. This would be a nice place to picnic...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ShamrockGlade
Reviewed October 2, 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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!

Date of experience: May 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank kimkM8918JU
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

Date of experience: August 2018
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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.