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The Gorge is awesome.

Just for a picnic or a walk about it's a beautiful spot but as a place to Kayak a super place. Well... read more

Reviewed January 15, 2019
victoria, Canada
Perfect for a sunny day walk

The Esquimalt Gorge Park straddles the Gorge in a rough U. The water is clear and sparkling--you... read more

Reviewed June 20, 2018
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1054 Tillicum Rd, Esquimalt, British Columbia V9A 2A3, Canada
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Reviewed January 15, 2019

Just for a picnic or a walk about it's a beautiful spot but as a place to Kayak a super place. Well protected from the open ocean, the gorge goes on for miles. My only complaint is that it's about a 2 minute walk from...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank johnfS6954FL
Reviewed June 20, 2018

The Esquimalt Gorge Park straddles the Gorge in a rough U. The water is clear and sparkling--you can see the sea greens and it would be a great place to canoe or swim. The Gorge used to be a place where city folks came to...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank josephhO9914VQ
Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

I chose to go out for a walk and lucky me I went to this beautiful park ,is clean and it has some sculpture inside ,also gardens and trails to the river I recomand this park for any kind of activities from picnic to swimming

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank BeniamitaBernadett
Reviewed December 31, 2017

We lucked into this beautiful and interesting park (along a 6K long waterway) while driving/navigating through Esquimalt from Witty's Lagoon Regional Park to downtown Victoria. During our 2K walk, we read park history, saw the rapids reverse at the narrows because we were there as...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Kevin M
Reviewed September 14, 2017

Went for a lovely walk after dinner with our friends along the water. It was a beautiful evening with lots of people out walking. We saw two sets of seals and they were so fun to watch! The path along the water was a nice...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Debbie H
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

I usual walk around the Gorge waterway in the evening. A beautiful place to watch kayakers, paddle boarders, look for sea life, ducks, swans, Canadian geese, herons, etc. The even have a little Japanese garden, picnic tables, children's park, big trees for shade... It's about...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 22, 2017

I was staying just down the water at Econo Lodge and walked over here one evening just for something to do. It's a very picturesque place, nicely located on the Gorge Waters which are themselves a unique aspect of the Greater Victoria geography. If the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank SailorAirman
Reviewed May 21, 2017 via mobile

The Gorge is Lovely to walk along. Very diverse flora. Many places to sit and even a good dog beach. It is a paved path so great for skateboard or bikes

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Vibratone
Reviewed April 14, 2017

I have walked through this little gem many times, and during all seasons. Always a visual treat. The restored Japanese Garden with it's lovely water features is a special spot. The Japanese cherry tress lining the entry provide a profusion of spring blossoms. Easy access...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank OldB5
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

Great park to go for a walk with your furry friends or bike ride. Enjoy a good book on the benches or rent a kayak and go for a ride.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Edyta T
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Response from SailorAirman | Reviewed this property |
Well that would be something from the Victoria City by-laws. From my quick look at them here it looks like it's okay. Here's what I found. Prohibition of Open Air Burning 37 (1) No person shall light, ignite, start or burn... More