Naval base opens to public

If you've ever wanted to see what goes on behind the guarded gates of Canada’s West Coast naval base, now’s your chance through a free guided tour.

If you’ve ever wanted to see what goes on behind the guarded gates of Canada’s West Coast naval base, now’s your chance through a free guided tour.

Bus tours run weekdays at 11 a.m. until Aug. 26 (excluding July 1 and Aug. 1). Tours begin at Museum Square at CFB Esquimalt, and last approximately 90 minutes.

Walking tours run Saturdays at 11 a.m. to Aug. 27. Tours begin at the main gate of HMC Dockyard at the end of Esquimalt Road, and last approximately two hours.

Valid photo ID is required.

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