Welcome to Esquimalt Harbour
Esquimalt Harbour is administered by the Department of National Defence and is governed by the Canada Marine Act, the Natural and Man-made Harbour Navigation and Use Regulations, and local Practices and Procedures.
All vessels entering or departing Esquimalt Harbour are required to contact the Queen’s Harbour Master (QHM) Operations on VHF Channel 10 or by telephone at 250-363-2160.
The harbour is open to the public within the limitations set out in an Order in Council regarding Controlled Access Zones. This provides for security zones surrounding Department of National Defence property and warships berthed or moving in the harbour.
Esquimalt Harbour Management Authority
Building 262 Dockyard
Queen’s Harbour Master
Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt
PO Box 17000 Stn Forces
Victoria BC V9A 7N2
Deputy Queen’s Harbour Master
Assistant to Deputy Queen’s Harbour Master
Harbour Control Officer
Harbour Operations Officer