For those seeking the historic sights of Victoria, Fort Rodd Hill is the perfect location, with its historic artillery fort built over a hundred years ago to defend Victoria. Visitors can even see the old gun batteries and underground magazines. Staff are available to help for tours, teaching visitors about the history of Fort Rodd Hill. Light hiking can be done around the batteries, where bald eagles, blue herons, and mink have been known to frequent, with sea otters and tidepools also awaiting those who walk down to the waterfront. Fort Rodd Hill is located adjacent to the Fisgard Lighthouse, making it an ideal trip for the hiking enthusiast to seek multiple locations.