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Pipers Lagoon Park

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Beautiful walk, tough climb

This is a beautiful walk with the Salish Sea on one side of the peninsula and Pipers Lagoon on the... read more

Reviewed today
Lex D
Nice place for a walk

Nice park for a short walk. It takes a hour or so. Exactly you can walk/clim everywhere you want... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Martijn S
Groningen, The Netherlands
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Reviewed today

This is a beautiful walk with the Salish Sea on one side of the peninsula and Pipers Lagoon on the other. There is, however, a large rocky mound between the walkway and the point of the peninsula. When the tide is low, no problem. You...More

Thank Lex D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nice park for a short walk. It takes a hour or so. Exactly you can walk/clim everywhere you want. The trails are not very pointed out. Nice views from the top of the rocks. I’ve you stay off the rocks, you can walk the lagoon...More

Thank Martijn S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pipers Lagoon Park is an easy 10 minute drive north of downtown Nanaimo. Spend the whole day swimming and tanning, or just go for an hours hike around the lagoon and rocks exploring. There are lots of plants and sea life to be found.

Thank Gordon M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Piper's Lagoon Park in Nanaimo scenic British Columbia was mentioned to us for wildlife spotting. It is located with te Ocean on one side and a pebbly beach great for whale spotting.

Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Pipers Park is an easy walk along the ocean on one side and the lagoon on the other. The lagoon tidal basin overlooks Shack island, a storybook filled with the history of early coal mining days. and the miners accommodation. The ocean side views the...More

Thank 193krisj
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have lived in Nanaimo all of my life and still find this beach at Piper's Lagoon to be one of the most lovely beaches in town. There are many areas to explore along the walkway and rocky bluffs. The sand is nice and the...More

Thank Nikki R
Reviewed 9 July 2018

I grew up here and now I take my kids there anytime I'm back in town. so peaceful and relaxing. kids have a blast playing in the lagoon and catching crabs. if you're lucky you might catch other interesting sea creatures

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Reviewed 1 July 2018

Lovely place to wander. Lots of great views, ocean, lagoon, colourful fishing shacks etc. Kids would really enjoy this place.

Thank Don-in-BC
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Gorgeous spot for an after dinner stroll- our friends were married in this park! Great photo ops as the scenery is stunning.

Thank Koverton
Reviewed 14 June 2018

Working across street - the moon over this area is incredible - the exploring during low tide is incredible - and so much fun

Thank beachgypsy
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25 April 2018|
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Response from travelguyCanada | Reviewed this property |
I would say no. It is in a protected harbour so not too much for wind and no waves.
11 August 2015|
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Response from Condu | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can ride the in-coming tide at Piper's 's channel. It is an exhilarating experience akin to swimming down a horizontal waterfall. Be aware that you should be a strong swimmer or wear a life jacket. Be sure to go... More