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Pipers Lagoon Park

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Lagoon Drive, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
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Beautiful views and a light hike

We saw a mama killer whale and her baby there which is cool. Parking can be a little hectic in... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Adrian L
via mobile
One of my favourite places in Nanaimo

Piper's Lagoon is one of the best parks in Nanaimo. It is peaceful, picturesque, and filled with... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Taisa A
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Lagoon Drive, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We saw a mama killer whale and her baby there which is cool. Parking can be a little hectic in peak times (especially near end of June with multiple school trips a day). Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Adrian L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Piper's Lagoon is one of the best parks in Nanaimo. It is peaceful, picturesque, and filled with nature. It is especially good for children because they can participate in free play by climbing on rocks (the original jungle gym). The trail is easy, and there...More

Thank Taisa A
Reviewed 1 week ago

This park is much smaller than Neck Point, More locals walking dogs & less tourists from what I could tell. The bathroom here was better than Neck Point, even the parking is better. Good for a shorter, quiet trip to the water.

Thank 123HJ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You can’t take away from the beauty of this area. Next to the parking lot there is a grassy area good for recreation or picnicking as is the mostly rocky beach. When the tide goes out, the lagoon is a mud flat so go when...More

Thank Scuba s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The most beautiful park. Easy to enjoy, swimming hiking relaxing. Had my daughters grad pictures done there. Amazing,

Thank W6474UStammyc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we had a wedding of grandchild here-very lovely setting on water with excellent parking facilities, tranquil, peaceful, large area,with views of sea animals---breath-taking!

Thank Maureen D
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Very picturesque with walking trails and picnic tables. Bring your camera and a lunch and make an afternoon of your visit.

Thank travelguyCanada
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Easy walking trails and gorgeous views of the ocean. You don't need to spend much time, no more than an hour.

Thank BenefacTours
Reviewed 19 October 2017

A short loop, no more than 1 hour total, with scramble-y sections. Great views of the water and surrounding islands, but can be very windy.

Thank ChristinaCleveland
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

I love bringing my 3 yeae old here for some outdoor activity and burn off energy! Beautiful place to unwind and escape the busy of the city.

Thank kaylal211
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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