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Hidden Gem - Walking In Elliston

Naples, Florida
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Hidden Gem - Walking In Elliston

If you are looking for hidden gems, here's one. I have to post this in the forum because no on has reviewed it in TA, now that's a gem!

After you view the puffins, continue down the road and take the left fork. Look on the left side and you will see a sign for the Maberly to Little Catalina trail. You can hike 16 km (10 miles) along the coast to Little Catalina. Of course I did not go that far, but what I did was fantastic. Just my wife and I walking along the coast, hearing nothing but the wind and feeling nothing but the sun. We saw a whale jump out of the water and that made our day. I can send you pictures if you are not sure this is for you.

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1. Re: Hidden Gem - Walking In Elliston

Thanks for this info, is it possible to post your photo's here?

Is there anywhere else you recommend? Where did you stay?


Paradise, Canada
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2. Re: Hidden Gem - Walking In Elliston

Yes, isnt Maberley and the trail beautiful??!! Loads of whales in the Bonavista area this week. We saw a dozen in the water off the cape on Wednesday.

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3. Re: Hidden Gem - Walking In Elliston

Yup the Elliston Puffin site can be quite busy. But there is so much more in the area. We hiked the Klondike trail, also saw puffins from shore .... and there was nobody but us around! Stunning landscape.


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