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Pipers Lagoon Park

#3 of 80 things to do in Nanaimo Features Animals
Lagoon Drive, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
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Beautiful Spot

Beautiful spot within the city for a walk and to enjoy the beauty of Mother Nature. So peaceful... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2017
Luke L
via mobile
Gorgeous beach

This beach is good for the whole family, large area for the kids perfect for picnics and a large... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2017
June E
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“low tide” (18 reviews)
“garry oak” (10 reviews)
Lagoon Drive, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Beautiful spot within the city for a walk and to enjoy the beauty of Mother Nature. So peaceful and relaxing. A treasure within. Nice spot to pick shells. Stop by you will be happy you did.

Thank Luke L
Reviewed 14 June 2017

This beach is good for the whole family, large area for the kids perfect for picnics and a large field just to run around the views perfect and you can watch the ferries coming and going

Thank June E
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

We went to the park twice in two days, one during low tide and the other high tide. The park offers so much fun to walk in mini woods, stroll on the rocky beach, climb on top of the rock, picking shell fishes etc. On...More

Thank bobster30
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

A great stroll or if you want a great hike! One of Nanaimo true treasures. A field for a game of soccer or picnics. Fantastic place to bring a dog, beautiful views of the Sunshine Coast, and of the famous shack island. Go for Twenty...More

Thank chrisy105
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Beautiful atmosphere... Birds jellyfish bag pipes... Yes I've experienced all of these there! Its like a park with your own little piece of ocean.

Thank Zoe Jean G
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

A nice little park with an easily walkable trail above the beach. Very scenic with a great view of the ocean.

Thank CptCanuck74
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We always stop here when we have time to kill before our BC Ferry reservations. Beautiful waterfront park to stretch your legs after a long drive. Lots of Arbutus trees and one of the last stands of Garry Oaks on the Island.

Thank Scratchy_101
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

At Piper's there is everything you need for an urban escape. Beach, a view of the mainland coast mountains, a rocky peninsula to explore, and decent parking. It is a hidden secret. Safe for kids, it is out of zombie range so you don't have...More

Thank TomHlavac
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Stumbled upon this park when we needed a little walk. Its a small seaside park with rugged terrain.......but definitely walkable. Very quiet....great for appreciating nature.

Thank LarryTheRadioGuy
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Absolute favorite place to go in town. Good for a group of friends or just by yourself. Amazing views all around.

Thank acoldham
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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