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Pipers Lagoon Park

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Beautiful views, epic beaches

I love this park for swimming, beachcombing and exploring. It is a great place to go walking with... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Nanaimo, British Columbia
perfect tranquil day

Its a great place to enjoy nature and have a picnic It is a great place for all ages that like... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Colleen B
Nanaimo, Canada
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Lagoon Drive, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I love this park for swimming, beachcombing and exploring. It is a great place to go walking with the family -- the kids especially like climbing the rocks and exploring the beaches. At low tide, you can reach Shack Island which is also a great...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Its a great place to enjoy nature and have a picnic It is a great place for all ages that like nature and the beach.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Colleen B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I always enjoy walking along the beach. It can be quite busy on the weekends but is still worth the drive.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Vojaganta57
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Still one of my favourite places to visit in Nanaimo. It is kind of tucked away but a quick couple turns off Hammond Bay road the parking lot opens a vista of the coast. Opportunities to see some of the beautiful marine life that populates...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Katherine L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

One of our great spots for weddings, A weekend afternoon walk in summer is almost certain to bring you to a wedding or two taking place in this park.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Trek778674
Reviewed October 9, 2018

Pipers Lagoon has an amazing variety of things to see - ocean beach, tidal lagoon, rocks to climb (on trails).

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Cliff C
Reviewed September 30, 2018

So enjoyed this beach. The driftwood; the rocks; the views; all were wonderful. Was able to also get some great pics of birds!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Cindi C
Reviewed September 3, 2018

Pipers has been one of my favorite destinations to while away a few hours since first visiting the park 20 some years ago. I go two or three times a month with my camera. The photo opportunities are fantastic. The large muddy salt flat that...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Richard P
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

Pipers Lagoon Park is by far my favourite outdoor park destination in the Nanaimo region. It is the most beautiful outdoor spot where I love to do nature and landscape photography, with the best layout and features of any waterfront park I've seen yet. There...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Alicia M
Reviewed August 15, 2018

Launch your SUP/kayak, take a chilly swim, or hike the rocky coast along beaches and through a little forest. We found this to be a great little park to enjoy without traveling far from our place in Nanaimo.

Date of experience: July 2018
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April 24, 2018|
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Response from Adrian L | Reviewed this property |
I believe so, I have seen people kiteboard on the inside lagoon on a very windy day.
August 11, 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