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Inspired by nature

Beautiful secluded natural marine park. Easy coastal walk through tall trees, wonderful coastal... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Blacksquidie
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Brisbane, Australia
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Great walk

Loved this walk!!! So beautiful! The coast I this area is spectacular, so much rock, moss, even... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ingrid G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful secluded natural marine park. Easy coastal walk through tall trees, wonderful coastal views, rocky beachs and platforms, and a stunning grove of arbutus trees on the point. Dog friendly..must be on lead.

Thank Blacksquidie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this walk!!! So beautiful! The coast I this area is spectacular, so much rock, moss, even saw a couple of seal swimming below us! The lookout spot to the left is amazing! Worth the climb to just take a few min to take it...More

Thank Ingrid G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did a few hikes while in Madeira Park. My Boyfriend and I liked this one the most. It was such a gorgeous coastal hike. It's a very natural hike, no a designated path. We were fine but my Mother had to stop eventually and...More

Thank jennomakeup
Reviewed August 20, 2018

Picturesque hike along the Malaspina Strait on Beaver Island otherwises known as Francis Point... relatively easy path through a unique eco system with lots of mosses, arbutus and some huge old growth cedars... the Francis Point lighthouse is end destination as you turn and hike...More

Thank Kawakwa
Reviewed July 30, 2018

This is a beginner hike that produces spectacular views shortly after you begin the route. The hike begins in a small protected bay that looks like an excellent place for a swim. It then follows the coastline along Francis Peninsula to the light. An ideal...More

Thank ngg999
Reviewed July 2, 2018

This is a moderate walk. In a few areas, I would have liked my walking stick, but still managed fine. Wear a hat as most of the path is not in the trees. The lighthouse is more like a beacon and not what we had...More

Thank coast_to_coast_250
Reviewed June 11, 2018

I wish I had time to hike the whole thing, great west coast scenery with a well maintained but more natural trail.

Thank vheim1
Reviewed April 16, 2018

From the parking lot it's a short walk through a small stretch of rainforest, with some really big trees, to a pretty cove where the Francis Peninsula meets Malaspina Straight. Then the walk is mostly along a sloping rock foreshore with open views of the...More

Thank Glen B
Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

Try and make it to the lighthouse at the end. It’s well worth it although on the day we were there it was blowing a gale. Very invigorating! Along the way there are some superb coverings of mosses and lichens and some lovely examples of...More

Thank simon W
Reviewed October 20, 2017 via mobile

A short walk along the high Bank. Fabulous Salish Sea views. 30 minutes easy pace to a small lighthouse.

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