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This is a great park area better known as Maffeo Sutton Park. The lagoon it is located around is... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
Nanaimo, Canada

It’s a place with a lot of relaxing spots. And loved the amazing history embedded while doing a... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
Shelly Dawn B
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Reviewed 5 September 2018

This is a great park area better known as Maffeo Sutton Park. The lagoon it is located around is Swy-a-Lana and is all on First Nations land. The crabbing dock is also very good. The playground area is well maintained and the marina area and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Glidr
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

It’s a place with a lot of relaxing spots. And loved the amazing history embedded while doing a morning stroll.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Shelly Dawn B
Reviewed 4 July 2018

The kids will absolutely love this amazing playground as it is kept meticulously clean and in perfect condition, has a huge variety of equipment, and is a total blast. The adults will appreciate the fact that there are ample places to sit and watch the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank metaungulate
Reviewed 4 June 2018

A huge park with something for everyone. The kids will have a blast. If your little one has to be followed around as they run from one end to the other over and over, it is a bit big for that, but my nephew is...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Nathan D
Reviewed 2 May 2018

If you are visiting Nanaimo, you'll want to take a stroll around Swy-a-Lana-Park. The paved trail follows the shoreline and so you get a great view. It's a lovely walk and depending on the time of year there's events happening. Great for a single, couple,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Sher M
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Good free parking in the rear of the lagoon area where the old foundry and Civic arena were located. Good bathrooms, "bandstand" area, and lush open green areas as well as solid walkways. Location of Bathtub celebrations for years. Children's palygrounds near to the lagoon....More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank BC_Island_Folks
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

We go to here every summer. We alway leave with our limit and have a great feast. This year we had my Mom with us and she enjoyed herself a lot. People on the peer are all friendly.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Teresa M R
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

We come here every time we visit the island. It is clean and sometimes offers live entertainment. It is a nice park and has plenty of room for children to fun and play. There is also a swimming area.it has public bathrooms and they too...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Teresa M R
Reviewed 22 July 2017

This area is so relaxing, there's the kiddy park area, the walk way along the ocean/seawall, bring your kids, bring your dog... enjoy all the park has to offer. Different day, different things happening -- walk along the water to downtown area, have lunch and...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank S_Leach
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Love the whole area , it's a great walk by the ocean. So much art has been added and I love seeing the sculptures.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Rena V
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