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Helliwell Provincial Park

| St. John Point, British Columbia V0R 1Z0, Canada
+1 250-474-1336
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Beautiful, varied park.

We arrived mid morning on Thanksgiving Sunday and found ample parking. We went clockwise around the... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
Victoria, Canada
Exceptional facilities, beautiful hike, spectacular views

Helliwell Provincial Park is a must see. Breathtaking nature, rain or shine. The 5km loop begins... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
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| St. John Point, British Columbia V0R 1Z0, Canada
+1 250-474-1336
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

We arrived mid morning on Thanksgiving Sunday and found ample parking. We went clockwise around the trail, walking through the beautiful open forest at first. The trail opens up to the rocky beach from where we could see hundreds of seals on the beach of...More

Thank Gelli550
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Helliwell Provincial Park is a must see. Breathtaking nature, rain or shine. The 5km loop begins with a path through large old growth trees, which open up to reveal spectacular views of the Georgia straight. Keep an eye out for marine life including whales and...More

Thank RoadsideYoga
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Beautiful hike from the forest to the seashore and back! Very easy hike with gorgeous views at the beaches

Thank Drobeyns
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Wide paths so you can walk and talk. So many beautiful photo ops - forest, cliffs, golden grasses, etc. About 90 minutes depending how often you stop and ogle the scenery.

Thank Diane M
Reviewed 2 September 2017

This park has everything, the trail and the trees were beautiful and the path along the water with the cliffs, the view of Denman island, the beaches. We saw an orca whale from the top of the cliff, in between 2 sailing boats. Lovely and...More

Thank brvancouver
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Did the loop trail (5km) and with my new artificial knee managed quite well. A few sketchy rocky parts but okay. Incredible views abound with Texada and Lasqueti Islands in the distance. Somewhat hazy today but well worth the hike. Even got in some beach...More

Thank Spyhopper12
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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Wonderful easy walk through old growth forest. Memorable seaside views. We actually ate some raw oysters right out of the sea at low tide (carefully choosing the spot). Best Hornby experience!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Tranquil forest trails lead to windswept bluffs, quiet beaches, and islands that can be accessed by foot during low tide. While the hikes themselves are not strenuous, the pathways can be challenging due to exposed tree roots and roots. During our visits, we encountered both...More

Thank bocadey
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Helliwell is a terrific easy walk in the park, located on Hornby Island. We went on a chilly but sunny day in March and had just the best day ever. Anyone can do this walk and the views are simply gorgeous.

Thank Leah K
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Been coming to this place for 20+ yrs and hope to come back for 20 more. Nothing like a hot afternoon on the cliffs of Helliwell

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