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East Point

#1 of 10 things to do in Saturna Island Features Animals
East Point Light Station | Gulf Islands National Park Reserve, British Columbia, Canada
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Beautifully Calming

Absolutely beautiful, visit the lighthouse museum, and chat with the orator, it was informative and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rose S
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Nanaimo, Canada
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Lifelong memories

Love this place but am biased as we stayed on the point and were here every day of our holiday... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
canadianballfan
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Langley, Canada
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East Point Light Station | Gulf Islands National Park Reserve, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful, visit the lighthouse museum, and chat with the orator, it was informative and interesting, the Whales trail was short but beautiful, walk along Shell beach and enjoy what the scenery has to offer. You just might get to see the whales breaching (July-August)...More

Thank Rose S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place but am biased as we stayed on the point and were here every day of our holiday. First off we got lucky and saw orcas twice on our holiday which according to others we talked to was very rare. The trails in...More

1  Thank canadianballfan
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Enjoyed the beach, the grassy walk to the lighthouse, and even saw an eagle sitting on the communications tower.

Thank Colleen G
Reviewed 4 July 2017

One of the most beautiful other-worldly places I've ever been. In the summer, fields of golden grass contrast against the bright blue sky and dark blue ocean. Wildlife is all around with great opportunities for spotting whales, seals and other marine life right from the...More

Thank DeniseNicholls
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

One of the most beautiful places on earth and I am not exaggerating. Beautiful spot for a walk and for hanging on the beach. If you're lucky, you'll see the Orca pod that lives off the island. We did. Seals are plentiful and the views...More

Thank Judith B
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Saturna is amazing and East Point is definitely my favourite spot on the island. The colours of the grass, rocks and water are simply amazing!!! If you are lucky you can even see orcas from there! If you can swing by Saturna don't think about...More

Thank SebVancouver D
Reviewed 24 May 2017

If you want to escape to a laid back island in the Gulf Islands, Saturna Island is for you. Almost half of the island is protected within the National Park Reserve and approximately 350 full-time residents. We took the BC Ferry from Schwartz Bay to...More

Thank D4traveler2
Reviewed 14 May 2017

We took the morning car ferry to Saturnalia Island. We chose Saturnalia because it is the most remote, protected and unpopulated island in the Gulf chain. Even the ferry ride was fun. The ferry ride takes a turn from the large channel as it heads...More

1  Thank ladydiver27
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

East Point is one of the most magical places on earth. Birds, plants, orcas, local museum oh and seals otters and the very loud sea lions

Thank SusieWS
Reviewed 1 October 2016

An amazing spot to watch the whales and take short hikes. Lots of seals and shorebirds the days we visited but unfortunately no whale sightings, Views are gorgeous and the nature center is interesting with informative docents. Short drive from town and well worth it.

Thank Jerry W
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