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Great hike

Enjoyed a leisurely 3-hr hike (we took our time) through the rain forest to see the rapids. I was a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Linda G
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Vernon, Canada
Loved it, this is why we came, to see the scenery

Had a great walk today, many stops along the way to look at the plants,,many unusual plants here... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Mobile743357
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Cupar, United Kingdom
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All reviewsgreat walkbeautiful hikeold growth forestflora and faunahigh tideeasy hiketemperate rainforestshort hikequiet walkviewing platformclose to towngreat workoutcoastal forestcircular walkinterpretive signslocals and touristsbeautiful area
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Enjoyed a leisurely 3-hr hike (we took our time) through the rain forest to see the rapids. I was a little disappointed at first that you couldn't get closer to the rapids, but the second part of the loop trail was so beautiful that it...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Had a great walk today, many stops along the way to look at the plants,,many unusual plants here, love the old trees being ‘nurseries’ for new growth. All in all a great day out, including The falls

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful nature hike. So lush and well maintained. If you stop here on a cruise make sure to find a way to get there.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very enjoyable walk in the rainforest on the way to the Butze Rapids viewing platform. The trail is well groomed, fairly flat consisting of dirt, gravel or boardwalk, a few uphill sections and 2 outhouses are located in the beginning part. Our...More

Thank greattripsrw
Reviewed August 13, 2018

though it is really a walk (not a hike) it's in a beautiful area with great views of the coastal areas. Signage explaining what we are seeing was good but was starting to be hard to read. We did the trail twice - once in...More

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Reviewed August 1, 2018

Really enjoyed our walk around the Butze Rapids trail. The tide was way out at "Grassy Beach" [?] so we chased little black crabs around. The Rapids weren't very rapidy but they were very pretty. Probably didn't hit the right time of day. Trail in...More

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Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

What a great walking/jogging path. Some areas are in need of upkeep/grooming but overall a great area. Too bad the signage has been damaged by vandals.

Thank D T
Reviewed July 17, 2018

This is about an 1 1/2 hrs. walk with some slightly steep sections if you are not in good shape. We found it fairly easy ourselves. It is close to town and worth taking in.

Thank Duker863
Reviewed July 17, 2018

we did this in lieu of an excursion. We caught a cab from the visitor center and arranged to have them pick us up in 2 hours. I would not think you could do thisn in any less than 2 hours to enjoy the hike....More

Thank Ray B
Reviewed June 24, 2018

My wife & I thoroughly enjoyed the Butze Rapids Trail. We had a picnic on a huge beach with 4 people paddling in the distance, 3 or 4 bald eagles soaring above us and a very friendly red squirrel who came to within a few...More

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BCJennyP
July 14, 2018|
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Response from Dwight T | Reviewed this property |
with those kids you are looking at 35-45 min to the beach.
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ccbatl
July 19, 2016|
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Response from luv2for1travel | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are taxis that will take you there. I think it was about $15 Canadian from the ship dock to the trail. You will have a lovely walk to the Rapids,,if I remember right it was about 30 min one way into the Rapids... More
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mark m
April 14, 2016|
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Response from luv2for1travel | Reviewed this property |
The trail is gravel along with the little hills, so being around wheelchairs I wouldn't want to take a wheelchair along the trails. Hope this is of help.
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