Jackpoint and Biggs Park Nanaimo is located at 501 Duke Pt Highway and covering 32 acres. This natural park has waterfront beach access and features scenic vistas of Protection Island and Gabriola island as well as a great view of Nanaimo’s downtown core and the river estuary. Watching for the local wildlife such as sea lions and seals is a major pastime here in addition to waterfront Homes in Nanaimo aspirations and visitors are sure to look up to see the eagles. Stairs and board walks make up part of the chip trails. The Duke point ferry highway connector is parallel to the park. Jack Deholt was the resident of the point from 1819-to 1905.. This historic character was a merchant of milk and hay. Jack Point now connects Duke points and Biggs Park.