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Things We Love to Do In Nanaimo, BC

We don’t just work in Nanaimo, BC; we live and play here too! These are some of our favourite spots you won’t want to miss while you’re staying at our hotel in Nanaimo BC. We’ve highlighted a few well-known attractions such as our only floating pub in Canada to a couple of local gems you may not have heard about, but we think are well worth a visit. Need more hints about where to go and what to do near our Nanaimo, British Columbia hotel? Just ask! We’d love to give you the inside scoop.

Newcastle Island

This gorgeous island has an abundance of trails to explore and views to capture. Check out Mallard Lake while you’re there—the perfect spot for swimming and boating.

Dinghy Dock Pub & Restaurant and Protection Island

Canada’s only registered floating pub! Have a bite and raise a glass while you take in the incredible wildlife.

Nanaimo Museum & Sports Hall of Fame

Learn the fascinating history of Nanaimo in this beautiful new facility. Exhibits are updated regularly!

Pipers Lagoon

Scenic trails, beautiful views—this waterfront park is the perfect place to soak in the splendour of Nanaimo.

Neck Point

This historic waterfront park is home to rugged cliffs, pebbled beaches, and winding trails. A popular spot for scuba divers!

Mt. Benson

You’ll find tons of exceptional trails for hiking and biking on Mt. Benson, Nanaimo’s highest peak!