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 Coast Bastion Hotel. 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.
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!
Scenic trails, beautiful views—this waterfront park is the perfect place to soak in the splendour of Nanaimo.
This historic waterfront park is home to rugged cliffs, pebbled beaches, and winding trails. A popular spot for scuba divers!
You’ll find tons of exceptional trails for hiking and biking on Mt. Benson, Nanaimo’s highest peak!
Nanaimo Early Spring Home ExpoJan 19, 2018 1:00 pm — Jan 21, 2018 4:00 pm
Come to the Nanaimo Early Spring Home Expo, January 19-21 at Beban Park Auditorium. Think of all the home renovation and décor projects you’ve been dreaming of, and create your dream home with help from local professionals and experts. Save thousands on home improvements, and find the finishing touches you need to make your house a home and the resources to make your home a masterpiece!
ELVIS ELVIS ELVIS: The Ultimate Tribute to the KingJan 21, 2018 7:00 pm — Jan 21, 2018 10:00 pm
Featuring two of the greatest Elvis tribute artists in the world today… Shawn Klush and Cody Ray Slaughter. The closest thing to the King in concert you’ll ever see! Relive the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s Elvis with a spectacular show featuring three decades of Elvis hits!