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 lodging? 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!
The Rat Pack, Direct from VegasMay 20, 2016
Come and join Frank, Dean, and Sammy on their first ever Canadian tour! You may have seen the rest, but you’ve never seen the best tribute direct from the Vegas strip.
Relive the timeless songs, laughs, and gags as the trio along with their lovely Vegas Showgirls take you on a ride through the glitz, glamour and songs of the golden era of music. In Frank’s eternal battle cry… “Let’s start the action!”