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.
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!
Vancouver Island Winter MarketDec 14, 2018 10:00 am — Dec 16, 2018 5:00 pm
Much anticipated Winter Market happening December 14th – 16th at the beautiful Nanaimo North Town Centre will showcase Vancouver Island’s local handmade artisans. Over 200 vendors, live entertainment, pop up store, workshops, wine, craft beer and spirit sales will provide shoppers a unique opportunity to shop local for the holiday season.
Solera Performing Arts Society’s NEW YEAR’S BALL 2018Dec 21, 2018 6:00 pm — Dec 21, 2018 10:00 pm
Dinner guests will be serenaded with the sweet sounds of our special guests Wellington Jazz Quartet.
After dinner, stay in the main ballroom for the Big Party with Nanaimo’s own Femme Fatales, featuring the fabulous music of one of Nanaimo’s favorite dance party bands! The Femme’s are known for their outstanding vocal talents and musical skills, playing a crowd pleasing playlist that features the favorite songs from the 60′s to today’s hottest hits!