- ENJOY OUR SISTER PROPERTY IN SIDNEY
The Best Western Plus Emerald Isle Motor Inn. 5 minutes from the BC & Anacortes Ferry Terminals, and 5 minutes to the Victoria International Airport, we feature a charming 2 story family hotel with an attached Smitty’s Family Restaurant. Sidney-by-the-Sea is a small town filled with books stores, specialty shops, artisans, and the new Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre is only 7 blocks away! Minutes to world famous Butchart Gardens. Only a 25 minute drive to downtown Victoria from the Best Western Emerald Isle.
- CLAYOQUOT WILDERNESS RESORT A unique experience! The Clayoquot Wilderness Resort is an ultra-luxurious eco-destination near the seaside village of Tofino. Tofino is a 3 hour drive from Nanaimo. www.wildretreat.com
- NANAIMO CLIPPERS Exciting local hockey! BCHL HOCKEY. www.nanaimoclippers.com
- SPIRIT EAGLE SHARED EXPERIENCES First Nations Eco-Cultural Experiences.For those looking for an authentic aboriginal experience. Pam, Jerry ,and their family have long been friends of the Inn, and we are proud to support them in this venture. Learn the stories, history, and traditions of the Ahousaht people, as you explore their territories in small intimate groups, meet traditional artists, and the tribal Elders for conversation and storytelling. This is truly a “lifetime experience” not to be missed. www.spiriteagle.ca email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 250-670-2319
- VANCOUVER ISLAND CONFERENCE CENTRE
Our brand new conference centre will accommodate up to 1300 delegates. More information on this exciting project can be found on www.viconference.com.
- HARBOUR LIVING
Looking for where to go, or what to do in Nanaimo? You’ve come to the right place! This is where you will find all the events in Nanaimo.
- BC FERRIES
Schedules, routes and fares for access to Vancouver Island.
- CITY OF NANAIMO
- THE NANAIMO AIRPORT
The Nanaimo Airport at Cassidy, located approximately 18 km south of downtown Nanaimo, is the primary air transportation gateway for the central Vancouver Island area.
- ROMPER ROOM
Since 1996 the Romper Room has been Vancouver Island’s Premier Indoor Rock Climbing destination …For Fun …For Fitness …To Challenge Your Mind! We are dedicated to providing a safe and fun climbing experience for everyone!
- NANAIMO MUSEUM
Nanaimo District Museum, situated on the waterfront in the heart of downtown, brings history to life with its fascinating depictions of early coastal living on Vancouver Island, from European, Chinese and First Nations’ perspectives. Visitors can explore the coal mining exhibit, learn about native life through personal reflections, hands-on exhibits and audio-visual presentations.
- VANCOUVER ISLAND SYMPHONY
The Vancouver Island Symphony is based in Nanaimo, British Columbia on Vancouver Island region with patrons coming from Duncan, Chemainus, Ladysmith, Parksville, Qualicum Beach, Gabriola Island and Nanaimo. The VIS performs at The Port Theatre location in downtown Nanaimo on the waterfront.
- TERRACE BEACH RESORT
Looking for a great place to experience Ucluelet, BC? Enjoy the wild west coast with Jason Priestley’s Terrace Beach Resort as your base.
- TRACKS OUTDOOR ADVENTURE
Day Retreats, Sightseeing Tours, Nature Walking Tours, Hiking Tours, Wine Tours, Caving Tours, Historical and Cultural Tours, Art and Garden Tours, Snowshoeing Tours, Storm watching Tours, Driving Tours, Custom Tours, Nature Packages, Pre & Post Conference Tours
- RAINFOREST NATURE HIKES
Ecotour company on Vancouver Island – have been in business since year 2000 and specialize in easy day trip nature ecotours.
- GREAT CANADIAN CASINO
620 Terminal Avenue Telephone (250) 753-3033
With hundreds of slots and all the latest table games, this terrific Vancouver Island location is the place where good friends meet some old fashioned fun, and our staff welcomes them all like family. Guests from all over visit us regularly for the fast action games, friendly service and great food at our onsite restaurant. Be sure to stop by on your next visit to Nanaimo. We’ll make you feel at home!
- BUTTERFLY WORLD – COOMBS
- PARROT WORLD REFUGE
An Educational facility operated by For the Love OF Parrots Refuge Society (F.L.O.P.R.S.)
The little town that did. 45 min south of Nanaimo.
- CHEMAINUS THEATRE
Experience the Chemainus Theatre Festival! If you haven’t visited us before, you’re in for a delightful and inviting afternoon or evening of shopping, dining, music, conversation…and theatre!
- THE MARMOT
The Vancouver Island marmot is an important part of Canada’s diversity and our most endangered mammal. So endangered their only chance for survival is with our help.
- JAMIE’S WHALING STATION
Jamie’s operates out of Tofino and Ucluelet on the West coast of Vancouver Island, about 160 miles north of Victoria BC. We are just a three hour drive from Nanaimo.
- BLACKBALL TRANSPORT
Victoria to Port Angeles vehicle and passenger ferry.
- REAL ESTATE IN MALLORCA SPAIN WITH MR. ROBERTO GOURLAY
- BC FOREST MUSEUM
Since its official opening as a public museum in 1965, the collection of logging and steam related artifacts has grown, an array of buildings and exhibits have been constructed, the grounds have been expanded to 100 acres, and the trains have rolled!
- JOAN JOHNSON SCHOOL OF FLORAL DESIGN
- ARBUTUS RIDGE GOLF CLUB
2009 Four Star Golf Digest Rating and was voted the Best Destination Golf Course in British Columbia by readers of Golf Nerve Magazine in 2006. Arbutus Ridge is located in the seaside community of Cobble Hill near Victoria and within the Cowichan Valley amongst 9 of Vancouver Island’s finest wineries. The terrifically scenic 40 minute drive from Victoria or Nanaimo prepares you for the pure natural charm of the country setting.
- PORT THEATRE
- ARBUTUS MEADOWS EQUESTRIAN CENTRE
- VANCOUVER ISLAND UNIVERSITY
- NORTH ISLAND WILDLIFE RECOVERY CENTRE
- NANAIMO THEATRE GROUP
- NANAIMO ART GALLERY
- ALBERNI OUTPOST
- E & N DAYLINER
- GABRIOLA ISLAND
- LONGWOOD BREW PUB
- CYBER CITY
- MACLEAN MILL AND STEAM TRAIN
- VI RAIDERS FOOTBALL