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Nanaimo Attractions

Let Expedia help you experience the best that Nanaimo has to offer! If you’re looking for fun itinerary ideas we can provide you with a list of the top sightseeing attractions as well as helping you to find unmissable activities. Whether you’re travelling with your family planning a romantic trip with your loved one

or visiting on business we’ll make it easy to plan an unforgettable holiday that checks all the boxes.

Activities and Tours

Nanaimo is crammed with must-see places to visit and things to do. We can help you decide where to stay and make it a breeze to explore the surrounding areas with our guides on where to go what to see and when to see it. No matter how long your stay it’s easy to find places of interest in Nanaimo to make sure that you enjoy your experience to the fullest and don’t miss a thing. Leave the local knowledge to us and leave the hassle behind.

If you’re planning a visit why not check out our handy guides to places of interest in the area? You can browse lists of things to do learn about the most popular attractions and get help with planning the details of your trip. Expedia makes it easy for you to check out all the top sights.

Nanaimo Attractions

Expedia has something for everyone so whether you’re planning to get active on a summer holiday put a spring in your step with a romantic rendezvous or pamper yourself with a leisurely winter trip you’ll find plenty of attractions to keep you entertained. In addition to scheduling local tours booking reservations and scoring advance event tickets Expedia makes it easy to book your flight hotel and rental car in advance all on one consolidated travel itinerary making for hassle-free travel and freeing you up to explore the sights of Nanaimo.

Looking for things to do can be time consuming but we can take the hassle out of planning your holiday. Whether you’re looking to get active in the great outdoors sample the cuisine or catch up with the vibrant local culture our guides to Nanaimo attractions ensure that you’ll have a successful trip whatever the season.


Where to stay in Nanaimo


Enjoy the panoramic river and sea views, sandy beaches, scenic forest trails and lively festivals of this charming ocean-side community on Vancouver Island.

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Port Alberni

See steam-powered logging, ancient stone carvings and salmon leaping up waterfalls in the fertile forestlands around this port.   

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Nanoose Bay

Discover a popular wildlife spotting location on the east coast of Vancouver Island and take to the water to explore miles of untouched shoreline.


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