THINGS TO DO
Welcome all snowbirds! Nanaimo is the perfect place to rest and relax for the winter months. There is simply so much to see and do and natural beauty at every turn. Nanaimo has one of the longest shorelines in Canada, offering numerous opportunities for breath-taking views and long rejuvenating strolls. The great thing about visiting Nanaimo is that you can travel from the centre of the bustling city to wilderness in minutes.
If you are looking for things to do in Nanaimo’s winter season, there are plenty of points of interest, Nanaimo tourist attractions to explore, and exhilarating hikes around Nanaimo to enjoy, including the Abyss Trail, Bowen Park trails and Jack’s Point and Biggs Park.
From spectacular performances by the Vancouver Island Symphony, stunning views from Nanaimo Harbour and the famous BC Ale Trail
to camping in Newcastle Island Marine Provincial Park, a boat ride to nearby Gabriola Island and the annual Ladysmith Festival of Lights
– there is so much to keep you entertained. We also have the historic Nanaimo Museum, Casino Nanaimo and the
Old City Quarter, which is home to boutique shops, restaurants and more.