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Things to do in Departure Bay

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Beach
“Grab a coffee then head for sit on the beach. Watch geese and kids play. There is a picnic area and a park for kids.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Departure bay is where one of the ferry terminals is located. It is also home to beach and forest trails here(hidden gem-a must see). There is also a portion of sea wall and large pebble/sand mix beach. Departure bay beach is a 5 minute drive or 40 min walk. Departure bay ferry terminal is a 2 minute drive or 20 minute walk”
  • 8 locals recommend
Transportation
“One of two BC Ferries terminals for passenger and car transport to & from Vancouver.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Corner Shop
“Convenience store, conveniently located ;) Send the kids there for treat or grab a last minute item you forgot to pack!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Park
“Beautiful walkways and bridges popular with walkers, joggers, and geocachers. Leads from Tim Horton's to the beach or vice versa”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bus Station
“Vancouver islands main method of travel to and from the mainland. Expect lengthy delays on long weekends ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“When traveling in the summer it may be advisable to book the ferry in advance, especially on weekends.”
  • 1 local recommends
Off-Licence
  • 1 local recommends
Gym
“First 3 visits FREE and you can walk from the suite:) 30 Minute HIIT style classes. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Route
“This is BC ferry terminal from Horseshoe Bay Nanaimo . From here a taxi is $15 to Promenade Protection Connection waiting room. City bus also goes to Port Place. Walking is about 45 min along Harbour ”
  • 1 local recommends

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Corner Shop
“Convenience store, conveniently located ;) Send the kids there for treat or grab a last minute item you forgot to pack!”
  • 2 locals recommend

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