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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.

Park
“One of the greatest natural spectacles in British Columbia. Check the tide tables as it is best to view at a high tide. An easy beautiful hike in to see. Very popular.”
  • 56 locals recommend
Park
“sandcastle competition event in the summer, great beach to swim at, 30 min drive north.”
  • 48 locals recommend
Gift Shop
“Great assortment of stores including the Bay, Guava, Bootlegger, Urban Planet etc. Also has a great food court, little playground for kids, stores that have useful amenities (e.g. Walmart)”
  • 28 locals recommend
Pub
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“Start with Calamari with Tzatziki and Salsa, then attempt to move onto the Piledriver burger. The Lighthouse pub has a range of shareable appetizers, seafood and many others. ”
  • 50 locals recommend
Park
“Photography & scuba diving are popular at this beachfront park with hiking trails & views.”
  • 32 locals recommend
Park
“Incredible hiking and nature walk. The giant trees will take your breath away!”
  • 49 locals recommend
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Beach
“This is a great place for a stroll and walk. Easy walking with some stairs and rock ways. Beautiful views of the Straight, trees and surroundings. One of my favorites. ”
  • 31 locals recommend
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Park
“Definitely worth seeing the falls from the upper and lower vantage points. In the summer people swim in the river, float down it, and the daring jump from the rocks above. Do you dare?”
  • 39 locals recommend
Park
“Beautiful views of Smuggler's Cove are yours to enjoy after a short hike through forest and marsh. Lots of wooden walkways to make sure that your feet stay dry!”
  • 34 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Busy bustling in the eve and a great place to meet the locals. Try the Surf Bowl or just go there to have a drink (you still have to drive tho! :-) ”
  • 32 locals recommend
South American Restaurant
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“Atlas is pretty unanimously regarded one of the best spots to eat on the main strip in Courtenay - you can't go wrong here!”
  • 42 locals recommend
Establishment
“Best place on the Island to go skiing, snowboarding, and tubing during the winter months. During the summer you can hike the many trails and take the gondola ride up the mountain to see the beautiful 360 view.”
  • 33 locals recommend
Pub
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“Traditional English style pub. Super cozy indoors, in the summer the garden patio is spectacular.”
  • 36 locals recommend
Theatre
“Check out the seasonal offerings at this auditorium in Nanaimo about a 30 - 40 minute drive on the 19 Hwy from Nanoose Bay.”
  • 32 locals recommend
Trail
“Walk down our road, Seabank, to its north end and you will enter Seal Bay Nature Park. There is an extensive trail system through the park as well as access to the beach where you can be sure to see, you guessed it, seals.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Only a short walk on passenger ferry ride over to a small island park off Maffeo Suttun Park downtown nanaimo. Walking trails, picnic tables and beautiful views of Nanaimo. ”
  • 28 locals recommend