Our most recommended things to do in Nanaimo

Nanaimo: Vancouver Island Waterfalls, Vistas, Hikes & Caves

1. Nanaimo: Vancouver Island Waterfalls, Vistas, Hikes & Caves

Join us for a morning hike to one of Vancouver Island's favourite Waterfalls. Afterwards, we will be visiting Top Bridge Park for our interpretive nature walk through the old growth forest by the stunning Englishman River. Moving on we will be stopping for a complimentary lunch and coffee at a local coffee roastery. Before our last stop you wouldn't want to miss the Island's most popular sight, Cathedral Grove. An audio tour will guide you through the park so bring some headphones. Finish off the day with an amazing and fun underground 1h30 caving tour at Horne Lake Caves.

East Coast to the West Coast Big Tree Coastal Adventure

2. East Coast to the West Coast Big Tree Coastal Adventure

If you’re looking to explore Vancouver Island’s wild west coast without the hustle and bustle of Tofino, consider visiting Port Renfrew. Once we pick you up, we’ll take a scenic drive along the Pacific Marine Road. We will stop to marvel at the stunning views of Harris Creek and pay a visit to the 500-year-old Harris Creek Spruce, which spans an impressive 4 meters wide. Then, it’s off to Port Renfrew for some invigorating hikes and tide pool exploration at Botanical Beach. We’ll also make a stop at the awe-inspiring Avatar Grove. There, you can witness 1000-year-old Western Red Cedars, including the famous “Gnarliest Tree in Canada.” Before returning to the east coast, we’ll take a 20-minute detour to see one of the Island’s most photographed sites: Sombrio Falls. The falls are tucked away in a short slot canyon on the beach.

Nanaimo: Scavenger Hunt Adventure Self-Guided City Game

3. Nanaimo: Scavenger Hunt Adventure Self-Guided City Game

Looking for a family friendly activity? We can help you explore the city with our fun photo scavenger hunt. Using your smartphone, you'll be given a scavenger hunt list of items to find in the form of riddles and challenges to complete on our scavenger hunt app. You'll go look for the item described in the riddle, complete the accompanied challenge, and send in a photo to get points. Your points will show up on the app's leaderboard so you can see how you're doing compared to teams all across the country! Operation City Quest can be played in any city, no matter how big or small! Don't worry, you won't be alone. You'll have a remote host that will be communicating with you during your game via a chat feature on the app if you need help or have a question. They can also give you hints and additional *mystery* challenges! The goal of this interactive scavenger hunt is to find all the items, earn your way to the top of the leaderboard, and more importantly, to have fun with family and friends! Our games usually take about 2 hours and most teams walk around 2 miles during their scavenger hunt.

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