Harbourfront Walkway, Nanaimo

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Stroll along Harbourfront Walkway, a waterfront trail that captures the essence of the city. As you walk, watch for local fisherman on the piers casting a line or others trying their luck with crabs. Visit the market to pick up some fresh produce among local buskers and street vendors. Stop by a café on the pier and indulge in some tasty seafood as seaplanes continuously arrive and depart. The walkway features a good mix of locals and tourists, offering a peaceful ambience with an ocean breeze. See Harbourfront Walkway and all Nanaimo has to offer by arranging your trip with our Nanaimo trip maker tool .
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  • Almost in spite of it's self, Nanaimo has a beautiful walkway along the waterfront. This walkway crosses the Mullsrtream River and passes the Nanaimo Yacht Club, to list only 2 of the beautiful featur...  more »
  • A wonderful safe place to run in the morning or for a beautiful evening stroll. Grab a coffee or tea near the marina or stay to have dinner at couple resturants nearby.  more »
  • Promenade equipped like the hull of an ocean liner, complete with trees and ladders to snails to move on various levels. On it face bars, restaurants, shops and cafes, allowing guests to relax in. .. Seaplanes also leave from here. Very well maintained, offers a beautiful panorama, some areas of greenery and nice views of the country. Carina.
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Where to stay in Nanaimo

Stay at one of the guesthouses and inns lining Front Street if you want to be in the heart of the city, while also enjoying the waterfront at your doorstep. For a more natural ambiance, head north of the center along the coastal highway, where you can choose from a selection of inns and resorts boasting views over Newcastle Island. If you have a car and prefer an easy route out of town, stay at one of the motels lining Island Highway to the northwest of the center.
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