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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  • October 3, 2017
    Evening aperitif stroll on the seafront. Always a little animation on the batezux and pontoons. A few small shops, but not even a nice terrace, to drink a pot
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  • October 2, 2017
    Absolutely gorgeous area. Great place to take everyone of all ages. Have great little shops. Watch board,cruise ships and planes come in and out. Meet people locally or from abroad. Highly recommend  more »
  • October 2, 2017
    This is a lovely place to visit. You can take a walk along the harbour front where there are shops and restaurants. On a nice day there are musicians playing. There are a couple floating restaurants w...  more »

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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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