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Newcastle Island, Nanaimo

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Spend the day traversing Newcastle Island while learning about the history and culture of the area through the ages. You can choose from a large number of walking and biking trails that wind over the island, but ask tourist agencies for trail maps before setting out. Picnic on the green lawns or down by the beach, where you can swim and sunbathe on relatively empty beaches. Learn about the Native Americans who once used the island for its fish. Make Newcastle Island part of your personalized Nanaimo itinerary using our Nanaimo vacation builder.
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  • I've been going here for decades and it's well worth a day trip or even a few nights camping. Pack a knapsack and hike and picnic. Have gone there on my canoe w/ kids and they love it! Beachcombing is...  more »
  • There is both history and hiking available on Newcastle. Great views towards the open ocean and Vancouver and back to Nanaimo.  more »
  • On a small boat, go to the island. It is a small island can be around the whole island walking trail are maintained and quiet seaside or forest in the two-hour walk.
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