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Newcastle Island, Nanaimo

Categories: Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
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4.5/5 based on 260 reviews on the web
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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  • Newcastle Island provincial park is an island in Nanaimo harbor on Vancouver Island. It is approximately 2 Kms long by 1.5 Kms wide. It can be reached by a 15 minute ferry ride. There are trails that ...  read more »
  • Took the ten-minute water-taxi ride to the island and walked the perimeter trail. Nice, relatively easy hike with lots of places to stop and contemplate the views. The only quibble is that there are s...  read more »
  • After a short boat ride to the island you enter an enchanted place. We travel once the kids have all gone back to school so most places are quiet. The Island is tranquil and beautiful, with magical wo...  read more »
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