Vancouver Island named the #1 Top Island in Continental U.S. and Canada by Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards 2012.
WELCOME TO NANAIMO
"On behalf of all of our Tourism partners in Nanaimo we welcome you to one of the most desired regions in Canada"
People around the world are captivated by our oceans, mountains, clean air and our open trails that let you explore all that nature has to offer. What they find is our thriving culinary and organic foods offerings, state of art professional theatre productions, and honoured heritage. Home of the best commercial downtown street in Canada and the best cold water diving internationally. Our range of attractions, festivals and events will have you thinking... maybe we should stay a little longer.