Nanaimo Tourism

(For other uses, see Nanaimo (disambiguation).) Nanaimo /nəˈnaɪmoʊ/ (Canada 2011 Census population 83,810) is a city on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada. It is known as "The Harbour City." The City was previously known as the "Hub City" which has been attributed to its original layout design where the streets radiated out from the shoreline like the spokes of a wagon wheel as well as its generally centralized location on Vancouver Island. Nanaimo is also the headquarters of the Regional District of Nanaimo.


A place in Canada, Nanaimo is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. After your splendid visit to Nanaimo, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Vancouver. Add Vancouver to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Stanley Park, Capilano Suspension Bridge, Vancouver Lookout. Tour packages of Nanaimo are of 1 to 2 days duration.

Yes,it is that simple really! Enjoy your trip! Keep travelling!

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Nanaimo

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  • Know the pollution level of Nanaimo before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 10.53 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 31.82 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 31.82 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 18.18 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 22.73 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 15 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 9.09 (Very Low)
  • How safe is Nanaimo for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Nanaimo.

    • Burglary and Theft 41.33 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 27.08 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 38.83 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 29.69 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 31.25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 46.88 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 29.08 (Low)
    • Drug offense 71.43 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 80.1 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 55.21 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 30.1 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 16.33 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 58.16 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of Nanaimo is 187.2 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 58.34 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 92.29 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 20.16 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 16.64 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 65.55 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 71.12 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.58 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 84.3 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Nanaimo

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.23 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10.14 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 32.8 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 77.56 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 46.75 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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