Nanoose Bay Tourism

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Nanoose Bay is a community of about 5,000 people in the Canadian province of British Columbia. It is located between Nanaimo and Parksville on the Strait of Georgia in the Regional District of Nanaimo, on the east coast of Vancouver Island. The town is named after a First Nations band related to the Nanaimo First Nations. The Schooner Cove Marina with 400 berths is a destination for boaters from throughout the Pacific Northwest. The Canadian Forces Maritime Experimental Test Range (CFMETR), a joint Canadian-American testing facility for torpedoes and other maritime warfare and listening equipment, has operated out of Nanoose Bay since 1965. There was a protest camp set up along the highway during the 1970s and 1980s protesting the CFMETR. The ghost town of Red Gap, which was the site of the Straits Lumber Mill from 1912 to 1942, is nearby.

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Nanoose Bay in Canada awaits visitors! Discover the attractions, activities and accommodation in Nanoose Bay. The nearest major city to Nanoose Bay is Vancouver. Take a short trip from Nanoose Bay and set some time aside to explore the Vancouver. Dotted with places like Stanley Park, Capilano Suspension Bridge, Vancouver Lookout; it will definitely be a good idea. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

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Facts and Stats for Nanoose Bay*

  • Pollution Statistics in Nanoose Bay

    Know the pollution level of Nanoose Bay before you plan your visit.

    • Water Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 31.25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 9.38 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 6.25 (Very Low)
  • Nanoose Bay: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Nanoose Bay for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Nanoose Bay.

    • Burglary and Theft 40.79 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 17.11 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 27.94 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 22.22 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 29.17 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 40.79 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 18.42 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 68.42 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 90.79 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 69.44 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 32.89 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 17.11 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 52.63 (Moderate)
  • Living in Nanoose Bay - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Nanoose Bay is 184.54 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 66.16 (High)
    • Climate Index 92.14 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 13.79 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 19 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 69.93 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 61.84 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 4.44 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 82.84 (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.

  • Cost for Essentials in Nanoose Bay

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Nanoose Bay

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.29 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.37 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 29.05 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 69.05 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 42.52 USD

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

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