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Harbourfront Walkway

Front Street, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-753-8778
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Nice walk along the waterfront

Views and people watching and of course watching the seaplanes taking off and landing. I wish we'd... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Perth, Australia
Wonderful trail with lots to see

The full trail from the yacht club all the way into the city is a beautiful 2 km or so walk. Takes... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Montreal, Quebec
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Front Street, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-753-8778
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Views and people watching and of course watching the seaplanes taking off and landing. I wish we'd had time to go on a short flight. there are a few cafe's to choose from for lunch or snacks.

Thank plspoon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The full trail from the yacht club all the way into the city is a beautiful 2 km or so walk. Takes in many beautiful views of the bay and a lovely park and right into the harbour with boats and a wharf area. The...More

Thank gbmontreal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of Nanaimo's best attractions! Great place for a stroll, a fast pace walk or a run along the waterfront. Ice cream shops, coffee shops, interesting shops and restaurants. A pleasant place to sit and people watch or catch up with an old friend. Take...More

Thank 751glorian
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

a spot to enjoy local history, oceango down on the docks for a good feed of fish and chips virws and intresting shops then go down to the docks for a good feed of fish nad chips

Thank ladysmithbc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love to walk the seawall and stop for lunch in downtown Nanaimo. There are restaurants and ice cream shops. There is a farmers market on Fridays in the summer.

Thank claytonnanoose
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best features of our city. Exercise, scenery, waterfront, coffee shops, something for everyone. Great playground for kids. Wheelchair accessible. Boat ride to the Dingy dock pub. Best fish and chips at Trollers on the water and Penny’s Mexican floating eatery.

Thank laureladee
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I don't go here often, except when we have out-of-town visitors. Took my sister here this past summer on a hot summer day. We had taken the water taxi over to Newcastle Island. Then we walked from Maffeo Sutton Park down to where the shops...More

Thank Ellyn T
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I walk the seawall as often as there is good weather. It's a magical stroll which includes spotting all kinds of boats from really expensive yachts to fish boats with fresh sea food for sale. There is even a couple sea level diners. You can...More

Thank thirstypickle
Reviewed October 19, 2017 via mobile

Almost in spite of it's self, Nanaimo has a beautiful walkway along the waterfront. This walkway crosses the Mullsrtream River and passes the Nanaimo Yacht Club, to list only 2 of the beautiful features. It would be wonderful if this walkway could one day extend...More

Thank Murray M
Reviewed October 16, 2017

A wonderful safe place to run in the morning or for a beautiful evening stroll. Grab a coffee or tea near the marina or stay to have dinner at couple resturants nearby.

Thank Sue W
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April 27, 2017|
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Response from Dave K | Reviewed this property |
Hi, sorry for the delayed response. We just moved to Nanaimo recently and I wasn't sure about the cruise ship terminal so I wanted to get more info. Just walked down there this morning to check it out. Since the terminal is... More
August 7, 2016|
Response from lauraflynnhess | Reviewed this property |
Hello... thank you for your question. Between Cameron Island (across from Thrifty Foods) and the end of the Harbourfront Walkway is just over 3 km one way and takes about 45 minutes to walk. You can walk shorter distances by... More