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“Nanaimo's Secret destination”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Newcastle Island

Newcastle Island
Ranked #4 of 74 things to do in Nanaimo
Certificate of Excellence
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Nanaimo, Canada
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22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Nanaimo's Secret destination”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2012

Take the ferry to Newcastle Island and you are in a different world. How many cities can boast such pristine beaches, a rainforest, historical connections, and great camping with seconds of the city centre?

Visited May 2012
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Vancouver Island
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93 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“great place for families”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2012

love this island which is all a park, great place for kids to play and full of history. new mooring buoy system is a bit frustrating

Visited August 2012
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Thank rainy
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Nanaimo, Canada
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35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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“Many kilometers of trails and ocean views”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2012

Access via small passenger ferry from Nanaimo or private vessel.
Docks for overnight moorage. Pcinci and campsites. Well-groomed trails that circuit the island.

Visited September 2012
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Vancouver
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33 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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“An Oasis..”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2012

A great and energetic way to pass a few hours. Trails are well marked, very in difficulty and appeal to a broad base. The boat ferry runs frequently.

Visited October 2012
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“Trail with a purpose”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2012

Lovely trail just the right distance, moor up easily in a marina and you can walk right round the island in less than an hour.

Visited October 2012
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