Just off the Commercial St main drag, this excellent museum showcases the region's heritage, from First Nations to colonial, maritime,...
Undergoing a renovation at the time of our visit, this waterfront wooden tower was built as a fortification by the Hudson's Bay Company...
The city's best live music and dance spot, hosting an eclectic roster of performances and club nights, ranging from indie to jazz and...
Thirsty Camel Café
Partake of a lip-smacking Middle Eastern feast at this sunny little family-owned joint, tucked into an elbow of Victoria Cres....
Lonely Planet review
Nanaimoites originally started coming here for the great fish and chips and the best fries in town – the curry topping is recommended – but they keep coming back for the funky ambience and quirky pirate-themed decor. It's an excellent late-night weekend hangout: snag a spot on the skull-and-crossbones-painted bench outside and dive into your naughty order of deep-fried Nanaimo bars.