Nanaimo activities, tickets and more

Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Vancouver Island Whale and Wildlife Tour

Embark on a 3-4 hour whale watching cruise that will focus on the Southern Resident Orca Whales, Transient Orca Whales, Humpback Whales, Grey Whales and Minke Whales. You will also encounter Sea Lions, Bald Eagles, Harbor Seals, Dalls and Harbor Porpoise as well as a myriad of marine birds on your whale watching eco-tour. 
4 hours
Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

The Strait of Georgia Seaplane Tour from Nanaimo

Experience British Columbia from a new point of view with a 40-minute scenic flightseeing adventure tour! Ride on two of daily scheduled flights to experience how locals travel around coastal British Columbia. You'll experience two exhilarating take offs and landings and a breathtaking visit to the heart of the Sunshine Coast!
40 minutes
Food, Wine & Nightlife

Cowichan Valley Winery, Food and Craft Beverage Full-Day Tour

The Cowichan Valley region is rich with fertile land and a mild climate perfect for producing wine, cheese, fruits, vegetables, and much more. Join this 8-hour informative and interactive tour and taste your way through the valley. Visit some top wineries and local producers while driving throughout the scenic countryside. Your tour includes a curated itinerary complete with back of house access and generous samples at each stop, transportation in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle, tasting fees at all five locations, lunch, and a commemorative group tour photo. Tour group size ranges anywhere from 3 to 11 guests.Please Note: Tour requires a minimum of 2 people per booking
8 hours
Outdoor Activities

4-Hour Vertical Cave Challenge in Horne Lake

Looking for adventure? This 4-hour Vertical Cave Challenge is a wild and challenging expedition that provides instruction and experience in basic underground rock climbing while navigating through one of Canada’s most beautiful caves. No previous climbing experience is necessary. This tour has a minimum of 2 participants to run and a 7 participant maximum.
4 hours
Kid Friendly

Nanaimo Bungy Jump

Make a 150-foot leap from a trestle bridge, towering above the Nanaimo River, on this thrilling bunny jump at WildPlay Nanaimo. Over 260,000 guests have dared to dive. Select from six levels and 15 different styles. Learn from a certified 'Jump Master,' then level up the intensity from one jump to the next. All the necessary equipment is provided on this all-inclusive, action-packed adventure. A commemorative t-shirt is included as a souvenir.
15 minutes
Kid Friendly

Nanaimo Primal Swing: Giant Pendulum Ride

Transform a casual nature day into unforgettable outdoor recreation for adults, teens, kids, and groups at British Columbia's WildPlay Nanaimo. Hang on tight to the Primal Swing, a giant pendulum ride that's proven to be a head-spinning, gut-wrenching, good time. Slingshot from the Bungy Jump bridge, 140 feet (42 meters) above the Nanaimo River. Reach intense speeds of up to 140 kilometers per hour while catapulting through the natural rock canyon and swinging toward the water.
20 minutes
Kid Friendly

40-Minute Nanaimo Zipline Adventure

Transform a casual nature day into unforgettable outdoor recreation for adults, teens, kids, and groups. The Zipline tour offers an exhilarating view from over 100-feet. Let your inner thrill-seeker break free!
40 minutes
Kid Friendly

Nanaimo Kid Aerial Adventure

Face the challenge and discover the excitement of suspended aerial obstacle games and zip lines at British Columbia's WildPlay Nanaimo. The Kids Adventure Course include two rounds of confidence-building games and obstacles. Kids explore independently (while chaperons cheer them on). In Nanaimo, the original Kids Adventure Course stretches through wide expanses of forest. These original games are some of the trickiest. All the necessary equipment is included.
1.5 hours
Outdoor Activities

Nanaimo Classic Adventure Course

The Classic Adventure Course includes games and zip lines that start six-feet (two metres) above the ground, and begin to rise as you get comfortable with equipment and moving through the obstacles. The fun and challenge increase as you go, testing your bravery and evolving your abilities. Reach up to 45-feet (14 metres) and you’ve completed the whole course! In Nanaimo, the original Classic Adventure Course course stretches through wide expanses of forest. These original games are some of the trickiest. Can you "hang" in there?
2 hours
Outdoor Activities

Nanaimo Downtown Harbour Zipline

Zipline in the heart of downtown Nanaimo. The Zipline's incredible view of the park and ocean make it a must-do experience for anyone 7 and older. Ready, set, and FLY over 400 ft (112m) across Nanaimo's Maffeo Sutton Park while taking in the picturesque views of the Nanaimo harbour full of sailboats and coastal islands as you soar up to 50 ft (15 m) in the air. WildPlay's enthusiastic guides are always happy to help you feel at ease while getting ready to go on this scenic adventure. 
20 minutes