Welcome to Nanaimo, BC, Canada
Life really is better out here on the West Coast. Here, you can go from downtown board meeting to wilderness hiking or biking trails in just a few minutes. Hop a seaplane and you’re in Vancouver in 20 minutes. Your weekend surfing adventure in Tofino with the family is less than a three-hour drive away. Mountain climbing in Strathcona Provincial Park is even closer.
A classic West Coast community, the city of Nanaimo offers natural beauty at every turn. Nanaimo has one of the country’s longest shorelines and a forested mountain backdrop just outside downtown. You’ll find natural wonders, vibrant festivals, unique culinary experiences, and so much more. You’ll find your work-life balance in no time.
A Commercial Hub
Located on the east coast of Vancouver Island, Nanaimo is a commercial hub for the island’s central and northern communities. Nanaimo serves the 400,000 people living north of the Malahat Mountain – more than half of Vancouver Island. The city is home to satellite offices for Vancouver companies, a busy harbour port authority, and a cruise ship terminal that serves megaships.