Natural Wonders of Gabriola Island

Natural Wonders of Gabriola Island

join.booking.com With its fantastic beaches, parks, ocean views and incredible sunsets, Gabriola Island has much to offer. Gabriola is the northernmost Island of the Southern Gulf Islands and located approximately 5 km east of Nanaimo. A 20-25 minute BC Ferry ride gets you from the Nanaimo harbour to Gabriola (Descanso Bay). Ferries run almost hourly, […]

Descanso Bay Regional Park on Gabriola

For rustic camping in a beautiful setting, head to Descanso Bay Regional Park on Gabriola Island. The park has 32 camping sites and can accommodate trucks and trailers, motorhomes and tents.  All of the sites are forested and quite private, and several even have ocean views! Located only 1.5 km from the ferry terminal, and 2 […]

An Epic Vancouver Island North Road Trip

Are you looking for a great Vancouver Island road trip idea? Explore the road less travelled and head towards the scenic and culturally rich towns of Vancouver Island North. Known locally as the Island Highway, Highway 19 is the main thoroughfare that connects the communities of Vancouver Island North with Nanaimo, plus many towns in […]

Posted In:

Best Swimming Locations on Vancouver Island

When temperatures start to soar, tourists and locals alike seek out the best places to cool off. Whether you prefer fresh water frolicks or salty ocean waves, Vancouver Island has some amazing swimming locations. While many of the following spots have already been mentioned in a recently published article entitled, “Best Sandy Beaches“, there are […]

Free Things to do in Nanaimo this Summer

The glorious thing about living on Vancouver Island is that summer brings on a plethora of activities and events that one can partake in. And the best part is many of these activities are FREE! The following list will showcase all the great things Nanaimo has to offer that are completely free for you to […]

Mid-Island Farmers Markets

Are you looking for fresh, local organic produce? How about a wide selection of locally made goods? A Farmers Market might just be the place for you. Luckily for us, Vancouver Island has a great many of them to choose from! Find all the locations for the Mid-Island Farmers Markets right here. They are arranged from […]

Let’s Connect

facebook   instagram   pinterest   

Local Weather

The Weather Network

Local Books