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Package overview

Whether you prefer light ales, hoppy IPAs, trendy sours, or rich porters, there’s something for everyone on this fun and tasty getaway.

Enjoy a two night stay at Coast Bastion Hotel, located in the heart of downtown Nanaimo, and a three-hour guided craft brewery tour. Located along the BC Ale Trail, with three local breweries and one brew pub, Nanaimo is a great getaway destination for any beer lover.




FROM $324

+ taxes and fees, per person based on double occupancy

Package includes:

  • Two nights at Coast Bastion Hotel
  • Return ferry between Metro Vancouver and Vancouver Island for two adults and one vehicle
  • Three-hour guided craft brewery tour with Vancouver Island Expeditions

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Metro Vancouver to Nanaimo

As you sail across the Strait of Georgia to Nanaimo, look out for coastal wildlife during the scenic ferry ride. Check into your hotel, and if time permits take a walk through the forest to see Ammonite Falls, or take a self-guided adventure along the Nanaimo Bar Trail.

Lodging: Coast Bastion Hotel




Fill up on a delicious breakfast at a local restaurant before heading out on the three-hour Nanaimo Craft Brewery Tour with Vancouver Island Expeditions. Your tour guide and driver will take you to three unique breweries to taste some of the best craft beers Nanaimo has to offer. Plus, you can learn about local brewing history and the ingredients the master brewers use. All tastings are included with the package.

Lodging: Coast Bastion Hotel



Metro Vancouver to Nanaimo

Before heading back to Metro Vancouver, stop by some of the craft breweries along the BC Ale Trail to fill up your growler to enjoy craft beer at home.

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