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Package overview

Head to Nanaimo on a two night getaway at the Coast Bastion Hotel in the downtown core and enjoy an amazing food tour to remember.

Savour culinary delights on the four-hour Taste of Nanaimo Food & Beverage Tour where you can discover Vancouver Island’s amazing local food, craft beers and award-winning wines as you sip and nibble your way throughout Nanaimo with an experienced local guide.




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
  • Taste of Nanaimo Food & Beverage Tour

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Map & itinerary


Metro Vancouver to Nanaimo

Start your adventure by boarding the ferry and soak in the breathtaking views of the West Coast landscape on the sailing to Nanaimo. After your arrive, take a short walk from your hotel to explore Nanaimo's Inner Harbour and downtown core.

Lodging: Coast Bastion Hotel




Spend the morning at your own pace, and in the afternoon tantalize your taste buds on a 4-hour Taste of Nanaimo Tour with Vancouver Island Expeditions. Your tour guide and driver will take you up to 4 top culinary venues to sample local food, wines, spirits and craft beers. All tastings included with package.

Lodging: Coast Bastion Hotel



Nanaimo to Metro Vancouver

On your final day in Nanaimo, hike Mount Benson, visit Ammonite Falls, mountain bike along Doumont or Westwood Lake trails, walk the Nanaimo Bar Trail, or enjoy some down time at the hotel before you drive back to the ferry terminal.

Make the journey your own

Options to personalize your trip will ensure your experience is one of a kind and perfect for you. Ask our travel consultants for ideas and create a unique adventure for you.
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