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Home to the world-famous bathtub races and the @nanaimobartrail. Tag your best Nanaimo pics with #ExploreNanaimo & we'll share our favourites! 🌲⛰🌊

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There's a good chance this eagle's wingspan is larger than yours. Did you know that a fullgrown adult Bald Eagle typically has a wingspan somewhere between 6-8 feet (rougly 1.8-2.4 metres)... Information sourced from @natgeo 🦅⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #ExploreNanaimo⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 📍 Gabriola Island⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 📷 Photo by @shizen_photography⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #Eagles #planetearth #facts #birding #animals #education #forest #largebirds #predator #pnw #regal #naturalwonder #incredible #travel #westcoastbestcoast #westcoast #pnwliving #explore #beautiful #nature #photoshoot #baldeagle #canada #trees #native #habitat #ecology #biology #wild

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There are some pretty good views on the way up Mount Benson, wouldn't you agree?⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #ExploreNanaimo⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 📍 Mt. Benson⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 📷 Photo by @sarahjanegriffiths⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #ExploreVancouverIsland #ExploreBC #ExploreCanada #forest #sky #colour #tree #silhouette #clouds #nature #trees #travel #landscape #exploremore #picoftheday #sunrise #sunset #explore #adventure #natural #pnw #westcoast #adventure #outdoors #authentic #color #hiking #holiday #vaycay

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Here's a sneak peak at some of the artwork that will be featured in the newest release of the Nanaimo Vacation Guide, coming this January, 2019. Keep an eye out for copies available at visitor centres, ferry terminals, airports, hotels, and shops across the region 🌲 Planning your trip from further afield? Guidebooks will be available online via special request at www.TourismNanaimo.com 🌊 ⠀ .⠀ A bit about these paintings ⬇️⠀ .⠀ These watercolour paintings were crafted by local artist, @a.little.nut.tree.artwork with the spirit of the west coast in mind. The colours, hues, and textures embody the vitality of life on Vancouver Island in the surrounding seas. What do you think of these pieces of art? 🖌️⠀ .⠀ #ExploreNanaimo⠀ .⠀ #ExploreVancouverIsland #ExporeBC #ExploreCanada #westcoast #pnw #orca #whale #greywhale #ocean #sea #painting #culture #art #watercolor #blue #green #artist #aesthetic #wildlife #nature #pnw #travel #holiday #vacation #explore #adventure #beautiful #interiordesign #canada

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Have you found the perfect Jack-o-Lantern to be? Make your way to McNab's farm, in the Cedar Valley. Wander through the pumpkin patch or check out their produce stand for a variety of winter vegetables, squashes, gourds, and more. The market is open June-January (dependent on seasonal trends). Make a day of it and get lost in their 7-acre corn maze (open 10am-dusk until October 31st). ⠀ .⠀⠀ #ExploreNanaimo⠀⠀ .⠀⠀ 📍 McNabs Corn Maze & Pumpkin Farm⠀ Photo by @juliaainsleyphotography⠀ .⠀⠀ .⠀⠀ .⠀⠀ .⠀⠀ .⠀⠀ .⠀⠀ #exploreVancouverIsland #ExploreBC #ExploreCanada #fall #pumpkin #harvest #fallvibes #autumn #october #halloween #jackolantern #travel #rural #farm #fun #happy #agritourism #explore #adventure #family #pnw #kids #field #pumpkinpatch #trees #sunshine #sky #weekend #holiday

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Check out these colourful cabins, visable from Pipers Lagoon, Morningside Park, and Neck Point Park. Originally built as fishing shacks, these buildings are now used as summer cottages by the decendants of the original owners. .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Here's a Q for you: Is the cabin in the middle blue or green? Cast your votes in the comments below ~⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #ExploreNanaimo⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 📍Shack Island⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 📷 Photo by @katiewheatons⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #ExploreVancouverIsland #ExploreBC #ExploreCanada #cabins #cottage #shack #coldweather #colourful #clouds #rainbow #moody #travel #landscape #maritime #beach #island #photography #explore #adventure #sea #pnw #westcoast #adventure #outdoors #authentic #history # funfact #holiday #vaycay

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Ammonite Falls is like something from a fairytale. After winding through the thick forests at The Benson Creek Falls Regional Park and down a steep hillside, you are rewarded with incredible natural beauty. For those with good boots and a explorer’s spirit, this is a must-do for any trip to Nanaimo. . #ExploreNanaimo . 📍Ammonite Falls⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 📷 Photo by @mike.andy⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #ExploreVancouverIsland #ExploreBC #ExploreCanada #Exploretheworld #rain #forest #mountains #outdoor #adventure #moody #lanadelrey #fall #autumn #wander #nanaimo #photography #edgy #moss #trees #mushrooms #rainforest #travel #pnw #westcoastbestcoast #nature #staywild #october #explore #hike

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Weekends are for exploring nature 🌲 This pic was taken at Linley Valley Park. The trails here take you through thick forests of Douglas Firs and Cedars, grassy fields & marshland, and along rocky knolls. Follow the adventurous path and #ExploreNanaimo.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 📍 Linley Valley Park⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 📷 Photo by @brandonerga⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #ExploreVancouverIsland #ExploreBC #ExploreCanada #Exploretheworld #adventure #fall #autumn #wander #trees #pnw #travel #explore# #leaves #travel #holiday #Canada #forest #fallfashion #scarves #roots #boots #sunshine #tones #colours #wald #arbour #mood #worldtraveler

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Jagged basalt piercing through the calm waters of the Salish Sea. It's no wonder they call this place #SuperNaturalBritishColumbia. Discover the magic of the west coast with a visit to Nanaimo. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #ExploreNanaimo @HelloBC⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 📍 Pipers Lagoon⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 📷 Photo by @bpfoto.ca⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #ExploreVancouverIsland #ExploreBC #ExploreCanada #grey #monochrome #landscape #eerie #photography #wild #pnw #staywild #ocean #adventure #moody #fall #cloudy #sky #ocean #coast #beach #dark #wanderlust #mood #sea #oceano #Ozean #mer #mar

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The vineyard at Chateau Wolff Estate Winery is showing off its fall colours 🍂⠀ Take a trip to the countryside this weekend and indulge in a glass of beautifully crafted Vancouver Island local wine 🍇⠀ 🕒 Tasting room hours: Saturday & Sunday 12-4pm⠀ .⠀ #ExploreNanaimo⠀ .⠀ 📍 Chateau Wolff Estate Winery, Nanaimo, BC.⠀ 📷 Photo by @chateauwolff⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ #exploreVancouverIsland #ExploreBC #ExploreCanada fall #grape #harvest #fallvibes #autumn #october #goodvibes #vineyard #travel #rural #farm #fun #happy #agritourism #explore #adventure #winery #pnw westcoast #wine #outdoors #fruit #mountains #sky #exploremore #holiday #vaycay

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The great part about shorter fall days is you don’t have to wake up as early to catch the sunrise 😂 Morningside Park on the North-end of Nanaimo is a perfect spot to view the morning colours. Are you an early-riser or a night owl? Comment with a 🌞 or an 🦉 to cast your vote. Let’s see who wins ~ Ready. Set. Go!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #ExploreNanaimo⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 📍 Morningside Park, North Nanaimo⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 📷 Photo by @HVKTT⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #ExploreVancouverIsland #ExploreBC #ExploreCanada #explore #travel #landscape #sunshine #photography #wild #pnw westcoast #outdoors #holiday #getoutside #staywild #ocean #westcoastbestcoast #vancouverisland #vanisle #livetoexplore #adventure #sunrise #fall #sky #nature #ocean #oceanwaves #beach #happyvibes #wanderlust

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Misty mornings in the country 🌄⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #ExploreNanaimo⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 📍 Cedar Valley⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 📷 Photo by @craigletourneauphotography⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #ExploreVancouverIsland #ExploreBC #ExploreCanada #Exploretheworld #adventure #fall #autumn #wander #trees #pnw #travel #explore# #foggy #foggymorning #fog #misty #tree #horse #field #goodmorning #roadtrip #countryside #farm #leaves #travel #holiday #Canada

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Show your true colours this weekend with an evening out on the town. Grab dinner at one of the many incredible Commercial Street restaurants, stop by the @cornerlounge_nanaimo for a pre-drink, and then head one block over to Skinner St. and dance the night away at one of Nanaimo's top nightclubs: @leveltwo_nanaimo, @evolvenightclub_, and @club_koncept .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #ExploreNanaimo⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 📍 The rainbow crosswalk at the corner of Bastion St. and Commercial St. - Downtown Nanaimo (next to The Corner Lounge)⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 📷 Photo by @canon_photog⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #ExploreVancovuerIsland #explorebc #ExploreCanada #ExploreTheWorld #city #dt #rainbow #pride #LGBTQ+ #downtown #nightlife #clubbing #fridaynight #tgif #nanaimo #dance #music #nighttime #night #lowlight #streetphotography #goodtimes #explore #urban #urbanart #streetart #beautiful #colors #travel

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