15 days in Nanaimo, Victoria & Coombs Itinerary

15 days in Nanaimo, Victoria & Coombs Itinerary

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Nanaimo
— 4 nights
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Victoria
— 7 nights
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Coombs
— 3 nights

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Nanaimo

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Harbor City

Widely regarded as one of Canada's most livable cities, Nanaimo remains both an industrial center and a tourist hub on Vancouver Island.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nanaimo: Parksville (Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park & Little Qualicum Cheeseworks) and Skydive Vancouver Island (in Nanoose Bay). On the 16th (Fri), hike the day away at West Coast Trail. Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on things with lsland Marine Adventures, stroll around Newcastle Island, get a dose of the wild on Vancouver Island Expeditions, and take in the pleasant sights at Harbourfront Walkway.

For reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Nanaimo visit planner.

Saskatoon to Nanaimo is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Saskatoon to Nanaimo is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Saskatoon in July, plan for little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in Nanaimo: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 19°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Victoria.

Things to do in Nanaimo

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

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Hiking Trail
West Coast Trail
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Victoria

Victoria ©

Garden City

Many urban centers call themselves "Garden City," but thanks to its many manicured parks filled with native and exotic plants, Victoria probably deserves than moniker more than most.
Explore Victoria's surroundings by going to Goldstream Provincial Park (in Langford) and Sooke (East Sooke Regional Park & Fishing Charters & Tours). There's lots more to do: go for a walk through The Butchart Gardens, admire the natural beauty at Victoria Butterfly Gardens, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Victoria Bug Zoo, and get to know the fascinating history of Inner Harbour.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Victoria driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Nanaimo to Victoria takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Nanaimo in July, Victoria is little chillier at night with lows of 15°C. On the 24th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Coombs.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks · Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors

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Inner Harbour
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Royal BC Museum
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Coombs

Coombs ©
Coombs is known for wildlife, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Englishman River Falls Provincial Park, stop by Pyromania Pottery, make a trip to Old Country Market, and go for a walk through Wacky woods.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Coombs route maker.

Drive from Victoria to Coombs in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Coombs

Parks · Shopping · Museums · Wildlife

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