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Ferry from Vancouver to Vancouver Island

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Ferry from Vancouver to Vancouver Island

After taking the ferry over to Vancouver Island, would you stay the night in Nanoose Bay, Parkside or Qualicum Beach? Any recommendations would be helpful.

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1. Re: Ferry from Vancouver to Vancouver Island

It depends where you want to go and what you want to do. More information is needed.

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2. Re: Ferry from Vancouver to Vancouver Island

From your other thread, golfing is in the plans. But yes, what ferry route, what's your time frame, will you have a car. Even mention the golf courses you have zeroed in on. All those things will help get you on your way.

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3. Re: Ferry from Vancouver to Vancouver Island

I would say Parksville for several reasons, or Victoria for a few other reasons.

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4. Re: Ferry from Vancouver to Vancouver Island

Stay in Nanaimo! Lots of golf courses within 45 minutes drive of the City. Use Nanaimo as your base for exploring Vancouver Island. 15 minutes drive to Nanoose, 20 minutes to Parksville, 2 hours to Victoria, 3 hours to Tofino. All within a days drive!

More info to ponder:

Nanaimo offers a lovely waterfront walkway, boutique shopping, passenger ferries from downtown to the Dinghy Dock floating pub and Newcastle Island Provincial Park.

www.tourismnanaimo.com

www.newcastleisland.ca

www.dinghydockpub.com

http://www.nanaimoharbourferry.com

And a few videos to highlight some of Nanaimo for you!

Nanaimo

www.youtube.com/watch…

Newcastle Island Provincial Park

www.youtube.com/watch…

Snorkeling with the Seals

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=94NcSw-Z6PY

Bungee Jumping and Zip Lining at WildPlay

www.youtube.com/watch…

Dinghy Dock Floating Pub and Bistro

youtube.com/DestinationNanaimo#p/…I-EvDdHRa2E

We look forward to welcoming you!

5. Re: Ferry from Vancouver to Vancouver Island

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