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Things to do in Nanaimo

Nanaimo is an oasis near Vancouver Island. It’s a placed filled with green peaks and natural beauty.
The place attracts different visitors for its urban yet natural beauty. It contains all the regular pleasures of a developed city including big shopping centers and eateries.

Apart from its urban side, the city of Nanaimo serves its visitors with a wide range of self-guided walk tours through its wilderness.
You can explore the place for its rich history. The old city quarter on top of a hill is a place well known to tourists.

Harbour Island & Island Hopping:
Nanaimo is also known as Harbour City. You can hop between multiple islands while staying there.
One of the most prominent islands is the Newcastle Island that is home to a provincial park filled with marine life. It offers a breathtaking view from its Bastion fortress.

Take a 10-minute ferry and you’ll be in a forest where you can ride a bike on muddy terrains or hike through the wilderness. From sandy beaches to dense forests, there are many things to see.
Summer is the best time to go Island hopping because of many activities that are going on at the pavilion.

Both Land & Water Activities:
Nanaimo is one of the very few places in Canada that offer both land and water activities having equal amounts of thrill and joy.


You can choose between taking a ferry in its waters and driving through the lush green forest. Land-based activities include hiking, mountain biking, and bird watching.
While fishing, kayaking, and swimming are common water-based activities that happen in the water.

Nanaimo is a place famous in scuba divers for its crystal clear waters and beautiful underwater reefs that have been artificially created at the harbor.

Other activities that attract tourists from all of Canada and beyond include rock climbing and bungee jumping.

Parks and Trails:
Nanaimo is a city following planned development, which makes it even more beautiful. There are 200 spaces on the city’s map marked as parks and trails.
Directions to these green spaces can be found in brochures available at the city’s Visitor Center.

Performing Arts:
The place is also well known for its musical culture. It has produced some famous jazz musicians as well.

Real estate in Ladysmith

The town of Ladysmith has quickly become the go-to spot for those who want to live up island from Nanaimo, but still, want to be close enough to the big city for a shopping trip. This community is what people will call paradise, and we are lucky enough to help people find their home here in Ladysmith. With amazing access to some of the best beaches in the Pacific Northwest, Mount Washington practically on your doorstep, and easy access to Nanaimo and Vancouver, Ladysmith is the ideal home for families, and those reaching their twilight years. Let our team find your new home on the island, and trust our great people to lead you down the road to home ownership.

Buying or Selling in Ladysmith, you only need to trust the best in the industry

Ladysmith is our home, we do not have a satellite office here, it is our home office. We are not like the big guys, and that is part of why we have some of the best agents up island. Our agents have been here for decades or were born here, and Ladysmith is their home, and more importantly, we are part of this amazing community. When you are looking to buy or sell, do not trust the big guys to get you the best deal. We know this town like the back of our hand, and no matter what kind of property for sale you are looking to buy or sell, we are the team that can make it happen.

Selling in Ladysmith? Let us handle that

With the property market the way it is, you want someone you can trust to get you the best deal for property here in Ladysmith. That is where we come in. We have been in the town for years, and have access to some of the best agents in Nanaimo and Vancouver for showings of mainlanders looking to get up island for retirement. Trust us with this, and you will reap the benefits when your house sells for more than the asking price. Our commitment is to you, and with each offer, we will ensure you are getting the best deal possible. Call us today, and have your home on the market by the end of the week.

Looking to buy, why not trust the locals?

As we mentioned, we are a local group of realtors, and when it comes to buying in Ladysmith, we have the properties that you are looking for. With properties in town and some in the country, waterfront or acreages, we have them all. We will personalise the search for you, and ensure that not only you are getting a property and a house, but you are finding a true home.

Real Estate at your beck and call

No matter if you are buying or selling here in Ladysmith, the only choice you should be making is to give us a call. We have been in the industry for years, and when we work with you, you will quickly see why we are the local favourites in Ladysmith. Call us today, and experience the joy of working with a true realtor here in Ladysmith.