Location - Travel to
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Located in the South
West corner of Canada’s British Columbia it is a short journey by ferry from Vancouver to Vancouver
Island, and the Harbour City of Nanaimo. Flights from Vancouver
International Airport to Nanaimo
Airport are frequent.
Vancouver Island stretches 520 km,
from Port Hardy, to Victoria the capitol city of British Columbia, and
stretches southeast to northwest along the western coast of British
Columbia. Vancouver Island has a population of over 750,000.
The rugged west coast
of Vancouver Island is cut deeply by fjords lined between high
mountains with many communities located along the shores of protected
bays. The eastern plain, on which Nanaimo is located, is rich with
timber, farmlands, fishing streams, villages, and modern cities.