12 Months of Hostelling – HI-Nanaimo, The Painted Turtle Guesthouse

April is an excellent time to visit Vancouver Island, British Columbia. The weather is warming up, days are becoming longer and the flowers are in bloom.

Getting to Vancouver Island is all part of the Vancouver Island experience. Take the ferry or fly, both deliver breath-taking views of this beautiful part of Canada. Being on the island is exceptional fun for Explorers! With a vast array of activities to offer, land-based, sea-based, relaxed, invigorating, you name it!

HI-Nanaimo is located perfectly to enjoy all the Island has to offer, here are three exciting concepts for Vancouver Island travellers:

Basecamp Nanaimo

Set up ‘camp’ at HI-Nanaimo for 3 or 5  nights and see the best of Vancouver Island by partaking in our top day trips (tours or self-drive). Perfect for April, you can get to see all the sights without the summer crowds.

April is the perfect time for a Vancouver Island Hostel Trail

HI-Nanaimo will help you plan and book accommodation and activities for 3, 5 & 7-day itineraries to experience the Island’s most vibrant communities on the edge of nature – Victoria, Nanaimo, Tofino! 

Can’t get away right now? Why not plan your Family Time Summer Camp this April

Imagine the kids having a great time all day at one of our 5-day summer camps while parents and grandparents enjoy quality Island time.  Share afternoons and evenings together for quality family time!  Packages start at $995 for a family of three to four.

For springtime travellers, Nanaimo is bursting with fresh air, fresh water and the sights and smells of the season.  Take a look at this video for some springtime travel inspiration!

Read more about the packages on offer at HI-Nanaimo here >>

Author: Backpacker Buzz

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