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Nanaimo Classic Adventure Course

Nanaimo Classic Adventure Course
2 hours
USD 33.43
The Classic Adventure Course includes games and zip lines that start six-feet (two metres) above the ground, and begin to rise as you get comfortable with equipment and moving through the obstacles. The fun and challenge increase as you go, testing your bravery and evolving your abilities. Reach up to 45-feet (14 metres) and you've completed the whole course! In Nanaimo, the original Classic Adventure Course course stretches through wide expanses of forest. These original games are some of the trickiest. Can you 'hang' in there?

Nanaimo Primal Swing: Giant Pendulum Ride

Nanaimo Primal Swing: Giant Pendulum Ride
20 minutes
USD 75.22
Transform a casual nature day into unforgettable outdoor recreation for adults, teens, kids, and groups at British Columbia's WildPlay Nanaimo. Hang on tight to the Primal Swing, a giant pendulum ride that's proven to be a head-spinning, gut-wrenching, good time. Slingshot from the Bungy Jump bridge, 140 feet (42 meters) above the Nanaimo River. Reach intense speeds of up to 140 kilometers per hour while catapulting through the natural rock canyon and swinging toward the water.

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Nanaimo Airport (YCD) Information

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Nanaimo Airport

Where is Nanaimo Airport?  

Nanaimo is located on central Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada. Nanaimo is nicknamed the "Bathtub Racing Capital of the World" for its famous annual evevt. Also known as "Harbour City", Nanaimo is an important hub on Vancouver Island.

Nanaimo Airport (IATA: YCD, ICAO: CYCD), officially Nanaimo Collishaw Airport, or previously Nanaimo Cassidy Airport, is located in Cassidy, 13 kilometres (8 miles) south southeast of Nanaimo, on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada.The air terminal is named in honour of World War I ace Raymond Collishaw, who was born in Nanaimo. Although there are no scheduled cross-border services, YCD is classified as an airport of entry by NAV CANADA and is staffed by the Canada Border Services Agency.

Vancouver Island’s third largest airport, Nanaimo Airport serves a primary central Vancouver Island area with a total population base of approximately 250,000. The YCD Airport service area extends north from Nanaimo to Qualicum, west to the Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District, and south to Duncan and the Cowichan Valley, making it ideally situated as the most convenient departure/arrival point for customers from the mid-island area.

In 2014, Nanaimo Airport served 270,000 passengers.

Airlines that fly to Nanaimo Airport include Air Canada Express, Island Express Air and WestJet Encore.

Cities with flights to Nanaimo Airport include Abbotsford, Boundary Bay, Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver and Victoria.

Your best bet for a Nanaimo Airport transfer is a taxi. Details on all options are included in this guide.


 Other Items of Interest at Nanaimo Airport

Services at Nanaimo Airport include:

  • Blue Navigator Volunteer Ambassadors
  • Cafe
  • Three art walls

Additional Nanaimo Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.

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Last Updated: 16 Jan 2017