Image of the Ballroom (speaker setup) at Vancouver Island Conference Centre

A walkable downtown makes exploring easy

By foot

With downtown hotels, restaurants and shops all within easy walking distance of the VICC, navigating without a car is hassle-free.

By car

Parking is plentiful and inexpensive in downtown Nanaimo. Car rental companies are also available at the airport, seaplane terminals, hotels and throughout the city. Nanaimo’s central location makes daytrips possible to most areas of Vancouver Island. Parking locations & rates

By taxi

Taxi services are readily available and offer wheelchair accessibility, hybrid vehicles and six-passenger vans.

By bus

BC Transit provides service throughout the city with regular stops just outside the Vancouver Island Conference Centre on Terminal Avenue.