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Where else can you find a tree-lined lake right in the centre of a bustling town? The Inn on Long Lake is minutes away from three major shopping malls including the largest mall on Vancouver Island, Woodgrove Centre. Equip yourself for an outdoor adventure at Cabelas or Canadian Tire, pick up snacks and supplies at major stores like WalmartCostco, and Staples, or enjoy the latest flick at one of Nanaimo’s multiplex theaters, Galaxy Cinema and Avalon Cinema.


The area also hosts some of the finest restaurants the city has to offer all within easy walking distance. There are plenty of auto dealerships in the area as well, including Newcastle NissanThree-Point MotorsHarris MazdaNanaimo Toyota, and Nanaimo Chrysler for new and used cars and servicing.


Here are some helpful links and contacts to get you started on planning your shopping adventure!

Nanaimo North Town Centre
Nanaimo North Town Centre
Target, Sears, London Drugs, Canadian Tire and more!
4750 Rutherford Road

Woodgrove Centre
Woodgrove Centre
The largest mall in Nanaimo featuring Walmart, Toys R Us, The Bay and over 150 stores!
6631 North Island Highway


Country Club Centre
Country Club Centre
Over 50 shops including JSK, Future Shop and Save on Foods
3200 North Island Highway

Let’s not forget about all the fantastic shopping we have in Downtown Nanaimo. Art galleries, clothing, jewelry, food, specialty gifts and more! Check out the Downtown Nanaimo Business Association’s website 


Some of our favorite places to shop in Downtown Nanaimo include:


Flying Fish 
Featuring many unique products including fabulous furniture, kitchen wares, home décor, jewelry and much more.
180 Commercial St


Quintessential Accessories  
The unique boutique downtown! Featuring women’s fashions including clothing, handbags, jewelry, wallets, belts shoes and even specialty products for your dog!
#2 Commercial St


Old City Quarter 
Part of the original economic core of Nanaimo, be sure to check out these city blocks filled with historical buildings and a number of different shops, restaurants and professional services.
McLean’s Specialty Foods  – A food lover’s paradise!
Pumpkin Pie Kids Wear – A great spot to pick up something unique for kids!
Bocca Café – Featuring traditional and speciality Nanaimo Bars!





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