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Nanoose Bay: Clam Digging

  

Overview

Get your hands dirty. Enjoy sightseeing, beachcombing and easy clamming on pretty, sheltered beaches less than an hour from Nanaimo. Easy access to the area and plentiful clams make this a trip suitable for the whole family, including younger children. Plastic shovels and pails optional!

AT A GLANCE

REGION:Vancouver Island
SUB REGION: East Vancouver Island
SPECIES:Shellfish
SEASONS:Spring, Fall, Winter
CONDITIONS:On shore in a protected bay, but be aware of incoming tides. Weather varies by season and is typical for the Pacific Northwest.
ACCESSIBILITY:20 minutes north of Nanaimo via Highway 19.
LENGTH:
GUIDED:Self-Guided
COST: $
SERVICES:Services and amenities typical of a small, North American city.
EXPERIENCES:Bird watching is very popular, due to the wide variety of land and sea birds in the area. Also beachcombing, hiking and visiting small, nearby communities.
  

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