Departure Bay School Catchment Area 

About Departure Bay Real Estate

Picture of Departure Bay as seen from Departure Bay ElementaryHomes for sale in Departure Bay have all the elements that make Vancouver Island living so desirable, sandy beaches, gorgeous sunrises, and cool ocean breezes. Home types in this community vary from single-family, condo, apartments and townhouse giving you many options when choosing a home in this area.

Single Family homes in this area have an average price point of $595,000 and have roughly 2100 sqft of finished living space. Whereas, condos in this area have an average price of $425,000 with 1050 sqft of living space. Home values continue to rise in this area due to it highly desirable views and proximity to the ocean.

More Departure Bay Info

Homes for Sale Departure Bay Catchment Area

All Listings $200,000 - $300,000 $300,000 - $400,000
$400,000 - $500,000 $500,000 - $600,000 $600,000 - $700,000
$700,000 - $800,000 $800,000 - $900,000 $900,000 - $1,000,000
Over $1,000,000

Homes for Sale Departure Bay Catchment Area

68 Properties Found. Page 1 of 6.
Photo of Listing #457196

236 Crestline Terrace, NANAIMO

$848,900 - 3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,676 Sf

MLS® # 457196

Pemberton Holmes Ltd. (Nanaimo)
Photo of Listing #457122

1323 Sherwood Drive, NANAIMO

$739,500 - 5 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,798 Sf

MLS® # 457122

Century 21 Harbour Realty Ltd.
Photo of Listing #457044

3366 Whitetail Place, NANAIMO

$769,900 - 3 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,996 Sf

MLS® # 457044

RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
Photo of Listing #457037

1445 Loat Street, NANAIMO

$699,000 - 3 Beds, 2 Baths, 2,164 Sf

MLS® # 457037

RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
Photo of Listing #456983

1520 Loat Street, NANAIMO

$849,000 - 4 Beds, 3 Baths, 3,272 Sf

MLS® # 456983

eXp Realty
Photo of Listing #456949

3657 Glen Oaks Drive, NANAIMO

$859,900 - 5 Beds, 4 Baths, 3,346 Sf

MLS® # 456949

RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
Photo of Listing #456900

240 Crestline Terrace, NANAIMO

$899,900 - 3 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,958 Sf

MLS® # 456900

RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
Photo of Listing #456857

1835 Bay Street, NANAIMO

$529,900 - 4 Beds, 2 Baths, 2,090 Sf

MLS® # 456857

Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty (NanIsHwyN)
Photo of Listing #456719

3369 Barrington Road, NANAIMO


MLS® # 456719

460 Realty Inc.
Photo of Listing #456696

3361 Barrington Road, NANAIMO


MLS® # 456696

460 Realty Inc.
Photo of Listing #456705

1332 Sherwood Drive, NANAIMO

$779,000 - 3 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,281 Sf

MLS® # 456705

FSBO Real Estate Inc.
Photo of Listing #456579

369 Nottingham Drive, NANAIMO

$990,000 - 4 Beds, 5 Baths, 4,226 Sf

MLS® # 456579

Sutton Group-West Coast Realty (Nan)

Additional Infomation


Canadian Goose and yellow side at Departure Bay Elementary

The Playgrounds at Departure Bay Elementary surround the school allowing for proper supervision of your children by school staff, while they play. The Playground in back of the school overlooks Departure Bay and the comings and goings of the B.C. Ferries. Also, there are amazing gardens that the children tend to grow produce and learn about locally sourced food. 

Sports Fields

Green grass and Canadian Geese on Departure Bay Elementary's sports field

Found behind the school, the giant sports playing fields behind Departure Bay Elementary School has a view that rivals most mansion. Single-family homes board the field ensuring a safe environment for your child to play soccer. To the side of the school is a baseball field where you can cheer on the Departure Bay Dolphins when they hit a home run. 

Points of Interest

Pink sunrise over Departure Bay Kinsmen Park in Nanaimo B.C.

Departure Bay is one of the top communities to buy a home or condo in Nanaimo. Here are some other points of interest that make this area so irresistible:

  • Wardropper Park (Off-leash dog park)
  • Sugarloaf Mountian Park
  • Departure Bay Centennial Park
  • Pipers Lagoon Park
  • Nanaimo Golf Club


*Any School information should be confirmed with the Nanaimo Ladysmith Regional School District (District 68). If you want to confirm any real estate is in a particular catchment area, please check the SCHOOL LOCATOR


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