Departure Bay BC Homes

Departure Bay as seen from Sugarloaf Mountain During Sunset with Ferries in arriving from Vancouver.Real Estate in Departure Bay British Columbia

Included below are homes for sale and real estate in Departure Bay, BC.

Departure Bay offers homebuyers the best views of Departure Bay with ease of access to downtown, where you can watch the ferries, seaplanes, and sailboats voyage into the rising sun. Departure Bay homes are walking distance from downtown Nanaimo and offer various homes and condos from which to choose. This is one of the best-established communities in Nanaimo, with its roots extending back to Nanaimo's foundation in the 1800s. If you're looking for a home or condo in Nanaimo with direct access to all the downtown amenities, Departure Bay may be the best choice for your new home.

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Departure Bay July 22, 2024
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Departure Bay Beach on a sunny day.WHY DEPARTURE BAY

Departure Bay is one of the more affordable oceanfront communities in Nanaimo. But it also borders the Nanaimo Golf Club, which has beautiful facilities, a clubhouse, and a restaurant. This area is beneficial for first-time home buyers, retirees, and families looking for a safe community in a stunning sandy bay. 

Stairs leading to Sugarloaf Mountain overlooking Departure BayDEPARTURE BAY HIGHLIGHTS

Drip Coffee has a modern cafe overlooking departure bay beach and makes delicious coffee. The food is fantastic and we love to meet clients here for the first time when they've never been to Nanaimo or are planning to relocate. Sit a read a book, or get a coffee to go and visit Sugarloaf Mountian. This popular destination is one of the top highlights found just off Marion Way. A short five-minute walk takes you to a fantastic viewpoint that will inspire you.

Picnic Table overlooking Departure Bay durning sunrise in Nanaimo.DEPARTURE BAY PARKS

Kinsmen Park is a popular recreation area that hosts multiple outdoor events every year. People enjoy waking sandy beaches while eating fantastic food from local food trucks. These beaches are also popular with anglers that like to cast off-shore while the tides are low and the deep waters are more accessible. 

It's common to find food trucks here with cuisine ranging from kababs to gourmet burgers and fires that you can enjoy while watching the ferries and seaplanes arrive from Vancouver. 

Departure Bay Elementary overlooking Departure Bay Beach on a sunny dayDEPARTURE BAY SCHOOLS

Found just off Departure Bay Road, Departure Bay Elementary is very popular with parents due to its excellent facilities and spacious playgrounds overlooking the ocean. This school is easily accessible for children who choose to walk or bike to school from the safe streets surrounding this school. 

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