Protection Island

Published By: on November 28th, 2011 in Category Nanaimo Communities
Published By: on November 28th, 2011 in Category Nanaimo Communities

Next to Gabriola, right in the Nanaimo Harbour is a small island called Protection Island. Known to most locals as the home of the Dingy Dock Pub, Protection has roads but no bridge and no car ferry. Residents of this jewel of an island commute to Nanaimo via personal watercraft or the little passenger ferry that leave the fishing docks in the harbour every hour. Transportation on the island is a combination of walking, bicycles, golf carts and a few old cars and pickup trucks. Anything that will not fit on the small ferry can be barged over. Many of these properties are affordable waterfront.
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