Eight golf courses and resorts are within a short drive of Nanaimo on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada, with a ninth on the way.

Most have wonderful mountain and ocean views and the Nanaimo area enjoys a mild climate which makes golfing possible year round. No need to fly to Arizona or Florida to play golf — on the contrary.

What follows is a north-to-south list of Nanaimo golf courses along the Vancouver Island Golf Trail. Be sure to click through to the detail pages for more information.

Nanaimo Golf Courses to Cottonwood Golf Course to Eaglequest Golf Centre to Oceanview Golf Resort to Gabriola Golf and Country Club to Pryde Vista Golf Club to Beban Park Golf Centre to Nanaimo Golf Club to Winchelsea View Golf Course to Fairwinds Golf Club