Nanaimo’s 2017 cruise ship season set sail Wednesday with a visit from Royal Caribbean Line’s Explorer of the Seas.
The ship, which lists on board amenities that include an inline skating rink, a FlowRider surfing simulator, basketball court, mini golf course, a rock climbing wall, outdoor cinema and berths for up to 3,800 passengers, tied up at Nanaimo’s cruise ship terminal Wednesday morning for a 10-hour visit.
This is the second year the ship is including Nanaimo as part of its cruise itinerary and is one of six major cruise ship visits to Nanaimo scheduled for the 2017 cruise season, which will bring an estimated $2.87 million to in revenue to the mid-Island.
Explorer of the Seas is on a four-day cruise from Seattle to Vancouver, Nanaimo and Victoria before heading back to Seattle.
For more information, please visit the Nanaimo Port Authority website at http://bit.ly/2qtdZ6n.