Chemainus RVing stories

Check out the RVing opportunities in Chemainus, British Columbia

Famous for its brilliant murals, First Nations culture and the artistic talent of its residents, Chemainus is popular among RVers. The potential for marine sports and other outdoor recreation is unprecedented, and you can spend weeks exploring the classic west coast attractions in the area. Scroll down on our Chemainus landing page for extensive information on tourist attractions, visitor information, sani-dumps, RV dealers, campsites and more.

Telegraph Harbour Marina in Chemainus

Your island adventure

Chemainus has all the components you could ask for in a travel destination.


Make Chemainus your port of call

Backdropped by a cultural oasis of art, music, and a quaint downtown lifestyle, water activities at Chemainus can go for hours or days, and represent something unique and truly West Coast-inspired.

A mural

Chemainus is proud to share its culture and history

A walk through Chemainus is a walk through time—from murals and sculptures to local art and theatre, the little town is packed with cultural and historical experiences for the taking.

Two German tourists wearing umbrella hats with Canadian flag print

Highlights of Chemainus

Chemainus boasts having the most murals of any community on Vancouver Island.

by Breanne Massey

The Book Nook Cafe

The Book Nook Cafe offers great coffee and good reads. Current novels and the classics can all be enjoyed by the fireplace.

by Lisa Crane
people sitting in kayaks

Pursue history, activities and art in Chemainus

Take in Chemainus’s history and enjoy some of the many recreational and leisure activities in this little waterfront town.

mural of First Nations people

Top things to see and do in Chemainus

Artistic murals and plays await in Chemainus.

by Kali Love
the exterior of a grand, two-storey building

Fabulous food and great entertainment await

The famous wall murals are not Chemainus's only draw—the Vancouver Island town also boasts a lovely dinner theatre.

Orca in the water

Fintastic fun

Vancouver Island has an amazing coastline with endless stretches of plant and animal habitat. One of the most popular things to do off the coast is whale-watching.
by Kali Love

RV-friendly businesses near Chemainus