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parksville, bc


so much to see and do in parksville, bc!

Parksville, BC is a vibrant Island community that is ideal for your next vacation. Whatever you and your family are into, there are many things to do within a short distance of the hotel. Below we have compiled a list of some of our favourite vacation spots and activities, but if you don't see something that catches your eye, feel free to ask one of our helpful staff who will be happy to recommend more hidden treasures nearby.

bayside webcam

Check out a live shot of beautiful Parksville Bay, streaming continuously from the Quality Resort Bayside WebCam.

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Visitor's Choice International Guide

 From outdoor adventures in spectacular settings to exciting shopping and dining experiences, Vancouver Island offers visitors an abundance of attractions to explore. The South Island is home to Victoria, a cosmopolitan city bursting with gardens, delicious culinary adventures, invigorating outdoor activities, and history that comes alive in its many heritage buildings. The Cowichan region, known as the “warm land,” is renowned for its vineyards and wineries. The Central Island includes its main hub, Nanaimo, and the oceanside communities of Parksville and Qualicum Beach. Further north, the Comox Valley, Campbell River, Gold River and Telegraph Cove offer a myriad of activities, including wildlife watching, kayaking, fishing and skiing. Rugged, gorgeous and remote, the West Coast of Vancouver Island is Canada’s top surfing destination, and loaded with adventures and opportunities to unwind and relax.
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bc ferries to nanaimo/parksville

British Columbia Ferry Services Inc., or BC Ferries, is known for safety, spectacular scenery and a proud maritime history. BC Ferries offers your link to Vancouver Island from either Horseshoe Bay in West Vancouver, or Tsawwassen in Delta.  From the Nanaimo ferry terminal, the Quality Resort Bayside, Parksville is only a short drive away.

horne lake caves

Crystal clear water and Vancouver Island's coolest outdoor adventures make Horne Lake an outdoor-lovers dream! Two beautiful parks offer a wide range of activities for all ages and abilities. Visit one of British Columbia's top attractions and discover great caving, canoeing, camping and other great outdoor activities for families and adventurous travellers. Horne Lake is located in the Oceanside Region of Vancouver Island, just north of Qualicum Beach.

coastal revelations nature & heritage tours

Coastal Revelations' eco tour operators can help you find the wilderness adventure holiday you're looking for. Your nature tour guides are Interpretation Canada trained, which means their passion for this place lights up innovative and interactive programs and activities.

mount washington ski resort

Vancouver Island, Victoria, and the Gulf Islands continue to gain international recognition, ranking among the most popular vacation choices in the world.

tourism vancouver island

Vancouver Island, Victoria, and the Gulf Islands continue to gain international recognition, ranking among the most popular vacation choices in the world.

Since 1962, Tourism Vancouver Island has been promoting Vancouver Island, Victoria, and the Gulf Islands destination with the goal of attaining and maintaining our world-class status. On behalf of the stakeholders on Vancouver Island, Tourism Vancouver Island is meeting the challenge of worldwide competition to assure the entire region of a solid future through increased numbers of visitors, longer stays, and year-round visits.

victoria clipper

Clipper Vacations - brought to you by Clipper Navigation, Inc. - is well known as travel experts for the Pacific Northwest and Western Canada. Since 1986, we have provided transportation, tours and accommodation packages for over 5 million customers. Clipper Vacations offers opportunities to experience picturesque and popular destinations such as: cosmopolitan Seattle or Vancouver, quaint Victoria, the peaceful San Juan Islands, the hub of Portland, the beauty of the Canadian Rockies and Vancouver Island. We offer transportation options including boat, train, air and car. No matter what kind of a vacation you have in mind, Clipper Vacations has something for you!

arbutus ridge golf club

Arbutus Ridge Golf Club has a Four Star Golf Digest Rating and was voted the Best Destination Golf Course in British Columbia by readers of Golf Nerve Magazine in 2006. Arbutus Ridge is owned and operated by the GolfBC Group and your first choice for a golf course in the Victoria and Cowichan area, on Vancouver Island.

parksville points of interest