3 days in Qualicum Beach & Parksville Itinerary

3 days in Qualicum Beach & Parksville Itinerary

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Drive to Horseshoe Bay, BC, Ferry to Nanaimo Departure Bay, Drive to Qualicum Beach
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Qualicum Beach
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Parksville
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Drive to Nanaimo Departure Bay, Ferry to Horseshoe Bay, BC, Drive to Vancouver

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Qualicum Beach

Qualicum Beach is a town located on Vancouver Island British Columbia, Canada. Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then admire the majestic nature at Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park, and then walk around Beach Front Park. On the next day, take the plunge with Skydive Vancouver Island, learn the secrets of beer at Vancouver Island Expeditions, and then explore the activities along Maffeo Sutton Park.

To find photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Qualicum Beach itinerary planning site.

Vancouver to Qualicum Beach is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of car and ferry. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Parksville.

Things to do in Qualicum Beach

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

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Parksville

Jewel of Vancouver Island

With access to both the sea and mountains, vacations in Parksville appeal to hikers, swimmers, bird-watchers, and amateur photographers.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): walk around Parksville Community Park, then sample the tasty concoctions at Mount Arrowsmith Brewing Company, then walk around Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park, and finally tee off at Riptide Lagoon.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Parksville day trip planning tool.

Parksville is just a short distance from Qualicum Beach. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Parksville

Parks · Golf · Outdoors · Breweries & Distilleries
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