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Authentic Experiencers

If you have taken the EQ Quiz, you already know you are an Authentic Experiencer. You search for authentic, tangible engagement with your destinations. You have an interest in understanding the history of the places you visit, preferring to stay away from crowds & family time is often a priority. You endeavour to find local culture & locally crafted souvenirs, preferring to plan your holiday ahead, and enjoy the softer side of adventures.

Authentic Experiencers love to visit Parksville Qualicum Beach to savour our local charm, discover our natural beauty, have some quirky fun, rejuvenate, and to reconnect with family, friends, and with the past.

As you browse this website, you will notice personalized suggestions we have made for you and other Authentic Experiencers. We've gathered some suggestions for Authentic Experiencers on things to do, events, specials, and blog posts throughout the site and right here, on your Authentic Experiencer home page.

Things to Do

Sea Kayaking
Sea kayaking in Parksville Qualicum Beach lets you escape into a different world and experience the resident Pacific harbour seals and seasonal visitors the California Sea Lions (from September to May
Qualicum Beach Downtown
Qualicum Beach has its own classy brand of the shopping experience. Qualicum Beach downtown aka "the Village" has shunned franchise operations and big box stores in favour of one-of-a-kind boutiques.
Parksville Beach
Parksville Community Park, is home to a remarkable sandy Parksville Beach, a kid's wonderland of swings, slides and water cannons in addition to great picnicking and beachfront choices. Stroll the

Top Specials Picked for Authentic Experiencer

Grotto Spa Dip & Dine
Enjoy a dip in the Grotto Mineral Pool, followed by Endless Tapas in the Treetop Tapas & Grill. This special package offers a pass to the Grotto Mineral Pool and one seating of Endless Tapas per person. Special Midweek Offer of $79 per person Monday - Thu
Two Bedroom Poolside Condo
Save big for a last minute stay in a Two Bedroom Poolside Condo located on 4 acres of beautiful oceanfront property on Rathtrevor Beach!
Oceanside Treasures Tour
Add to your enjoyment of Parksville, Qualicum Beach and Nanoose area with eco tour specialists. Learn about everything you ever wanted to know about Vancouver Island & discover the treasures in the Parksville Qualicum Beach area.

Events Calendar

Events Selected for Authentic Experiencer

Best Blogs for Authentic Experiencer

"9 Awesome Prizes in the 2017 myPQB Story Contest"
"Vancouver Island's Jurassic Park"
"September 2017 Bird Walks"

Travelers share their Parksville & Qualicum Beach vacation stories on TripAdvisor.
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