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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

Hamilton Marsh
Hamilton Marsh is located just minutes from the Town of Qualicum Beach. This beautiful wetland is 3 kilometers long and 1/2 kilometer wide - the largest wetland between Nanaimo, Cumberland, and Port
Englishman River Falls Provincial Park
Located near Errington, just a short drive from Parksville and Qualicum Beach, this is one of the prettiest BC Parks on Vancouver Island, with camping, picnic areas, swimming and hiking, and two spect
Boating
Whether your preferred boat is motored, paddled or sent sailing on the wind, Parksville Qualicum Beach is a great place to hit the water! Explore Spider Lake (no motors, please), Cameron Lake, Horne L

Top Specials Picked for Authentic Experiencer

Chakra Balancing Workshop
Chakra Balancing 3-hour workshops: Sacred Heart Dancing and Chakra Meaning & Balancing. $99 each when there's a group of minimum 4 participants. Regular price per person: $125
Unplug at Tigh-Na-Mara
You Choose What You Need & Want - Power down with 2 or more nights and Relax, Refresh, Revive, Refuel, Reconnect!
New Years Special
It is a great time to find peak accommodations in our non-peak season. During the month of January, you only pay $90 per night for any lower or upper beach front unit, up to a five night stay.

Events Calendar

Events Selected for Authentic Experiencer

Best Blogs for Authentic Experiencer

"2017 myPQB Story Contest Winners"
"Amazing Places - Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Region"
"9 Awesome Prizes in the 2017 myPQB Story Contest"

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