Welcome To Parksville Qualicum Beach

Here you will find amazing sandy beaches, picture postcard views, world-class biking and hiking trails, salt-tinged ocean air, and the small-town charm of our communities.

Spend some time in Parksville Qualicum Beach and recharge your batteries. Escape the crush of deadlines, traffic jams and over crowded spaces, and step back in time a little.

Seeing goats on a roof, exploring underground caves, strolling endless beaches at low tide, and walking among ancient old growth forests are just some of the experiences you’ll be able to tell your friends about back home.

Qualicum Beach Heritage Forest


Find Hidden Treasures

Discover a working fish hatchery and explore shady riverside trails under the tree canopy. Image: @west.coast.hiking

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Stunning Coastline

Relax on our sandy beaches, where the calm waters welcome beachcombers, swimmers, and boaters. Image: @sarahkirstien_images

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Discovery Guide

Order or download a free copy of our Discovery Guide, a comprehensive travel planning tool to help you plan your visit to Parksville Qualicum Beach.

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Upcoming Events

Explore upcoming events and activities throughout the Parksville Qualicum Beach region.

It’s Island Time, Art Show & Sale

There is so much to enjoy and do on our beautiful island, so come see how artist of DeCosmos Fine Art Society have...

Quality Foods Sand Sculpting Competition & Exhibition

The Quality Foods Competition is the only competition in Canada designated as a qualifying event for the World Championship...

Broken Promises Exhibit

‘Broken Promises‘ is a travelling exhibit from the Nikkei National Museum and Cultural Centre.Grounded in research from...

Qualicum Magical History Tours

Explore Qualicum's fascinating past in a guided historical walking tour. Takes place every Tuesday all summer long. Partial...