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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
Lake & River Beaches
Wonderful though the oceanfront may be, the beaches found at our many rivers and lakes are perfect for cooling off on a hot day or for a quiet hike. Lakes are where you'll find many locals in the sum
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

Stay for Three, Pay for Two
Stay at Shorewater Resort for three nights from November 1st to December 15th, 2018 and pay for only two.
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
Autumn Escape to Ocean Trails Resort
Celebrate our fantastic Pacific Northwest Autumn in all its colourful glory and escape to Rathtrevor Beach, just steps from Ocean Trails Resort. All this fall guests who stay 3 nights will get 1 night free in all room categories! Offer is good for travel

Events Calendar

Events Selected for Authentic Experiencer

Best Blogs for Authentic Experiencer

"St Annes and St Edmunds Anglican Church"
"French Creel Fall 2018 Fishing Report"
"6 Sunday Brunch Spots PLUS one more!"

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