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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

Local Craft Beer
Craft beer lovers looking for a spot to base their Vancouver Island tasting adventures need look no further. Not only is Parksville Qualicum Beach home to two craft breweries, it's also only minutes
Harbours & Marinas
Pop down to the French Creek Harbour to see a bustling marine community, complete with fresh seafood sales, charter companies, and the French Creek Marine Pub. Deep Bay Harbour has a beautif
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

Top Specials Picked for Authentic Experiencer

Harvest Savings at 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
Stay | for Breakfast
Enjoy a night away at the Beach Club Resort and gourmet breakfast the next morning in our ocean view Pacific Prime Restaurant.
Unplug at Tigh-Na-Mara
You Choose What You Need & Want - Power down with 2 or more nights and Relax, Refresh, Revive, Refuel, Reconnect!

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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