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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

Bird Watching
Bird Watching Tours, Bird List & Events for Parksville, Qualicum Beach Bird Watching Tours Hire a local pro to take you to secret spots and give you an even better chance to add sightings to your
Lighthouse Country Beaches
Those in search of true privacy find it in the secluded coves of Lighthouse Country. North of Qualicum Beach, the beaches become narrower, the golden sand replaced by sprawling beds of wave-washed ro
Street Markets
Inspiration will overcome you as you peruse our local street markets. Local talent is abundant and you'll see it in all sorts of crafts, clothing, jewelry, fine art and tasty treats at a number of

Top Specials Picked for Authentic Experiencer

Unplug at Tigh-Na-Mara
You Choose What You Need & Want - Power down with 2 or more nights and Relax, Refresh, Revive, Refuel, Reconnect!
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.

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!"

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