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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 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
Qualicum Beach Heritage Forest
Take a walk in the Heritage Forest of Qualicum Beach, 50 acres of rare remnant old growth forest - a mixture of Coastal Douglas Fir, Western Red Cedar, Hemlock, Grand Fir & Sitka Spruce. Smile at the
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

Top Specials Picked for Authentic Experiencer

Free Kayak Rentals - 3rd Night Free
Come and enjoy our Beachfront Resort in one of our fully equipped suites. High-speed internet is Free. Enjoy a day Paddling along the shoreline in one of our complimentary kayaks.
Summer Spa Escape
The lazy days of summer are here! Relax with us at the #1 Spa in Canada and enjoy a Seasonal Treatment packed with antioxidants to tone, refresh and revitalize your skin - from head to toe!
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!"

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