Whale Watching Vancouver Island

Parksville Qualicum Beach's central location makes it the perfect base for whale watching in Vancouver Island.


Campbell River

Many of the whale watching tour companies also offer Black Bear and Grizzly Bear excursions. In just over an hour's drive, you can hop on a Killer Whale watching tour at Campbell River. Campbell River whale watching tours let visitors see watching Killer Whales feeding, breaching, hunting, beach rubbing, or playing with each other. You also have the opportunity to see Humpback Whales, Pacific White-Sided Dolphins, and porpoises.

Whale Watching in Tofino & Ucluelet

In a couple of hours, you can see Gray and Humpback whales in Tofino and Ucluelet. Ucluelet and Tofino whale watching tours explore both the sheltered waters of Clayoquot and Barkley Sounds as well as the open ocean with Jamie's Whaling Station & Adventure Centres.


The beaches in Parksville Qualicum Beach boast vast stretches of white sand and calm waters for hours of family fun.

Parks & Nature

Breathe in the fresh air of our forests, discover breathtaking waterfalls, and learn about the local marine and wildlife.

Bird Watching

Bird watching tours, bird list, and events for Parksville Qualicum Beach.

Family Activities in Parksville Qualicum Beach

So, you are looking for family activities in Parksville Qualicum Beach, BC's beach playground which includes miles and miles...


Safety First

No matter what outdoor activity you are planning, be prepared. Follow the three Ts—trip planning, training, and taking the essentials. AdventureSmart is a great resource to help you get informed before heading outdoors.

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Family Fun

Young At Heart

Run and play your way through Parksville Qualicum Beach. Find out about all the family-friendly things to do here year-round!

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