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Temporary Closure of Beaches to Dogs
Beaches within the Parksville Qualicum Beach Wildlife Management Area (PQBWMA) will be temporarily closed to dogs to protect migrating Black Brant geese. Rathtrevor Beach will be closed to dogs from February 15 to April 30 and Parksville Bay Beach, Qualicum Beach from March 1 to April 30.More Info
Visit the clam shaped Deep Bay Marine Field Station to learn about shellfish farming and science.
An Immersive Experience
Visit a working research station designed with sustainability in mind. Feel the sea anemones and other marine life with your hands in the touch tanks. Learn about marine conservation issues and take in amazing views of Baynes Sound. The Deep Bay Marine Field Station also hosts some workshops and concerts.
Find Your Inspiration
Order or download a free copy of our Discovery Guide, a comprehensive travel planning tool to help you plan your visit to Parksville Qualicum Beach.View the Guide
Find Hidden Treasures
Discover a working fish hatchery and explore shady riverside trails under the tree canopy. Image: @west.coast.hikingFind a Trail
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