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Holiday mornings here typically feature a therapeutic beach or forest hike followed by brunch or lunch at one of numerous bistros, coffee shops and diners. The day ahead then offers active exercise or gentle diversions. Gaze up in wonder at Cathedral Grove’s old-growth giants in MacMillan Provincial Park. Descend deep underground while spelunking at Horne Lake Caves. Play multiple rounds of mini-golf on Parksville’s delightful storybook courses. Or check out the ancient amphibian bones at the Qualicum Beach Museum.

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Nanaimo Airport (YCD) is your Island gateway to the world. We are conveniently located on Highway 1, 18km south of downtown Nanaimo and 35km north of Duncan. We feature direct Air…

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QBI is a reflection of the values and characteristics that make Qualicum Beach one of the most unique communities on Vancouver Island. All guest rooms are meticulously designed with high…

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Ocean Ecoventures Whale Watching was established in 2003 and has been creating life long memories ever since. We offer a very unique experience compared to other companies that operate in…

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ESCAPE to a land of fantasy at Paradise Fun Park. We have two 18-hole stunning miniature golf courses, Surf 'N Turf and Treasure Island, bumper boats with water cannons…

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A discovery-filled vacation waits for you in Parksville Qualicum Beach… amazing sandy beaches, picture postcard views, world-class biking and hiking trails, salt-tinged ocean air, and the small-town charm of our…

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Sunrise Ridge Waterfront Resort is the perfect place to start your Vancouver Island vacation. Located just 37 km north of Nanaimo, our Resort is situated on 10.2 beautiful acres of…

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Journeys Begin at Comox Valley Airport - YQQ. Daily direct flights from Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton on Air Canada, WestJet and Pacific Coastal Airlines provide quick and convenient access to…

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Get up close and personal to raptors, bears, songbirds and turtles at North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre. Located 10 minutes west of Parksville, this world-class centre rescues and rehabilitates…

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Reconnect with nature, family, friends and self. Discover Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort, Vancouver Island’s Natural Choice for your next getaway, retreat or corporate event. Located in picturesque Parksville,…

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Do not miss a visit to one of Vancouver Islands most impressive natural wonders; winner of the “BC’s Remarkable Experience Award”! This unique park offers something for everyone, both above…

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Qualicum Beach Ocean Suites offers the very best in oceanfront luxury and comfort. Each of our 8 suites is a modern and tastefully decorated condo-type accommodation with quality furnishings, linens,…

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Picture 250 km of pacific golfing paradise stretching from Victoria in the South to Campbell River in the North. Golf Vancouver Island is your one stop shop for BUYER DIRECT…

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A visit to Vancouver Island isn’t complete without going on a local food, craft beverage & estate winery tour that will excite your senses and leave you longing to return!…

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Experience the shortcut and the scenic route with Harbour Air! Offering fast, frequent scheduled flight, scenic panorama tours and packages, and customizable private charter flights. Fly between downtown Vancouver, South…

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#ExploreNanaimo, the place to find natural wonders, festivals, culinary joys and so much more. Visit our historic sites, experience authentic farm-to-table cuisine and craft beer, hike our world-class trails and…

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The Quality Foods Canadian Open Sand Sculpting Competition and Exhibition is a world-class event for Master Sand Sculptors and is an official qualifying event for the World Championship of Sand…

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