Parksville-Qualicum Beach

Parksville and Qualicum Beach are small neighbouring cities in Central Vancouver Island in British Columbia. It's a popular vacation area in summer with a number of provincial parks, warm beaches, family fun parks and Qualicum Beach's cute downtown.

Get in

By car

Parksville-Qualicum Beach is located just off of the Island Highway (Highway 19), about 30 minutes north of Nanaimo. Exits 46 and 51 connect with Parksville and Exit 60 provides access to Qualicum Beach. The nearest ferry terminal with connections to Vancouver and the Lower Mainland is in Nanaimo.

By bus

The   Parksville Bus Depot at 540 East Island Hwy, +1 250-248-5332, is serviced by two bus companies with connections across Vancouver Island.

By train

As late as 2011, Via Rail provided passenger rail service to Parksville. There has been talk of reintroducing rail service, but it is not available at this time.




  •   Qualicum Beach, 710 Memorial Ave (corner of Fern Rd & Memorial Ave),  +1 250 752-7530. Su-Th 8AM to 8PM, F-Sa 8AM to 9PM.


Go next

Routes through Parksville Qualicum Beach

Tofino Coombs  W  E  END
Campbell River Lighthouse Country  N  S  Nanaimo END

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