LOCAL ACTIVITIESLocated midway between Nanaimo and Courtenay/Comox, nearby you can enjoy championship golf courses, fine restaurants, boating, kayaking, scuba diving, biking, salt water fishing, crabbing, sightseeing cruises, and a bevy of other local attractions.
Qualicum Hatchery Big Qualicum Hatchery is operated by Fisheries and Oceans Canada. Visitors are welcome to follow a self-guided tour of the site for a close up look at hatchery operations.
Milner Gardens & Woodland Sixty acres of woodland, ten acres of garden surrounding a heritage house.
Coastal Revelations Eco Tours Take heritage walks and nature hikes with a professional biologist.
Little Qualicum Cheeseworks Watch the art of cheesemaking right before your eyes. Little Qualicum Cheeseworks Web Site
Butterfly World & Gardens Hundreds of free-flying exotic butterflies, tropical birds and hummingbirds flit around the indoor tropical gardens. Coombs (250) 248-7026
Courtenay Museum & Palaeontology Centre A soaring atrium slices through the centre of the building, allowing daylight to flood a suspended 80 million year old 12 meter long Elasmosaur. Hunt for Fossils! Join a tour to an 80 million year old sea bed.
Good Times Salmon Charters Hire a salmon charter to direct you to the best fishing in the area.
Arrowsmith Golf & Country Club A challenging but not intimidating 18-hole, par 61 course.
Fairwinds Golf Club One of Vancouver Island's finest courses. Lush, manicured fairways lined by towering fir, gary oak and arbutus trees. Spectacular ocean views, abundant wildlife and pristine natural surrounding.
Paradise Mini Golf Overlooking Parksville Bay. Two world-class 18-hole miniature golf courses set in a spectacular fantasy scene.
Riptide Lagoon Adventure Golf Two 18-hole courses with each hole creatively themed. Perfect for family fun and entertainment.
Van Isle Fishing & Marine Adventures Great year-round sportfishing from beautiful Deep Bay Marina on scenic Vancouver Island.