Local Attractions

Local Attractions

Thrilling attractions in Qualicum Beach and surrounding towns.

Horn Lake Caves – Amazing caves that you can explore by yourself or with a tour guide. Best in B.C. Also two parks and campsite.

Milner Gardens – Wooded trails, garden paths. 60 acres of gardens and old growth douglas firs.

Five Different Golf Courses – Enjoy scenic views and great weather while playing courses that provide challenge for even the most seasoned golfer.

The Old School House – The artistic focal point for the area. Many different form of art including painting, glass work, metal work, bonsai, jewlery, pottery and photography.
Regional Parks
Englishman River Falls — Provincial Park
Cathedral Grove — McMillan Provincial Park
Little Qualicum Falls — Provincial Park
Cameron Lake — Public Park
Spider Lake — Provincial Park
Horne Lake — Provincial Park
Rathtrevor Beach — Provincial
Qualicum Beach Museum – Museum full of Qualicum Beach history.
Coombs Old Country Market – international foods, imported gifts, in store baked goods, and of course…icecream.
North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre – Recovery centre for injured wild animals. Bears, eagles, owls, hawks, turtles and many more different animals.
Mount Washington – Best ski & snowboard mountain on Vancouver Island. Great downhill and cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and tubing. During the summer, absorb the majestic views of the ocean and mountains while hiking or biking.
Echo Players Theatre – A quaint theatre in downtown Qualicum Beach featuring an assortment of high quality plays.
Parrot World – Large parrot refuge, public education facility.

Butterfly World – Canada’s first live butterfly display, tropical birds, butterflies, bugs and plants.

Tiger Lily Farm – Family friendly petting zoo, horseback riding on beautiful B.C. forest trails.

Brant Wildlife Festival – Annual festival during March and April, to celebrate the return of brant geese.

Adventuress Sea Kayak Tours – Safe guided sea kayak tours. Paddle through spectacular scenery.
Coastal Revelations – Guided nature hikes, marine life and bird watching tours.

The Romper Room – The gigantic indoor rock climbing wall.

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