Parksville Attractions

Things to Do & See in Parksville

In Parksville-Qualicum, there is always a lot to see and do: tour gardens, go for a swim, taste some of Vancouver Island's best cheeses, spend the afternoon on horseback – and so much more! Here is a short selection of Parksville Attractions:

Butterfly World and Gardens

1080 Winchester Road
Stroll amongst hundreds of free-flying exotic butterflies in our indoor tropical gardens and visit the Bird Aviary and Water Gardens.

Horne Lake Caves Provincial Park

3905 Horne Lake Caves Road
Qualicum Beach
See underground waterfalls, ancient fossils and amazing crystal formations. Discover why Horne Lake was voted the "Best Natural Outdoor Site in BC" by Attractions Canada.

Little Qualicum Cheeseworks

403 Lowrys Road
Savour Island Brie, Rathtrevor, Bleu Claire, Qualicum Spice and many more local farmstead cheeses!

Milner Gardens & Woodland

2179 West Island Highway
Qualicum Beach
Experience the magic of 70 acres of unspoiled natural beauty perched on the edge of an oceanside bluff overlooking the Strait of Georgia.

North Island Wildlife Recovery Association

1240 Leffler Road
A park-like setting where you can view eagles, several species of owls, falcons, hawks, ravens, swans and black bears.

Oceanside Place

830 West Island Highway
Features two NHL regulation size ice sheets, a Leisure Ice sheet, concession and skate shop.

Paradise Adventure Mini Golf & Fun Park

375 Island Highway West
Over 5,000 flowers, cascading waterfalls, fountains and finely-crafted fantasy scenes and two exquisite miniature golf courses.

Ravensong Aquatic Centre

737 Jones Street
Qualicum Beach
An award-winning facility with a 25-metre main pool with whirlpool, leisure pool, dry sauna and steam room.

Riptide Lagoon Adventure Mini Golf

1000 Resort Drive
Parksville’s newest mini golf featuring two courses each with 18 holes of mini fun, an easy walk from Rathtrevor Beach and other nearby resorts.

Tiger Lily Farm

1692 Errington Road
Tiger Lily farm features a family friendly petting farm and trail rides through majestic Vancouver Island Coastal forest.

WildPlay Element Parks

35 Nanaimo River Road
Features four outdoor adventures: Bungy Jumping, the new two-line Canyon Zip and TreeGO – a series of interactive, physically engaging activities suspended between trees in 2.5 acres of Douglas fir forest.

Parksville Museum
1245 East Island Hwy
Features a collection of buildings, documents and artifacts that pertain to the area in order to get a glimpse at what it was like during the time of the early settlers.