Qualicum Outdoor Activities

Centrally located for day trips to many points of interest on Vancouver Island, Shady Shores will be pleased to recommend the following activities. Hike on trails through pristine local forests. For the adventurers, explore Horne Lake Caves, a hike through pristine forests to the waterfall at Rosewell Creek Provincial Park or along the Lighthouse Trail all of which are only a few minutes away.

Eagle Eye Adventures

Campbell River, British Columbia877-286-0809 Toll-free


We consider it a privilege to be able to share with you the whales and the abundance of other marine life that inhabits the waters of Campbell River.We endeavor to provide you with the utmost in comfort and safety during your time on the water, to provide the best naturalists in the industry, and of course to share with you the best possible whale and wildlife sightings.

MacMillan Provincial Park – Cathedral Groves

Highway #4 (on the shores of Cameron Lake)
30 kilometers west of Parksville

BC Parks Website

This park hosts Douglas Fir trees that are over 800 years old, walking trails, and picnic areas. Also home of a Douglas Fir that measures over 9 meters in circumference.

Horne Lake Caves


Guided tours led that allow all visitors to experience firsthand ancient fossils and crystal formations.

Englishman River Falls Provincial Park

Errington Road, off Highway #4
South of Parksville, British Columbia

RLC Parks Website
BC Parks Website

A 97 hectare park that hosts a canyon between two beautiful waterfalls as well as walking trails. An opportunity to take a hike through the forest, see the waterfalls, and find your way to a swimming hole.

Wildplay Nanaimo

35 Nanaimo River Rd
Nanaimo, British Columbia888-716-7374
888-716-7374 Toll-free

Open to anyone 7 years and older to have a 3-minute to half day adventure all year round. Includes a zip line, four levels of climbing, swinging all while being 60 feet above the ground.

Campbell River Whale Watching

Campbell River, British Columbia877-909-2667 Toll-free


Campbell River Whale Watching, Campbell River B.C. invites you to experience some of the most spectacular Orca Killer Whale watching and Wildlife viewing in the world.

Qualicum Beach – Parksville Attractions & Activities

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