Qualicum Beach | Vancouver Island | British Columbia
About Beautiful Qualicum Beach
Qualicum Beach on Vancouver Island is popular for its quaint and friendly, small town charm and its natural beauty. It has long been popular as a retirement community and also as a tourism destination, with its unique Bed and Breakfasts and cottages that dot the coastline.
This lovely ocean-side town offers a perfect mix of natural recreation with a relaxed lifestyle. The community is environmentally conscious and pride themselves on maintaining the beauty of its safe, sandy beaches. Six beautiful provincial parks around offer an assortment of activities such as hiking, biking, fishing, canoeing, caving, paddle boarding, swimming, and much much more.
Despite its smaller size, Qualicum Beach offers a good assortment of golf courses, restaurants and cafes, boutique shops, and artists’ galleries.
Experience the charm of Qualicum Beach yourself to see if this wonderful town is the right place for you to choose to live!
In 2011, Qualicum Beach (Town) had a population of 8,687, representing a percentage change of 2.2% from 2006.
Land area is 17.98 square kilometers with a population density of 483.2 persons per square kilometer.
In 2011, Qualicum Beach (Town) had 4,129 private dwellings occupied by usual residents. The change in private dwellings occupied by usual residents from 2006 was 3.2%.
Qualicum Beach is located on the central east coast of Vancouver Island, and is 48km (37min) to Nanaimo, 98km (1hr 11min) to Duncan, and 158km (2h) to Victoria.
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Things to See and Do Near Qualicum Beach
• Horne Lake Caves Provincial Park
• Qualicum B Community Park
• Beach House
• Spider Lake Provincial Park
• Heritage Forest
• Milner Gardens and Woodland
• Pine Ridge Farm
• Little Qualicum River Fish Hatchery
• The Old Schoolhouse Arts Centre
• Qualicum BMuseum
• Qualicum B Farmer’s Market
• Qualicum Trading Post