Qualicum Beach | Vancouver Island | British Columbia

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 Private Dwellings

Ref: http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2011/as-sa/fogs-spg/Facts-csd-eng.cfm?LANG=Eng&GK=CSD&GC=5921023


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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Qualicum Beach Topographical Map


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

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