Parksville, BC, Canada on Vancouver Island is situated on the shores of Parksville Bay and Craig Bay. The community waterfront is well known for its long sandy beaches, and warm, shallow waters. Visit at low tide and the tides receed back into the ocean exposing a vast sandy beach.
Activities most enjoyed in the Village of Parksville and the surrounding areas include golfing, boating, beachcombing, ocean kayaking, sailing, fishing, hiking, camping, swimming, sightseeing, picnicking, canoeing, wildlife watching, and spas.
A few of the more popular activity and sightseeing destinations located in Parksville and the surrounding area includes Parksville Beach, MacMillan Provincial Park (Cathedral Grove), Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park, Top Bridge Park, Horne Lake Caves Provincial Park, Englishman River Falls Provincial Park, and the Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park.
Some of the most visited natural attractions, museums, art and cultural venues in Parksville, British Columbia and the surrounding regions includes Coombs Country, Milner Gardens & Woodlands, McMillan Art Centre, Village Theatre and the Parksville Museum.
Services important to vacation planning in and around the community of Parksville, BC includes accommodations (hotel, motel, resorts, vacation homes, cottages, bed and breakfast, rental suites), tours, guides, campgrounds, pubs, restaurants, gas stations, gift stores, liquor stores, grocery stores, big box stores, banks, winery, brewery, and transportation services including taxi.