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Qualicum BeachQualicum Beach is a small town situated at the base of Mount Arrowsmith, along the Strait of Georgia, on the north-east coast of Vancouver Island. Its proximity to Vancouver and Victoria make it a popular tourist destination.

Qualicum is known for its scenic beauty, mild climate, fabulous beach and shoreline and quaint village atmosphere.

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Qualicum Beach*
Qualicum BeachWith more than four kilometres of sand, water and tidal pools, it should come as no surprise that the beach is the region's most popular attraction. Families enjoy building sandcastles and playing in the water. The more romantic at heart come to admire the sunset.

Qualicum Beach Historical and Museum Society*
This community-run museum features an extensive and renowned paleontology exhibit as well as a social history exhibit chronicling pioneer living at the turn of the century and also featuring First Nations Culture.

587 Beach Road, Qualicum Beach, V9K 1K7 / 250-752-5533

Cathedral GrooveNEARBY

Cathedral Grove**
Cathedral Grove is a majestic stand of giant Douglas fir trees. On your way to you next destination, be sure to stop and take a stroll under the shadow of these towering pillars untouched by the modern world – some more than 800 years old.

Road trip

  • West
  • Road Trip
  • 21 days
$3305 / adult



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