in Parksville BC - Parkville Accommodations - Skylite Motel
Here in the Oceanside area we have a wide variety of daily activities to keep the whole family busy. “So go outside and play”
Hiking, Biking, Swimming, Caving
Englishman River Falls Provincial Park
12 minute drive on Alberni Hwy (Hwy 4)Located in Errington, great hiking, river swimming, picnic areas. 2 spectacular falls, home of Hammerfest Mountain Bike Races.
20 minute drive on the Alberni Hwy (hwy 4) Cathedral Grove in an old growth forest. Trees as old as 800 years, gives an idea of what Vancouver Island looked like before the settlers.
15 minutes along the Alberni Hwy (Hwy 4)
Great swimming, wind surfing and picnic area
Horne Lake Caves Provincial Park
Most spectacular caves, 2 small safe caves open year round and guided tours available
in the larger caves throughout the summer and by reservations (250-757-8687) in spring and fall. Note: good footwear, warm clothes and flashlights are a must.
Milner Gardens & Woodland
2179 West Island Hwy, Qualicum Beach
10 minute drive along hwy 19A in Qualicum Beach, donated to Malaspina University-College in 1996, this gorgeous home and gardens offers lovely walks thru an established English type garden, once visited by the Royal family who have planted trees to commemorate their visits.
For information call (250) 752-6153.
Pacific Rainforest Adventure Tours
Naturalist guieded day trips to Barkley Sound, Carmanah’s ancient rainforest, bamfiled and more…hearty lunches and snacks included (250) 248-3667.
Tiger Lily Farm
Come milk a goat, bottle feed a calf, ride a pony or enjoy a trail ride with whole family. A great way to spend quality time together. (250) 248-2408.