Travel Blogs from Parksville
... lions and seals like to bask in the sun.
The sea lions continuously bark. LOUDLY. Click on the video below to hear them.
... with how nice the grounds are kept and how well the animals that can’t return to wild get looked after.
Close by is the Little Qualicum Falls, we started our walk at the Lower Bridge and make our way to the Higher Bridge, all the National Parks in Canada are beautifully maintained, the mossy gorge was spectacular and it was a decent length walk also for some exercise, that we’ve not had time for being on the go all the time.
Lunch was ...
... yet before we decided to pull up and check the map... Good thing we did because the trail was still 7km away - I'm betting the website meant it was a 15min DRIVE there haha, it was just written in a bit of a misleading way. Sooo we turned around and headed back to camp - it was a bit annoying but a good bit of exercise there anyhow! Back inside the campgrounds are a few other trails so we headed along the Hydro Trail for a bit and came out at the Nanaimo River. We stopped ...
... Qualicum Beach - we are spoiled!
That evening while folding the last of the laundry we relaxed and watched some "wipeout" before a comfortable night sleep. We have been very well taken care of here by Barb and Denis!! A great stop with a chance to recharge and visit with good friends. Thank you Barb and Denis for having us!!
Snuggling into a warm comfy bed,
... is amazing. We stopped at Long Beach, which I guess is really what people are talking about when they refer to Tofino as being breathtaking. It was still pretty early in the morning and a bit cool out so we were almost completely alone on the beach. The tide was out a bit and the sun was shining. We walked along the damp sand, watching the birds wade in the tide pools and the surfers ride the rolling white-edged waves.
We came across a very large rock on the beach and next ...
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- Adjoining Rooms
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center