Known on Vancouver Island to be one of Canada’s best family friendly beach communities, Parksville has a variety of attractions and activities to suit any family’s’ next vacation.
Come milk a goat, bottle feed a calf and ride a pony in our Barnyard. Let your spirit ride on a horseback ride through scenic forested trails. With so much to see and explore Tiger Lily Farms is a great way to spend quality time together.
Butterfly World & Gardens is a famous Coombs attraction. Stroll amongst hundreds of free-flying exotic butterflies in our indoor tropical gardens and plan to visit our Bird Aviary, Water Gardens, and Unique Gift Shop.
Home to MooBerry Winery and Little Qualicum Cheeseworks, Morningstar farms creates an atmosphere for either your family or a couples’ retreat. Peek through the window and watch the cheesemakers work, hop by and visit the bunnies, stroll through the barn and pet the calves and don’t forget to pack your lunch to enjoy in their picnic area.
Features a 25-metre Olympic short course pool, a leisure pool and a whirlpool as well as a Nordic dry sauna and a Finnish steam room.
Features several heritage buildings, mini golf, unique galleries as well as numerous gift shops and craft outlets. Summer is the time for “Old West” activities Bull-o-Rama, a fiddle jamboree, a bluegrass festival and a 2-day rodeo, even a “Just for the Heck Of It” parade.
Don’t forget to check out our calendar of events to see what activities and events you and your family can enjoy while in the Parksville area.