cycling Qualicum Beach, B.C.

Qualicum Beach is a town located on Vancouver Island British Columbia, Canada. At the 2011 census, it had a population of 8,687.


It is situated at the foot of Mount Arrowsmith, along the Strait of Georgia on Vancouver Island‘s northeastern coast. …

It’s easy to bike between Qualicum and Parksville on quiet roads.

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Though I’d spent plenty of time – in the past – walking the shoreline, this time I stayed up above in town. Close to the railway track.

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… a popular tourist destination, with many rental cottages dotting its coast. It is also a popular retirement community, and has the oldest average population in Canada with a median age of 60.9 in 2006. …


If you are looking for a cozy little retirement cabin


… check out Qualicum Beach. 🙂

Click PLAY or watch a tourist promo on YouTube.



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Rick Mc

Career gymnastics coach who loves the outdoors, and the internet.

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