Town of Qualicum Beach

Qualicum Beach is a town located on the northeast coast of Vancouver Island along the Strait of Georgia, situated at the foot of Mount Arrowsmith.  With Qualicum's natural environment and proximity to Victoria and Vancouver have made it a tourist destination, with rental cottages along its coast.  Qualicum Beach is also considered a retirement community, but with the increase in sales of homes from buyers on the mainland or outside of BC, it is currently bringing down the median age of 60.9 since 2006. Qualicum Beach is informally considered a twin city with its neighbor, Parksville.

Quick Facts and Links

  • Population - 8,943 (2016)
  • Established as a Village in 1943
  • Established as a town in 1983
  • Highway 19A, known as the Oceanside route
  • Peak Summer average temperature of 23°C
  • Peak Winter average temperature of 0°C
  • School Information - School District 69
  • School Catchment - School Locator Link
  • Tourism Information - Link

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