Parksville Tourism

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Parksville is a city on Vancouver Island, in British Columbia, Canada. The city is on Highway 19A, 37 kilometres north-west of Nanaimo, 48 kilometres east of Port Alberni and 7 kilometres south-east of Qualicum Beach, between Englishman River and French Creek. At the 2011 census, Parksville's population is 11,977 and it is the 15th-largest municipality on Vancouver Island in terms of population. Parksville is best known for its large sandy beaches at Parksville Bay and Craig Bay. The city's best-known annual event, since 1982, is a sandcastle-building competition in the summer, dubbed "Parksville Beachfest". Beachfest is a World Championship Sand Sculpting official qualification event. Local media, businesses, and civil services frequently refer to Parksville, with its adjacent municipalities, as the community of "Oceanside", typically including Qualicum Beach, French Creek, Coombs/Hilliers, Errington and Nanoose.

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Is Parksville in Canada on your travel bucket list? This online travel guide is all you need to have before planning your trip. The nearest major city to Parksville is Vancouver. Take a short trip from Parksville and set some time aside to explore the Vancouver. Dotted with places like Stanley Park, Capilano Suspension Bridge, Vancouver Lookout; it will definitely be a good idea. To explore Parksville, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!

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- Know before you go to Parksville

Facts and Stats for Parksville*

  • Pollution Statistics in Parksville

    Know the pollution level of Parksville before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 5.77 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 30 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 30 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 20 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 10 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 30 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 5 (Very Low)
  • Parksville: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Parksville for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Parksville.

    • Burglary and Theft 40.79 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 17.11 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 27.94 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 22.22 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 29.17 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 40.79 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 18.42 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 68.42 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 90.79 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 69.44 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 32.89 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 17.11 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 52.63 (Moderate)
  • Living in Parksville - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Parksville is 196.09 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 66.16 (High)
    • Climate Index 92.14 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 16.46 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 19 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 71.75 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 61.84 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 4.42 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 99.07 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Parksville

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Parksville

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.3 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.63 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 30.23 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 71.13 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 45.53 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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