Parksville Tourism, Canada

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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!

Yes,it is that simple really! Enjoy your trip! Keep travelling!

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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 5.36 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 33.33 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 33.33 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 29.17 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 15 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 4.17 (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 40.22 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 22.83 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 34.52 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 22.73 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 28.41 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 38.04 (Low)
    • Attacks 21.74 (Low)
    • Drug offense 69.57 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 84.78 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 63.64 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 32.61 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 17.39 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 53.26 (Moderate)
  • Living in Parksville - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Parksville is 198.26 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 63.84 (High)
    • Climate Index 92.21 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 16.72 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 16.83 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 69.41 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 63.81 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 4.61 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 102.98 (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 0.14 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10.13 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 32.49 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 69.94 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 45.46 USD

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

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