Local attractions.

Experience the vacation of a lifetime during your stay in Parksville. As one of the top-rated places to visit in British Columbia, the mild weather and natural beauty attracts thousands of happy visitors year after year. With an incredible array of things to do in Parksville for adults and children of all ages, there’s always something to do and see. Whether you’re a fan of the outdoors, a bookworm, or a shopping fanatic, there are plenty of Parksville attractions that are sure to make your trip unforgettable.

Discovered for our beaches. Treasured for our lifestyle.

With over 7.5 km of sandy shoreline, a variety of Vancouver Island golf courses, a mild year-round climate, a great selection of parks, trails galore, an abundance of wildlife, world famous Vancouver Island fishing, outstanding Parksville spas, and superb shopping opportunities on every street corner, Parksville’s attractions are second to none. Whether you plan to stay for a long weekend or an entire week, there’s an activity for everyone to enjoy.

Festivals & Events:

Every August the Parksville Beach Festival is held over a three week period which includes Canadian Open Sand Sculpting Competition, beach volleyball & croquet tournaments, a bike-a-thon, a classic car show and more.

Parksville Community Park

Featuring two ball fields and a lacrosse box with public tennis courts, a curling rink, concession stand, an awesome BMX/Skateboard Park, two quality conditioned beach volleyball areas, and an incredible children’s playground with Vancouver Island’s greatest Water Spray.

Vancouver Island Fishing & Boat Launch Areas:

Beachcomber Marina
French Creek Marina
Schooner Cove Marina
Deep Bay Marina

Oceanside Place

Main Features include Two NHL rinks and Leisure Ice Sheet, Multipurpose Floor, Spectator Seating, Multipurpose Room, Meeting Room, Concession, & skate shop.

Ravensong Aquatic Centre

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.

Coombs Village

Well-known Coombs village is a unique location with numerous gift shops and craft outlets. Its Old Country Market is a great place to pick up some delicious food from their extensive bakery, produce selection, and large deli with products from nearby and around the world.  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.


Whether you’re shooting for par or trying to break one hundred, Vancouver Island offers the shots you’ll remember for the rest of your life.


Enjoy a spa escape while staying at Sunrise Ridge Waterfront Resort. Three Parksville spas are nearby with a wide array of relaxing and rejuvenating treatments.


Sunrise Ridge Waterfront Resort is located in the heart of Canada’s Riviera overlooking one of the most spectacular beaches in the world, Rathtrevor Beach.

The residences.

The Residences at Sunrise Ridge Resort is designed to provide exceptional livability that they seem even more spacious than the actual square footage. Smart planning maximizes every square foot in these comfortable vacation homes.

The resort.

Sunrise Ridge Waterfront Resort is located in Parksville, BC, on Vancouver Island, overlooking the sandy beaches and calming waters of the Strait of Georgia in the heart of the Canadian Mediterranean, boasting the mildest climate in all of Canada.

Experience Sunrise Ridge Resort community lifestyle for yourself.

Stop for a moment and listen to a birdsong, watch an eagle soaring overhead, view wildlife right outside your door and feel the soft ocean breezes. The number of things to do in Parksville at Sunrise Ridge Waterfront Resort are endless!

Own in this stunning resort community in Parksville and refresh your body and mind whenever you choose.  We sell full or fractional real estate options in our completely managed community of vacation homes.  Contact us today to learn more about ownership options, owner programs and rental revenue potential!


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