British Columbia Travel Guide
The unofficial BC Travel & Tourism Guide
Brant Wildlife Festival
Photo: Guy Monty
Each spring in Qualicum Beach, Parksville and Nanimo, you can celebrate the wonderful natural diversity in one of the richest ecosystems on earth. A myriad of creatures from microscopic plankton to the 1000kg Northern Sea Lion take part in this 'wonder of the natural world'.
Springtime sees major wildlife concentrations on the beaches and nearby estuaries.
Just click on the following links for more information about nearby communities such as