The Qualicum Beach Webcam image is taken from one of the most photographed Vancouver Island golf courses, the Qualicum Beach Memorial Golf Course.
Qualicum Beach is a town in the Regional District of Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada. As of the 2006 census, the town had 8,502 people.
On the Strait of Georgia on the north-eastern coast of Vancouver Island in the shadow of Mount Arrowsmith, the community has been a popular tourist destination for residents of Victoria and Vancouver as well as a retirement community.
It is served by the Island Highway (the main northwest-southeast highway on the island) and by a daily train. The community is dotted with rental cottages along the coast. It has the oldest average population in Canada.
Qualicum Beach is frequently, although informally, grouped as a twin city with the neighbouring city of Parksville.
Qualicum Beach, an attractive seaside town on the east coast of Vancouver Island, began as a lumbering, summer resort and retirement area. The community is sometimes called "Qualicum" for short.
Wildlife include: black-tailed deer, Roosevelt elk, black bear, and cougar. With the presence of human population, deer, racoons and other rodents persist.
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