Activities and Area Attractions

The Resort sits above three kilometers of sandy beach and the warmest ocean swimming in Canada. Visitors to our beach can enjoy wildlife viewing, beachcombing or just sitting back and taking in the beautiful view of the Strait of Georgia and distant Coast Mountains.

Forest, ocean and riverside hiking and mountain biking trails are all accessible from the Resort, and the mild Vancouver Island climate allows for year-round golfing at one of the six golf courses in the area.

Explore the incredible old-growth forest of Cathedral Grove, peruse the many art galleries in the area or tee up at one of our partner golf courses. Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy the many local hiking and mountain biking trails, or hit the world class ski slopes of Mount Washington. All less than a one hour drive, Tigh-Na-Mara’s location offers something for everyone.

Horne Lake Caves

We’ve Got Wow!Horne Lake features crystal-clear water and two spectacular parks. Outdoor lovers can experience Vancouver Island’s coolest adventures like exploring caves, kayaking, canoeing, rock-climbing or the Challenge Obstacle Course. Choose from easy family cavern tours to a three hour Spelunking Adventure or, the more challenging four and five hour tours featuring a rappel down a seven storey underground waterfall!3890 Horne Lake Caves Road,
Qualicum Bay, BC V9K 2L7
Tel: 250-248-7829

Mount Washington

Home of the Deepest snow pack in North America, Mount Washington is famous for it’s snow, receiving an average of more than 35ft annually! Combine that with amazing 360° degree Alpine to- Ocean views and you have one of the best skiing or snowboarding experiences worldwide. Mount Washington is located less than a one hour drive from Tigh-Na-Mara Resort in Courtney-Comox. If visiting Parksville during the summer, try biking Mount Washington.Tel: 1-888-231-1499
SNOW REPORT: 1-888-833-1515, 24 hours a day. 

Milner Gardens & Woodland

Stroll the winding pathways and magical surroundings of an ancient coastal Douglas fir forest. Find peace and tranquility as you meander the woodland gardens lined with rhododendrons, cyclamen and trilliums. Enjoy a traditional English tea service while you contemplate the history of the house where the Queen once stayed. Milner Gardens & Woodlands are located in nearby Qualicum Beach.Open April to mid October Thursday to Sunday, seven days a week May to Labour Day.
Hours: 10am – 5pm, (gates close at 4:30pm).
2179 West Island Hwy, Qualicum Beach, BC V9K 1G1
Tel: 250-752-6153

Campbell River Whale Watching

Experience some of the most spectacular Orca, Grizzly Bear and Wildlife viewing in the world. The open air concept aboard our safe and comfortable zodiacs enables you to have a smooth ride and allows you to experience the environment at it’s fullest. All guides are expert mariners and certified naturalists whose love and ethical regard for marine wildlife is always evident. View Northern Resident Orca Killer Whales, Black Bears, Dolphins, Porpoise, Eagles, Sea Lions, Humpback Whales, Local and Natural History. Toll Free: 1-877-909-2667
Local: 1-250-287-2667
Fax: 1-250-287-2647