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Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort & Conference Centre

1155 Resort Dr, Parksville, BC V9P 2E3


Tigh-Na-Mara is located in picturesque Parksville, BC on Vancouver Island.  Parksville is situated mid-island on the east coast, just 30 minutes north of Nanaimo and 2 hours north of Victoria.

Parking is complimentary to all event attendees.

BC Ferries Car Directions

A leisurely ferry ride between the BC Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island allow visitors to experience the unique geography and wildlife of this coast.

Sailing times:
From Vancouver (Tsawwassen) to Nanaimo (Duke Point): 2 hours
From West Vancouver (Horseshoe Bay) to Nanaimo (Departure Bay): 1 hour 35 minutes

The drive to Tigh-Na-Mara from Departure Bay is approximately 20 minutes and from Duke Point approximately 40 minutes.

From Victoria

Drive north on Highway 1 to Nanaimo, just south of Nanaimo, take the exit for Highway 19 and the North Island. Bus connections are available from downtown.

From Vancouver and the Fraser Valley

Take the Lion's Gate or 2nd Narrows Bridge across Burrard Inlet, then follow the signs to Horseshoe Bay and take the BC Ferry to Nanaimo. Exit the ferry and keep to the 2 right lanes, then take Highway 19 North towards Parksville.

From Vancouver International Airport and South Vancouver

Take Highway 10 and 99, head to the BC Ferry terminal in Tsawwassen and take the ferry to Duke Point (south Nanaimo). Head north on Highway 1 and then exit to Highway 19 and Parksville.

From Tofino or Ucluelet

Follow Hwy. 4, the 2 - 2 ½ hour drive leads directly to Qualicum Beach.

From the Comox Valley

Take either the scenic coastal Oceanside Route 19A south from Courtenay, or the four-lane Inland Island Highway 19 south. Either way, Parksville & Qualicum Beach are less than an hour away.

Directions courtesy of Parksville Qualicum Beach Tourism Association