There is so much to see and do while staying at Oceanside Haven Vacation Suite in Deep Bay Bowser, BC. Bowser is located in Lighthouse Country, which is only a short distance from Nanaimo and Parksville in the south, and Comox, Courtenay and Campbell River in the North. Here are just a few of the ways you can enjoy yourself:

Vacation Recreation



The area surrounding Oceanside Haven offers many excellent Golf Courses


Deep Bay Kayaking

Adventuress Sea Kayaking

This is a fascinating video shot on our beach about a creature not many know about coming to the shores in Bowser

Watch the Herring run that happens in the spring

Eagles are abundant in Herring Season

Explore the tidal pools for clams

Seals and Sealions love to entertain

Visit the Goats on the Roof at the

Coombs Market

Take a stroll on the Lighthouse Country trail for some spectacular forest views.

Alpacas at the Cathouse Gallery in Qualicum Bay

Whale watching tours

Other wildlife viewing opportunities include:


Other things to see and do...

Go to the fishing derby at Deep Bay Marina - it's for Adults and kids!

The famous Parksville Sand Castle Competition takes place each August.

Spend an afternoon storm watching.

Take in the Comox Airshow

Englishman River

Englishman River Falls

Browse over 175 local artists and artisans creations at the Salish Sea Market

Our great local restaurants and venues

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