About Duncan & the Cowichan Valley

Cowichan Valley is a special place on Vancouver Island with a rich history of First Nations heritage and a blossoming arts and cultural scene. It is treasured for it’s natural beauty, warm year-round climate, and artisian lifestyle. Located half-way between Victoria and Nanaimo, the Cowichan Valley is B.C.’s best kept secret.

Cowichan’s Communities

10 Best Things to do in the Cowichan Valley

  1. A wine sampling tour of the local vineyards
  2. Walk the Kinsol Train Trestle
  3. Shop at the Duncan Farmer’s Market
  4. Float on an inner tube down the Cowichan River
  5. Moutain biking or hiking the local hills and summits
  6. Kayak the local bays and lakes
  7. Watch marine life, photograph Orca whales
  8. See birds of prey and other wildlife up close
  9. Tour the Chemainus murals
  10. Tour the famous Duncan totem poles

Cowichan Valley Arts Community & Culture