Take the Traveller Quiz Super, Natural British Columbia

Every Cowichan community has a vibrant arts scene in a region that boasts nearly two dozen arts groups and a number of internationally renowned artists. Take in musical and theatre performances. And drop into home artist studios and galleries to check out the work of local sculptors, woodworkers, potters, painters and glass blowers.



Harbour Air Seaplanes

950 Wharf Street, Victoria, BC V8W 1T3 • Central Island, Cowichan, Gulf Islands, North Central Island, South Island
1-800-665-0212

Harbour Air Seaplanes offers fast, frequent flights between BC’s most popular coastal destinations 364 days a year. Fly between downtown Vancouver, South Vancouver (YVR), Pitt Meadows and Victoria, Nanaimo, Maple Bay, Comox, Salt Spring Island, the Sunshine Coast, and Whistler. Scenic tours show off our waterfront cities, majestic mountain ranges…

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City of Duncan

200 Craig Street, Duncan, BC V9L 1W3 • Cowichan
250-746-6126

Duncan is small, in a Big way. Just a few hundred metres off the Highway (about 60 kilometres north of Victoria) you'll find 300 shops and services in a few beautiful walkable blocks - although Visitors seem to remember the 40 world renowned totem poles. Within minutes of downtown are…

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Ocean Ecoventures

1721 Cowichan Bay Road, Cowichan Bay, BC V0R 1N0 • Central Island, Cowichan, South Island
(250) 748-3800

Ocean Ecoventures Whale Watching was established in 2003 and has been creating life long memories ever since. We offer a very unique experience compared to other companies that operate in this area. Our central, quaint location offers a relaxing experience and, more importantly, being central allows us to access many…

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Nanaimo Airport

3350 Spitfire Rd. Cassidy, BC V0R 1H0 • Central Island, Cowichan, Gulf Islands, Pacific Rim
250-924-2157

For quick and easy international connections from anywhere in the world, Nanaimo Airport (YCD) is located just 18 kilometers south of downtown Nanaimo and is the gateway to Central Vancouver Island. This busy modern airport is home to three air carriers - Air Canada, WestJet & Island Express and offers 7 daily…

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Golf Vancouver Island

675 Jones Terrace, Victoria BC V8Z 2L6 • Central Island, Cowichan, North Central Island, South Island
1-888-465-3239

Picture 250 km of pacific golfing paradise stretching from Victoria in the South to Campbell River in the North. Golf Vancouver Island is your one stop shop for BUYER DIRECT Vancouver Island golf packages. From a quick two day getaway to the six day Golf Trail, these top 13…

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BC Ferries

1010 Canada Pl Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, V6C 0B9 • Central Island, Cowichan, Gulf Islands, North Central Island, North Island Region, Pacific Rim, South Island
1-888-BC FERRY (888-223-3779)

From the countless inlets of the Southern Gulf Islands to the untamed wilderness of the rugged North, BC Ferries is the gateway to your next coastal BC journey. Sail through spectacular scenery aboard one of our modern, well-appointed vessels, serving 47 terminals across 25 routes, including three connecting Metro Vancouver…

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Merridale Cidery & Distillery

1230 Merridale Road, Cobble Hill, BC, V0R 1L0 • Cowichan
1-800-998-9908

A delicious Cowichan destination—an apple orchard, craft cider house, small batch distillery, and gastropub. Learn about the production of cider and spirits through a tour of the orchard and cellar, and then step up to the bar for a guided tasting of our ciders and spirits. In our pub, enjoy…

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Kiwi Cove Lodge

5130 Brenton Page Road, Ladysmith, BC V9G1L6 • Cowichan
250-245-8051

Peaceful Getaway accommodations with a twist of Kiwi Fruit ! 10 acres to explore. 12 spacious guestrooms plus a self contained cottage, wheelchair accessible, one pet friendly room,lots of easy parking, a great choice for your group retreat, reunion, wedding. Located 5 minutes north of Ladysmith town center.

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Unsworth Vineyards & Restaurant

2915 Cameron-Taggart Road, Mill Bay, BC V0R 2P2 • Cowichan
+1-250-929-2292

Family-owned, award-winning, boutique winery and restaurant producing handcrafted wines reflecting our Vancouver Island terroir. Unsworth Restaurant is nestled in our vineyard and features exceptional farm-to-table cuisine. Enjoy wines by the glass or share a bottle on the tasting room patio. Play a round of Japanese Park…

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Tourism Cowichan

2896 Drinkwater Rd Duncan, BC V9L 6C2 • Cowichan
1-888-303-3337 (Visitor Information)/ 250-746-1099 (Tourism Cowichan office)

The Cowichan Region, a sprawling belt of land that extends from sea to sea across Southern Vancouver Island, takes its name from ‘Quw'utsun’, an aboriginal word that means ‘the warm land’. Here, ancient rivers flow from craggy peaks, through lush forests, to vast tracts of fertile farmland. Today, Cowichan’s rugged…

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Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Oyster Bay

12570 Island Highway, Ladysmith, BC V9G 1M5 • Cowichan
(800) 337-0050

Conveniently located off the TransCanada highway minutes from the Nanaimo Airport and Nanaimo Ferry Terminal, the new Microtel Inn & Suites is the perfect base when visiting Vancouver Island for business travel, meetings, weddings, sporting events or for those visiting on leisure. Microtel is equipped with high speed complimentary…

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Ramada Duncan

140 Trans-Canada Highway, Duncan, BC V9L 3P7 • Cowichan
1-250-748-4311

After a day of wine touring, cycling; hiking, or exploring Cowichan Valley’s delightful towns, relax with a glass of local wine or craft beer in our gorgeous courtyard at the Ramada Duncan. Enjoy house made ‘comfort food for Island folk’ created by our red seal chefs at the Old Fork…

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Averill Creek Vineyard

6552 North Road, Duncan BC, V9L 6K9 • Cowichan
250-709-9986

At Averill Creek we are passionate about creating premium quality estate wines from our 30-acre Cowichan Valley vineyard. Set on the south slope of Mt. Prevost, our tasting room and relaxing garden patio offer spectacular ocean and valley views. Drop in for wine tastings or pack a picnic lunch…

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Blue Grouse Estate Winery

2182 Lakeside Road, Duncan, BC, V9L 6M3 • Cowichan
250-743-3834

Blue Grouse Estate Winery offers a family-owned and sustainably-farmed taste of Vancouver Island. The winery and surrounding vineyards are a sought after destination to delight in the winery’s award-winning portfolio of wines. The Leed-certified facility and grounds are also home to events, weddings, picnics, and family adventures. New to 2017…

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Town of Ladysmith

33 Roberts Street, Ladysmith BC V9G 1A2 • Cowichan

Small Town, Big Fun Whatever you decide to do in Ladysmith, you are sure to have big fun in this small town! Ignite your sense of adventure with our seaside and hillside trails, a marine playground for paddlers, and beach park. Ignite your sense of history with the…

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Coastal Bliss Adventures

4865 Bench Road, Cowichan Bay, British Columbia, V0R 1N1 • Cowichan, Gulf Islands, North Island Region, Pacific Rim, South Island
1 800 896 9525

Immerse yourself! Hike in lush ancient forests, along scenic coastal trails, watch whales and sea lions, relax on beaches. Enjoy scrumptious, locally sourced food, hear stories of shipwrecks, and early settlers. Wake up to the sound of waves lapping on the shore, paddle remote coast-lines, hear the blow of whales approaching out…

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“From Corporate Suits to Gumboots”. Discover our story. Learn how wine and food can “wow” you. Taste our wines that have won over 90 medals since we began. Our wines are all estate grown and managed entirely by the owners. We make our wines food…

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Cheers Cowichan Tours

896 Drinkwater Rd, Duncan, V9L6C2 • Cowichan, South Island
250-710-7391

Cheers Cowichan offers guided tours and transport in the beautiful Cowichan Valley and South Vancouver Island.We specialize in Winery and Brewery Tours, Wedding/ Event transportation. Corporate Day Trips/Transport and Custom Group tours to any Island Destination. Ferry and Airport transport available for groups. Open daily, year round. 250-710-7391

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Sealegs Kayaking and Marine Adventures

100 Tristan de Koninck Way, Ladysmith, BC V9G 1X9 • Cowichan
250-245-4096 Call Toll Free: 1-877-KAYAK BC (529-2522)

The best thing about our Vancouver Island Kayak Tours is that they are suitable for everyone. Kayaking is a fun, rewarding and environmentally responsible activity. Best of all, when you go on a tour with Sealegs, our guides will make sure you have the training you need to…

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Vancouver Island Expeditions

Pickup at 98 Front Street, Nanaimo BC • Central Island, Cowichan, Gulf Islands, North Central Island, North Island Region, Pacific Rim, South Island

A visit to Vancouver Island isn’t complete without going on a local food, craft beverage & estate winery tour that will excite your senses and leave you longing to return! Let us show you our backyard and help you discover the places that will inspire stories that last a lifetime!

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The Raptors

1877 Herd Road, Duncan, BC, V9L 5W4 • Cowichan
250-746-0378

The Raptors offer compelling and interactive experiences with a variety of birds of prey species. Get closer than you ever imagined to these majestic and intelligent predators of the sky. Flying demonstrations, hands-on encounters and educational talks offered daily (May - September).

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Arbutus Ridge Golf Club

3515 Telegraph Road, Cobble Hill BC V0R 1L4 • Cowichan
2507435100

A four star Golf Digest rated must play on Vancouver Island with a 20 minute scenic drive from the outskirts of Victoria, or 45 minutes from Nanaimo. The Satellite Bar & Grille in the clubhouse offers ocean and island views teamed with a wrap around patio and is directly surrounded…

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