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Explore: Indigenous Culture & Communities

The Cowichan region is located on southern Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada.

Cowichan is home to the unceded and traditional territories of the Quw’utsun, Malahat, Ts’uubaa-asatx, Halalt, Penelakut, Stz’uminus, Lyackson, Pauquachin, Ditidaht & Pacheedaht Peoples who have stewarded these lands since time immemorial.  The region is home to over 15 communities, each with a unique flair ready to welcome you.

Things to do

Rarely do visitors ask: “What can we do in Cowichan?” More often, the question is: “What can’t we leave out?”

Indoor Activities

Cowichan offers a myriad of indoor activities for those rainy days.

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Arts, Culture & Heritage

Home to a mélange of artisans and rich culture.

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Outdoor Adventures

Hike, bike, kayak, fish… the list goes on.

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Visitors to Cowichan always return home with something worth cherishing.

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Tours & Tastings

Taste your way through the region on a guided tour.

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Eat & Drink

Referred to as “Canada’s Provence,” if you come here with an appetite, you’ll discover why. Cowichan is home to an extraordinary number of craft beverage producers, bakeries, organic growers and artisanal producers.

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Stay With Us

Cowichan’s accommodation options range from traditional to unusual. From well-appointed hotels and dozens of delightful B&Bs to yurts, houseboats, and float homes, there is something for everyone and every budget.

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  • Arts, Culture & Heritage

    Sunfest Country Music Festival

    August 1-4, 2024

    Sunfest is a country music lovers’ paradise and the perfect way to celebrate the BC Day Long Weekend. This year, Keith Urban is returning a the festival’s headliner. make his highly anticipated Vancouver Island debut.


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