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Highway 4 detour in place due to Cameron Lake Bluff wildfire Highway 4 remains closed at Cameron Lake Bluff due to wildfire affecting the area. A detour is in place and drivers are strongly encouraged to avoid travel in the area unless essential. The detour will route traffic from Port Alberni through to Lake Cowichan … Continued

Must-Stop Eateries Throughout “Canada’s Provence”

Cowichan is a region that’s ripe with culinary treasures! Its warmer growing conditions and rich soils create the perfect growing conditions for vegetables, herbs, grapes, and even some fruits. Add to that the bountiful opportunities for fishing and catching shellfish in the Salish Sea and world-class chefs who call Cowichan home, and it’s easy to … Continued

6 Ways to Experience Family Day in Cowichan

Words by Jessica Wood British Columbians celebrate Family Day every third Monday in February, which means Family Day long weekend is just around the corner! Is your family looking for something new and exciting to do this long weekend? Here are some activities that you, your family, and your friends can experience in Cowichan this … Continued

Popular Hikes For Families In Cowichan

Being outside and exploring nature instills a sense of adventure in children (and adults); it encourages bravery, sparks curiosity and builds imagination. The Cowichan region is full of wild spaces and interesting walks that will keep the whole family engaged. So whether you’re a seasoned hiker or a beginner looking to spend more time outside, … Continued

We want your feedback!

Tourism Cowichan, is seeking feedback on your visit to the Cowichan Region. You can enter a draw for a weekend getaway to Cowichan Region (approximately value = $1000) – click on a link at end of survey and you will be taken to a separate page to enter your contact information. Only the prize winner … Continued

Cowichan Gift Guide: Gifts for the Locally Spirited

Cowichan’s unique microclimate allows our terrain to produce everything from apples, berries, grapes, hops and wheat. From a vibrant bottle of Pinot Noir to complex spirits full of local botanicals, there’s something grown, distilled or fermented in Cowichan to pair perfectly with that special someone on your shopping list. Mixologist Starter Kit For the budding … Continued

Cowichan Gift Guide: Gifts for Explorers

Gift an incredible experience of exploring the natural wonders of Cowichan. From hiking through old-growth forests to mountain biking on world-class single-track trails to paddling the craggy coastal shores, there’s an expedition for all the adventurous hearts on your shopping list. Experience Wildlife From the skies to the ocean, wildlife enthusiasts have a lot to … Continued

Where to Find Holiday Menus in Cowichan

menus to help you celebrate the season in Cowichan This year, alleviate some holiday season stress and have some else do the cooking for you! Give yourself the gift of local holiday flavours at these Cowichan restaurants.  Below you’ll find delectable menus for brunch and dinner to help you celebrate the season. Farm Table Inn … Continued

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