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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

Make Your Holidays Merry and Bright In Cowichan

Here in Cowichan, the weather outside really isn’t that frightful, which gives you ample opportunity to get your holiday shopping done and maybe even treat yourself to a mini pre-Christmas getaway. From sensational experiences to fabulous shopping, Christmas truly is made in Cowichan. Follow the Light! The Ladysmith Festival of Lights is a magical holiday … Continued

Fall into Harvest Season in Cowichan

Fall Into Cowichan As summer draws to a close across Vancouver Island, Cowichan, the “land warmed by the sun”, comes alive with the flavours and colours of fall. Warm autumn sun falls on the orchards, filled with ready-to-pick apples. The vineyards burst with grapes ready to harvest and turn into new batches of award-winning wine. … Continued

Nature, Culture and Indulgence: Three Days of Cycling in the Cowichan Valley

Cowichan is a sought after destination for travellers of all kinds — the thrill-seekers, the nature lovers, the food and wine connoisseurs. And although there are many options for travelling through the region, the best way to slow down and savour life is by bike.  We’ve put together this three-day cycling/e-biking itinerary to link some … Continued

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