Vancouver Island has earned a reputation for its outstanding forest excursions, surfing thrills, and quiet time for romantics and explorers. It’s also a destination for families — particularly those with inquisitive kids who want to learn more about nature and the animals who live in it. Read more here.
Category: In The Media
Cowichan Bay and the Valley: A slow-living escape to marine heritage, food, art and some of the finest wine in the provinceFebruary 28, 2019
“We nosed our way into a Cowichan Bay Marina on a glorious day, with the sun burning off twists of mist and creating undulating oval diamonds on the wavelets.” Take a read through this beautiful article by Marianne Scott in Pacific Yachting! Read the story here.
Renowned First Nations artist Arthur Vickers on his personal transformation, how making art can be terrifying, and how his ancestors help. Watch the King 5 story here
“In Cowichan alone, there are 800+ farms, 14 wineries, 2 craft distilleries, 2 cideries and 3 craft breweries. So you could literally eat and drink your way around for a weekend!” From A Life Well Consumed Read (and watch) the full story here!
“Nestled in the Cowichan Valley, midway between Victoria and Nanaimo on Vancouver Island, is Duncan, Canada’s smallest city by area, at just 0.8 square mile. But small doesn’t mean this area isn’t rich in opportunities for visitors.” Get the fill road trip here!
“The Cowichan Valley is a real hidden gem, in close proximity to Victoria, but just far enough to give you the sense that you’ve escaped the city without having to drive for hours” Read more here!
“Wedged between the central highlands and the protected waters of the Strait of Georgia, the Cowichan Valley has the hottest microclimate on Vancouver Island and is home to more than a dozen wineries. Just across the Saanich Inlet, more small vineyards are popping up among the corn and blueberry farms, while enterprising vintners tend grapes … Continued
“Dreaming about a quick family getaway this winter, but don’t want to worry about passports, flying or maxing out your credit? Between Victoria and Nanaimo on the east coast of Vancouver Island, the Cowichan enjoys Canada’s warmest mean temperature, making it the perfect destination for a romantic getaway or family vacation throughout the calendar year” Read … Continued
“Dining out has always been one of my favourite parts of travel, so it’s only natural I’d worry it would go to the wayside once Jason and I became parents. . . While the following restaurants listed in this blog post are not your typical family restaurants, we discovered that they do dish up some … Continued
“Find IT all in Cowichan. Last minute ideas for holiday gifts & time well spent. Romance. Adventure. Relaxation. We wanted it all… and we only had two days!” Read more here!