There’s something so magical about Cowichan during the holidays. Hearty winter produce fills the local restaurants, cafes, and bakeries, and a dream-like mist settles over the valley. The mild climate means that outdoor activities – from hiking trails, to fly fishing, to Christmas displays – are enjoyable any time of day. Add a cup of … Continued
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Meg Cuthbert Resiliency Meets Stewardship for Cowichan Business Owner Cowichan is a region of artisans, farmers, small business owners and craft producers. The people who choose Cowichan for their home, come for the lifestyle — a combination of natural beauty, diverse recreation, and a vibrant small business community. It’s an area that inspires people to … Continued
There’s something so magical about Cowichan in the fall! With the warmer temperatures, the deep crimsons and golden yellows seem to hang on a little longer here. Deeper in the valley, the endless hiking and biking trails come alive with lush year-round greenery. Now is the perfect time to discover the locally-grown gems in your … Continued
There’s something special about fall. The shorter days, and longer nights have people seeking relaxing experiences, while the crisp, fresh air also makes us want to get outside and soak up the golden autumn sunshine. It’s invigorating and tranquil at the same time. It makes us all want to getaway for the weekend and slow … Continued
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
Welcome to Cowichan. This photogenic destination features everything from breath-taking scenery to historical landmarks. Whether you’re snapping a selfie on a mountain top or capturing that perfect shot of your beautifully crafted culinary delight, there’s nothing in Cowichan that you won’t want to share with your friends and followers. Join us as we guide you … Continued
A new year brings new opportunities for adventure! In Cowichan, we believe that you can experience a laid-back morning, an afternoon packed with adventure and an evening of luxury all within the same day. There are so many one of a kind activities in this region we’ve prepared a 2019 bucket list of activities to … Continued
January is as good a time as any to hit the “reset” button, although here in Cowichan, we prefer to do things a little differently. Here, living well is a lifestyle. Rather than setting lofty goals or making drastic changes to your daily routine, we feel there are a few fundamental, easy ways to make … Continued
If you’re coming to Cowichan to get your fix of fishing, you won’t be disappointed. The region is internationally renowned for its fly fishing, but the saltwater and lake fishing are outstanding too.
From lakes and rivers, to water parks and the Pacific Ocean, there are many places where you can take a refreshing dip and beat the heat. Here are our picks for the “Cowichan’s Top 8 Swimming Spots”.
Enjoying the Cowichan coastline is easy. The shore is scattered with beautiful beaches, seaside communities and spectacular marinas to tie-up to. Whether you’re cruising for the day or planning a multi-day trip there are plenty of places to check out by boat.