“Over the weekend we got to explore one of the most hidden gems in our country – Cowichan. We were familiar with Victoria and Nanaimo on Vancouver Island and never knew about there’s such a beautiful wine region in between. Cowichan also known as Warmland – literally means beautiful fertile soil warmed by the sun. … Continued
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This summer Cowichan is excited to host the BC Summer Games. 3,700 athletes, coaches and officials will be gathering in the region to take part in this year’s games. While the young athletes compete on the track, in the pool, and on the fields across Cowichan, there are plenty of activities for the whole family … Continued
Did you know that Cowichan is Canada’s only Mediterranean climate? With our warm coastal climate comes the highest average median temperatures in Canada, which is why it’s no surprise that spring seems to always come early to the Cowichan region! Take full advantage of our early spring by getting active outdoors in Cowichan. With a … Continued
By Meg Cuthbert In British Columbia, Family Day is celebrated on the second Monday of February, and this year that’s February 12th! Looking for something fun to do with family, friends or on a solo adventure? Well, Cowichan has something to offer everyone. Here are some Family Day (and long weekend) ideas! Experience History at … Continued
By Meg Cuthbert Happy New Year! This time of year is typically when we start making resolutions to be healthier, happier, and maybe even to lose a couple of pounds we packed on during the holidays. In the Cowichan Valley, there are ample opportunities to focus on your health this January that will fuel your … 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.
Mt. Tzouhalem Ecological Reserve The big land mass located just east of Cowichan Bay is called Mt. Tzouhalem. Not only is it a great place to hike and mountain bike, it also has a little-known ecological reserve at the north end of the park that’s well worth a visit. Here you’ll see some of the … Continued
If one were to describe the Cowichan Valley in one sentence for it’s natural offerings I think they would be hard pressed to accomplish it or even succeed. Tall trees, mighty flowing rivers, mountain vistas, craggy cliffs, ocean coastlines and waterfalls are but a few of what would need to be included.