Take Your Time

Natural beauty, extraordinary food and drink, artistic and creative brilliance – so much of what is best in life is close by in Cowichan. What trail would you love to hike? What wines have you yet to taste? Whose stories would you love to learn? It all comes down to the same question: what will your next discovery in Cowichan be?

get close to nature

From the lake, river and ocean shores to the mountain tops, the most challenging things about the natural beauty of the area is choosing how you’d like to enjoy it next.

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eat when you get here

The famous farmlands of the Cowichan Valley have resulted in a bountiful and ever-growing crop of food producers, restaurants, bistros, bakeries, wineries, cideries, breweries and distilleries.

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Feed your spirit

People have been making art and telling their stories for thousands of years here: the galleries, museums and theatres share everything from the work of First Nations carvers like and knitters to cutting-edge crafts and world-class performers. Pictured: Luke Marston, Coast Salish Artist.

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As one of the most breathtakingly beautiful stretches of the Trans-Canada Highway, people have made Malahat Drive a destination in its own right for over 100 years.

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