48.7569° N, 124.0310° W

Punch those numbers into your GPS and you’ll discover that Cowichan is located at the southern end of Vancouver Island – To get here, you have a number of options.

If you’re coming from the U.S., you can get very close by flying into Victoria (YYJ) or Nanaimo (YCD). Alternatively, you can take one of various ferries: Anacortes to Sidney (via Washington State Ferries), Port Angeles to Victoria (via MV Coho) or by driving across the border and taking the BC Ferry from Tsawwassen to Sidney – about an hour’s drive from Cowichan. From points closer to North Vancouver, you might consider the BC Ferry from Horseshoe Bay to Nanaimo.

Air access is also available from our friends at Helijet, Kenmore Air and Harbour Air.


Your Vancouver Island Connection! Fly Vancouver to Nanaimo in just 18 minutes or Vancouver to Victoria in 35 minutes, with the comfort, speed and style of a a Helijet helicopter flight.

100 Port Way, Nanaimo | 1.800.665.4354 |


Your getaway to the Cowichan Valley from Seattle starts with a scenic seaplane flight with Kenmore Air to Victoria. It;s just 45 minutes between Seattle’s Lake Union and Victoria’a Inner Harbour, then a short drive to the Valley. Our year-round daily scheduled flights are fast, convenient, and stress free.

Reservations at or 866.435.9524


Take the shortcut and the scenic route on your next trip to the Cowichan Valley! Harbour Air’s daily scheduled flights make it fast, easy and affordable to connect between Maple Bay and downtown Vancouver or South Vancouver (YVR). Book today and discover why we’re BC’s first choice for 35+ years

6145 Genoa Bay Road, Duncan | 1.800.665.0212