The Cowichan Valley offers many incredible attractions and has become a sought out destination for travellers and tourist exploring British Columbia.

Welcome to the Cowichan

Cowichan takes its name from Quw’utsun’,

an Indigenous word that means The Warm Land. Cowichan is located in Canada’s only maritime Mediterranean climatic zone and is home to the warmest yearround temperatures in the country. For decades now, Cowichan has been producing amazing artisanal food and drink from the regions burgeoning farms, wineries, cideries and distilleries. Yet, the food and drink are just the tip of the proverbial iceberg! From concerts and festivals to outdoor fun, like biking, hiking, fishing, kayaking and more, Cowichan features a myriad of things to do all year round.

But what really makes this warm land live up to its name is the chill, unhurried pace and the many quiet, unspoiled spots to enjoy it in.

Tell us what you think! Vote for your favourite Cowichan experience.

Have you paddled Cowichan Bay in the moonlight? Perhaps you’ve mountain biked Maple Syrup, tubed the Cowichan River or been on a wine tour. If you’ve visited our region, we’d love to know what you feel were the best experiences. There’s no deadline and you can be a visitor from far away or a local resident--we just want to know your most unique and enjoyable experience. Of course, if you feel we’ve missed the boat somewhere or there’s an experience you’d like to nominate, we’d like to hear about that too.

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Pacific Northwest Raptors

Fairburn Farm

Cowichan Knitters

BC Games

The torch is lit! 100 days to go to the #BCSummerGames #Cowichan2018 #Showyourcolours t.co/e1ZTXBwKoj

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Be your own guide and tour artist's studios this spring at the Spring Arts Tour! Plan your tour with their map and… t.co/YnGkr04jQ4

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Where to Eat, Sleep and Play in Cowichan - A fabulous visitor experience from @SalmaDinani . "Whether you’re going… t.co/Yu14WmITnx

Cascadia Liquor

Win a pair of tickets & a free shuttle to the @merridalecider #MeetTheMaker Event! (GIVEAWAY) Visit our Facebook Pa… t.co/N1QufMU8Er

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Tourism Victoria

Foodies, take note! On May 20, attend A Musical Feast – a magical and unique food, drink and arts experience at… t.co/WK33Xetc4d

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Did you know that the world's tallest timber trestle is right here in Cowichan? #explorecowichan t.co/EObkuc4ePg

Bella Hooks

Cowichan Lake. What a beautiful view from my cabin dock. #yyj #homeawayfromhome #lakecowichan #westcoastbestcoastt.co/KsgwG8xZ4q

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Chris Istace

Thanks to the volunteers who joined us Directors for the CTSS on our trail crew day. Huge improvements made on Mt Z… t.co/JRc6nw4sAZ

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