4 Hour Events In The Cowichan Valley


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Jakes on the Lake: Cowichan Lake - get info online still….

Marina: Museums, dining, harbour heritage centre, harbour tours, and cafe Ladysmith Community Marina 611 Oyster Bay Dr., Ladysmith 250-245-1146 www.lmsmarina.ca

Historic Whippletree Junction: just 7km south of Duncan. 14 restored buildings from the early 1900’s. Coffee, shopping, restaurants, and history. 4705-4715 Trans Canada Hwy 250-709-2779

Teafarm: Rare Canadian Teas, art gallery, and tea culture tours shop local and worldwide organic teas 8350 Richards Trail, North Cowichan 250-748-3811

Paintball: Midway Paintball 5500 Indian Rd. Duncan 250-748-6588

Aboriginal Cultural Center: Cafe, salmon BBQ, interpretive tours, Quw’utsun’ Dancers, and children’s crafts Quw’utsun’ Cultural Center 200 Cowichan Way 250-746-8110

The Flores del Iris Gardens: small yet beautiful gardens at the Galiano Oceanfront Inn and Spa, Galiano Island. Yoga classes, spa treatments, art shows and sales. 1 877 530 3939

Mountain Biking: Numerous trails throughout Mount Tzouhalem, Maple Mountain, and Mount Prevost. Great views and wildlife scenery

Hiking: numerous trails of varying difficulty along the 336m summit, many viewpoints, and amenities, Cobble Hill Mountain. Also try our 6.4km Heart Lake Loop, spectacular views & lookouts. (Access from Davis Rd. Park or Holland Creek Trail.) 

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Whale Watching and Wildlife: Experience whales, sea lions, bald eagles, seals, and porpoise and on a small personal group tour. Ocean EcoVentures 1721 Cowichan Bay Rd, Duncan 250-748-3800

Hang Gliding: Tandem Hang Gliding rides with certified instructor, Spectacular views 9910 Willow Street, Chemainus 250-416-1567

Scuba Diving: courses, dive travel, equipment sales and rentals Pacific Water Sports 260 Trans Canada Highway, Duncan 250-746-6669

Coastal Bliss Adventures: Guided hiking, kayaking, canoeing, and children's programs. 4865 Bench Road, Cowichan Bay 1-800-896-9524 www.coastbliss.ca