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Things To Do in 4 or 6 Hours in the Cowichan Valley February 2018 Edition

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Historic Whippletree Junction: Just 7km south of Duncan. A jumble of salvaged buildings from the early 1900’s and old-world charm serves as a rest stop for tourists, and a place to stop for coffee, shopping, restaurants, and to appreciate history. 4705 Trans Canada Hwy, Duncan. 250.746.5250.

Paintball: Midway Paintball- Largest field in BC! Winter hours are 10am to dusk. They can be open for Pro-D Days & Holidays, you just need to call to confirm. 5500 Indian Rd, Duncan. 250.748.6588.

The Flores del Iris Gardens: Galiano Oceanfront Inn & Spa- Small yet beautiful gardens. 134 Madrona Drv, Galiano Island. 1.877.530.3939.

Farm Therapy: Providence Farms- Self-guided tours in a relaxing atmosphere, general store, dining, walking. 1843 Tzouhalem Rd, Duncan. 250.746.4204. 

Mountain Biking: Many trails and look-out points on Mt. Tzouhalem, Mt. Maple, Mt. Prevost and Cobble Hill Mountain.  Great views and wildlife.

Fishing: The Cowichan River is known for its brown trout, rainbow and steelhead trout and salmon runs. Shawnigan Lake, Cowichan Lake, and other nearby rivers and lakes are popular destinations.

Spas & Retreats: Galiano Oceanfront Inn & Spa *4.9 STAR*- (3hrs from Duncan, this route requires 3 ferries.) Spectacular oceanfront boutique resort with casual elegance of a West Coast retreat. Spa treatments, beautiful gardens, yoga classes, art show & sales and more! 134 Madrona Dr, Galiano Island. 1.877.530.3939.



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Skiing, Snowboarding, Tubing & Other Snow Activities:

Mount Washington Alpine Resort- (2hrs & 30mins drive from Duncan). Closest ski resort to the Cowichan Valley and the largest on the island! Day & Night Skiing/Snowboarding, Snowshoeing, Tube-Park, Tobogganing, Cross-Country Skiing, Snow-Shoe Fondue, Back-Country Guided Tours, Fire Performers, Lessons for beginners to competitive, Live Music inside Ted’s Bar & Grill and more!, 1.888.231.1499. 

Cypress Mountain- (3hrs & 40mins drive & ferry ride from Duncan). Located on the mainland in West Vancouver., 1.604.926.5612.

Grouse Mountain- (4hrs drive & ferry ride from Duncan). Located on the mainland in North Vancouver.  Just 15mins from downtown Vancouver. Also has the famous SkyRide, a giant energy producing windmill, The Sliding Zone, Theatre in the Sky, SnowShoeing Snow Cave, The Skating Pond, Terrain Parks, Shops & more! 1.604.980.9311.  

Whistler Blackcomb Mountain- (4hrs & 40mins drive & ferry ride from Duncan). Located 120kms north of Vancouver. B.C’s LARGEST Ski Resort with 8,000 acres of terrain. Top 10 Things To Do on the mountain are; Heli-Sking, ZipTrek Ecotours, Scandinave Spa, Tube Park, Mountain Top Breakfast, Peak 2 Peak Gondola, Fire & Ice Entertainment, Snowmobile Tours, FREE Mountain Tours, and Helicopter Tours! 1.800.766.0449.

Daily Winery Tours: Cheers Cowichan- Daily winery tours to all Cowichan area destinations; wineries, festivals, corporate or mindfulness day trips. 250.710.7391.

Golf: Cowichan Golf and Country Club- 18 holes. Weather permitting. Ladies, Men, and Seniors Golfing, & Kids. 4955 Trans Canada Hwy, Duncan 250.746.5333.