Cowichan Community Resources

Fertile valleys, rolling mountains, undulating rivers and pristine lakes come together to form the backdrop of the Cowichan; a place of incredible beauty, timeless traditions and tidal rhythms. Nestled between the bustling cities of Victoria to the South and Nanaimo to the North, Cowichan offers a wide choice of things to see and do throughout the year, from exploring the wine country trails, to unforgettable fishing, kayaking, hiking and golfing adventures. Or, explore and engage in our rich cultural heritage and discover the many historic sites and artists galleries along the way. This unique area of Southern Vancouver Island is increasingly recognized internationally for its charming communities, the local cuisine scene and its overall ambience and quality of life. Whether you come for a day or stay for a lifetime, your senses will be filled by your experiences in the Cowichan – its sights, its sounds and its tastes will be your guide as each day presents a new adventure.

Cowichan Communities

Cowichan is made up of a number of small communities, each with its distinct character and unique activities. Each one is worth taking the time to explore; Ladysmith, Chemainus, Duncan, Maple Bay, Lake Cowichan, Youbou, Honeymoon Bay, Mesachie Lake, Cowichan Bay, Mill Bay and Cobble Hill. Fertile valleys, rolling mountains, undulating rivers and pristine lakes come together to form the backdrop of the Cowichan; a place of incredible beauty, timeless traditions and tidal rhythms.

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Cowichan Valley Schools

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