Things to do in Cowichan Valley

Named after a Coast Salish First Nations’ word meaning “the land warmed by the sun" the Cowichan Valley has Canada’s longest growing season and is a food-lovers' paradise. Foodies from around the world have this area on their must-do lists for wineries, 'slow food', food and wine festivals, and foraging for wild foods, mushrooms especially, before learning how to cook alongside award-winning chefs.


Families can enjoy kid-friendly interactive attractions including the British Columbia Forest Discovery Centre, the Pacific Northwest Raptors (birds of prey) Centre, the 40-Totem-Poles self-guided tour and the Quw'utsun First Nations Cultural Centre.

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