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Cowichan Bay overview

Cowichan Bay is a relaxing place, distinct for its beaches and oceanfront, and known for its marina and shops. You're sure to appreciate the ample bar and dining options. Spend a relaxing day at Butchart Gardens when the weather is nice. Visit local attractions like Arthur Vickers Gallery and Cowichan Wooden Boat Society. Cowichan Bay is an inviting destination that has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Cowichan Bay

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Cowichan Bay has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Cowichan Bay with Hotels.com by checking our online maps. These display the areas and neighbourhoods around all Cowichan Bay hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Cowichan Bay hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Cowichan Bay

Fly in to Victoria, BC (YYJ-Victoria Intl.), 10.8 mi (17.4 km) from central Cowichan Bay. Galiano Island, BC (YMF-Montague Harbour Seaplane Base) is the next closest major airport, 14.9 mi (23.9 km) away.

What to see around Cowichan Bay

Fun outdoor activities are on hand, along with these attractions:
  • • Maple Bay
  • • Fulford Harbour Terminal
  • • Crofton Ferry
  • • Mill Bay Ferry Terminal
  • • Mill Bay Terminal
A top highlight is the area's museums, as well as places like:
  • • Arthur Vickers Gallery
  • • Cowichan Wooden Boat Society
  • • Cowichan Bay Maritime Centre
  • • Quw'utsun' Cultural Centre
  • • Cowichan Valley Museum
It's notable for its beaches and favourite places for nature lovers that include:
  • • Mount Tzuhalem Ecological Reserve
  • • Mount Maxwell Provincial Park
  • • Old Mill Park
  • • West Shawnigan Lake Provincial Park
  • • Cusheon Lake
Recommended places to see include:
  • • Cowichan Estuary Nature Centre
  • • Rocky Creek Winery
  • • Blue Grouse Estate Winery and Vineyard
  • • Cowichan Golf and Country Club
  • • Arbutus Ridge Golf Club

When to visit Cowichan Bay

Wondering when the best time to visit is? Here are seasonal trends to help you plan your trip:

Seasonal temperatures
  • January-March: 8°C day, -2°C night
  • April-June: 17°C day, 0°C night
  • July-September: 19°C day, 4°C night
  • October-December: 13°C day, -2°C night
Seasonal average rainfall
  • January-March: 12 cm
  • April-June: 6 cm
  • July-September: 3 cm
  • October-December: 13 cm
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