Cowichan Bay is a charming waterfront community situated
only 30 minutes
from Victoria in the scenic Cowichan Valley, and the area
has much to offer
to visitors who love a laid back vacation, filled with
The picturesque community is characterized by a variety of
homes and piers, making a haven for those interesting in
sailing, fishing, kayaking, diving and any kind of water
Fishing and boating charters, as well as sailing tours are
offered by local
businesses, or you can rent a sea kayak and experience some
fascinating marine life first hand. You may even enjoy
racing across the waves on a Zodiac whale watch.
Once devoted to farming, the area now is the home to some
Island vineyards, producing some of the best wines around.
If you choose a
Cowichan Bay vacation rental you will have a comfortable
base from which to explore this beautiful area.
Great restaurants overlooking the water, abound in Cowichan
Bay, and here
you can enjoy fresh seafood, along with some of the local
Cowichan Bay boasts the 2nd oldest active lawn tennis court
in the world next to Wimbleton, so playing on this could be
a great experience for the avid tennis player. Other things
to do in the area are hiking, biking or horseback riding on
some of the many area trails.
More highlights, worthy of mention, include the Cowichan Bay
Maritime Centre, Cowichan River Provincial Park, known as a
first class recreational corridor and the historic Cowichan
River footpath, a 20 km hiking trail.
The village of Cowichan Bay has a relaxed holiday feel to
it, with its unique
shops, ice-cream parlor, eateries and local cheese shop.
Cowichan Bay vacation rentals include cottages, private
rentals and bed and breakfast inns. Try renting from an
owner for your next
Vancouver Island vacation with family or friends.