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Cowichan Regional Visitor Centre

2896 Drinkwater Road, Duncan, British Columbia V9L 6C2, Canada
+1 250-746-4636
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Great Volunteers!

We had help from a terrific gentleman who was volunteering at the Centre. He helped us find some... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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We were given maps and suggestions for where we wanted to go. We also were able to capture a... read more

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The Cowichan Regional Visitor Centre (CRVC) is located adjacent to the BC Forest Discovery Centre in Duncan, BC. The friendly and knowledgeable information councilors at the CRVC are prepared to help you plan and navigate your trip, and will make you feel at home in the luscious Cowichan Valley. The Visitor Centre is within a 10 minute drive of many of the region's highlights, including the famous Duncan City of Totems, Chemainus City of Murals, world-class wineries, quaint artisan galleries, and unforgettable whale watching experiences. If you're looking for lunch recommendations or a place to stay, our councilors would be happy to help make bookings and provide directions. The CRVC also hosts a variety of local souvenirs, books, and clothing items to fit your travel needs. Feel free to stop in for a coffee and to use the free WiFi.
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  • Very good33%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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2896 Drinkwater Road, Duncan, British Columbia V9L 6C2, Canada
+1 250-746-4636
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had help from a terrific gentleman who was volunteering at the Centre. He helped us find some terrific hikes for our family with teenagers. Since he lived in the area and had retired from living in Victoria, he was able to provide us with...More

Thank CA H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were given maps and suggestions for where we wanted to go. We also were able to capture a Munzee and a Geocache around there. Thanks.

Thank B0b_Linda
Reviewed 17 August 2017

They efficiently directed us to the B&B. There were lots of other resources for the local visitor, including maps

Thank SouthCarolinaCycler
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Even if you have your itinerary sorted, don't hesitate to drop into the Visitor Centre - the staff will help refine and add to your plans. The centre itself is modern, we'll laid out, bright and engaging. A model to follow.

Thank Alan M Samuel
Reviewed 21 July 2017

This is a great place to stop in for area information. We dropped in on our way through Duncan and were very happy we did. Make sure you ask for Essa! She was a wealth of information and provided us with maps and directions to...More

Thank smirk69
Reviewed 14 May 2017

I very nice experience. We were greeted as we walked in and they were very helpful in answering our questions and offering suggestions.

1  Thank michaely416
VisitorCentre, Manager at Cowichan Regional Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thank you for the kind review! We hope you enjoyed your time in the Cowichan Region.

Reviewed 1 April 2017

We stopped to get information on the area and came out with all kinds of ideas for local attractions. Both staff that we spoke to were very helpful and gave personal recommendations for the attractions. They recommended a visit to the Kinsol Trestle, from the...More

1  Thank Kathy K
Reviewed 5 January 2017

This is definitely a must stop and see destination point in Duncan. There is so much useful information, friendly volunteers and lovely gift items. It makes a wonderful one stop shop.

Thank Tina S
Reviewed 1 December 2016

I stopped by to get some information about a specific hiking trail in the area. The older gentleman working didn't know anything about it (or even recommendations of other hiking trails in the area). He offered us some brochure, but they didn't give us any...More

Thank mel_watkins1219
Reviewed 4 November 2016

The staff are well versed on the Cowichan Valley region: vineyards, restaurants, and local art. The chamber of commerce is also located in the building the Manager, Sonia can answer most business questions regarding the business community,

Thank 729BB
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