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Duncan Totem Poles

Duncan, British Columbia, Canada
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you can walk to about 20

follow the big footprints on the sidewalk..right through the little town, very save and clean... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
livef0rfun
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Mexico City, Mexico
A 5* attraction if you're into First Nations culture

We spent an hour in Duncan as part of a Courtenay/Comox-to-Victoria travel day that also included... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
KevinMiller1956
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Winnipeg, Canada
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“nice walk” (6 reviews)
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Duncan, British Columbia, Canada
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"walking tour"
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"nice walk"
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"downtown area"
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"yellow foot prints"
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"small town"
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"native peoples"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

follow the big footprints on the sidewalk..right through the little town, very save and clean. close to nature

Thank livef0rfun
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

We spent an hour in Duncan as part of a Courtenay/Comox-to-Victoria travel day that also included the Chemainus Wall Murals and Kinsol Trestle. The totems route is a nice compact tour of downtown Duncan. The totems are visually appealing and interesting. Someone who has a...More

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Reviewed 9 December 2017

Follow the big footprints and you will see about a dozen totem poles. Makes for an interesting tome between shops and cafes

Thank j0se12345678
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

Walking around downtown Duncan is fun at any time. Nice restaurants, funky places to eat, quality shops are making Duncan a destination stop. Add to this, the visitor is greeted by a wide variety of totems on exhibit in the downtown area. Vivid colours, incredible...More

Thank Patricia E
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

Odd to see that many in a downtown, but it makes a nice walk around the main part of town in Duncan.

Thank Seb L
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

There is a nice walk way thru town which leads you to the many totems exhibited throughout town. Different ages, artistic ability/styles with excellent signage describing each totem, meanings, and artist. Do Not miss this free, easy, self tour.

Thank tornillo2015
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

The totem poles cover a variety of different groups and styles, there are informative plaques spread out through the park-like setting where they are sited, and you can enjoy the gift shop or a walk along the river as well as tour the totem poles....More

Thank Richard S
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Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

I saw a lot of totem poles in this town. Lucky We could see demonstration how to make totem pole. We could follow the yellow foot prints for meeting all the totem poles. All drivers there were waiting for us and very kind. Nice and...More

Thank Hyun J
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Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Have a wander around town spotting the totems.... follow the yellow footprints. They are nicely laid out & well maintained. A great free attraction and a nice way to spend an hour.

Thank susan2909
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

visited Duncan's totems while on an organised bus tour. Susan guided us through the little city explaining the various themes presented on the extraordinary totems. Saw the thunderbirds eagles whales and salmons. Regretfully I did not pick up a brochure describing all the totems. We...More

Thank Suzanne L
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Response from Jennifer B | Reviewed this property |
There are yellow footprints painted on the ground for people to follow, and detailed descriptions of each totem pole in front of each. I did not see a printed brochure of the route but we didn't feel it was needed. I hope... More
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