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  • Duncan, BC Visitor in Victoria

DUNCAN, BC – CITY OF TOTEMS

If you're looking for a great day-trip while visiting Victoria, BC, consider a drive up the beautiful Malahat Drive to the city of Duncan, BC. The city is about 50 kilometres from both Victoria to the south and Nanaimo to the north. Although the City of Duncan has a population of just under 5000, it

  • Cowichan Bay, BC Visitor in Victoria

COWICHAN BAY

Cowichan Bay, BC is a small sea-side community about an hour north of Victoria, BC. For many thousands of years Cowichan Bay was home to First Nations people who harvested the wealth of salmon and shellfish found in its many coves, tidal flats and swiftly flowing rivers. Today, the village of Cowichan Bay is a

  • Chemainus, BC Visitor in Victoria

CHEMAINUS – CITY OF MURALS

Chemainus is a small town of approximately 3900 and is located about 80 kilometers north of Victoria, BC. The drive itself up to the town is on the breathtaking Malahat Drive which passes through some amazing scenery.  (See our post on a day trip which includes stops along the way) Chemainus' claim to fame are

PORT RENFREW HIKES AND ADVENTURES

A pleasant drive and day trip is the route to the small town of Port Renfrew. Take a beautiful and scenic drive of approx. 100km (one way) to the West Coast town of Port Renfrew. Fishing, whale watching, bird watching, hiking and exploring tidal pools on low tide are some of the activities found in

To Courtenay/Comox/Mt. Washington, Vancouver Island

WINTER AND SUMMER ACTIVITIES Vancouver Island If you're in to winter sports, we have a very good ski hill - Mt. Washington - which is about 3 - 3 1/2 hours north of Victoria. In addition, it has x-country and snowshoe trails galore. Accommodations can be had on the hill or in nearby

DUNCAN AND CHEMAINUS, VANCOUVER ISLAND

A Driving Tour from Victoria To Duncan and Chemainus, BC If you're looking for other things to do within a day's drive from Victoria, consider driving up the famous 'Malahat' (Highway #1 North) with it's spectacular scenery.   Be sure to stop at the viewpoint at the top ... just beautiful! Whippletree Junction Along