Posted by: cherylyoung | May 18, 2014

Duncan B.C on Vancouver Island is Mostly know for it’s Totem Poles

 

 

Duncan, BC (also referred to as “The City of Totems”) is

 a recreation and cultural centre located in the

 Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island, British Columbia,

 Canada.

The region includes the waterfront neighbourhoods of

Maple Bay, Genoa Bay and the village of Crofton.

 

Duncan is centrally located in the valley and is

 considered the commercial centre of the region.

 

 Services important to travelers range from small

 specialty shops and boutiques in the downtown core

 to the big box stores in the outlying areas.

Some of the services important to travelers located

 in the community include accommodations,

restaurants, tours, guides, banks, grocery stores,

laundromat, internet, pubs, gas stations, post office

 and more.

In the downtown core of Duncan there are murals, an

historic railway station, shops, city hall clock tower and

 Totem Poles.

 

 Acquire a map of the community and there is a

 Totem Pole walking tour.

 The walking route is a great way to sightsee when in

 the community.

 

Venture out of town and there are more activities and

 attractions to visit.

 

 Some of the popular attractions include the Quw’utsun

 Cultural and Conference Centre, Forest Museum,

 World’s Largest Hockey Stick, Wineries, Vineyards

and the Cowichan Bay Fishing Village.

 

 Continue exploring further out of town and there are

 the Chemainus Murals and a BC Ferry leaving Crofton

connecting you to Saltspring Island.

Many of the wineries and vineyards are located

 throughout the South Cowichan Valley which includes

 the  smaller villages of Shawnigan Lake, Cowichan Bay,

 Mill Bay, and Cobble Hill.

Duncan is situated in a lush forested valley with raging

rivers and looming mountains.

 

An ideal environment for recreation.

 

The Cowichan and Koksilah Rivers and the mountains

 of Prevost and Tzouhalem are all dominant features

 in the valley, as well as, very popular recreation

destinations.

 

Some of the activities enjoyed in Duncan include river

and ocean kayaking, sailing, scuba diving, ocean fishing,

 fly fishing, swimming, golfing, hiking, mountain

biking, road cycling, hang gliding, boating, water skiing,

 beachcombing and much more.

 

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