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Topic: Cowichan Bay, British Columbia

  Cowichan Valley Accommodations Vancouver Island BC Canada. Complete Travel & Tourism Guide
Chemainus, British Columbia, Canada: Chemainus BC has been nicknamed the "Little Town That Did" because, not long ago, Chemainus BC was on the prink of becoming a ghost town as resource industry jobs began to fade and revenues into the community began to disappear.
Cowichan Lake is a top notch recreational lake with many beaches and is heavily populated in the summer because it is an ideal area for swimming, water skiing, canoeing, kayaking and camping.
Cowichan Bay, British Columbia, Canada: The village of Cowichan Bay initially was a marina used as a gateway for transporting forest products and for leisure sailboat and motor cruisers to anchor up for the night at any of the marinas.
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 Cowichan Bay, British Columbia, Canada
Cowichan Bay was the earliest development north of Victoria, with Europeans settling on the secluded Cowichan Bay to farm and trap, and eventually moving into fishing and logging.
The Cowichan Bay area and much of the southern Strait of Georgia is the traditional land of the Cowichan First Nation.
The Cowichan Bay Regatta is the second largest regatta on Canada's West Coast, and don't miss the annual Boat Festival in June.
www.cowichanbaybc.com   (647 words)

 Cowichan Vancouver Island British Columbia
Cowichan Bay is the ocean estuary for the Cowichan River and supports an incredible array of bird and marine life.
The Cowichan River, which is the town centerpiece, is justly famous for her incredible beauty and for the fact that fly fishermen speak of her in hushed tones of respect and admiration.
The name Cowichan derives from the coastal native term meaning “The warm land.” The Cowichan valley lives up to this name with glorious sunny summers which have been found to be kind to the grape vine and has resulted in the birth and rapid growth of Island wineries which are quickly establishing fine reputations.
www.victoriatravelguide.com /vanvouver-island/cowichan.html   (722 words)

 Cowichan Bay Fire Rescue - Serving The Public Since 1947
A teenaged girl was treated for hypothermia at Cowichan District Hospital Sunday night after she was stranded on a vehicle as rising floodwaters swept across Cowichan Bay Road.
Cowichan Bay Fire Chief Dave Ferguson, whose department answered the call about 7:15 p.m., said there were challenges in dealing with the situation.
The local man was headed along Cowichan Bay Road to his mechanic’s to get a strange noise in his car looked at when the puddle he was driving in started getting deeper than he anticipated.
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 Cowichan Bay Map. Location of of our Oceanfront B&B Accommodations near Duncan, BC, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, ...
The Bay is surrounded by rugged mountains, beautiful countryside, hobby farms, riding stables, wineries, tennis courts, golf courses and fishing sweet spots, both salt and fresh water, as well as an extraordinary selection of skin diving, kayaking, biking, sailing, cruising, bird watching and painting venues.
Cowichan Bay Village is an historic community of approximately 1500 people, with a commercial fishing fleet, marinas catering to pleasure craft, live-a-boards, houseboats and boatyards.
The head of the Bay is shared by migratory bird wetlands and the salmon spawning estuaries of the Cowichan and Koksilah Rivers.
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 CHRS - Cowichan River
The Cowichan River on Vancouver Island flows 47 kms from mountain-ringed Cowichan Lake through forests and fields to a large ocean estuary at Cowichan Bay.
Cowichan, derived from the Coast Salish word ‘Khowutzun’ means “land warmed by the sun” and ice formation on the river is rare.
Today, the river valley is a homeland to the Cowichan First Nation and a recreational treasure at the doorstep of nearby communities.
www.chrs.ca /Rivers/Cowichan/Cowichan_e.htm   (134 words)

 Cowichan Bay, British Columbia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The mouth of the Cowichan River is near Cowichan Bay.
Cowichan Bay was the gateway for European settlement of the Cowichan and Chemainus valleys from the early 1860's.
Cowichan Bay services are provided by the Cowichan Valley Regional District, with fire protection provided by the Cowichan Bay Improvement District whom operates Cowichan Bay Fire Rescue.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cowichan_Bay,_British_Columbia   (310 words)

 Cowichan Bay Bed and Breakfast Accommodations and Lodging
Cowichan Bay is located southeast of Duncan BC and about 40 minutes north of Victoria British Columbia.
Cowichan received its name from the Coast Salish natives who originally populated the area and it means "the warm land".
Cowichan Bay is a large Bay on the East side of Vancouver Island and is accessed from a Sansun Narrows, a small body of water between Salt Spring Island and Vancouver Island.
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 Cowichan Bay - Visit Cowichan Bay, British Columbia - Clipper Vacations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
With a population of 2,575, Cowichan Bay is a quiet inlet known for its wine, eco-tourism and outdoor adventuring.
Cowichan Bay is the place to go for outdoor activities and recreation.
Cowichan Bay is a fascinating blend of sail and fishing boats, piers, wharves and floating homes, constantly active and full of independent, creative characters living and working on the water.
www.clippervacations.com /cowichan_bay   (437 words)

 Lake Cowichan, British Columbia, Canada
Cowichan River Provincial Park is a 750-hectare area stretching almost 20 kilometres, from the village of Lake Cowichan to Glenora, just south of Duncan.
East of Lake Cowichan is the town of Duncan, the civic centre of the Cowichan Valley.
The Cowichan Valley ranges north across the Malahat Ridge from Victoria through the Cowichan and Chemainus Valleys to Nanaimo, including a cross-island trip to Carmanah Walbran Provincial Park.
www.britishcolumbia.com /regions/towns/?townID=38   (769 words)

 Cowichan Bay!
With easy access from Seattle, Vancouver and Victoria, Cowichan Bay is the ideal base for visitors interested in boating, kayaking, diving, and the experience of a genuine working marine community.
Cowichan Bay is a waterfront village, so you can sail all day on a twin masted ship, race across the waves in a Zodiac to go whale watching, rent a boat and take a picnic to a deserted beach, dive deep to see the creatures of the sea or go kayaking as the sun sets,
Cowichan Bay has always been known as the place to dine in the Cowichan Valley with great restaurants looking out over the water.
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 Cowichan Valley, British Columbia, Canada
The village of Cowichan Bay and the surrounding area is home to a host of artists, craftspeople, and cottage industries - including some fine local wineries.
Cowichan Station was built to service settlers living in the area as well as the logging and copper mine operations located on Mount Sicker and Mount Prevost.
Genoa Bay is a quiet and picturesque bay on the north side of Cowichan Bay, at the south end of Sansum Narrows.
www.britishcolumbia.com /regions/towns/?townID=3954   (1295 words)

 Union Bay, British Columbia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Union Bay in British Columbia, Canada is a small community approximately 15 kilometers south of Courtenay, British Columbia, the largest city in the Comox Valley.
Union Bay is populated by about 1200 people and is an unincorporated site within the Comox-Strathcona Regional District.
The community has a rich history that is intertwined with that of Cumberland, British Columbia.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Union_Bay,_British_Columbia   (817 words)

 Exchange with Old Farm B&B, Cowichan Bay, Vancouver Island, Canada.
From the suite usually reserved for honey mooners, we have the view of the bay and the storage of logs ready for saw mills a bit further.
Duncan is a small town 10 km further in the North of Cowichan Bay.
Cowichan Bay Village, a tiny fishing community surrounded by fertile farms hugs a quarter mile of sheltered coastline across the bay from majestic Mt. Tzouhalem.
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 News & Events > TRIAK - the ultimate sailing kayak   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Cowichan Bay Kayak, located in Cowichan Bay on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, is the exclusive TRIAK dealer for Vancouver Island.
Plus, the TRIAK is such an eye-catching craft that it draws a crowd when it’s on display,” says Glenn Lush, owner of Cowichan Bay Kayak and Paddlesports and current Manufacture’s Representative, Board of Directors of the Trade Association of Paddlesports, TAPS (http://www.gopaddle.org/).
Located in a prime sailing and paddling area on Cowichan Bay, with a strategic retail presence and an on-water facility, and having an existing kayak rental fleet and tours, Cowichan Bay Kayak and Paddlesports is perfectly suited to represent and rent the TRIAK ultimate sailing kayak.
www.triaksports.com /news/cowichanbaykayak.aspx   (492 words)

 Cowichan Bay, British Columbia. Hotels and Motels. Book accommodations and reservations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Originally, the bay was the site of a Hudson's Bay Company fort in the mid 1850's, Cowichan Bay was one of the first European settlements up island from Victoria.
The first settlers were drawn to the area because of the easy access offered by Cowichan Bay and the opportunities for fur trapping, farming, fishing and eventually logging.
Cowichan Bay draws its name from the Native language for "a warm, sunny place".
www.bctravelbuys.com /hotels/ca-bc-cowichan-bay.html   (233 words)

 Mill Bay - Travel British Columbia, BCLCA
Gateway to the Warm Land, the beautiful Cowichan valley is a 45 minute drive from Victoria, BC.
Housing in the South Cowichan Valley is a pleasant mix of rural acreages, modern subdivisions, apartment and condominium living.
Many families choose to live in the South Cowichan valley and commute to the larger centres of Victoria to the south and Nanaimo to the north.
www.travel-british-columbia.com /Vancouver_island_and_the_gulf_islands/mill_bay.aspx   (379 words)

 Cowichan Bay bed and breakfast & inns. Find the perfect Cowichan Bay B&B lodging on BedandBreakfast.com.
Find the perfect Cowichan Bay British Columbia Bed and Breakfasts and Inns.
Anchors GuestHouse - Cowichan Bay, BC Bay Watch Bed & Breakfast - Cowichan Bay, BC Dream Weaver Bed & Breakfast - Cowichan Bay, BC Cowichan Bay Nearby Cities
Also noted is the approximate distance from Cowichan Bay, British Columbia.
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 Accommodations Cowichan Bay BC Canada: Hotels - Motels - Bed and Breakfasts - Resorts - Campgrounds
Cowichan Bay BC accommodations enable visitors to enjoy this town situated at the mouth of the Cowichan River, just south of Duncan on eastern Vancouver Island.
The Cowichan Bay Regatta, the second largest on Canada's West Coast, is held the first weekend of August.
While close to the Trans Canada Highway, we are quietly tucked in at the end of the road where the beach meets the garden and the pebbles are washed by the sea.
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 Mill Bay, British Columbia, Canada
If the prospect of negotiating the steep Malahat Drive is daunting, B.C. Ferries operates a regularly scheduled service from Mill Bay to Brentwood Bay on the Saanich Peninsula, an alternative route to Victoria or the ferry terminal at Swartz Bay.
Cowichan goes Country, an annual country music festival in May, and Art Affair, featuring the best of the South Cowichan artisans and galleries along with music and refreshments in August.
Sail the straits and channels from Mill Bay to Ladysmith.
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 oldfarminncowichan.com - Old Farm Bed & Breakfast at Cowichan Bay, Vancouver Island, B.C.
Your target is Cowichan Bay, a seaside village on the eastern coast of Vancouver Island, a 45-minute scenic drive from Victoria, about 60 minutes from the B.C. Ferries terminal at Swartz Bay or the Washington State Ferries terminal at Sidney.
The Old Farm B and B is on Cowichan Bay Road, about a mile north beyond the village on the water side.
This is Cowichan Bay Road which you will follow for about 3 miles to the Old Farm B and B on your left.
www.oldfarminncowichan.com /direct.html   (356 words)

 Cowichan Bay Bed and Breakfast on Vancouver Island - British Columbia, Canada
The Bay Watch Cowichan Bay Bed and Breakfast (above) is a situated over looking the picturesque bay, in the Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada.
This Vancouver Island B&B is within walking distance of all the fine dining, quaint shops Cowichan Bay has to offer.
The delightful village of Cowichan Bay is central to all of southern Vancouver Island splendid attractions.
www.baywatchbb.com   (208 words)

 Oceanfront Grand Resort And Marina Cowichan Bay British Columbia , Great prices on Hotels, Motels and Inns.
After passing through Mill Bay (which is before Duncan) you will see a sign on the right side of the road to Cowichan Bay.
Waterfront all suite hotel located in the village of Cowichan Bay which is one of the few classic fishing villages left on southern Vancouver Island.
The Cowichan valley is the newest wine growing region in British Columbia featuring several award winning wineries.
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 → Dream Weaver B&B, Cowichan Bay, British Columbia - bed and breakfast
With walkways and retaining walls of river rock masonry, there is an endless variety of plants, flowers and blossoms amongst the flower beds with bird baths, fountain, etc. Located right on the corner of Cowichan Bay Road and Botwood Lane, we are very convenient to a variety of restaurants and cafés.
Wander through the Cowichan Boat Museum and Jewelry and Pottery Studios, Dream 21 Gallery are great to spend time conversing with the artisans and offer great gift and souvenir purchases.
The Cowichan Native Village introduces visitors to the legends and traditions of northwest coast natives through photos, carving, demonstrations, genuine Cowichan sweater weaving, films, dancing, music and art.
www.bnbchoices.com /canada/british-columbia/dreamweaver.bnb?zone=all   (1049 words)

 Cowichan Bay, British Columbia B&B Inn -- Old Farm Bed and Breakfast
Three storeys, 5,000 square feet on two acres sloping down to Cowichan Bay.
On the property is a gazebo overlooking the water, as well as a badminton court, horseshoe pits, fruit trees and gardens.
The climate in the Cowichan Valley is considered Canada's finest, with mild winters and comfortable summers.
www.inntravels.com /canada/bc/rdoldfarm.html   (180 words)

 Cowichan Bay Adventure Travel - Cowichan-Bay Travel Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The Cowichan Valley is one of the richest agricultural areas on Vancouver Island.
The Cowichan Indians have lived in the valley for millennia, and today the band's reservation spreads immediately to the south of the town of Duncan.
And don't forget those wineries: Cowichan Valley is home to several good ones, most with tasting rooms open to the public.
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 Cowichan Bay British Columbia Hotels - Listing of Cowichan Bay Hotels in British Columbia
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 Vancouver Island Bed and Breakfast - Bay Watch B&B - Cowichan Bay, BC, Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Cowichan Bay Village is an historic community of approximately 1500 people on Vancouver Island, Canada, It is the port immigrants from all over the world used to settle the Cowichan Valley the bay is located 25 miles (45 km) from historic Victoria.
The Bay is home to riding stables, wineries, tennis courts, golf courses and fresh and saltwater fishing.
Cowichan Bay's clear ocean water supports exceptional scuba diving conditions.
www.baywatchbb.com /location.htm   (167 words)

 Cowichan Bay Marinas and Moorage
The index for Cowichan Bay, "the best kept resort secret on Vancouver Island".
Summer always promises a lot of changes for boaters coming to Cowichan Bay.
Cowichan Bay has an excellent bottom for anchoring.
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