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Cowichan Bay Maritime Centre

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Busy but worth it!

Marina and some stores, plus a fine maritime museum well worthwhile spending time at. And a candy... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2018
Mark O
Vancouver, Canada
A tranquil place for those who like to walk, take time and just be..

History, a rugged and moody sort of bay which unless you were looking for anything different would... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
Christchurch, New Zealand
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1761 Cowichan Bay Rd, Duncan, British Columbia V0R 1N0, Canada
+1 250-746-4955
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Reviewed 17 October 2018

Marina and some stores, plus a fine maritime museum well worthwhile spending time at. And a candy shop that has the best ice cream! They make their own, lots of flavors and alone worth the trip, mmhh mmhh good! Sorry, the ice cream after the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mark O
Reviewed 7 October 2018

History, a rugged and moody sort of bay which unless you were looking for anything different would disappoint. We loved it - we walked, lost in thought, talked when words were necessary or there was something one of us missed. A "soak" up the atmosphere...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

The only Cittislo in Canada here at a spectacular , quaint, sea side community. Great amenities, all within a short walk . Super places to eat

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Horrible parking and unhappy people. Got blocked in by another car because of poor parking, Who needs that. Principles just sort of shrugged it off.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank esteph_9
Reviewed 13 February 2018

very small, but it is free and if you give them a $5 donation for your whole family they are happy. Find out about the fish and birds in the area. A volunteer helped us with our questions

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank livef0rfun
Reviewed 6 February 2018

On a rainy cold day this was the prfect setting to explore Cowichan's maritime past. Lovely exhibits and history. Well worth a visit if you are in the area.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Michael N
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Give a little donation to help them offer education to children on how to help to environment and oceans--then walk outside as you are right on the waterfront

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

This is a wonderful place to explore in Cowichan Bay but they are desperately trying to raise public funds to upgrade the museum. They would really appreciated the support.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Tina S
Reviewed 28 September 2017

The volunteers have made this place a great place to take your out of town visitors for a unique sea-side experience. You can see volunteers working on old vintage boat inside the wood-working shop. Out on the warf in one of the little shelters, there...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Greg S
Reviewed 3 June 2017

If you love water boats and wildlife, you have to visit here. A lot of history portrayed, very friendly people who are never in a hurry to answer any local questions. Peaceful and serene early or later in the day. Makes you want to own...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank geri22017
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