Duncan Travel Guide

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Duncan Things to Do

  • Maple Bay

    A pretty seaside community located in a narrow inlet and surrounded by smooth pebble beaches,Maple Bay is one of the finest natural harbours on Vancouver Island,and bustles with marine activity all year round.This sheltered haven is situated halfway up Sansum Narrows and seperates Vancouver Island from Saltzspring Island,the largest and nearest of...

  • Mount Provost

    This Mountain towers over the community of Duncan,it is easily identified by the two humps sitting at the peak of the summit.The Mountain is a wilderness destination popular for many outdoor activities including hiking,mountain biking,hand gliding and sightseeing.There are a number of routes that lead up the mountain.Most of the routes are single...

  • Totem Trail

    Duncan B.C is named 'city of Totems' for the reason it has over fifty Hand crafted 'Totem poles'dotted around parts of the city made by the local Indians.They come in many shapes and sizes with different animals and symbols all telling a different story. There is a trail of yellow footprints painted on the sidewalks that lead you to each Totem Pole...


    This is a plaque showing four different totem poles and it describes the carvings on the totem, who the carver was and what year it was created.


    Duncan is the commercial centre of the Cowichan Valley and the hub of First Nations art and culture.


    The city of Totems is proud of it First Nations heritage . Yellow footprints are painted on the sidewalks, allowing you to take a self-guided tour of the more than 40 totem poles erected around town.


    The Quw'utsun Cultural and Conference Centre offers demonstrations of First Nation arts, storytelling, an audio-visual presentation and dance


    Plan for a self-guided walking tour of more than 40 totems in DUNCAN, the commercial centre of the Cowichan Valley.

  • Totem poles near the train station

    If you are looking for totem poles in Duncan, there are some nice ones around Duncan's train station which is located near the city center and can be seen as you enter the city from the Trans Canada Highway. There are of course other places where nice totem poles can be seen. You have to search them out.


Duncan Hotels

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  • Best Western Cowichan Valley Inn

    6474 Trans Canada Highway, Duncan, British Columbia, V9L 6C6, Canada

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Families

  • The Grand Motel

    5325 Trans Canada Highway, Duncan, V9L 5J2, Canada

    Satisfaction: Poor

    Good for: Solo

  • Travelodge Silver Bridge Inn

    140 Trans Canada Hwy, Duncan, BC V9L3P7

    Satisfaction: Poor

    Good for: Solo

Duncan Transportation

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    Reachable by train...

    by meteorologist1 Written Jul 27, 2004

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    VIA Rail Canada offers a train that runs between Victoria and Courtenay on Vancouver Island. Here is a look at the schedule of the train arriving and departing in Duncan. For more information, visit VIA Rail Canada's web site.

    VIA Rail Canada
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    General Info

    by Redang Written Oct 7, 2006

    Favorite thing: Chamber Office

    381 Trans Canada Highway, Duncan BC V9L 3R5
    Tel.: (+1) (250) 748 11 11
    Fax: (+1) (250) 746 82 22

    - www.duncancc.bc.ca
    - E mail: manager@duncancc.bc.ca

    For Tourism:
    - www.hellobc.com/en-CA/RegionsCities/Duncan.htm
    - www.duncan-bc.worldweb.com

    Duncan (British Columbia, Canada)

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