Welcome to Cowichan Bay, BC. Come & Explore our Historic Seaside Village

Cowichan Bay is a unique and historic waterfront community on southern Vancouver Island. Perfect for those who love the ocean and a focus on community.

As you wander along Cowichan Bay Road you will smell fresh-baking bread wafting out onto the colourful street. The ocean is in plain view as you stroll in and out of jewelry shops and artist studios. Grab a bite at one of the many local restaurants and then walk off your meal along the fishing dock. This is the slower pace. This is the Cowichan Bay lifestyle.

Learn more about what there is to see and do in Cowichan Bay… Things To Do

Cowichan Bay is North America’s first Cittaslow designated community: A cultural trend known as the slow movement. In Cowichan Bay, the peaceful, slower pace of the community is there to improve everyone’s quality of life – those who live here and those who visit.

Learn more about the history and culture of Cowichan Bay… About Cowichan Bay.

Whether you are here to visit for a few hours or a few days, enjoy the whale watching, local restaurants, and unique storefronts. Take some deep breaths and feel the ocean breeze. This is a good life. Remember to slow down and enjoy it.

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Photo of Sea Lions sourced from Jamie Young via Facebook Group Cowichan Bay and Friends