Duncan, BC, Canada (aka "The City of Totems") is located on the southern half of Vancouver Island in what is referred to as the Cowichan Valley. Duncan includes the surrounding areas of Maple Bay, Genoa Bay and the village of Crofton. Duncan is the main commercial hub serving the Cowichan Valley.
Activities most enjoyed in the Village of Duncan and the surrounding areas include golfing, boating, sailing, fishing, water skiing, ocean and river kayaking, mountain biking, hiking, wine touring, cycling, birdwatching, scuba diving, and beachcombing.
A few of the more popular activity and sightseeing park and trail destinations located in Duncan and the surrounding areas includes Shawnigan Lake, Maple Bay Beach, Cowichan River Provincial Park, Somenos Marsh, Mount Prevost, Eves Provincial Park, Mt. Tzouhalem, Koksilah River Provincial Park, Maple Mountain Trail, Quamichan Lake, Bright Angel Park and the Spectacle Lake Provincial Park. ( View Parks )
Some of the most visited sightseeing attractions, art galleries, historical sites and cultural venues in Duncan, British Columbia include the Cowichan Valley Museum, BC Forest Discovery Centre, Quw'utsun' Cultural & Conference Centre, Cowichan Bay Maritime Centre, Stone Butter Church Historical Site, Cowichan Native Village, Cowichan Performing Arts Centre, Kinsol Trestle, Whippletree Junction and walk the Duncan Totem Poles.
Services important to vacation planning in and around the community of Duncan, BC includes accommodations (hotel, motel, inns, vacation homes, resort, bed and breakfast, cottage, cabin, hostel, rental suites), tours, guides, campgrounds, pubs, restaurants, gas stations, gift stores, big box stores, liquor stores, wineries, brewery, grocery stores, banks and wineries (Cowichan Valley is home to Vancouver Island's biggest collection of wineries and vineyards).
Duncan and the Cowichan Valley transportation services including taxi, bus, rail, car rentals, regional airport, and two BC Ferry Terminals (Mill Bay, BC Ferry Terminal connects to Brentwood Bay near Victoria, BC. The Crofton BC Ferry Terminal connects to Salt Spring Island which is part of the Gulf Islands).