Duncan, in Vancouver Island, is a city of about 22,000 inhabitants.
It’s situated about 30 miles (48 kilometers) from Victoria and 45 miles (72 kilometers) from Vancouver.
The Duncan area is a rich source of tales of human endeavor and achievement; you’ll discover plenty within the halls of these popular museums. For thoroughly thought-provoking exhibits, head to the Chemainus Valley Museum and Quw'utsun' Cultural Centre. The most popular museum here, however, is the BC Forest Discovery Centre.
Just because you’re on vacation don’t neglect your obsession; Duncan is home to a number of the fastest greens, nastiest bunkers and friendliest clubhouses in in the region. Some of the best places to go are the Duncan Meadows Golf Course, Cowichan Golf and Country Club and the Mount Brenton Golf Course.
One of the nicest ways to spend an hour or two in Duncan is to plan a visit to Averill Creek Winery, one of the area’s most popular wineries and vineyards. Wine lovers can enjoy the sights and smells of of the vineyards and wine presses, then sample the various bouquets and flavors of the varietals and vintages on offer.
If you and your children are interested in seafaring history, take some time to stop by the Cowichan Bay Maritime Centre. It's one of the more popular museums in the area, so take the time to see fine examples of ship models and replicas from the region’s seafaring history.
The conservation reserves surrounding Duncan allow visitors to see the species of flora and fauna that flourish in the region. To walk through one of the major nature parks, drive to Mount Tzuhalem Ecological Reserve.
One of the most popular attractions for all the family in the Duncan area is Cowichan Aquatic Centre. Laugh, play and become intrigued at this much-loved destinations for children and parents.
If you’re searching for something a little unusual to do in the Duncan area, before you leave make sure you check out World's Largest Hockey Stick.