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Cowichan Wooden Boat Society

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Address: 1761 Cowichan Bay Road, Cowichan Bay, British Columbia, Canada
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+1 250-746-4955

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Interesting place for the boater

Our local Cowichan Newcomers came here for a function where we rented out their upstairs for a get-together. It was a fun place to come and very interesting.

Reviewed 13 March 2017
Nancy H
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

Our local Cowichan Newcomers came here for a function where we rented out their upstairs for a get-together. It was a fun place to come and very interesting.

Thank Nancy H
Duncan, Canada
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31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 7 December 2016

When we lived in Cowichan Bay we came to the CWBS with our kids on a regular basis. Every time they were very eager to build their own little wooden boat and as parents we were just as excited watching or helping them create yet another version of what they thought would be the ultimate floating vessel. That was many... More 

Thank lilianelockhart
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2 reviews
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Historic and hand carved wooden boats on display just steps from Ocean Ecotours Whale Watching! Another Vancouver Islan MUST SEE!

Thank Don R
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18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 4 September 2016

I was there recently with a business associate and he was very impressed with both the facility and the openness of the facility manager. Highly recommended as the kind of facility that very few locations in North America can compete with.

Thank Ronald W
Toronto, Canada
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107 reviews
36 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 2 August 2016

Really a well done location. Excellent displays and wonderful stories of the history of the area, its mariners.

Thank R G
Qualicum Beach, Canada
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399 reviews
250 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 362 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Even if you're not into boats, you will find this interesting. The displays are excellent with good descriptions. Doesn't take long to go through the exhibit.

Thank Via_girl
Victoria, Canada
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24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

Very nice setting and some very cool boats to look at. It's nicely set up and the wharf is fun to wander along.

Thank luvtutravel_9
Vancouver Island, Canada
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37 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 4 July 2016

This is a great place. Museum, beautiful pier and wooden boat to build for the kids. I would highly recommend it.

Thank Raquelle1
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30 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 25 June 2016

If you love boats and craftsmanship, this is your must stop. a pretty little collection of wooden craft old outboards and history. well worth a visit.

Thank Doug F
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5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 22 June 2016

It is a very nice walk through our marine history. Easy access and affordable with a wooden boat building activity for the children.

Thank Pat l

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