Destination guide

The friendly area of Duncan awaits your stay

The area's wineries and museums are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Duncan. This welcoming city is known for its forests, bird watching and casino gaming. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around Duncan

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Duncan has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cowichan Aquatic Centre (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Cowichan Golf and Country Club (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Duncan Meadows Golf Course (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Godfrey Brownell Vineyard (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Averill Creek Winery (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Averill Creek Vineyard (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Duncan

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Duncan is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Butchart Gardens (18.6 mi / 29.9 km)
  • Mount Tzuhalem Ecological Reserve (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Chemainus River Provincial Park (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Cowichan River Provincial Park (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Mount Maxwell Provincial Park (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • West Shawnigan Lake Provincial Park (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Duncan

The nearest airport is in Victoria, BC (YYJ-Victoria Intl.), located 15.9 mi (25.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Galiano Island, BC (YMF-Montague Harbour Seaplane Base), which is 16.4 mi (26.4 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Duncan?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 195 holiday lettings around Duncan. From 99 houses to 36 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Duncan?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Duncan:

  • Cadboro Bay: 19 holiday homes
  • Gorge -Tillicum Area: 41 holiday homes
  • Cordova Bay: 24 holiday homes
  • Brentwood Bay: 20 holiday homes
  • Bear Mountain Resort: 22 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Duncan? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Duncan. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • BC Forest Discovery Centre: 381 holiday lettings
  • Vancouver Island University-Cowichan Campus: 399 holiday lettings
  • Quw'utsun' Cultural Centre: 399 holiday lettings
  • Cowichan Native Village: 399 holiday lettings
  • Blue Grouse Estate Winery and Vineyard: 400 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Duncan listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Duncan?

Yes, of course. offers 99 Houses in Duncan. Our other popular types of Duncan holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 36 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 21 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 36 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Duncan?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 19 holiday homes with pool available in Duncan. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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