Destination guide

The friendly area of Duncan awaits your stay

The area's wineries and museums are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Duncan. This welcoming city is known for its forests, bird watching and casino gaming. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation 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 vacation 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 center:

  • 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 traveler 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 center:

  • 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 center. 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.

Where to stay near Duncan?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 241 house rentals near Duncan. From 122 Houses to 48 Cabins, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Duncan for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Duncan:

  • Bear Mountain Resort: 24 vacation rentals
  • Cordova Bay: 25 vacation rentals
  • Brentwood Bay: 21 vacation rentals
  • Gorge -Tillicum Area: 48 vacation rentals
  • Cadboro Bay: 959 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Duncan?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Duncan. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • BC Forest Discovery Centre: 405 home rentals
  • Blue Grouse Estate Winery and Vineyard: 437 home rentals
  • Vancouver Island University-Cowichan Campus: 421 home rentals
  • Cowichan Valley Museum: 417 home rentals
  • Averill Creek Winery: 344 home rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Duncan?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 122 Houses in Duncan. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Duncan include:

  • Cabins: 48 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 48 lodging choices
  • Condos/Apartments: 22 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Duncan?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 30 vacation homes with pool available in Duncan.

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