Things to do

No matter what you are looking for there is something to do !

Sealegs Kayaking and Marine Adventures
Visit the Eco Adventure Centre, Snorkeling Adventures, Try Stand-up Paddleboarding, Kayak tours, Take Lessons

Visit Harbour Tours
The Ladysmith Maritime Society offers harbour tours during the summer months in a restored lifeboat, the Maritimer. View the area's history, viewing eagles, seals, cormorants, starfish, jellyfish and other wildlife along the way.

Transfer Beach
Located just off the Trans Canada Highway, Transfer Beach is one of the community's municipal parks and a perfect venue for Special Events.

Heritage Downtown
Enjoy the many boutiques and cafes along main street. With over 50 heritage sites located throughout the downtown.

Local Artisans
Explore many studios or shops of the artisans in the area. Wineries - There are many wineries located in the Cowichan Valley.

Holland Creek Trail
The forested loop of Holland Creek Trail runs for 6.4km/4mi from the craggy heights above Ladysmith on a southeasterly course to an estuary at the ocean's edge.

The Raptor Centre
Marvel at the power and agility of Eagles, Hawks, Falcons & Owls as they fly to the falconer's glove during our daily flying demonstrations. Learn about their fabulous survival strategies on our guided tours and hawk walks


Cowichan Wine and Culinary Festival
The Cowichan region is an agriculturally rich area of Vancouver Island, BC nestled between rivers, mountains and ocean beaches on the west coast of Canada. With many first class chefs and wine makers now calling the area home

Local Links

Town of Ladysmith
Ladysmith Chamber of Commerce
Ladysmith & Area Accommodation Assoc.
Sealegs Kayaking
Tourism Cowichan
Tourism Vancouver Island
The Ladysmith Maritime Society
Transfer Beach
The Raptor Centre