Sunset over the Saanich Inlet on Malahat Mountain

Malahat, BC


Malahat is a small community in the Cowichan Valley, surrounded by lush nature and stunning views of the Saanich Inlet. The Malahat mountain summit is considered one of the most sacred sites on southern Vancouver Island.

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Malahat Skywalk

Maintenance Closure: Malahat Skywalk will be closed from November 20 - 30 for annual maintenance.

Ascend a 250m tower and take in the panoramic views of the Salish Sea and Vancouver Island. Explore this fully accessible experience in the heart of a coastal forest, including a 600m elevated walk that leads to a 40m sightseeing tower.


  • From the top of the tower, see incredible views of Mt. Baker, Finlayson Arm, the Saanich Peninsula, and other coastal islands.
  • Suspend yourself above the centre of the tower on the sturdy Adventure Net and enjoy uninterrupted views of the lush arbutus forest below your feet.
  • For an optional thrill, come down the tower on a 20m spiral slide.

Now Available - until September 9, 2024, The SkyWalk free shuttle provides direct transportation to Malahat SkyWalk from Downtown Victoria, making it a perfect half-day excursion. Please check website for operating hours and departure information.

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Nearby cities

Main Street in Chemainus BC with people walking alongside Cafe and flowers in the foreground


Chemainus has won international acclaim for its successful revitalization project, which began in 1982 with the unveiling of five large murals, all professionally painted onto existing downtown buildings. It is also home to great theatre, restaurants and natural beauty. 

Totem poles in the city of Duncan on Vancouver Island


Located on Southern Vancouver Island, Duncan is the Cowichan Valley’s largest community. Known as the “City of Totems", Duncan is home to the world’s biggest collection of outdoor totems, with nearly 80 found throughout the city.

Cowichan Bay Marina at dusk with remaing sun shining off boats on Vancouver Island British Columbia

Cowichan Bay

The waterfront fishing village of Cowichan Bay sits at the head of a beautiful and natural harbour, which is the main focal point of the town, where shops, cafés, galleries and homes float on the water. Dine out on some of the best seafood in the area, relax in waterfront cafés, or take part in a variety of water activities. 

House boats at Fisherman


Visit the lush and beautiful oceanfront city of Victoria. The city is rich in British heritage, has the oldest Chinatown in Canada, and is home to the historic BC Parliament Buildings. You can enjoy lots of water and land activities, and taste a variety of craft beers and fresh seafood.

Known as the Garden City, Victoria is always in bloom and has one of the mildest climates in Canada—perfect for a trip any time of the year. 



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