A Day In Saltair

Saltair is a beautiful seaside community with a handful of local gems to explore! Just less than a five minute drive from our Visitor Centre, it's the perfect place to stop on your way to Chemainus.

Coffee Shack

10862 Chemainus Rd, Ladysmith, BC V9G 2A4


The Coffee Shack is a great place to stop on your trip to grab some exceptional java and delicious goodies. There's a wide beverage menu to choose from, along with some delicious gelato as well! The modern ambiance inside makes it the perfect spot to get some work done or visit with friends.

Ma Maison

10445 Chemainus Rd, Chemainus, BC V0R 1K2


Ma Maison is another great option for coffee, fresh baked goods and gourmet lunch options with a beautiful outdoor seating patio option in the garden.

Canco Supermarket Saltair

10858 Chemainus Rd, Ladysmith, BC V9G 2A4


New to the area with opening in January 2021, they have a wide selection of grab-and-go food and an assortment of other great options! They even have the classic delicious Screamers, which is a slushy mixed with soft serve ice cream, a great summer treat! Canco Supermarket is your one-stop shop for your busy, on-the-go summer adventures.

Stocking Creek Trail


This is a well-kept and fairly easy trail, perfect for the family with picnic areas and bridges for a scenic adventure! The many trails will eventually lead to the falls and creek. You can also gain access to Stocking Creek Trail from the Cowichan Valley Trail.

Malcom Road Beach


At the end of Malcom road is a short climb down the stairs to this beautiful beach access that overlooks the Penelakut Island. The beach is rocky and sandy and is very quiet with lots a logs to sit on!

Cowichan Valley Trail