• Mill Bay is located on the southeast shore of Vancouver Island, about 26 miles (41 km) north of Victoria.

    Mill Bay travelers use the airports in Victoria and Nanaimo to access the island.

    Bus Services
    Pacific Coachlines offers bus services throughout Vancouver Island. Please check online for current rates, services and schedules.

    Public Transit
    There is a local bus service throughout Mill Bay and area provided by BC Transit.

    Ferry Schedules
    BC Ferries provides service from Mill Bay to Brentwood Bay.

    Car Rentals
    The closest car rental companies are located in Nanaimo.

    Taxi Services
    Cobble Hill Taxi
    1120 Shawnigan Mill Bay Road
    Cobble Hill, BC, V0R 1L0
    P: 250 743-5555

  • The South Cowichan Chamber of Commerce provides valuable information about the Mill Bay community, relocation and local businesses.

    Mill Bay currently has an RBC, CIBC and Island Savings Credit Union with ATMs available.

    Mill Bay is in Cowichan Valley School District #79.

    Brentwood College (9-12, 456 Students)
    2735 Mount Baker Road
    Mill Bay, BC, V0R 2P1
    P: 250 743-5521 | F: 250 743-2911

    Frances Kelsey Secondary (9-12, 906 Students)
    B279, 953 Shawnigan Mill Bay Road
    Mill Bay, BC, V0R 2P0
    P: 250 743-6916 | F: 250 743-6915

    George Bonner Middle School (6-8, 539 Students)
    3060 Cobble Hill Road
    Mill Bay, BC, V0R 2P3
    P: 250 743-5571 | F: 250 743-4871

    Mill Bay Elementary (K-6, 272 Students)
    3175 Cobble Hill Road
    Mill Bay, BC, V0R 2P3
    P: 250 743-5504 | F: 250 743-2293
    Offers French Immersion

    Visitor Centre
    Mill Bay Tourist/Visitor Info Booth
    Suite 368, 2720 Mill Bay Road
    Mill Bay, BC, V0R 2P1
    P: 250 743-3566 | F: 250 743-5332

  • Mill Bay is surrounded by parks and lovely scenary – perfect for hiking, cycling and boating.

    Community sports is focused around the Kerry Park Recreation Centre. This community enjoys public skating and hockey, curling, arts and crafts, music and dance, sports and martial arts, yoga, outdoor hiking and exploring.

    Community events include the Brentwood Rowing Regatta hosted by Brentwood College in April. Cowichan goes Country, is an annual country music festival hosted in May, while Art Affair features the best of the South Cowichan artisans and galleries along with music and refreshments in August.

    Golfers have a few golf courses in the area to choose from; Cowichan Golf and Country Club in Duncan (20 minutes from Crofton), Duncan Meadows Golf Course (15 minutes from Crofton), Mount Brenton Golf Course in Chemainus (10 minutes from Crofton), and Arbutus Ridge Golf Club in nearby Cobble Hill.