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Duncan Totem Poles

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Duncan, British Columbia, Canada
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free selfguided tour

The people of the infocenter put us onto this tour. We took a lot of great pictures and had a good... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2018
Monica Z
Walk in the Foot Steps

Start at the train station and follow the painted yellow footsteps as they lead you through town... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
FarFlungStarling
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Qualicum Beach, Canada
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Duncan, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed March 26, 2018

The people of the infocenter put us onto this tour. We took a lot of great pictures and had a good time! You can park for free.

Thank Monica Z
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

Start at the train station and follow the painted yellow footsteps as they lead you through town and past so many wonderful carved Totem Poles, each one unique and telling a personal story or family history. A written commentary accompanies each one so this is...More

Thank FarFlungStarling
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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Excellent chsnce to see and learn about west coast first nations history beautiful totems spread around the downtown area. Always close to stores and shopping each totem has a placard telling you the story behind its creation. Big skinny tall and short there is alot...More

Thank Ken K
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Reviewed February 27, 2018

Great for kids and adults alike. Wonderful totem poles and well kept.Tour Duncan on your stroll around the town.

Thank P H
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Reviewed February 12, 2018

follow the big footprints on the sidewalk..right through the little town, very save and clean. close to nature

Thank livef0rfun
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Reviewed January 3, 2018

We spent an hour in Duncan as part of a Courtenay/Comox-to-Victoria travel day that also included the Chemainus Wall Murals and Kinsol Trestle. The totems route is a nice compact tour of downtown Duncan. The totems are visually appealing and interesting. Someone who has a...More

Thank KevinMiller1956
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Reviewed December 9, 2017

Follow the big footprints and you will see about a dozen totem poles. Makes for an interesting tome between shops and cafes

Thank j0se12345678
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Reviewed November 9, 2017

Walking around downtown Duncan is fun at any time. Nice restaurants, funky places to eat, quality shops are making Duncan a destination stop. Add to this, the visitor is greeted by a wide variety of totems on exhibit in the downtown area. Vivid colours, incredible...More

Thank Patricia E
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Reviewed October 20, 2017

Odd to see that many in a downtown, but it makes a nice walk around the main part of town in Duncan.

Thank Seb L
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Reviewed October 8, 2017

There is a nice walk way thru town which leads you to the many totems exhibited throughout town. Different ages, artistic ability/styles with excellent signage describing each totem, meanings, and artist. Do Not miss this free, easy, self tour.

Thank tornillo2015
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Response from Jennifer B | Reviewed this property |
There are yellow footprints painted on the ground for people to follow, and detailed descriptions of each totem pole in front of each. I did not see a printed brochure of the route but we didn't feel it was needed. I hope... More
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