Getting Here

DIRECTIONS TO DHAMMA MODANA,
2359 Calais Rd, Duncan, BC

Directions from Victoria:

  • Take Highway 1 North, 40 km to Duncan.
  • Turn right onto Trunk Rd at the first traffic lights after the bridge.
  • After 1.1 km Turn left onto Lakes Rd. You will come to a roundabout after 550m, continue straight, along Lakes Rd, for 1.3 km
  • Turn left onto Wicks Rd. Continue for 1.3 km
  • Turn left onto Calais Rd
  • The entrance to the new centre will be on the right

Directions from Nanaimo:

  • Go S. on Hwy. 1 about 45km
  • Turn left on to Herd Rd, The turn is just past the BC Hydro Switching Station on the left. Continue for 4.1 km
  • Turn right onto Lakes Rd
  • After 1.4 km, turn right onto Calais Rd
  • The entrance to the new centre will be on the right

Directions from Vancouver:

  • To get to Dhamma Modana from Vancouver, it is MUCH easier to get the ferry from Tsawwassen to Duke Point than it is to get the Victoria ferry from Tsawwassen to Swartz Bay. Duke Point is just south of Nanaimo on Hwy. 1.  Dhamma Modana is about 30 mins from Duke Point, but 70 mins from Swartz Bay.
  • When you leave the Duke Point terminal, follow the road to Highway 1 then use the directions from Nanaimo.

 

Public transit: The island Link bus service (https://www.islandlinkbus.com) runs from Campbell River to Victoria. All buses go to and from the Departure Bay ferry terminal. The bus stops in Duncan at the Duncan train station. From the Duncan train station get a BCTransit bus (https://bctransit.com/cowichan-valley/schedules-and-maps) Take the #6 Crofton-Chemainus bus. Get off the bus at Calais Rd. and walk down Calais Rd for about 15 minutes.