While You're In Kelowna
Trip Ideas & Local Activities
Kelowna, BC, is an energetic city surrounded by wilderness, mountains, vineyards, and orchards set on sparkling Okanagan Lake. While on your stay, explore Kelowna's vibrant downtown and waterfront boardwalk, and tour the many local Okanagan wineries, craft breweries, and distilleries. Visit the farms, markets, or one of the many local restaurants for delicious seasonal products. Rent a bike and hit the trails, discover the historic Myra Canyon Trestles, or hike to the top of a mountain. Looking to play a round? Take a swing at one of the 19 golf courses available. You can look forward to relaxing days by the lake at one of the many beaches or take to the water for endless lake activities. No matter the season, Kelowna is a must-visit destination for every outdoor enthusiast!
Below are some of our favourite local activities, or feel free to check out the Kelowna Tourism website for more information on seasonal events, activities and attractions.
Stunning scenery, diverse nature, local culture and urban environments are just a few of the many things you'll find along the Okanagan Valley. The trails and parks range in level from easy to difficult. Visit the Kelowna Visitor Centre for more information or to receive an Outdoor Trail Guide.
With over 40 wineries within a 20-minute drive, you'll find plenty of terroirs to swirl, sip and savour. Enjoy each one's unique range of locally grown delicious wines. Rent a bike and explore any of the five unique Wine Trails, book a wine tasting with a group of friends, or treat yourself to a family picnic surrounded by spectacular vineyards. Learn More
World Class Golf
From breathtaking scenic views to lush-putting greens, if golf is your game, be sure to visit one of these world-class golf courses. Offering you the best-golfing conditions in Kelowna while enjoying the spectacular surrounding views of the Okanagan Valley.
Fancy a day out on your boat? Then this is the place to be! With over 135 km in length, the Okanagan Lake is perfect for water skiing, wakeboarding, and simply spending the day soaking up the spectacular lake country scenery that surrounds you for miles.
Boat Rentals & Tours
There's something magical about Kelowna in the winter. When the snow flies, mild valley temperatures beckon families to local ice skating rinks, winter hikes boasting rewarding views, and the nearby Big White Ski Resort and SilverStar Mountain Resort, less than an hour's drive from town. These winter playgrounds offer every snowy pursuit you can imagine, from downhill skiing and snowboarding to fat biking and snowmobiling.