Welcome to Kelowna
A kayaker paddles past scores of new tract houses on a hillside: it's an iconic image for ever-growing Kelowna, the unofficial 'capital' of the Okanagan and the sprawling center of all that's good and not-so-good with the region.Entering from the north, the ever-lengthening urban sprawl of tree-lined Hwy 97/Harvey Ave seems to go on forever. Once past the ceaseless waves of chains and strip malls, the downtown is a... Read More
Top experiences in Kelowna
Bottleneck Drive Wine Trail Tasting Tour
After morning pickup at your hotel, you'll set out with your friendly professional guide for a fun and laid-back tour of five Okanagan Valley wineries. Traveling by Luxury High Top Mercedes Sprinter (or similar) about 30 minutes south along Okanagan Lake, you'll arrive at the Bottleneck Drive wineries, located around the small town of Summerland. Enjoy more than 25 wine tastings and a tasty lunch (own expense) during your tour with a group of fellow wine enthusiasts. You’ll visit up to five of the following wineries: Dirty Laundry, Sonoran, Thornhaven, Sleeping Giant, Sumac Ridge, 8th Generation, Heaven’s Gate, and Greata Ranch. Throughout the day, your guide will share insider information about the region and its wines. You’ll also be provided with a winery 'passport' — after collecting stamps at five wineries you can enter a drawing for a chance to win a gift box of six wines! Midway, you'll stop for a delicious lunch (own expense) at a winery or fine restaurant over looking the beautiful Okanagan Lake. You'll have a choice of items such as sandwiches, wraps, pasta, soup and salad, all made with fresh and local ingredients. With insights from your local guide and visits to great wineries, you'll have a blast while finding your favorites among the Okanagan Valley's many fine wines.
All Star Wineries Of Kelowna Tour
Enjoy a beautiful Kelowna day. Start the day with some wonderful wine tastings at Summerhill Pyramid Winery and Cedar Creek overlooking vineyards and Okanagan Lake. Enjoy fruity whites and bold reds while learning about the history of the Okanagan and what makes each wine unique.Afterwards, cross Okanagan Lake to the beautiful West Kelowna Wine Trail. Learn about the different vineyards and how climate and location effects the wine. You will get to taste the difference from their many great vineyards. Visit one of West Kelowna's newest wineries, Grizzli. They specialize in ice wine, but also produce a variety of whites and reds. Continue on to Quails Gate and take the time to enjoy the stunning vineyard and lake views while you take a walk through the vineyards. Mission Hill is another option for a stop to take in the breathtaking architecture and sip some award-winning wines.
Private Okanagan Wine Tour with Sommelier
Your private driver and sommelier will pick you up at your hotel at 10am to whisk you through spectacular Okanagan scenery to your first wine tasting. On the way there, your guide will describe our BC wine regions, varietals and terroir of the Okanagan and discuss what styles of wine you prefer, so they can tailor the day's wineries to your tastes. Arriving at your first winery, your sommelier will walk you through a wine 101 tasting and chat about how to assess the quality of a wine, food and wine pairing and new boutique BC wineries to watch out for. At noon, stop to eat your packed gourmet lunch in the vineyard or on a patio depending on which wine region you are in and the weather. You'll finish this relaxing day in the vineyards with tastings at three more fabulous wineries. Your guide will drop you off at your hotel between 5-6pm depending on where you are staying.
Kelowna and Okanagan Full-Day Wine Tour
Visit wineries overlooking stunning Lake Okanagan. This side of the lake has a showcase of whites, as well as light, medium and full-bodied reds. Your tour consists of 5 winery visits. Unlike other tour companies, this trip does not have any set routes. Your guide will cater the stops to your tastes. A gourmet lunch will be provided at a select winery. Make sure to bring your camera for amazing views and a healthy appreciation for good wine and food! Your tour starts between 10am and 10:30am, and will typically finish between 3:30pm and 4pm. With certified wine tour guides touring you around, you will have a enjoyable wine filled day.
Kelowna Classic Aerial Adventure Course
Transform a casual nature day into unforgettable outdoor recreation for adults, teens, kids, and groups. Face the challenge and discover the excitement of suspended aerial obstacles, games and ziplines.Play on tree ladders, cargo nets, Tarzan swings, tightropes, wobbly bridges, swinging logs, and dozens of other aerial surprises. Games and ziplines start at six feet (two meters) above the ground, and begin to rise while getting comfortable with the equipment and moving through the obstacles. The Monkido Aerial Adventure is a self-paced activity, appropriate for people ages seven and older, and for groups of mixed age and ability. No previous experience is required. All the necessary equipment, plus demonstration, course monitoring, and encouragement are provided by qualified element guides.
Kelowna Kid Aerial Adventure Course
Enjoy an affordable outdoor activity, where challenge and adrenaline lead to laughter and great memories. Face the challenge and discover the excitement of suspended aerial obstacles games and zip lines! Monkido Kids features approximately a dozen games and zip lines, created specifically for young guests to move independently and comfortably through the trees. It uses a continuous-belay system – this makes the self-paced, self-guided experience available to children from ages five to twelve. The equipment keeps guests attached to the lifeline at all times while they figure out how to navigate the course and equipment on their own. This is the “monkey-see, monkey-do” part of their Monkido experience.