Top 9 Things to Do in Kelowna

The vacation paradise of Kelowna truly offers something for the whole family. This beautiful, lakeside town, with its long, warm summers and short mild winters, is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise; while the lively, cosmopolitan city of Kelowna itself will keep even the urbanites among us entertained.
Watersports

Watersports

The sandy beaches of Lake Okanagan provide the perfect venue for a variety of watersports. Swimming, fishing, waterskiing, boating, scuba diving and windsurfing are just some of the activities you and your family can enjoy in the placid waters of this beautiful lake. 
Hiking

Hiking

The beautiful natural areas in and around Kelowna are rich with hiking trails for all fitness levels and abilities. Areas such as Bertram Creek Regional Park, Mission Creek Regional Park and Okanagan Provincial Park offer a variety of trails for both the beginner and the hardcore backcountry hiker.
Biking and horseback riding

Biking and horseback riding

The mountain biking terrain in and around Kelowna are spectacular. Choose between gentle urban rides or exhilarating mountain rides for the more experienced rider.
Horseback riding

Horseback riding

Take an unforgettable trip around the countryside surrounding Kelowna with one of the city’s many professional trail ride operators.
Wine tours

Wine tours

In an area famous for its vineyards, you won’t want to miss the chance to tour one of the many world-class wineries. See the vineyards, learn how the wine is made and stored, and then enjoy a free wine tasting before shopping for your favourites.
Festivals

Festivals

Every year Kelowna hosts a variety of festivals celebrating everything from food and wine, to music, sports, theatre and more. There’s something for everyone, so remember to check Kelowna’s events calendar during your visit.
Museums

Museums

Kelowna has a rich and diverse history, and there are a variety of museums celebrating the area’s fruit and wine producing heritage and its history.
Myra Canyon Trestles

Myra Canyon Trestles

This spectacularly scenic part of the Kettle Valley Railway is a popular sight and one that can be enjoyed in a variety of different ways. You might choose to walk, rent bikes or take a fully guided tour, but either way you’re sure to enjoy the beautiful views of the valley.
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Skiing and snowboarding

Skiing and snowboarding

Just an hour from Kelowna, the world-class ski resort of Big White covers a total of 2,655 acres of terrain, and features 118 separate runs and 16 lifts. With a wide range of runs, there is something for all levels and abilities.