Kelowna Outdoor Activities

Any time, any day, any season, Kelowna, and the Okanagan Valley, offers a world of things to do.

There’s hiking and biking through glorious pine-scented mountain forests. You can also enjoy leisurely strolls and refreshing dips in our parks and beaches. With all the luscious fruit in our thriving orchards, as well as the award-winning wines, you’ll also want to treat yourself to the perfect picnic. Be sure to take in some great boating and water activities from swimming to windsurfing to fishing. Thanks to the mild climate and day and days of sun, golf enthusiasts can indulge themselves with a long season on scenic fairways. Get your adrenaline up with scuba diving, rock climbing and other thrilling adventure activities.

Warm months aren’t the only time to visit Kelowna, BC. The winter activities are every bit as exciting, and boundless. With its snow-capped mountains and awesome views, Kelowna, and the Okanagan Valley, is an exhilarating place for skiing and snowboarding. For those who love to explore lush, aromatic forests, just put on snowshoes or cross-country skis and prepare for miles of awe-inspiring trails. You’ll see wildlife, birds and amazing views all along the way.

All year-round, festivals and events abound. To the delight of your family and kids, our many parks play host to musicians and entertainers. There’s indoor and outdoor theatre, symphonies, concerts and venues that provide a wide selection of the performing arts. Explore galleries and museums and enjoy the downtown cultural district. There are also harvest celebrations, as well as much-loved and very tasteful wine festivals. Kelowna’s at the heart of B.C.’s Okanagan wine region. It boasts a number of wineries that offer tours, educational seminars and, of course, samplings of internationally-acclaimed wines.

So buy a big calendar and fill it up!