The South Okanagan is a location like no other

Our region is home to more than 70 local wineries, 5 craft breweries, 3 distilleries and over 30 annual festivals, all enveloped by 2 pristine lakes, 5 beaches, an extensive trail network and rugged mountain terrain.

This unique habitat offers a wealth of exciting experiences for people from all walks of life and our custom itineraries help visitors make the absolute most of their stay.

For those looking for something truly extraordinary, the Okanagan offers some remarkable signature experiences, that just aren’t available anywhere else.

Come and see for yourself!

What's Your Chain of Events?

Road Biking

Amazing routes with panoramic views through Naramata, around Skaha Lake and up to Apex Mountain.

Mountain Biking

Challenging trails and incredible vistas on Three Blind Mice and Campbell Mountain.

Triathlon & Multi-sport

Home to many major events over the years, including the 2018 Super League Triath-lon.

Lakes & Aquatics

Penticton is one of the only two cities in the world situated between two lakes - a paradise for all kinds of water sports.

Nordic & Alpine Skiing 

Apex Mountain Resort and Nickel Plate Nordic Centre are less that 45 minutes’ drive from the city.

Rock Climbing

Skaha Bluffs Provincial Park offers world-class climbing opportunities. Over 1,110 established climbs and more than 65 different climbs to choose from.

Action & Adventure

LocoLanding Adventure Park offers a wealth of family activities such as mini-golf, go-karts and trampolining. Next door is the 30,000 sq ft modern skate board and BMX park.

Parks & Playgrounds

Penticton is home to 11 public parks offering a wide range of features and amenities. In the Summer months some become home to festivals, fairgrounds or local live entertainers.

Nature & Wildlife

The Kettle Valley Rail Trail and Channel Parkway offer easy-going mini-hikes or bike rides for all ages and abilities. They are also great spots to catch site of local wildlife such as White Tailed Deer, Wild Horses and Ospreys.

Bringing History to Life

Visitors have the opportunity to tour the SS Sicamous - the largest surviving stern wheeler in Canada. In nearby Summerland you can ride the Kettle Valley Railway in the passenger coach or open air car of a restored 1912 Steam Locomotive.

Off the Beaten Path

The City is surrounded by thousands of acres of wilderness, much of which is both hike and bike friendly. The Kettle Valley Rail Trail offers 600km of routes for adventurers of all abilities.

On the Water

Uniquely positioned between 2 lakes, Penticton offers a wealth of water-based adventures including: Wakeboarding, Kite Surfing, Kayaking and Parasailing.

In the Alpine

The Apex Mountain Resort and Nickelplate Nordic Centre are the ideal winter playground, offering everything from Cross Country and Downhill Skiing to Skating and Fatbiking.

Free Spirits

There are many opportunities to immerse yourself in the Penticton culture and lifestyle.

From April to October orchards and vineyards are bustling with blossoms and harvests and many farmers are happy to invite you to get hands-on and pick your own produce.

Markets & Orchards

From the downtown markets, to roadside fruit stands, to pick-your-own, you will always have fresh local products at your fingertips.

Perfect pairings

There are over 60 wineries, less than a 20 minute drive from the city, where you can savour some samples and gain a wealth of knowledge about the perfect food/wine combinations.

Farm-to-Table

Due to such an abundance and variety of locally grown produce you will find that many restaurants change their menu on a seasonal basis. Delicate summer salads, become hearty autumn soups, to ensure that you always have the freshest fare available.

Light Bites

Even snacking is a sacred affair here, whether it’s Pretzel Bombs, Stone Fired Pizza or a Crazy Shake. There’s an immeasurable pleasure to be had sitting in the shade of a tree on Summer’s day, devouring delicious goodies - diet be damned!

Penticton

Summerland

Naramata

Athlete Experiences

Family Experiences

Adventurer Experiences

 Foodie Experiences