Lake Lovin'

Whether it be the vast waters of Lake Okanagan spanning 135 km (84 miles) from north (Vernon) to the south (Penticton). or a local lake in one of our great communities there is so much fun to be had Lakeside in The Okanagan.

Okanagan Lake Activities Guide

From a morning dip in the still lake waters to soaring over the waves in a parasail, we love lake life! Jump on in, make a splash and enjoy the refreshing lakes of our region.

Okanagan Lake is widely know for its sunny sandy beaches. There are over 30 throughout the region. Many of these beaches offer playgrounds, concessions … we’ve got everything you need for a great day at the beach.

For the more active people there are many great ways to enjoy your time on the lake.. You can take in lake life from a charter boat, a stand-up paddleboard (SUP), sail boat, kayak/canoe, speed boats, parasail, or wake boat. Whatever your speed we we’ve got you covered!

Many enjoy the lake for swimming, boating and fishing but other are drawn to Lake Okanagan for its mysterious history… The infamous Ogopogo has been a well known attraction drawing people to Lake in hopes of catching a glimpse of this mysterious creature. Both scuba divers and snorkelers also take to the ager to explore whether it be the clear waters or secluded bays or the Tomb Trail at Knox Mountain, there are so many reasons to make a splash in our waters.

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Top Okanagan Lake Activities

Cruise the lake, take a dip, go for a swim with the Ogopogo.

Pints & Patios

Perhaps it’s something to do with our inherent Britishness—British by name, British by nature, and all that—but sometimes you just can’t beat the classic, hearty fare of the pub.

Pints & Patios

Perhaps it’s something to do with our inherent Britishness—British by name, British by nature, and all that—but sometimes you just can’t beat the classic, hearty fare of the pub.

Pints & Patios

Perhaps it’s something to do with our inherent Britishness—British by name, British by nature, and all that—but sometimes you just can’t beat the classic, hearty fare of the pub.

Pints & Patios

Perhaps it’s something to do with our inherent Britishness—British by name, British by nature, and all that—but sometimes you just can’t beat the classic, hearty fare of the pub.

Pints & Patios

Perhaps it’s something to do with our inherent Britishness—British by name, British by nature, and all that—but sometimes you just can’t beat the classic, hearty fare of the pub.

Pints & Patios

Perhaps it’s something to do with our inherent Britishness—British by name, British by nature, and all that—but sometimes you just can’t beat the classic, hearty fare of the pub.

Pints & Patios

Perhaps it’s something to do with our inherent Britishness—British by name, British by nature, and all that—but sometimes you just can’t beat the classic, hearty fare of the pub.

Pints & Patios

Perhaps it’s something to do with our inherent Britishness—British by name, British by nature, and all that—but sometimes you just can’t beat the classic, hearty fare of the pub.

Brew something up

Much like the craft beer aficionados in Portland and Washington State, Vancouver’s craft breweries aren’t bound by tradition and are keen to experiment with hops, style and flavour.

Cozy cafes

From Commercial Drive to Gastown to Coal Harbour, this city is stacked with stellar craft roasters and purveyors of amazing local, national, and international beans.

Go for some vino

Whether you’re a wine connoisseur or a newbie to this much-loved beverage, Vancouver wine bars will impress with their selection of the good nectar of the grape.

Head out into the night

From sophisticated cocktail spots to hard-partying clubs, Vancouver nightlife is diverse: there really is something for everyone.

Grab some grub

From trendy organic to big box, there is no shortage of grocery selections in Vancouver.