Things we love to do in osoyoos
Discover watersports, wine-tasting, museums and other attractions
Located in the southern Okanagan Valley, Osoyoos is known for its natural beauty. You’ll find desert, mountains and vineyards here – as well as Osoyoos Lake, the warmest lake in the country.
If you like getting outside, you’ll love it here. There are plenty of things to do, from watersports like kayaking on the Lake (ask us about rentals) to golf, hiking and skiing at Baldy Mountain Resort. If you’re in the mood to learn a little bit about your surroundings, visit the Osoyoos and District Museum and Archives or Nk'Mip Desert Cultural Centre. Of course, this being the Okanagan Valley, there are lots of opportunities for world-class wine tasting.
Depending on what time of year you visit, you can check out events including the Osoyoos Oyster Festival, the Canada Day Cherry Fiesta or the Okanagan Fall Wine Festival. Need additional inspiration? Ask a member of our team for suggestions or recommendations.
Baldy Mountain Resort
Distance from Hotel: 55KM
Take a day trip to this family-friendly ski resort, which offers groomed runs, beautiful trails and even tobogganing.
Nk'Mip Desert Cultural Centre
Distance from Hotel: 3KM
This interactive and interpretive centre celebrates the history and heritage of the area and its Indigenous peoples.
Distance from Hotel: 3KM
Nk'Mip Cellars is the first Indigenous-owned winery in North America. Stop by for a tour, or enjoy a meal at the scenic Patio Restaurant.
Anarchist Mountain Lookout
Distance from Hotel: 10KM
Spectacular views await at this lookout, which takes you from 910 feet to over 4,000 feet. Catch a glimpse of the Okanagan Valley and part of Washington state.
Distance from Hotel: 3KM
This 67-acre nature reserve offers an educational experience, where you can discover the conservation efforts involved in preserving this precious ecosystem.
Distance from Hotel: 1KM
Treat your family to a day of fun at this amusement park, which features a mining town theme and offers a go kart track, mini golf, an arcade, bumper boats and more.
Distance from Hotel: 1KM
Enjoy the warmest lake in the country! ATB Watersports offers everything from jet skis to paddle boards, so you can cool off when the temperature rises.
There are plenty of opportunities in the area for hikers. Testalinden Trail begins at the parking area atop Mount Kobau, and is a five-kilometre loop.
Distance from Hotel: Hotel is located on the Lake
Relax on the warmest lake in Canada! Osoyoos Lake is a popular destination for both summer and winter activities.
Osoyoos and District Museum and Archives
Distance from Hotel: 1KM
Learn about the rich history of Osoyoos and the surrounding area and see fascinating artifacts of local pioneers, miners and ranchers. Check back often for new exhibits!
Osoyoos Desert Model Railway
Distance from Hotel: 4KM
This is truly a spectacular site. Thirty computer-controlled trains running through more than 1,600 houses and 16,000 hand-painted people. It’s Canada’s largest Marklin layout!
Osoyoos Golf Club
Play some of the best greens in British Columbia, with dramatic courses carved out of the beautiful surrounding landscape.
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Half Corked Marathon Weekend
Looking for a road race that is more about having fun than setting records? Half Corked Marathon Weekend has become one of the country's most anticipated events!
Pig Out; Guest Chef Dinner
Chefs from across Western Canada each prepare delicious courses for you to enjoy at this yearly event, which also features wines from Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country.
Annual Canada Day Cherry Fiesta
Celebrate Canada's birthday in style! This all-day festival is a wonderful way to show your pride for the country.
Kick off the festive season at this annual winter fair, which has delighted attendees for over 30 years.
Osoyoos Oyster Festival
There's no better way to celebrate spring than at this festival, which showcases sustainable Canadian oysters. Sample fresh seafood as you sip wine and beer.
Okanagan Fall Wine Festival
Wine lovers won't want to miss this 10-day event, held in October and showcasing the products of over 100 wineries from the Okanagan and Similkameen Valleys.
Annual Wine Capital of Canada Triathlon
This triathlon offers both sprint and standard races, plus a relay division. It starts and finishes at Rotary Beach.
Cactus Jalopies Car Show
2021-06-03 00:00:00 - 2021-06-06 00:00:00
The city's premier car show, Cactus Jalopies features over 500 classic cars and motorcycles. There's also live entertainment, a beer garden and even car racing.
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