Kelowna Experiences

Kelowna is an exciting hybrid of amazing food and wine, vibrant culture and beach-based vacations on the shores of Okanagan Lake.

Visitors flock to the Kelowna area to go wine touring and taste locally produced food, to visit museums and galleries, and to take advantage of endless outdoor recreation opportunities. The city is home to outstanding golf courses, scenic trails, and plenty of beach and water-based fun.

Below is a small selection of the tours we can organise for you when you have booked your Canada holiday with us and are visiting Kelowna.

Duration: 1.5 hours

Looking to get out for an afternoon on Okanagan Lake? You will cruise around areas like Sailview Bay, Lakeview Heights, City Park, W.R. Bennett Bridge, The Mission, and views of various wineries such as Summerhill and Cedar Creek while you enjoy lunch on the water!

Kelowna Afternoon Cruise Highlights

  • Option to add on lunch
  • Travel across Lake Okanagan
  • Drinks available for purchase on board

Duration: 6 hours

Enjoy a full day tour of incredible wineries, gorgeous views, and a gourmet lunch. You will visit a minimum of five wineries on this tour, from the old stalwarts to some of the new additions on the bench. Each has its own unique personality and wines that they specialize in.

Your tour starts by visiting the tail of Mount Bouchiere's southeastern flank. Some of the best and oldest vineyards in the Okanagan are located on the south eastern flank of Mount Boucherie, where the vines are exposed to the sunlight from early morning until late in the day.

You will visit Mission Hill Estate Winery, which is the flagship of this region and never fails to impress - wine tasting is included. Next is Mt. Boucherie Family Estate Winery, a family-owned and operated winery that is home to many award-winning wines. Your tour continues with a visit to the Old Vines Restaurant at Quails Gate, which was recently named one of the Top 100 Restaurants in Canada by OpenTable. At Quails Gate, you will have lunch at the Old Vines Restaurant - gift card for lunch is included in this tour that allows you to order off the menu.

In the afternoon, you'll explore the rest of the wineries such as Rollingdale Winery, a small organic farm gate winery located in Lakeview Heights in West Kelowna. Or the Hatch Winery, a new boutique winery in West Kelowna that features a rustic, family-friendly tasting room with panoramic views and a wide selection of wines.

Westside Story Highlights

  • Pick up from your hotel
  • All tasting fees at 5 wineries
  • Knowledgeable Driver/Guide with Dialogue About the Area.
  • lunch reservations at the restaurant of your choice.

Duration: 2 hours

This two hour cruise will tour you around City Park, under the William R. Bennett Bridge, around the south side of the bridge with views of spectacular homes and vineyards, and back through the bridge for a picture perfect shot of the cityscape illuminated by the glow of Kelowna's lights.

Kelowna Evening Cruise Highlights

  • Option to add on dinner
  • Opportunity to capture pictures of Kelowna at night
  • Views of Vineyards and Residential buildings

Duration: 6.5 hours

Enjoy a relaxing and scenic drive along the north bench to Lake Country, where we stop for tasting at one of our newest wineries, Intrigue Wines. Then we are off to indulge in a blind tasting test at Gray Monk. What fun and informational too. After the tastings, we enjoy a wonderful lunch at a Gray Monk. You will order off the menu, but be sure to let us know about allergies so we can inform the restaurant in advance. Lunch and the gratuity for lunch service is included in your tour.
In the afternoon, we visit three additional wineries. Usually, they are Arrowleaf, Ex Nihilo, and Parallel 50, but we have new wineries that we could see, including The Chase, Blind Tiger, or Ancient Hill. We do have some choice depending on traffic and guests preferences. The itinerary may change depending on the availability of reservations at the time of booking. We will experience 20-25 small tastings at five wineries in Lake Country.

Taste Saviour and Indulge Wine Tour Highlights

  • Lunch Included
  • All wine tasting fees paid
  • Knowledgeable driver/guide with dialogue about the area

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