PENTICTON & SOUTHERN OKANAGAN
The Southern Okanagan (Naramata, Penticton, Oliver) is home to some of the most spectacular views in Canada, with outdoor adventures to match. The hot dry climate makes for a spectacular food and wine region, grape vines cover rolling hills and an array of orchards weave through the valley. Whether you take in the scene by car, bike, canoe or paddle board you'll find yourself surrounded by storybook beauty at every turn. Below are some of our tried and true recommendations that are sure to please families, adventure seekers and connoisseurs alike.
With hundreds of award winning wineries to choose from it can be hard to know which ones seek out, here are some personal favourites
- Poplar Grove Winery
- Van Westen Vineyards
- Black Hills Estate
- Burrowing Owl
- Tinhorn Creek
- Cassini Cellars
- Hester Creek
- Fitzpatrick Winery
OUTDOOR ROCK CLIMBING
Skaha Bluffs Provincial Park is one of the best places to climb in Canada. 66 crags and over 1000 climbs can be found in three main canyons. Most climbs (around 65%) are sport routes but there are still opportunities for traditional climbing too. The sheer variety and choice of routes in combination with the southern Okanagan’s warm climate make Skaha Bluffs a world-class climbing destination.
Located minutes from our resort Skaha Meadows Golf Course is a 9 hole course, 2435 yards Par 35 and is known for its family friendly atmosphere
ADVENTURE ACTIVITIES THROUGH HOODOO ADVENTURE
Book a Kyyak Tour, outdoor climbing course or visit the indoor climbing gym on a rainy day
LOCAL FOOD RECOMMENDATIONS
Penticton Farmers Market
fresh local produce and handmade goods
100 Block Main St | Saturdays
April 21 to October 27 | 8:30am - 1pm
Fresh, contemporary sushi with friendly service
4 minute drive from our campground. Order out at have a picnic at the beach.
Barefoot Bar & Grill
Our on-site restaurant offers casual beach dining and a rooftop patio. Daily drink and food specials. The perfect family spot after a long day at the beach
Second Scoop Ice Cream
Our on-site ice cream parlour has all the classic flavours, a kid section, dairy free section and hand makes their waffle dipped cones in house. A must-stop for Summer afternoons or an after dinner craving.
Vanilla Pod at Poplar Grove Winery
Opposite end of town but worth the drive, this spot is perfect for a spacial occasion has breath taking views and world class food and service
Wayne & Freda
A local coffee house that will have you feeling like your in a big city, for anyone who needs that high quality caffeine hit. Their food is awesome as well
BIKING THE KVR
South Okanagan offers some of the best biking in Canada
It’s especially great in May or September when the weather is sunny but not too warm. Giant’s Head Grind is a highlight that will appeal to both bikers and hikers.
Ride the KVR trail (direct access from our campground towards Oliver OR starting at the other side of town towards Naramata). Theses sections of the KVR take you past beaches, lakes, vineyards with unparalleled views of the Okanagan Valley
*It can be dusty and hot in the peak of Summer be sure to bring lots of water, SPF and clothing that provides shade
LOCO LANDING ADVENTURE PARK
Go-carts, mini golf bumper boats and more can be found at this kid friendly amusement park.