Sitting just minutes north of the bustling city of Kelowna, Lake Country is a haven for those in search of both adventure and relaxation. With three lakes within a 10-minute drive, hiking trails, cute restaurants, and plenty of family-friendly activities, you’re sure to enjoy your time here. We’ve outlined the top 5 things to do in Lake Country, check it out!
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Spion Kop is made up of a network of trails that vary in difficulty. Winding through the tall ponderosa pines, and amongst the sparse bunch grass, you’ll be greeted with panoramic views of the Central Okanagan. There are a variety of trails for hikers of all skill levels to choose from – each uniquely winding their way to the summit. What makes the view from Spion Kop so unique is the multiple lakes you can see at once, where else is this possible?
On a hot summer day, there’s no better place to be than on the lake. Beach House Boat Rentals is your go-to spot for fun on the water. With a diverse selection of rental options, your rental experience will be hassle-free. Choose from leisurely pontoon boats, performance wakeboard boats, or cruisy bowriders. For those in search of non-motorized watercraft, Beach House also offers SUPs and kayaks. Whether you’re an experienced boat driver or a first-timer just looking to have some fun, Beach House is the place to be for all your rental needs.
It wouldn’t be a visit to Lake Country without visiting one of the Okanagan’s most popular restaurants. Established in 2000, this local favourite serves breakfast, brunch, and lunch, and is very well known for their famous Jam. The food itself is second to none – Belgian Waffles, Omelettes, and unique flavours of Eggs Benedict are just a few of the many options you’ll have. Be sure to check out the viewing window to catch a glimpse of the jam-making process and grab some homemade jams and jellies for the road in the gift shop!
Drawing inspiration from the prohibition era, Blind Tiger Vineyards pays homage to the covert “blind tigers” that served as havens for alcohol. In the same spirit of rebellion, the winery is dedicated to crafting exceptional organic wines that embrace Okanagan winemaking traditions. From the Pinot Gris and Chardonnay to the Blind Blend and Giggle Blanc, each wine reflects a commitment to balance and complexity using time-honoured techniques. Explore the rustic tasting room, where friendly staff share insights into winemaking and the winery’s unique theme. Complete your visit with a Neapolitan-style pizza from Marno’s Woodfire Pizza, perfectly complemented by a bottle of Blind Tiger wine and stunning Okanagan Valley vistas.
Embrace the thrill-seeker in you at Oyama Zipline Adventure Park, where excitement and nature converge. Nestled amongst the rolling Okanagan mountainside this park offers 7 exhilarating ziplines and challenging obstacle courses, catering to adventurers of all levels. From soaring above treetops on ziplines to navigating through aerial obstacles, the park provides an immersive experience amidst the stunning natural backdrop. Whether you’re seeking a heart-pounding adventure or a fun family outing, this is the perfect way to spend an afternoon.