Top 5 Things to Do in Peachland

Sitting on the western shores of Okanagan Lake, Peachland offers a delightful blend of natural beauty and recreational activities, making it a perfect destination for all kinds of travellers. Whether you’re strolling along the beachfront promenade, exploring local shops, indulging in lakefront dining, or embarking on outdoor adventures, Peachland promises an unforgettable experience that captures the essence of the Okanagan lifestyle.

ZipZone Peachland

ZipZone Peachland is an adrenaline-packed adventure park featuring Canada’s highest, longest, and fastest zip lines. With zip line and aerial adventure experiences suitable for all ages, the park offers an exhilarating destination for families, friends, and adventure enthusiasts. Soaring above the Deep Creek Gorge, you’ll revel in breathtaking views and heart-pounding speeds, while diverse courses and activities, including a dynamic climbing wall, cater to varying skill levels. From quick tours for a taste of excitement to comprehensive packages delivering the ultimate adventure, ZipZone Peachland promises an unforgettable experience.

Swim Bay

Nestled in the heart of town, Swim Bay is a vibrant summer haven. On any given summer day, this is the place to be. The bay’s standout attractions include a zipline, an exhilarating rope swing, floating docks, and a 3m high dive board. With lifeguards present during certain hours, a grassy area, shade trees, and a concession stand offering snacks and drinks, Swim Bay is an ideal spot to spend a hot summer day.

Gasthaus On the Lake

If you know Peachland, you’ll know how significant Gasthaus is to this town. This Bavarian-style restaurant is one of the most popular eateries in the Okanagan. With a medieval-inspired dining room, authentic Bavarian cuisine and the German Pilsner flowing, this is a dining experience you won’t want to miss. Come for lunch or dinner, and arrive hungry because the portions here are huge!

Pincushion Mountain Trail

Pincushion Mountain Trail is a Peachland tradition, with locals believing you haven’t truly experienced the area until you’ve conquered its heights. This route is considered moderate and typically takes ~40 minutes to ascend, however, some steep sections are a reminder that proper footwear is necessary. Along the way, rest stops offer breathtaking views, occasional wildlife sightings, and tranquillity. While the trail can be obscured by spring snow or become slippery due to mud or dry gravel in summer, the well-used path and trail markers guide the way for easy navigation. The summit rewards you with breathtaking views up and down Okanagan Lake – this is a must-visit when you’re in the area. 

Peachland Museum

Visiting the Peachland Museum is a step back in time, housed within the distinctive 8-sided Peachland Baptist Church. Originally built in 1910 by dedicated volunteers, the building’s storied history includes roles as a place of worship, a temporary Municipal Hall, a Fire Brigade Hall, and a Public Library. Since transforming into the Peachland Museum in 1980, it has become a captivating space to explore. This is a great place to spend a rainy afternoon or cold winter day – come learn the unique history of this special place and gain appreciation for how it came to be!