Beautiful Kelowna, British Columbia
About Kelowna, British Columbia

Whether you are searching for sunny days, fabulous lakes, challenging golf courses, interesting wineries, Kelowna may be your best choice to call home!

Kelowna was incorporated in May 1905 and is the largest city in BC's Okanagan Valley. Kelowna's approx. population of 100,000 people covers an area of appox. 101.2 square miles. Kelowna is located on the Okanagan Lake, mid-way between Penticton in the south and Vernon in the north and approx. 150 km.(90 miles) north of the US border and 395 km. (247 miles) east of Vancouver. The Kelowna International Airport is the 11th busiest in Canada.

Many of Kelowna's attractions include the famous Fintry Queen, she is a paddle wheeler boat you can enjoy a boat cruise along Lake Okanagan, in Kelowna. She offers a fine dining room, a barbeque on the upper deck, regular entertainment and breathtaking sights! With a capacity for over 300 people, the Fintry Queen is fully equipped to host and entertain large tour groups, corporate functions and private dining. Whether you want to come for an afternoon outing or to dance the night away into the sunset, the Fintry Queen has something to offer everyone.

Another famous attraction in Kelowna is the Kelowna Museum and it exists to promote a greater interest and awareness of the natural, cultural, and military heritages of the Okanagan region and of the tree fruit and wine producing development of British Columbia.

Kelowna completes itself with Prospera Place. Prospera Place brings not only a state-of-the-art entertainment facility to the B.C. Interior, but brings a new level of exciting entertainment and a real focal point for sports, culture, business and community activity. It is a focal point for sports, Okanagan entertainment, community events and business in the Okanagan Valley. For concerts and shows, this state-of-the-art centre will offer spectators an excellent view from every seat. It also provides a full service restaurant and bar along with other retail space and is an integral part of Prospera Place.

Kelowna and area provides many licensed Wineries, and most are open to the public. A visit to a winery can be a rewarding and stimulating experience. Tours often include opportunities to sample and purchase wines not otherwise available. Here are most of the the Wineries and a few of the Vineyards. Check their Web sites for contact information and times that they are open to the public. There are also businesses that provide Wine tours and will take care of all the details involved with visiting these Wineries. Kelowna Wineries

Whether its the beautiful Kelowna Valley or elsewhere in the entire Okanagan Valley, enjoy the warm climate and mostly sunny days, this ensures for a long golf season. The golfing enthusiast will find the Golf Courses in the Okanagan Valley open and challenging and there is an abundance of choice to be made. These golf courses come in many flavors, ranging from mid-range 9 hole to 18-hole championship courses. Kelowna Golf Courses

Kelowna and the entire Okanagan area offers a wide selection of Lakes, many with provincial camp grounds and/or private resorts for your fishing or other outdoor pleasures. This Okanagan Lakes and Fishing maps tells you a bit about the lake and provides a link to available accommodations and parks locate along the lake when available. Kelowna Fishing

Are you relocating to Kelowna? There are plenty of Privately owned Campgrounds and RV Parks located in and around Kelowna and other areas of the Central Okanagan. Parks & Beaches

Kelowna also provides magnificent Skiing for those winter enthusiasts...Winter provides a variety of opportunities for outdoor recreational activities in the Okanagan. Ice Fishing or Ice Skating, Snowboarding or Skiing, Snow Mobiling or Horseback Riding, there is something for every one's taste. Skiing

Kelowna is located in the Central Okanagan makes a perfect destination for all the seasons. Whether you are considering moving to the Sunny Okanagan Valley or wanting to visit us first, we offer many natural area Attractions and many unique opportunities to enjoy the seasons. Attractions


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