You’ve got your summer vacation rental booked right on Okanagan Lake. The only thing missing is a boat for you to get out and have some fun on the water.
A vacation in Kelowna is the perfect summer escape. To get you out there exploring the 134 kilometres of fresh water, we’ve put together a list of some of our favourite Okanagan Lake destinations, whether you want to boat-in and hike, anchor and swim, or stop somewhere to eat on the lake.
Whether you want to grab some lunch at your favourite downtown Kelowna restaurant or just grab a few things onshore, boat slips downtown can be really helpful.
A vacation in Kelowna is the perfect summer escape. With access to 135 kilometres of fresh water, a fantastic range of vacation accommodations, and some of the best weather in the country, it’s not wonder tourists flock en masse to Kelowna every summer.
Whether you’re a thrill seeker looking for tournament-quality wakeboard rentals, or you simply want to cruise the shoreline, having the right boat is important.
Got kids? Here’s some top tips to remember when boating in Kelowna for your family day on Okanagan Lake.
Don't worry, there is a marina right downtown that offers helpful services such as day moorage and boat gas.
If you live in Kelowna and you’ve never been out on a boat on Okanagan Lake, you’re missing out on a wonderful experience. We understand that not everyone can afford to own a boat, but you don’t have to. Kelowna boat rentals are a great alternative for people who want to be a tourist in their own town.
In a few short months, Okanagan Lake will come alive as vacationers flock to the area to hit the water and soak up the sun. If you’re venturing out this way and don’t have a boat (or can’t be bothered to haul your own watercraft), Kelowna boat rentals are a convenient alternative.
Every summer, like clockwork, visitors from all over Western Canada and beyond flock to the Okanagan Valley for a little fun in the sun.
For many homes, the term family extends to all members living under its roof—including those with four legs. With the increasing availability of pet-friendly hotels Kelowna canines crave, why not create new experiences by including them on your adventures?
When it comes time to head for some sightseeing, why not go an alternative route by touring in a boat from a Kelowna Marina?
So you’re ready for an epic outing on Okanagan Lake. The weather is glorious, your boat is cleaned and polished inside and out, and you’ve got your wakeboards, tube and all of your other toys packed. But shoot, you forgot to fill up with marine fuel Kelowna boats need to perform at peak levels.
If you live in the Okanagan, you know waterfront real estate is at a premium. For those fortunate—and rich—enough to afford a slice of beachfront, mooring Kelowna boats isn’t really a problem. For the rest of us, a boat ramp is the method of choice for getting on and off Okanagan Lake.
As you’re standing on the Downtown Marina pier with the almost endless Lake Okanagan at your feet, there’s a pretty good chance you’re going to opt for the sort of 415 horsepower surf-hurling wakeboard boats Kelowna natives prefer. But perhaps you’re after more of a tranquil experience, and that’s nice too.
One of the most exciting and convenient ways to explore this glorious body of water is with Kelowna Seadoo rentals from Downtown Marina.
How can your family make waves and amazing memories in the Okanagan this summer? Dart across the lake with both kids behind you on a Sea-Doo rental, or get behind a tow boat and surf the waves on a wakeboard.
Excited. Long, long overdue. When Kelowna city council approved plans for a downtown marina that would offer day moorage, councillors could hardly hold back their enthusiasm.
When you hit the water in your Kelowna boat rental, you think you’ll never want to stop. The speed, the splashes, and the shrieks from your passengers can be quite a thrill. After a while, though, you might want to use facilities or eat some fresh local fare at one of the many lakeside patios in the area.
You’ve got the sun, stunning vineyard views, and more than 130 kilometres of warm, pristine water at your feet. When you’re on vacation in Kelowna, it doesn’t get much better than renting a boat and spending the day cruising Lake Okanagan with your friends and family.