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Lake Okanagan

Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
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If you spot Ogopogo, the legendary lake monster said to inhabit these waters, you'll make headline news, but other than that, you're sure to enjoy all the recreational activities this 82-mile long lake has to offer: swimming, boating, parasailing and all types of water sports.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“water sports” (46 reviews)
“water skiing” (13 reviews)
“clean water” (9 reviews)
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Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
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"water sports"
in 46 reviews
"water skiing"
in 13 reviews
"clean water"
in 9 reviews
"surrounded by mountains"
in 9 reviews
"sandy beaches"
in 18 reviews
"paddle boarding"
in 13 reviews
"british columbia"
in 15 reviews
"beautiful area"
in 14 reviews
"jet ski"
in 9 reviews
"both sides"
in 8 reviews
"gyro beach"
in 15 reviews
"beautiful scenery"
in 14 reviews
"boat rentals"
in 8 reviews
"west kelowna"
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"west side"
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"city park"
in 13 reviews
"wine country"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Walking along the lake and viewing it from many vantage points is one of my reasons for living in The Okanagan

Thank Renold-11
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went boating on this beautiful lake in the okanagan for my sons wedding. We watched the sunset over the lake. Unbelievable.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lake Okanagan is obviously a 5 out of 5 but the Province and municipalities will need to consider doing something to reduce the huge amount of geese droppings. Almost every Beach/park is covered. "Just 50 geese can produce two and a half tons of excrement...More

Thank Big D Y
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although I went to the lake in Winter, I really wanna go there every summer. So beautiful, So Breathtaking (Thumbs Up!)

Thank Sunny Y
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful time in September. Less people and greater boating !!!! I love hanging out at the beach in summerland at the dog park, near the kiddie park and taking a walk near the waterfront resort along the beach. There are also wonderful sites in Penticton...More

Thank charwarner
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This 140 km long narrow lake is 250 miles (400 km) inland from Vancouver BC and 110 kms north of the USA border on Hwy 97, which is the Alaskan hwy. There are 2 mountain ranges between the Okanagan valley and the Pacific coast to...More

Thank Don D
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

We found the lake to be quite shallow in some parts and quite deep in other parts. The was not as wet as we like it but it was ok.

Thank wfallick
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

Okanagan Lake is a large lake stretching from Vernon to Penticton. It is extremely scenic. The North end of the lake is mostly developed while areas near Summerland have some raw land. Great lake for water sports or just relaxing. Water is warm for swimming....More

Thank lockandgo
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

This is a large long lake stretching from one city to the next. Water sports are very popular. There is camping along certain sections by the lake. Not all beaches are sandy. Great for family vacations. A part of the beach near Peachland is set...More

Thank 5Jenny234
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

The Okanagan Valley in the Summer is the place to spend your Vacation ! from RVing to Hotels . The prices do not go up with the 35 Deg. C temperature and guarantee no rain in July & August ! In the south there are...More

Thank beach397
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dougfalkenhagen
3 February 2017|
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Response from janccd | Reviewed this property |
Exerpt from fisherman in the Okanagan: "Okanagan Lake Home of the Ogopogo, our very own “lake monster” and located in BC’s beautiful Okanagan Valley, Okanagan lake stretches 110 km from Vernon, through Kelowna and ends in... More
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riojjacob
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Response from Dave S | Reviewed this property |
Yes as long as you know to go to shore when and if whitecaps occur.
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