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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” (44 reviews)
“public beaches” (12 reviews)
“clean water” (9 reviews)
Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I love this lake and am lucky to sail my boat here all year long. Get away from the swarm around Kelowna and enjoy your time here. Try sailing ⛵️

Thank dannyfostersails
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We only had a couple of days to explore the lake and its environs...just enough to make us want to return. Went to a couple of lakeside parks and - on a weekday - they were charming. Imagine they’re pretty packed on weekends. Can’t wait...More

Thank Cynde G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nothing beats Lake Okanagan. It is such a beautiful scenic lake and a perfect way to spend the day whether you are on the water on a boat, or on one of the beautiful beaches surrounding it. The water is very mild and very clear!

Thank ashleysxoxo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this Lake, also the bridge is beautiful.of you like to rent a boat or a jetski, they have everything

Thank 868lukass
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful Lake enclosed with wine yards and farms of Kelowna! Beach is there too which is clean and best to go for walk in summer !

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Take the time to drive from Kelowna to Oliver or Osoyoos. Highway 97 follows the water and the views are stunning. There are many places where you can stop to enjoy the view. And since it’s the wine route, you can stop at many wineries...More

Thank Mishka01
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This area is beautiful. Very large & deep lake. Locals say it is very popular during the summer months w/water activities, boating, swimming at the beaches, etc. I visited during the fall, still able to take a fishing guided tour & hike, visit vineyards etc.

Thank j k
Reviewed 13 October 2017

You could never be bored visiting this lake and all that it has on offer. Great beaches that are child friendly-- coupled with the numerous activities available will keep you as busy as you choose to be. One note is that it is very expensive...More

Thank bendarwahl
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

What a great view. I'm in town for the Okanagan marathon and what a better place to run while looking at this view.

Thank Mdecker17
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Visiting a relative whose home looks out over Lake Okanagan. Absolutely beautiful! We also took in the lake by boat to get a feel from the water. Views were just as good from down below as up above.

Thank CdnFinn2709
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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
25 July 2016|
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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.
Nancy W
31 August 2015|
Response from stacy H | Reviewed this property |
You could try the Vernon Yacht Club they are located down Okanagan Landing road in Vernon BC.