Sustainable Spirit, Fun for Everyone in Okanagan BC 

Experience British Columbia’s Thompson Okanagan. Recently awarded Biosphere Certification, the Thompson Okanagan features incredible ecological diversity, stunning scenery and cultural richness, as well as award winning wineries, cideries and an abundance of culinary delights.

This is a wonderful travel option for families, friends and teams looking for relaxed fun and adventure.

 

Departures: June-September 2023

Itinerary:

  • Day 1:

    • Drive to Penticton, or arrive by air in Kelowna, BC

    • If arriving in Kelowna by air, choose to stay at a lakeside hotel, or collect a rental vehicle and head directly to the South Okanagan town of Penticton

    • Enjoy the diverse scenery on your drive to South Okanagan (est. 2.5 hours). 

    • Check into your lakeside cabin(s) and get ready to unwind and have some fun

    • After a brief refreshment break, head out to a renowned Indigenous winery for a tasting experience 

    • Dine at their award winning restaurant or explore Penticton's  rich culinary scene

    • Guests return to their cabin to relax and unwind, evening at leisure

 

  • Day 2:

    • Morning departure for Cawston, BC

    • Agriculture is the engine of the Thompson Okanagan. Local farms, large and small, produce an abundant wealth of produce (and grapes!), cheeses and other products. Visit a local organic farm for a hands-in-the-dirt agriculture experience, learn how your food is grown and supplied.  

    • Sit down for a relaxed family-style lunch in a convivial atmosphere, featuring farm-to-table food that couldn’t be fresher (0 Mile diet!). Options are available to suit travellers with dietary restrictions.

    • Consider picking up local produce for tonights's dinner, to be prepared in your private cabin

    • Visit a nearby ecological centre to explore Canada’s only desert in-depth, supported by cultural insights from an indigenous perspective. 

    • Time to refresh and tantalize with a visit to a gorgeous, and sustainably operated, boutique winery. Guests are encouraged to pick up a bottle (or case) of some of BC’s tastiest wine, not available in stores.

    • Return to your cabin for an evening at leisure. Rest-up and pack! Tomorrow will be a busy day, starting early.

 

  • Day 3: 

    • Breakfast at leisure

    • Get out on the water and play, with a supported watersports adventure. Adaptive and standard equipment options are available, with experienced guides on hand to keep everyone safe and entertained.

    • Return to your cabin for an evening at leisure. Rest-up and pack! Tomorrow is departure day (unless extending).

  • Day 4: 

    • Check-out and travel home or return to Kelowna for your flight connection, or extend your stay

    • Add an optional Kelowna stop to keep the party going 

 

Inclusions*: Accommodation in a rustic lakeside cabin,  wine tastings,  an agriculture educational experience, farm-to-table dining, and water sports adventure. 

 

Additional options: Vehicle rental option, and  Kelowna accommodation for guests looking to extend their stay and/or explore more of what this spectacular region has to offer. 
 

*Not included are some meals including breakfasts/dinners, self-drive or hired transportation (except guided experiences), other activities, and incidentals. Airfare to and from Kelowna (YLW) is additional-enquire at the time of booking.