Okanagan Boating Blog

Penticton Marina

Penticton is one of the greatest places to boat in the Okanagan. Penticton sits in a rich tourist community, from the shores of Okanagan Lake Beach, to the small winery community of Naramata and also the various parks of Summerland. Penticton’s beautiful beachfront...

Squally Point

Squally Point is located 2km south of Rattlesnake Island. Just south of Squally point there is a cove with the best cliff jumping in the Okanagan. There are two different tried and tested spots for jumpers. The smaller jump spot is an island with a rope on the...

Rattlesnake Island

Yes, there are Rattlesnakes here! Location: Due East of Peachland; easily seen on the left side of lake when coming from Kelowna. Rumoured to be the home of the mysterious lake monster, Ogopogo, Rattlesnake island is a favourite spot for locals and tourists. The...

The Cove Lakeside Resort

Location: Southernmost point of West Kelowna; straight south of West Kelowna Yacht Club in Gellatly Bay. The Cove is West Kelowna’s premiere resort. Elegant rooms, spacious patio, and temporary moorage for visitors are a few things that separate The Cove from the...

Okanagan Lake Provincial Park

(Description Provided by http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explore/parkpgs/okana_lk/) Beautiful, sandy/pebbly beaches surrounded by ponderosa pine and sagebrush make this park the perfect spot for swimming and water activities. At the two large campgrounds in the park,...

Kickininee Provincial Park

(Description Provided by http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explore/parkpgs/kickininee/) Three tiny picnic areas, Kickininee, Soorimpt and Pyramid, are tucked between Highway 97 and Okanagan Lake just north of Penticton. They provide a great spot for a picnic, swimming...

Okanagan Mtn Provincial Park

(Description Provided by http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explore/parkpgs/okana_mt/) Above the lakeshore are over 10,000 hectares of rugged landscape with mountain lakes, grasslands and spruce-fir forests accessible only on foot, horseback or bicycle. Trails and...