The Best Osoyoos Activities You Should Try This Summer
Osoyoos is the perfect summer destinations this summer. Book your Desert Surfside Vacation Rental today and enjoy the warmest weather Canada has to offer. There’s a lot of activities to choose from in Osoyoos, so here is a short list to guide you along your summer getaway:
Osoyoos Lake is the central focus for water activities. With an average summer temperature of 24°C and long stretches of sandy beach, it’s an ideal playground for swimming, water skiing, wakeboarding, wake surfing, jet skiing, parasailing, windsurfing, and kayaking.
Osoyoos Lake and the Osoyoos Oxbows are also excellent fishing spots. Drop a line for bass, trout, salmon, and whitefish or any one of the 43 species found locally.
Natural Sights, Parks & Wildlife
Osoyoos is located in one of the most fragile and endangered ecosystems in North America with the largest concentration of species at risk in Canada. Learn about the rare plants and animals that make their home in the dry antelope brush ecosystem at the Desert Centre Osoyoos and the Nk’Mip Desert Cultural Centre.
Great Horned Owl Eco-Tours offers guided excursions for eco-enthusiasts and bird watchers while McKinney Creek Adventures adds a touch of excitement with guided backcountry ATV tours. Check out historic mining sites and learn to pan for gold, discover forest ecology and keep an eye out for wildlife like deer, cougars, and bears.
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Hiking and cycling trails around Osoyoos include many easy pathways like the International Hike & Bike Trail along the Osoyoos River and the nature trails through the wetlands of Haynes Point Provincial Park.
High atop Mount Kobau take in the 360-degree daytime view or wait until dark for crystal clear stargazing. Get a different perspective on horseback with Indian Grove Riding Stables or Osoyoos Desert Trail Riding Stables. Golfers tee up for 36 holes at Osoyoos Golf & Country Club or a quick nine at Sonora Dunes Golf Course.
Osoyoos offers a unique selection of family attractions. The Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad is a must-see mini-world with 20 computer-operated trains running through a European styled landscape of cities, villages, resorts, and countryside peopled by over 11,000 hand-painted figures. The Osoyoos Home Hardware boasts a model train, autographed hockey sticks, and a jail cell. Rattlesnake Canyon offers a variety of fun family activities with mini-golf, bumper boats, climbing wall, rides and an arcade.
Don’t miss out on the attractions in Osoyoos this summer. Book your Desert Surfside vacation rental and enjoy a vacation packed with fun for the whole family.
Osoyoos is located at the southern end of Okanagan wine country with more than 20 wineries within 21km of the town centre. Tour and taste locally at Nk’Mip Cellars, Twisted Tree Vineyards and Winery and LaStella Winery. Drive north to visit the wineries of the Golden Mile, the Black Sage Bench and North Oliver. West of Osoyoos, wineries are also now appearing in the Similkameen Valley. Book your Desert Surfside vacation rental and enjoy some of the best wine Canada has to offer this summer right at the source.