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Wineries & Wine Tours
Just a 10-minute drive outside Kamloops city limits, Monte Creek Ranch Winery aims to follow in the footsteps of the area’s early explorers. Come experience the beauty and bounty that first brought these pioneers out West. Enjoy a wine tasting, a regionally inspired seasonal alfresco menu on the Terrace and shop for local products. The Tasting Room is open May to October 10-6 daily and November to April 11-5 daily. The Terrace Restaurant is open from 11:30-6 daily from June to August. Come discover the Thompson Valley’s next frontier in winemaking.
Cross-Country Skiing, Skiing & Snowboarding
The Stake Lake Trails, managed by the Overlander Ski Club, are just a 20-minute drive southwest of Kamloops, offering 60 km of meticulously groomed cross-country ski trails for both classic and skate skiing as well as 12 km of snowshoe trails.
This art museum is the largest in the area and showcases the work of Canadian artists.
The most exciting gaming experience in the city is at Chances Kamloops! Enjoy our state of the art gaming center with your favourite slot and bingo games available to play! When you need a refreshing reason to take a delicious diversion, try the menu at the Barside Lounge and Grill. Its nonstop excitement… it’s never ending fun! With a newly expanded slot floor and vibrant nightlife, Chances is Your Best Bet For Entertainment!
Laying in a desert-like setting at the foot of sagebrush-covered hills above the majestic South Thompson River, Rivershore is honest, fair, unpretentious and generously bunkered (95 bunkers). Water is used sparingly on this superb links style course. Designed and constructed by legendary golf course architect Robert Trent Jones Sr., Rivershore has hosted numerous Championships.
Museums & Heritage Sites, Indigenous Culture
The Secwepemc Museum & Heritage Park is located along the banks of the beautiful South Thompson River. The Secwepemc Museum & Heritage Park consists of both an inside and outside viewing experience for visitors. The tour of the museum offers a rich history of the life of the Secwepemc people. Once inside the museum visitors can view “The Land of the Secwepemc” DVD, and can then immerse themselves in the beautiful artefacts and displays within the four galleries that are offered.Afterwards, the Heritage park offers a trail of over a kilometre of archaeological remains of a 2,000 year old Secwepemc winter village. The winter village consists of 1 reconstructed winter pit-houses, and summer tule mat lodges which feature various unique food preparation structures. In addition; for viewing pleasure, is one of Kamloops Marshes that is filled with beautiful wildlife and visitors may even be able to get a glimpse of the Coyote (Skelep) and her pups that are currently living in the area.
Biking, Horseback Riding & Ranches, Bird Watching, Cabins & Cottages, Resorts & Wilderness Lodges
Campbell Hills Guest Ranch offers the perfect horseback riding Vacation, close to Kamloops. Come and enjoy horseback riding with a Natural Horsemanship approach for beginners and the more advanced riders. We offer different levels trail riding based on skills. We set you up for a pleasant and enjoyable ride. We also encourage guests to participate in getting the horses, grooming etc. For the non riders we offer hiking or mountain biking in the wilderness, bird watching, kayaking on Campbell Lake or just take advantage of plain rest and relaxation! Enjoy beautiful views of gleaming Campbell Lake and the Monte Hills right out of your window. Don’t miss out on the scenic morning sun rising above the lake. As a small all inclusive resort we can accommodate up to 16 guests. We also offer morning or afternoon packages and a variety of horseback riding tours for 8yrs and older non staying guests! Trail rides combined with either lunch or dinner plus a natural horsemanship introduction!
TasteFull Excursions is Kamloops leading transportation service provider for both guided tour experiences and premium shuttle specializing in providing service excellence for winter ski resorts. As the first transportation company to specialize in wine tours, TasteFull Excursions promotes Kamloops as gateway to B.C. wine country due to Kamloops strategic position between between Jasper and Vancouver. Tours include: Kamloops Wine Trail, Shuswap, Lake Country, Kelowna, and 2 day tours to South Okanagan wine country. TasteFull Excursions is the official shuttle service for Sun Peaks Resort, and a preferred supplier for Canadian Mountain Holidays & Mike Wiegele with well maintained top of the line vehicles exceeding regulatory and safety standards. TasteFull Excursions also provides golf, , wedding, special event, teambuilding events and premium executive private shuttle for up to 14 guests per vehicle. Fleet size: 9 Ford Transits (14 pp) and 2 Mercedes Sprinters (11pp) .
Golf, Paddling, Sightseeing, Wineries & Wine Tours, Backcountry Skiing
Noble Adventures is your company to explore British Columbia’s magnificent mountain ranges, stunning lakes, lush farms, local wineries and snow filled ski resorts in the southern interior of British Columbia and the Shuswap. Our company takes a unique approach to guided adventure travel by highlighting local farmers and business owners, Shuswap culture, history and the excitement of being outside
The Dunes at Kamloops is truly natures golf course. Lush fairways carve effortlessly through the sand, each leading to a meticulously kept green. Measuring 6973 yards in length, The Dunes caters to all levels of players with your choice of four tees. Regardless of whether you are swinging a club for the first time or a seasoned pro, our goal is to ensure your experience is incomparable from start to finish. Relax and Enjoy.
The brainchild of Rob Braithwaite, UK-born wine expert and enthusiast, Wine Lovers Tours was established to showcase the very best of BCs thriving wine and beer scene. As a certified WSET Level 2 in Wine & Spirits, a certified beer cicerone, and a certified Level 3 first-aider, Rob knows exactly what goes into an unforgettable wine and beer tour. Having explored wineries and breweries far and wide, Rob found there is a whole world of world-class wine, craft beer, and spirits to be discovered in BC and thats when Wine Lovers Tours was born. On a tour with us, youll stroll through vineyards surrounded by mountains and crystal lakes, meet the creative minds behind the bottles, and sample the finest range of wine BC has to offer. If beer is more up your street, weve meticulously selected the most up-and-coming craft breweries and brews that youre bound to be writing home about. Pick-up and drop-off at your event, residence, or hotel means that you are free to relax from the begin
Situated on the banks of the North Thompson River in Kamloops, Debbie and John Woodward invite you to their “Private Heaven”. The result of their years of patience, care and quiet passion: PRIVATO. Crafted in small quantities, PRIVATO creates premium-quality, single-vineyard Burgundy wines. From their quaint and intimate tasting room to the picnic area and vineyards, the experience truly exudes a sense of charm. And as Debbie puts it, “there is not a day that goes by that we don’t truly appreciate and marvel at the loveliness of the vineyard right outside our back door. I’m convinced that the experience our visitors have here along with the quality of the wine is what brings them back again and again.” TASTING ROOM HOURS May through October Thursday through Sunday 11:00 am to 5:00 pm December 1-20 10:00 am to 4:00 pm For private tastings on any other day or time please call to reserve. VINE TO WINE TOURS $10.00 per person Groups of 4 or more people Reservations required Pets and Children Welcome Wheel Chair Accessible
Learn to SUP with one of North America’s very first Professionally Certified Instructors and International SUP Competitors. Enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the fastest growing water sport in the world! SUP is easy to learn and is a non-intimidating activity that appeals to all ages and physical abilities. Lessons, rentals and tours on spectacular mountainside Heffley Lake! Try our “Family” SUP or inflatable kayaks too!