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Go With the Wind Cruises

227 Crossridge Cres, Kelowna, British Columbia V1V1S5, Canada
250 763 5204
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Ranked #19 of 73 Activities in Kelowna
Type: Boat Tours
Owner description: Go With the Wind Cruises is the longest running cruise on Okanagan Lake. These are informative, personal (your party only and leaving at your... more » Owner description: Go With the Wind Cruises is the longest running cruise on Okanagan Lake. These are informative, personal (your party only and leaving at your convenience), with the option to power, sail, or both. The captain will relate history, geography, and show you wildlife. Enjoy the peaceful, relaxing waters of Lake Okanagan. Pickup is in downtown Kelowna beside the Delta Grand Hotel. Reservations recommended at 250 763 5204 « less
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Houston, TX
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

My wife and I visited Kelowna in August just for one evening. We wanted to take a short trip on the lake in the morning, and found Go With the Wind Cruises. Jo and Al were great hosts and the trip was very relaxing. Al is a long-time resident of the area and provided plenty of interesting commentary. Everything was... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

My wife and I took a 2 hour cruise on his sweet little boat The Cat's Axx a month ago. Captain Al was a gracious and friendly host. It's not just his job - it's his passion. Besides the cruising and sailing which is a treat in itself on Okanagan Lake he had a story about every vessel on the... More

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West Kelowna, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

This review is late - too much company! I was wanting to do something different and special for my husband's birthday on August 8 and I did with 'Go With the Wind Cruises'. Had I known it was going to be so great, we would have booked for 4 hours instead of 2! Al and Jo are amazing hosts and... More

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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This cruise was recommended to us by Shalyn from Wine your Way tours and we are so glad we booked it. We did an afternoon cruise at 6pm and spent the next 2 hours enjoying the glorious scenery and wild life around Kelowna. We were also amazed by the expensive houses that dotted the shoreline. Al and Jo were so... More

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Kitchener, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Jo & Al made my first visit to Kelowna one of the most memorable. I took this tour with my husband and my mother and they were absolutely in love with the scenery and the history of the city that Jo & Al shared. They did a custom tour to see the things that we had wanted to know more... More

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Calgary, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We booked with Al and Jo from 10 am - 12 pm, which was perfect. It wasn't too hot yet. And we were lucky enough to be cruising the day the Snowbirds were in town, so they were doing their practice runs above us. Al and Jo were super friendly and knowledgable of the area. They shared many stories with... More

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Kamloops, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Sailing with Al and Jo really was the "cat's *ss" (name of their sailboat but TripAdvisor won't let me spell it lol). We had perfect weather and the company of a very delightful couple and their pup. You get a view that you can't get from any road, great stories, making for a very entertaining time. Should go on your... More

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Caroline
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

Captain Al and Jo took us on a grand two plus hour motor sail of the lake. Two most gracious hosts made our trip fun and memorable. We were treated in first class style with stories, info and pictures. Meeting this pair and spending time with them was our best investment on this holiday! Do yourselves a favor, do something... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

What a glorious day on the water .We were fortunate to have our vacation with Captain Al and First Mate Jo-Ann.We felt like we were sailing the seven seas as I had never sailed.Al and Jo-Ann made us feel so comfortable and they filled our experience with knowledge , history and tales of the surrounding area.There are a variety of... More

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CaptainAl_12, Owner at Go With the Wind Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review. Jo and I are truly grateful! This has been our best June ever, even surpassing last year which was our previous best. We don't get a lot of reviews however each one we do get is special to us. Thanks again Al, Jo and Shadow More

Kelowna, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Thanks to Al & Jo who facilitated such a lovely outing on their boat. Such warm and gracious hosts added to the amazement we experienced seeing our city from a fresh perspective - this great lake! Our visitors from England found the tour interesting and relaxing - such fun! Thanks to Jo for helping with the 8 month old twins... More

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