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Peachland Visitor Centre

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Went for the bat count

We dropped by the visitor centre on our way home from Kelowna one night. We counted bats and then... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
tandjmac
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Vancouver, Canada
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The Bats Who Saved the Peachland Visitor Centre

We were delighted to happen upon the Peachland Visitor Centre! We were greeted by a very friendly... read more

Reviewed July 18, 2019
naturewanders
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Anacortes, United States
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Peachland is a picturesque community located in the Southern Interior of British Columbia, a part of the Thompson Okanagan Tourism Region. Situated across from popular Swim Bay, the Peachland Visitor Centre and Legends of the Lake Interpretive...more
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5684 Beach Ave, Peachland, British Columbia V0H 1X6, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A visit here allowed for us to know of what we can do around peachland and show us some things we did not know =)

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank fwelder
SusanNeill, Manager at Peachland Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We are happy to be of service. I hope your trip was amazing!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We dropped by the visitor centre on our way home from Kelowna one night. We counted bats and then toured the visitor centre. Very educational (especially about bats and the Ogopogo). A great place to learn something. Nice little gift store too. If you like...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank tandjmac
SusanNeill, Manager at Peachland Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It must have been a Friday night:) We are happy that you enjoyed your visit, it is always a pleasure to share our knowledge with interested people. Come back any time to check on the bats.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very friendly knowledgable helpful people. If you want to know something about Peachland they have the answers

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Beobee1
SusanNeill, Manager at Peachland Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, please stop by anytime you come through Peachland!

Reviewed July 18, 2019 via mobile

We were delighted to happen upon the Peachland Visitor Centre! We were greeted by a very friendly and knowledgeable woman who shared her passion and interest in the ongoing bat study. This renovated school house is home to a large colony of bats that live...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank naturewanders
SusanNeill, Tourism Service Coordinator at Peachland Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

It is always wonderful to chat with visitors who are interested in the history of the building and our bats. It is a privilege to be a positive part of your travel experience.

Reviewed June 22, 2019

Take in the Peachland Visitor Centre and watch the live cams of the bat colony that lives on the top floor. My next trip will be in the evening and the opportunity to count the bats as they leave their roosts to go foraging for...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank 858ellenw
SusanNeill, Tourism Services Coordinator at Peachland Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded June 25, 2019

We're so glad you enjoyed learning about the bats! Let us know when you're planning to come out to a bat count, and we can save a prime spot for you. Hope to see you soon!

Reviewed June 22, 2019 via mobile

One of the best visitor centers I’ve visited. We always stop at visitor centers because they have such good information about the area. Love the personal touch. The wine region has so much to offer - they have wonderful maps of the area with the...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank adurham
SusanNeill, Tourism Services Coordinator at Peachland Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded June 25, 2019

Thank you so much for the lovely review! We are so glad you enjoyed your time in our beautiful region. We were happy to help, and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed May 31, 2019

We were welcomed by a very nice lady who gave us quite a lot of information about thie town and its past years. The building which is the old school has been entirely renovated thanks to the presence of a big colony of bats in...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank kerrvan
SusanNeill, Tourism Services Coordinator at Peachland Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded June 1, 2019

I'm very glad we could help you with your visit to Peachland! Hopefully you stop by the next time you are in town to come see the bats and let us know how exploring the trails went.

Reviewed May 29, 2019

Located in an old school house (1909) the visitor centre is more than informative. The maternity bat colonies (largest in BC) live in the attic and come & go through the roof top exits..there is a live feed in the visitor centre.Susan the manager is...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank MEP1950
SusanNeill, Tourism Services Coordinator at Peachland Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2019

Thank you so much for this lovely review. We are very happy to chat about Peachland and our sweet Little Brown Myotis and Yuma Myotis. Please stop by again, there is always something new!

Reviewed May 23, 2019 via mobile

The tourist centre selling very nice souvenirs. Staff is very kind and helpful. There is an art gallery next to the tourist centre. A place worth visiting when you are in Peachland.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank selena c
SusanNeill, Tourism Services Coordinator at Peachland Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded May 25, 2019

Thank you for your review, we look forward to your return visit!

Reviewed May 12, 2019

Our first stop on arriving in the Okanagan was the Peachland Visitor Centre. The building itself is beautiful. The space is inviting, spacious and clean. And the service was fantastic. We received a warm welcome from the manager and she very quickly was able to...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Shatteredvisage
SusanNeill, Tourism Services Coordinator at Peachland Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2019

I hope you had a wonderful time in the Okanagan! I am always happy to help and hope to see you here next time you are in the area.

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