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“Lots of Public Beaches”
Review of Lake Okanagan

Lake Okanagan
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$100.60*
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Okanagan Flyboard Experience
Ranked #3 of 138 things to do in Kelowna
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: If you spot Ogopogo, the legendary lake monster said to inhabit these waters, you'll make headline news, but other than that, you're sure to enjoy all the recreational activities this 82-mile long lake has to offer: swimming, boating, parasailing and all types of water sports.
Reviewed August 5, 2013

This is a narrow lake that is about 100 miles long. There are many small sandy beaches along this lake that are easily accessible by car and some by boat. Some are crowded on a hot summer day and others are not. There are probably 100's of beaches along this lake, some with fine sand, some with coarse sand and others with small smooth stones. It is your choice and most are good for swimming from June through September.

Thank Ralph209
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Reviewed August 5, 2013

Lake Okanagan is one of a variety of lakes. It has many arms and a variety of lake front beaches to accomodate picnics, kids playing in the sand and swimming. Lots of camping and the City of Kelowna which borders the lake has lots of places to stay and view the sun setting or coming up over the lake!

Thank sujoh56
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Reviewed August 4, 2013

No it is not like California nor should it be. No two places in the world are meant to be the same. Okanagan Lake is unique with it's family friendly location(s), accessibility and unlimited opportunities for interaction with it, via water sports, land sports or an enjoyable walk along the Lake for many kilometres. Public parks along the beach are numerous AND require no access fees. The spaciousness of the whole Lake makes for absolutely no crowding. One can bring a picnic lunch anywhere along it's shores and all mosquitos have bee banished.

The sun and temperatures are the three bears, not too hot, not too cold, just right. Amenities, in Kelowna, like shopping or dining are literally a 5 minute walk from the shores of the lake. I am talking 45+ eating places and even more shopping stores.

Kelowna is Kelowna and stands as an attractive tourist destination being unique in it's own right. That is what I look for in any place. Similarities are best left for comparing the looks of a new born, to mother or dad.

Thank Ronald P
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Reviewed August 4, 2013

very good for boating, swimming fishing and all other kinds of watersports and relaxing, nice shores and allways sunshine

Thank harti66
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Reviewed August 4, 2013

Okanagan Lake offers good swimming, boating, and fishing. I understand it has 1000 miles of shoreline with exquisite scenery. Could use more boat launch sites but there are lots of beaches and many for your dog as well.

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