Activities and Things To Do in Osoyoos

Customize your Watermark stay with all the activities you want! Osoyoos offers something for everyone. Spoil your palate with world-class culinary offerings and exquisite wines from one of the many award-winning local wineries. Spend the day on the water, at a championship golf course, or browsing the boutiques in town. In the winter you will enjoy the mild temperatures and top-notch skiing.

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Hiking & Biking

Osoyoos has a number of fantastic hiking and biking trails for you to enjoy. Whether it is a climb through the mountains, a peaceful walk along the canal or river, or through the many orchards surrounding the valley, there is a path that suits every age and every skill level.
For more information on the various hiking and biking trails available throughout the valley, please visit Destination Osoyoos

Bike Rentals:
Double O Bikes
Osoyoos Scooter & Peddle Bike Rentals

Bird Watching

Osoyoos is for the birds! Watermark is a popular destination for birders, as our unique desert ecosystem and warm temperatures make the surrounding area a haven for birds of all types. Here you can find Ospreys, Great Horned Owls, hummingbirds, California quail, red-tailed hawks, and other exquisite specimens. To learn more about birds in the area, check out the BC Bird Trail.

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Horseback Riding

Sun Hills Riding Center offers guided trail rides past stunning valley views overlooking orchards, vineyards and Osoyoos Lake. The horses are suitable for all levels of riders. Most of the horses at Sun Hills Riding Center are rescues and are given quality care and training to ensure a happy and healthy life.

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Water Sports

Not only does Osoyoos Lake play a very important role as a focal point to our scenic backdrop, it’s also an important player in all there is to do here at Watermark and in Osoyoos.


Osoyoos Sailing Club
Splash BC Wibit Waterpark

A skier admiring the view from a ski hill at Baldy Mountain Resort

Baldy Mountain Resort

Experience the thrill of skiing or snowboarding down the slopes of Mt. Baldy, the third highest elevation ski area in British Columbia.

The incredible scenery of snow-dusted trees, the rising West Kootenays, and the brilliant blue sky make the ideal environment for winter fun. Cross-country trails and slopes for all experience levels mean there’s something for everyone here.

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Nk’Mip Desert Cultural Centre

Nk’Mip Desert Cultural Centre allows their guests to fully immerse themselves within the culture and history of the Okanagan First Nations people. With two multi-sensory theatre experiences, outdoor exhibits and multiple dining options at a stones throw, Nk’Mip provides a fully rounded day for the entire family. Activity options range from eco-tours, fishing charters and interactive exhibits.

Spotted Lake Osoyoos Bc

Spotted Lake

Known as Kliluk to the Indian Band, this lake is sacred and can easily be viewed from Hwy 3, eight kilometers west of Osoyoos.

Each of the 365 rings is believed to have a different healing power. Spotted Lake  has one of the world’s highest concentration of minerals; calcium, magnesium and sodium sulphates. In the summer heat, the lake dries out, forming colourful mud circles.