About Kelowna


Let's have a look around into background of Kelowna

Province: British Columbia

Country: Canada

Latitude: 49.9

Longitude: -119.483333

Time zone: America/Vancouver

Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -7 hours

Weather in Kelowna

  • Climate: humid continental climate
  • Best Time to Visit: November and February

Location

Kelowna is a city on Okanagan Lake in the Okanagan Valley, in the southern interior of British Columbia, Canada. It serves as the head office of the Regional District of Central Okanagan. Its name derives from an Okanagan languageterm for "grizzly bear". Kelowna is the third largest metropolitan area in the province and ranks as the 22nd largest in Canada, with a population of 194,882 in 2016. 

Distance from Kelowna center to Airport

Airport: Kelowna International Airport

Driving Distance: 9 miles / 14 km 

Driving Time: 19 minutes

Languages: Dutch

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Kelowna International Airport
  • Rail: Kelowna Pacific Railway
  • Road: Bus: Kelowna Regional Transit System

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: TIP 2$ TO 20$
  • Housekeeper: TIP 2$ TO 20$
  • Concierge: Between TIP 2$ TO 20$

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: 10 – 15 % of the Bill.

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Kaleden, 
  • Salmon Arm,
  • Summerland

Emergency Contact Numbers in Kelowna city

Fire / Police/ Ambulance:

Railroad: Kelowna Pacific Railway ((250) 558-9249)

Airport: Kelowna International Airport (+1 250-765-5125)

Hospital: Kelowna General Hospital (+1 250-862-4000) 

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in kelowna.

  • Miranda Lambert in Kelowna
  • Foreigner in Penticton
  • Josh Ritter & the Royal City Band W/ Guests in Nelson

Tourist Attractions

  1. Big White Ski Resort
  2. Okanagan Lake
  3. Quails' Gate Winery

Theatre & Concerts

  1. Famous Players Orchard Plaza 5 Cinemas 
  2. Kelowna Community Theatre
  3. Crystal Cinema Copyrights Ltd

Visit Top Restaurants in Kelowna

  1. Bouchons Bistro
  2. Raudz Regional Table
  3. Waterfront Wines Restaurant & Bar

Top Shopping Centers in Kelowna

  1. Orchard Park Shopping Center
  2. Mission Park Shopping Center
  3. Towne Centre Mall

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  1. Okanagan Heritage Museum
  2. Kelowna Art Gallery
  3. Sanctuary Gardens 

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  1. Bouchons Bistro - Rabbit
  2. Raudz Regional Table - Gnocchi
  3. Waterfront Wines Restaurant & Bar - Duck

Sports Club

  1. Central Sports Club
  2. Steve Nash Fitness World
  3. Kelowna Yacht Club

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: 4.50 C$
  • Taxi: 3.50 C$
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): 1,769.64 C$
  • Cheap meal: 16.00 C$
  • Gasoline: 1.17 C$
  • 3 course meal: 60.00 C$
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