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Fun Things to Do in Kelowna by Ikon Adventures

Fun Things to Do in Kelowna by Ikon Adventures


Are you running out of ideas of fun things to do in Kelowna? Or maybe you’re visiting and are curious of what to do while you’re in town.  At Ikon Adventures, we know the Okanagan quite well… we fly over it all the time! So, buckle up. We’re about to share with you the top fun things to do and ikonic places to see in the Kelowna area.


Kelowna Helicopter Tours | Ikon AdventuresTo start with the most obvious, Okanagan Lake. A beautiful lake stretching 120 km in length is what makes Kelowna, Kelowna.  If you’re a local, you already know this. But if you haven’t experience Okanagan Lake from a bird’s view – or a helicopter’s! – than you haven’t truly experienced its beauty.

Okanagan Lake provides us with numerous beaches and water activities, and in the gorgeous summer months it’s all you need to have a good time. If you’re seeking a bigger adventure, you’ll need to get up higher! Ikon Adventures can help you out with that. And while you’re up there you might as well keep your eyes open for the Ogopogo. 😉


Whether its hiking, biking, boarding, or skiing, the mountains surrounding Okanagan Valley offer endless adventure. Stay in the city and hike Knox Mountain, or travel to a nearby ski resort, like Big White to ski or snowboard (or hike and bike in the summer). The Valley blesses us with breath-taking mountain top views that are a must-see! Skip the kafuffle and crank up the adrenaline and allow Ikon Adventures to fly you to your favourite view-point. Try something daring like heli-skiing or keep it low key with a heli-picnic. Regardless of your style, the Okanagan Valley (and Ikon Adventures!) provides.


The Okanagan is known for its wineries and beautiful vineyards – Mission Hill, Summerhill, and Quails’ Gate winery to name a few. Visiting a winery for lunch, going on a wine tour, or having an impromptu vineyard photo shoot are some of the most enjoyable things to do in the Okanagan – especially if you’re a lover of wine. Just make sure you have a safe ride home!

Another option is to view the vineyards and wineries from above with one of our ‘View the Vines’ helicopter tours! Stay tuned, as soon we will be offering heli adventures with a wine tour – what more could you ask for?


Although Kelowna may not be the largest city in Canada, it still has a wide variety of urban activities and events to enjoy. Downtown Kelowna offers restaurants, bars, and shopping. Walk the streets or boardwalk, stop for a coffee at a local coffee shop, browse the boutiques, and finish the day with dinner and drinks at restaurant or pub with a lake view!


You may be surprised to hear that Kelowna provides its residents and visitors with exceptional arts and cultural events. From Kelowna Museums to performances by Kelowna Actors Studio or Opera Kelowna, Kelowna’s arts and culture are on the rise. Stay informed with upcoming events, so you don’t miss out!


You’re now equipped with many more fun things to do in Kelowna. Try taking any of our suggestions up a notch, with an ikonic helicopter experience! Ikon Adventures offers unique and exciting helicopter tours and adventures in the Okanagan and surrounding areas. We’ll add an ikonic dose of excitement to your plans.

Call 778-837-1291 to book your next helicopter adventure in the Okanagan!

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