South Okanagan Desert Tour

The Okanagan Desert Tour is an unforgettable experience. Travel by foot through Canada’s only desert in search of secretive and fascinating creatures found nowhere else in Canada.

The Okanagan Desert Tour showcases the unique, rare, and endangered places, plants, and animals of the Osoyoos area. You visit one of the four most endangered ecosystems in Canada, the region with the highest species diversity and some of the last remaining Sage and Antelope ecosystems in Canada. Minimum 2 people
* Duration: 7 to 8 hours
* Starts: Kelowna, Canada
* Trip Category: Outdoor Activities >> Nature & Wildlife




The Okanagan Desert Tour is an unforgettable experience. Travel by foot through Canada’s only desert in search of secretive and fascinating creatures found nowhere else in Canada.

The Okanagan Desert Tour showcases the unique, rare, and endangered places, plants, and animals of the Osoyoos area. You visit one of the four most endangered ecosystems in Canada, the region with the highest species diversity and some of the last remaining Sage and Antelope ecosystems in Canada. Minimum 2 people

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Osoyoos Desert Centre, 14580 146 Ave, Osoyoos, BC V0H 1V2, Canada

Guided tour of Canada’s only desert along a 1.5km elevated boardwalk

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Vaseux Lake Provincial Park, Highway 97, Okanagan Falls, British Columbia V0H 1R0 Canada

Birdwatch from the Vaseux Lake boardwalk and viewing tower. A birding hotspot in Canada with 205 observed species.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Nk’Mip Desert Cultural Centre, 1000 Rancher Creek Rd Nk’Mip Resort, Osoyoos, British Columbia V0H 1V0 Canada

At the Nk’ Mip Desert Cultural Centre we hunt along the interpretive trail to find signs of snakes and often a wild snake. You could see the Yellow-bellied Racer, Pocket Desert Gopher Snake, or Western Rattlesnake. An unforgettable experience!

We also take part in the Snakes Alive program presented by Nk’Mip staff.

Duration: 15 hours