Myra Canyon Hike and Heritage Farm Tour
Join us for an authentic taste of gems scattered across our Okanagan Valley. Starting off with breathtaking views overlooking Kelowna as we climb to our starting point at Myra Canyon. Take a deep breath & 30 seconds to appreciate where you are & the beauty in front of you.
We will venture on a hike along the canyon walls & walk over engineering marvels. The story of the trestles, what they were made from and those first 'test' runs draw an appreciation to the skillset of the time.
Depending on the availability from our local parters, we will explore local farms, orchards or gardens & share more of the wonderful products made in our valley. Some possibilities include Don-o-Ray's Farm, a local Lavender Farm, or the Kasugai Japanese Gardens.Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop At:
Myra Canyon Park, Kelowna, British Columbia Canada
Responding to the rush for Kootenay gold, silver and other minerals being mined, the CPR built the Crow’s Nest Pass line, eventually reaching Midway in West Kootenay. Myra Canyon presented a challenging obstacle to Chief Engineer Andrew McCullough. At an elevation of 1280 metres, the highest section of the KVR, it is a deep, steep and wide chasm, carved out by two main creeks: today’s KLO and Pooley creeks. McCulloch creatively hung his railway on the sides of the canyon, using nearly eleven kms of track to reach around something less than one kilometer wide. Completed in 1914, it took 19 (now 18) wooden trestles of various lengths and heights to do it. McCulloch commented that he had never seen a railway built in such difficult conditions. His engineers aptly called it “McCulloch’s Wonder”.
Duration: 3 hoursStop At:
Kelowna Farmers' and Crafters' Market, 1992 Dilworth Dr Parkinson Rec Centre, Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 9N4 Canada
From our farmers you’ll find apples, asparagus, blackberries, carrots, celery, cherries, corn, garlic, herbs, flowers, grapes, kale, lettuce, melons, nectarines, onions, peaches, pears, peppers, plums, potatoes, radishes, raspberries, spinach, eggs, pork, chicken, beef, lamb, duck, cheese, and more.
Our food vendors sell both fresh, ready-to-eat, and frozen prepared foods, including perogies, spices, coffee, salad dressing, salsa, hot sauce, international foods, bread, desserts, pasta, canned foods, soups, special-diet friendly foods, sushi, as well as breakfast and lunch concessions.
Our crafters sell a variety of products including jewelry, clothing, woodworking, yarn-work, leatherwork, cosmetics and bath products, baby products and gifts, pottery, and a multitude of other unique items.
We also have a rotation of liquor vendors selling local wines, ciders, beer and hard liquor.
Duration: 1 hourStop At:
Don-O-Ray Farm Adventure, 3443 Benvoulin Rd, Kelowna, British Columbia V1W 4M5 Canada
There is a strong possibility that we will stop at this farm. If we have kids on the tour it is always a highlight spot. If you'd like to experience a petting zoo, the challenging maze, or simply enjoy some ice cream, we'll be sure to make this a stop
Duration: 1 hourStop At:
Okanagan Lavender & Herb Farm, 4380 Takla Rd, Kelowna, British Columbia V1W 3C4 Canada
Do you love the smell those little purple flowers give off- Are you interested in local herbs grown in the Okanagan- This is a spot that is often a hit for the variety of options you can enjoy, collect and bring home with you.
Duration: 45 minutesStop At:
Kasugai Japanese Garden, Queensway and Water Street 7362 douglas circle La Palma Ca, Kelowna, British Columbia 90623 Canada
On our farm & heritage part of the tour, this hidden gem becomes a zen highlight. Nestled away in a little corner with busy surroundings, you'll feel as if you've walked into another world. World class Japanese style gardens are framed around a live coy pond, creating a tranquil setting.
Duration: 30 minutes
"Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Infant seats available"
"Surfaces are wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons"
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Duración: 8 Hours
Lugar de comienzo:
Traveler pickup is offered
Your pick-up & drop-off is included in our tour. Please contact us if you have any special requests or questions. Airports
Cancelaciones y devoluciones:
- Kelowna Airport, 5533 Airport Way, Kelowna, British Columbia V1V 1S1 Canada
- Penticton Regional Airport, 3000 Airport Rd, Penticton, BC V2A 8X1, Canada
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.