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Unleash Your Paddle Spirit: Vernon's Scenic Waterways

Vernon, nestled amidst the picturesque Okanagan Valley, is a haven for paddlers of all levels. Glide across the turquoise waters of Kalamalka Lake, renowned for its unparalleled clarity, and marvel at the surrounding mountains reflected on its surface. Explore hidden coves and secluded beaches, or paddle alongside vibrant birdlife and playful otters. For the adventurous, the Okanagan River offers exhilarating whitewater rapids, perfect for testing your skills and experiencing the thrill of the water. Whether seeking a serene escape on calm lakes or an adrenaline rush on rushing rivers, Vernon’s diverse waterways promise an unforgettable paddling adventure.

Paddle pros

Here are the experts who will help perfect your paddling trip.

Rentals
Beach Life Boards

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Rentals
Ed’s Kayak

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Tours and Lessons
Elements Adventure Company

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Retail and Rentals
Innerspace Watersports Inc.

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Lessons, Rentals & Tours
Kalavida Surf Shop

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Races and Lessons
Vernon Paddling Centre VPC

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Every corner of BC has something unique to offer. From freshwater lakes on Vancouver Island to rafting on the whitewater of Squamish, you will never find a shortage of amazing paddling.

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