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Family Day Fun at the Model Railroad

Family Fun Activities in Osoyoos


Will you be visiting Osoyoos for some family fun this spring? Be sure to check out our list of family activities and attractions to make the most out of your vacation!


1. Discover The Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad

Family Day Fun at the Model Railroad

Rated the #1 thing to do in Osoyoos on Trip Advisor, the Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad is a must-see rain or shine! Escape into the enchanting miniature world that is so much more than just trains. Great for the whole family!


2. Experience the Nk’Mip Desert Cultural Centre

The spectacular Nk’Mip Desert Cultural Centre (pronounced in-ka-meep) is a state-of-the-art interpretive centre constructed into a hillside in Osoyoos, BC. Extensive indoor and outdoor exhibit galleries create a fun, interactive learning environment with hands-on displays, education stations and two multi-media theatre experiences. Discover the fascinating stories of Canada’s only desert and share in the rich living culture of the Okanagan people.


3. Strikeout at Kobau Lanes

Bowling is always a good time! Head on over to Kobau Lanes Bowling for an afternoon or evening of fun! Kobau Lanes is open 7 days a week and offers 8 lanes of 5 pin bowling. The alley is also fully licensed, not to mentioned partnered with Boston Pizza Osoyoos so you can order all your favourites straight to the bowling alley!


4. Try for a perfect score at the Coyotes Sport Simulation

Coyote Sports Simulation

Coyotes Sports Simulation is the South Okanagan’s Home to 33 Different Golf Courses, including many on the PGA Tour. Practice on a Driving Range, take to a putting green or play some miniature golf. Try to score on a hockey or soccer goaltender, pitch a baseball! Families can challenge each other at four laser shooting games. Or, let your imagination run free with 25 different Oculus virtual reality games.


5. Hit the ice

There’s nothing better than an afternoon skate with the whole family! Public skating, drop-in hockey and senior and tot skate times are all available at the Sun Bowl Arena in Osoyoos. All public ice times are free courtesy of the Osoyoos Rotary. Be sure to check out the full schedule for the rink here!

Whether you’re hitting the rink, enjoying one of our many events, or just spending quality time with the ones you love, Osoyoos is the perfect place for family fun. Be sure to check out our accommodations for where to stay in Osoyoos and check us out on Instagram for even more travel inspiration.