Family Fun in Osoyoos

Osoyoos is the perfect place to visit for the young and the young at heart. We have so many activities that are fun for the whole family. No matter what age, there is something for everyone in Osoyoos. Check out just some of the great options for family fun in Osoyoos.

1. The Osoyoos Splash Park

Want to cool off on a hot summer’s day? Let the Osoyoos Splash Park do that job with young kids turning water cannons on one another while parents relax. The Osoyoos Splash Park is completely free and adjacent to Legion Beach Par which is a great spot for picnicking, swimming, sand castle building, and much more. Click here for directions to the Osoyoos Splash Park. 


2. The Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad

Step into an unforgettable, world-class, miniature fantasy world. The Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad is a must-see miniature world with up to 45 trains running through very detailed landscaping with European style towns and houses. With 1,600 buildings & 25,000+ hand painted little people adorn this 371 sq m (4000 sq ft) attraction. There’s a reason they’re rated as the #1 thing to do in Osoyoos on Trip Advisor.


3. The Osoyoos Wibit

New to Osoyoos for 2019! The family-operated business has quickly become a very popular summer attraction, proving to be an innovative way for locals and tourists to enjoy fun water activities. The Osoyoos Wibit is located at Gyro Beach Park, which allows families to make a full day of fun by accessing the beautiful park, sandy beach – all within walking distance of Main Street shops, cafes, and restaurants in Osoyoos. Learn more.


4. Rattlesnake Canyon

You and the family can start at Rattlesnake Canyon. But before you get frightened off, it’s not a dried up canyon where you’ll find an occasional Rattler.

Here you’ll find a western mining town themed amusement park that offers quality entertainment at affordable prices. Enter the grounds and you’ll find an 18 hole mini golf course, a Go Kart track consisting of 12 single karts and four double karts, an ice cream parlor in an authentic windmill, an arcade, bumper boats, a tumble whirl, bungee tree, a 35 foot rock climbing wall, gift store, tattoo parlor and a concession stand. It’s pure entertainment and fun for kids of ALL ages!


5. Horseback Riding

Explore Canada’s only desert on horseback with Sun Hills Riding Centre! Take a 1 hour guided trail rides past stunning valley views overlooking orchards, vineyards and Osoyoos Lake. Their horses are suitable for even the most inexperienced riders.

Osoyoos is also home to Indian Grove Riding stables, located at Nk’Mip Resort, which uses wild horses for their tours through the desert or on a beach trail for a truly unique Osoyoos experience.


Osoyoos has many activities for kids and the kid in all of us. Be sure to visit our full list of kids activities!