Getting Around Osoyoos
Whether you’re here for work, here for the season, or just here for a well-earned getaway, you’ll want to see all Osoyoos has to offer. Here is some transportation & parking information to help you with getting around the area!
For the latest travel information, highway updates, and road conditions, visit DriveBC – you can also check out our Travel Alerts page and updated Know Before You Go information.
The two closest options for vehicle rentals are Budget Car Rental and Enterprise in Penticton. Both offer a range of economy and mid-size vehicles and SUVs to accommodate groups of almost any size.
Bikes are a great way to get around Osoyoos, and enjoy our beautiful sunshine! Double O Bikes offers bike rentals to help you cruise through town, or venture off to a winery of your choosing.
Osoyoos Scooters provides scooter rentals for a fun and easy way to get around the area, with their fleet of Yamaha BWS 50’s and Vino scooters, as well as pedal cars and cruiser bikes.
Sparrow Scooters will also offer scooter rentals in Osoyoos – opening April 14/22.
Osoyoos Taxi: (250) 408-8686
Oliver Taxi: (250) 498-0022
Interregional public transit service is available via BC Transit. The #40 bus travels from Osoyoos up to the Penticton transit exchange where transfers can be made to Kelowna, Naramata, and Summerland, or to Coalmont via Princeton.
The Osoyoos stop is located at Main & 89th, across the street from the Osoyoos Town Hall.
(click each table to see the full schedule of stops. NOTE: these schedules are subject to change as per BC Transit)
^this route also provides service to hospitals in Penticton and Oliver
Find a link to the South Okanagan-Similkameen Transit Rider’s Guide here (PDF).
And find a copy of the regional service map and schedule here.
*BC Transit’s handyDART service is available On Request for door-to-door service in the Osoyoos area. See here for more details.
Mountain Man Mike’s
Mountain Man Mike’s is a privately owned bus company that provides interregional travel throughout the Southern Interior. They offer service between Kelowna and Osoyoos on Wednesdays and Sundays.
The bus route operates as sustainably as possible by turning used frying oil into fuel, partnering with local restaurants along the route.
Find a copy of the Kelowna-Osoyoos schedule here (PDF).
Wine Tour Operators
We’re lucky enough to have a number of fantastic wine tour operators in the area to help you and your group experience Osoyoos and the South Okanagan in a truly unforgettable way!
Some operators also provide bus services outside of winery tours – such as for events, or dinners.
Find a list of operators here:
Parking along Osoyoos’ main street is free, with a few restrictions regarding trailers and recreational vehicles along town streets (see “notes” below).
– Public parking is available for Gyro Beach at 17 Park Place, behind the Owl Pub.
– Public parking for the Pioneer Walkway is available at 7905 Crowsnest Hwy.
Town of Osoyoos paid boat trailer parking is available at 6901 Main Street, and open May 1 to October (closing date may vary). Find payment information here (PDF).
Click here (PDF) for the Town of Osoyoos regulations regarding the Boat Trailer parking. Lot is open from 7am – 10 pm only.
Notes on parking in Osoyoos:
- According to bylaw, it is not permitted to park any boat trailer or utility trailer, including a trailer attached to a motor vehicle upon any street overnight between the hours of 11:00 pm and 6:00 am.
- It is also not permitted to park any motor home, trailer, including a trailer attached to a motor vehicle, upon any street unless in emergency situations or for the purposes of loading and unloading, and in the case of a motor home, only for a period not to exceed 2 hours while doing business in Town.
Osoyoos has a number of electric vehicle charging stations available for multiple connector types, including two public lots and a Tesla Supercharger lot.
Public Charging Stations:
These charging stations are currently available for public use, follow the links for details.
FLO – Public Lot + Supercharger, 8513 74 Ave – 3x CHAdeMO, 3x CCS/SAE (J1772COMBO), Tesla/Tesla Supercharger
FLO – Osoyoos Petro Can (Fortis BC), 6201 45th Street – 2x J1772COMBO, 2x CHAdeMO
Gyro Park, 17 Park Place – 7kW charger (30A @ 230V) 2 EV Plug (J1772)
Anarchist Mountain Rest Area, Crowsnest Highway – (2x CHAdeMO, 2x CCS/SAE, 1x J1772)
Osoyoos Golf Club, 12300 Golf Course Drive – J1772 and Tesla
Holiday Inn & Suites, 7906 Main Street – J1772 and Tesla
Kismet Estate Winery, 9580 Road 20, Oliver – J1772 and Tesla (available to public, ask at front desk)
Tesla Destination Chargers*:
La Stella Winery
Watermark Beach Resort
Holiday Inn & Suites
Best Western Plus Osoyoos
Walnut Beach Resort
Spirit Ridge Resort
Osoyoos Golf Club
Kismet Estate Winery
Desert Hills Estate Winery
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery
Culmina Family Estate Winery
Covert Farms Family Estate
Quinta Ferreira Winery
*note: some chargers are designated for customer use only, visit the Tesla site for details.
These charging stations currently available with non-Tesla ports. Please note, some are designated for customer use only.
Avalon Inn (guests only) – J1772
Black Hills Estate Winery (guests only) – J1772
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery (guests only) – 4x J1772
Covert Farms Family Estate (guests only) – J1772
Culmina Family Estate Winery (guests only) – J1772
Desert Hills Estate Winery (guests only) – J1772
FLO – 8513 74 Ave (public) – J1772COMBO and CHAdeMO
FLO – Osoyoos Petro Can FortisBC (public) – J1772COMBO and CHAdeMO
Holiday Inn & Suites (public) – J1772
Kismet Estate Winery (public, ask at front desk) – J1772
Quinta Ferreira Winery (guests only) – J1772
Walnut Beach Resort (guests only) – J1772
Watermark Beach Resort (guests only) – J1772