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Osoyoos Snowbirds

Join the 2000+ snowbird migration to some of the warmest average temperatures in Canada.

With an abundance of activities, mild winter weather, and Canada’s Warmest Welcome, Osoyoos invites you to enjoy a short or long-term winter stay. When you migrate to Osoyoos for the winter you get to enjoy the South Okanagan’s mild climate with the added bonus of Canadian health care, with no passport required and your dollars remain at par.

Affectionately known as snowbirds, hundreds of Canadians return every year, spending October to April at the charming lakeside town of Osoyoos BC. Located in Canada’s desert, Osoyoos has a mild, dry winter climate, with pleasing temperatures from October through April and a low average annual snowfall of only 5.4 cm (2.1 inches).



Osoyoos Snowbird Accommodations (Monthly)

Many Osoyoos Hotels offer special short and long term winter rates for our Snowbirds. For more information and current available rates, contact the hotels directly, contact Destination Osoyoos, or download a digital copy of the current Osoyoos Winter Accommodations including RV Parks, Hotels, Motels, and Resorts!

Weekly Rates Starting at just $300!

If you’re new to the snowbird lifestyle, or just want to escape for a week or two, you can book your snowbird stay and find solace in Osoyoos from October-April. View all weekly Snowbird rates and plan your winter getaway today!



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    Things to Do in Osoyoos

    Osoyoos is jam-packed full of activities and events that keep snowbirds coming back, year after year.

    Boasting one of the longest golf seasons in Canada, Osoyoos is a golf-lover’s paradise while cross country skiers and snowshoers, hikers and birdwatchers can head to the many trails located within a short drive. Snowbirds can also move indoors for fitness with pickleball, bowling, carpet bowling, squash and curling or join a variety of arts groups and classes which offer pottery, quilting, wood carving, photography and more.

    View our online calendar here for current events.

    Or, join the Official Osoyoos Snowbird Group on Facebook to stay up to date on Snowbird news and information.


    Osoyoos Winter Weather

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    Health and Medical Information for Osoyoos Snowbirds

    Preparing to travel out of province to Osoyoos this winter? Be sure to visit our health and medical information page for Osoyoos snowbirds to find information on coverage, and what to bring with you when traveling. We have also included a list of Osoyoos medical services, including doctors offices, pharmacies, chiropractors, hearing clinics and more.