Winter Activities

Spectacular Snowy Shuswap Winter sparkles in the Shuswap. We have our geography and elevation to thank for our marvellous winters, powdery snow and moderate temperatures. No deep freeze on fun in these parts. Our mountains, valleys, meadows and lakefront make the Shuswap an ideal playground for nordic and back country skiing, epic sledding, superb snowshoeing,…

Rock Climbing

We’re not even bluffing! With the recent opening of a climbing wall in Salmon Arm, our region’s climbing culture continues to expand. Knowledgeable and talented local climbers generously share their expertise and recommend a number of great local and often four-season climbs including Haines Creek in Silver Creek, Syphon Falls in Salmon Arm, Kault Hill…

Rafting

There’s gently down the stream, and then there’s rivers that are a dream for white water adventurists! The Shuswap is home to two rivers —the Adams and the Shuswap— both exceptional rafting fun and adventure for the whole family! From class I to class IV rapids from early spring to later summer and fall, rely…

Paddling & SUP

Shuswap Lake offers endless paddling excursions. Enjoy an early morning SUP, some canoe camping or a kayak across the lake. The Shuswap is a paddler’s paradise, with easily accessible smaller lakes for a perfect escape – from Mara Lake, near Sicamous, and White Lake, close to Salmon Arm and Mabel Lake near Enderby. The Shuswap…

Motor Touring

Buckle up! Enjoy life’s twists and turns motor touring around the Shuswap. We’re at the intersection of Canada;s longest roads (the Trans Canada Highway and Highway 97) supported by a network of secondary roads into our mountains and valleys. It’s the perfect place for cruising by car or motorcycle with endless stretches of breathtaking scenery.…

Hiking

There’s no better place to put one foot in front of the other and step into a wonderful world of trail walking and hiking. The Shuswap is home to an extensive network of trails and paths. The region boasts small lakeside excursions to high alpine traverses. There’s walks for families and BC big adventures for…

Boat Tours, Marinas & Rentals

Need to get on the lake and don’t have a boat? Looking for a marina or storage? Let the Shuswap’s boat rental companies and marina’s help you out. They have just about everything that you could want – seadoos, pontoon boats, speed boats, kayaks, and canoes. Check out the listings to find a boat rental…

Birdwatching

Our widely varied habitat of rivers, lakes, and wetlands attracts over 300 bird species to the Shuswap – some 63 per cent of all species found in BC. In the spring and fall, the shorelines are a haven for a wide variety of migratory birds. Large numbers of waterfowl and many other birds grace the…

Fishing

Any day fishing is better than any day working and in the Shuswap, it’s a year-round and world-class experience. Enjoy excellent boat access, or the peaceful pleasure of casting from the beach on a quiet morning, just steps from your cottage. Paddle out from your houseboat and let a sinker down deep into the middle…