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Why Kelowna and the Okanagan is so popular and growing ?


Known as the California of Canada – Canada’s largest wine region with 120 + wineries – Canada’s “Napa Valley” for wine touring – Rolling hills with Peach, Apricot and Fruit Orchards – Sandy Beaches for boating and swimming – Hundreds of Lakes for fishing – Trails for hiking and exploring – warm dry climate – Great Restaurants – World class golfing – An outdoor paradise – Cycling mega trails – Winter skiing with amazing powder and Canadas best Cross Country Trails….simply…….how can it get better -----         
A fabulous lifestyle !

Total Okanagan population approx. 450,000

Any Questions about moving here, please give us a call, we would love to talk to you.

Okanagan Weather : 

One of the best climates in Canada, dry warm summers and mild winters.

Central Okanagan average Temperatures :

  • Average high temperature (summer): 28 C/84 F
  • Average low temperature (winter): -8 C/16 F
  • Average Hours of Sunshine: almost 2000 per year
  • Average Rainfall: Approximately 30 cm/11in yearly
  • Average Snowfall: 139.8cm/55in in the valleys (varies by city) and up to 644cm/253" in the mountain ( Silver Star and Big White )

Average monthly Temperature in Kelowna:

December 0 C/ 32 F           July 28 C/82 F       February 3 C / 37 F

Penticton has very similar temperatures like Kelowna, Vernon can vary from 1-2 degrees cooler than Kelowna or Penticton                                                                                                                                          

http://www.tourismkelowna.com/plan/weather/

Kelowna Airport Fact:

  • 3rd busiest Airport in British Columbia, 11th largest Airport in Canada
  • Record breaking 1.6 Mill passengers per year
  • Fastest growing Airport in Canada
  • Growth expected to 2.9 Mill in the next 10-15 years
  • New Masterplan for 2025 in place due to highest growth
  • Growth with new routes and flight frequencies
  • Approx. 15 direct flights per day from Vancouver and 15 from Calgary
  • Many International Flights, direct flights Toronto, USA, Mexico etc.
  • Located North of Kelowna, close to Lake Country and Vernon

http://www.flightstats.com/go/FlightStatus/flightStatusByAirport.do?airport=YLW&airportQueryType=1

UBC Okanagan Fact:

 An incredible University located just outside Kelowna.

Website: https://ok.ubc.ca/welcome.html

  • 8200 Students
  • 500 Faculty Staff
  • 1676 Campus beds
  • Size: 516 acres ( 209) hectares
  • UBC Medical School
  • Annual research fund- 14.5 Mill research projects underway
  • UBC O has its own Television station http://ubco.tv/

Detailed Community Information for each area:

Invest Okanagan:

http://www.investokanagan.com/member-communities#Vernon

About Kelowna: ( largest City )

http://www.tourismkelowna.com/

About Lake Country: ( 3rd fastest growing community in BC )

http://www.okanaganway.ca/live/location/moving-here-2/

About Vernon: ( 2nd largest City )

http://www.tourismvernon.com/en/index.aspx

About Pentiction:

http://www.penticton.ca/EN/main/community/about-penticton/penticton-wine-country-tourism.html

Okanagan relo­ca­tion resources:

Interesting links:

From the Newspaper The Guardian, UK – 2016

A wine tour of Canada’s beautiful Okanagan Valley | Travel ...

https://www.theguardian.com/travel/2016/oct/02/okanagan-canada-wine-british-columbia-vineyard-lake

Hope you like our Info pages that we have picked. Any questions about the Okanagan, please call us. We are here to help.

The Denk Team    www.moveokangan.com