Experience a 2 day Indigenous Journey through the beautiful Okanagan Valley. Learn about the history, culture, and cuisine of the Okanagan First Nations peoples while surrounded by stunning rivers, lakes, and mountains. Canoe down the Thompson River, and drink wine at the only fully Indigenous-owned winery in BC.
$545 per person*
September 21 - 22
Indigenous Okanagan Itinerary
The Secwepemc Museum & Heritage Park offers an incredible look into the history and culture of the Kelowna First Nations People. View traditional clothing and tool exhibits, an exhibit on traditional uses and preservation of plants, galleries with gorgeous displays of art, and a 5-acre Heritage Park on an archeological site with gardens and a replica Secwepemc winter home. Lunch is included.Website: SecwepemcMuseum.ca
Travel down the gorgeous Thompson River with an Indigenous Knowledge Keeper guide of the Secwepemcuu’l’ecw (Shuswap Nation). Learn stories of the Indigenous peoples, history, and culture while surrounded by beautiful mountains, rivers, and landscapes.Website: MoccasinTrails.com
Sun Peaks Resort is an Indigenous-owned resort located outside of Kamloops BC which boasts a plethora of summer and winter activities. Hike, ski, or bike through the many trails before ending your day in the European-inspired village that offers boutiques, heated pools, and spa services. Breakfast is included.Website: SunPeaksGrand.com
Indigenous World Winery is the first 100% Indigenous-owned winery in BC (owned by the Syilx people) and offers a wide range of delicious wines from Muscats to Pinots to Cab Francs. Experience an Indigenous wine tasting, and modern native cuisine, while enjoying stunning views of the Okanagan Valley. Lunch is included.Website: IndigenousWorldWinery.com
The Sncewips Heritage Museum showcases the traditional art, culture, and history of the Sqilxw people. They work closely with the Knowledge Keepers of the Sqilxw to create cultural awareness and preserve stories and traditions.Website: Sncewips.com
Visit the Kekuli Cafe in West Kelowna to get a taste of traditional Indigenous Cuisine with a modern twist. They cook up all kinds of bannock creations from burgers to tacos wrapped in the traditional First Nations fried bread.Website: KekuliCafe.com
Authentic Indigenous Experiences
Authentic indigenous experiences are delivered by indigenous tourism businesses located from across Canada and many are members of the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC).
Indigenous Tourism can be defined as all tourism businesses majority owned, operated and/or controlled by First Nations, Metis, or Inuit Peoples that can demonstrate a connection and responsibility to the local indigenous community and traditional territory where the operation resides.x
This package includes experiences with the following authentic Indigenous tourism businesses:
- Canoe excursion with Moccasin Trails
- Museum tours
- Lunch at Secwepemc Museum & Heritage Park
- Breakfast at Sun Peaks Grand Hotel & Conference Centre
- Lunch at Indigenous World Winery
- Cultural interpretive experience at the Delta Hotels by Marriott Grand Okanagan Resort
- 1 night deluxe accommodation
* Package price is the suggested starting price per person based on a double occupancy and does not include taxes.
** Flight option not included in package price. Transportation may vary to customer request and availability.
Indigenous Okanagan Image Gallery
Indigenous World Winery
Sun Peaks Grand Hotel & Conference Centre
Secwepemc Museum and Heritage Park
Westbank First Nation: Sncewips Heritage Museum