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Address: 15600 Hwy 97 | Box 130, Summerland, British Columbia V0H 1Z0, Canada
Phone Number: +1 250-494-2686
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Our staff is friendly and knowledgable about the area and attractions in...

Our staff is friendly and knowledgable about the area and attractions in Summerland. We have the resources to make your stay one that you will remember and want to experience again and again. From travelling back in time on the Kettle Valley Steam Railway to visiting one of our 14 award winning wineries, there is something for everyone to discover while visiting. Let us help plan your trip. Summerland Visitor Centre offers free Wifi, public use computer, washroom facilities and picnic tables.

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Visitors center and Bead Trails Headquarters combined.

What a great idea to have the visitors center and the Bead Trails Headquarters in the same building. The ladies on both sides were so pleasant and helpful. We had a great time... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 June 2016
Charlotte S
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The Entrance, Australia
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224 reviews
78 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Very small information centre but run by very friendly locals. Gave out maps and advise freely. Talk to these ladies to find out all the local hidden gems.

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Thank Steven R
SummerlandVC, Manager at Summerland Visitor Centre, responded to this review

Steven, Thank you for the review. I am pleased to hear that the staff was helpful and friendly. We train our staff to be knowledgeable to the area and we hire locals to provide our guests with the best kept secrets! Hope you stop in again if you come back to Summerland. Shannon Summerland Visitor Centre Coordinator More 

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12 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

What a great idea to have the visitors center and the Bead Trails Headquarters in the same building. The ladies on both sides were so pleasant and helpful. We had a great time learning of more places to visit both locally and along the Okanagan. Time well spent.

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Thank Charlotte S
SummerlandVC, Manager at Summerland Visitor Centre, responded to this review

Charlotte, Glad to hear you had a great stop in at our building! We are happy to hear you were provided service that pleased you and that you found more places to visit! Please visit again when you are in the area. Thank you Shannon Summerland Visitor Centre Coordinator More 

Kelowna
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016

Helpful with everything we wanted to know about the train and bottleneck.got magazine on wine tours and good dates

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Thank G820BIcheryll
SummerlandVC, Manager at Summerland Visitor Centre, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! Glad that you found the information that you required and that our staff was helpful. Feel free to stop in on your next visit to Summerland. I hope that your visit was what you imagined it to be. Shannon Summerland Visitor Centre Coordinator More 

Sherwood Park, Canada
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107 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

Stop for motel and resort locations in Summerland . Only 2 motels and one resort Hotel on the lake. Also they have local maps. FREE!

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Summerland, Canada
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2015

I have not frequented the Summerland Visitor Centre as I live in Summerland. I do believe it would be a good place to start your visit to our community.

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Thank Shelagh S
Irving, Texas
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2015

The staff here were very helpful with suggestions. They know and love their Okanagan Valley! They enjoy their job!

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Thank jdoyle6428
SummerlandVC, Manager at Summerland Visitor Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am pleased to hear that the service and information you received from our staff was helpful. I am happy to hear that our love for the Okanagan shows through when we are helping our guests. Please stop in again when you are visiting the area. Thank you Shannon Summerland Visitor Centre Coordinator More 

Calgary, Canada
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52 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2015

don`t miss the turn off- it`s the 1st one off the highway heading south towards penticton. Great staff, great maps good recommendations. really helped out our day trip to summerland. thanks!

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Thank Jenn L
SummerlandVC, Manager at Summerland Visitor Centre, responded to this review

Hi! Thank you very much for your review. We are glad to hear you had a good experience at our Visitor Centre. Please stop in the next time you come to Summerland for a visit! Thank you Shannon Summerland Visitor Centre Coordinator More 

Vancouver, BC, Canada
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61 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2015

The friendly staff at the visitor centre have helped us numerous times over the past 5 years that we have visited Summerland. They have a great knowledge of the town and surrounding areas. It's always nice to find out some of the local secrets!

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Thank TheTravellingDu0
SummerlandVC, Manager at Summerland Visitor Centre, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. It is nice to hear that the staff has provided excellent service for 5 years in a row! Please continue to come in and see us on your visits. Shannon Summerland Visitor Centre Coordinator More 

North Vancouver, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015

Helpful people found me all the maps I'd need plus info on spots to see and places to visit. Used the maps lots. Easy to pull off the road and park. Good to stretch the legs a bit. and see what they think will help tourists. Useful stuff.

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Thank Patricia2015-1
SummerlandVC, Manager at Summerland Visitor Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are pleased to see that our services were appreciated, and that the information you received was helpful on your visit to us. Please feel free to stop in again on your next visit to Summerland Shannon Summerland Visitor Centre Coordinator More 

Whitehorse, Canada
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015

Very friendly, knowledgeable staff. Answered by specific questions, gave us a map and had us on our way in no time. Thanks!

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Thank ldvc2015
SummerlandVC, Manager at Summerland Visitor Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are very pleased to hear that you were happy with the service we provided for you. Shannon Summerland Visitor Centre Coordinator More 

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