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Get Your Swirl On: A Golf and Wine Escape in Kamloops That’s Anything but Par for the Course

Start the car for a quick getaway to Kamloops just 3.5 hours from Vancouver. Golf? Check. Wine? Check. Bike, fish, lake? You know we've got it.


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Start the car for a quick getaway to Kamloops just 3.5 hours from Vancouver

Golf? Check. Wine? Check. Bike, fish, lake? You know we’ve got it. Take the family, team or your best clients to a par-tee on the greens this season in Kamloops, where the people are as awesome as the experiences. Golf in Kamloops is about more than just the game. Whether you are a newbie swinger or big hitter, Kamloops golf serves up so much fun on and off the course, your biggest challenge will be deciding what to do first. This year, bring some extra value to your ultimate golf vacation with a packaged deal that includes world-class golf, premium accommodation and maybe even a visit along the Kamloops Wine Trail.

Golf in Kamloops

There’s nothing quite like golfing in Kamloops. Swing without crowds in relaxed clothing to a friendly vibe—but don’t let the chill factor fool you. Kamloops’ golf courses include nearly 1,200 metres of elevation change and gorgeous topography with panoramic views.

“From shorelines to cliff sides, Kamloops’ distinct environment will suit any golfer, while presenting a unique challenge for all skill levels,” says Lisa White, Golf Kamloops. “Golfers are passionate in Kamloops for good reason.”

Discover some of BC’s best untapped golf at Tobiano, Bighorn, Rivershore, Talking Rock, Sun Peaks, The Dunes or Eaglepoint. Get a taste of two or more when you package your rounds with premium accommodations from one of eight Golf Kamloops partners, including Wingate by Windham, Best Western Plus, Fairfield Inn & Suites and Delta Hotel Kamloops.

Sippin’ and Chippin’ in Kamloops

Kamloops is home to the Thompson Valley Wine region and the Kamloops Wine Trail. It features four incredible wineries—Privato Vineyard & Winery, Harper’s Trail Winery, Monte Creek Winery and Sagewood—with a combined 125 acres under vine.

Situated just a little ‘north of normal’ the Thompson Valley GI is producing some spectacular wines north of the 50th parallel. “This is winemaking on the edge,” White says. “We are successfully challenging and pushing the boundaries for premium grape production. Growing wine in extraordinary places is making for some pretty special wines, including the region’s signature vinifera varieties, Pinot Noir, Riesling and Chardonnay.”

Its also home to five mouth-watering craft breweries: Bright Eye Brewing, The Noble Pig Brewhouse, Red Collar Brewing, Alchemy Brewing and Iron Road Brewing.

New this spring is the Tee Time + Tasting Golf Getaway, which features two rounds, two tastings and three nights.

Packages for every taste

Make the most of spring with an Early Kick Off Getaway or Spring Starter, each of which features three rounds and two nights. Travelling with a group? Consider the Gland Slam Getaway or a Custom Package.

The team at Golf Kamloops works with visitors to create the perfect getaway. They know the courses and the area well and can ensure a smooth experience at each location. Don’t believe us? Check out Golf Kamloops’ Google reviews.

Make memories with pals and come have some fun in Kamloops. Visit for spring packages, course information, apres inspiration and more. Packages start at $479 per person with big value for mid-week stays.

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