Summerland Resort Blog


Warning: You Will Get Wet!

posted by: Summerland Resort on: May 30, 2013 2:05:31 PM
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Boat Rentals, Watersports
With Okanagan Lake practically at our doorstep and a full service boat rental outlet located onsite, Summerland Waterfront Resort is the ultimate vacation destination for water sports enthusiasts. At SWR Boat Rentals, you’ll find a wide variety of watercraft to cruise the lake on and services to help you make the most of your time on the water.
Use Your Muscles
Explore the lake the old fashioned way—on a craft you power yourself! SWR’s canoe, kayak, and pedal boat rentals offer safe, physically engaging fun for all ages. (Just don’t try to roll that kayak until you’ve had some practice!)

Get on Board
Stand-up paddleboarding is becoming one of the most popular sports on the lake.  It’s fun, economical, and friendly to beginners—just about anyone can get the hang of it after a few tries. SWR has a selection of 4 paddleboards for rent—suitable for newbies and seasoned pros alike. 
Power Up
If you’re in the market for something with a little more zip, hop on a Sea-Doo, rentable by the hour or the day. These sleek machines can seat 2, propelling you on a wet and wild ride with a peppy 130Hp engine. 

Land Ho!
When it’s time to set out on solid ground, SWR’s Yamaha scooter rentals offer an exhilarating way to explore the beautiful Okanagan countryside. Cruise into town, venture to nearby vineyards or just drive into the distance with no fixed plan—after all, you are on vacation!

Boats Big and Small
SWRs impressive fleet of boats features 5 different models. You can cruise on a modest 18 ft. Malibu, get gnarly on a Tige’ 20 ft. Tournament Wake Boat or soak up the sights with all your friends on a 16-person 25 ft. Crest Pontoon Boat. 
Moorage for Less
Have your own boat? SWR offers moorage with three dock spots and seven tie-ups. Nightly rate is $35, which includes trailer parking and shuttle service from the dock to buoy on an SWR Sea-Doo. Discounted rates are available for extended stays.  
Need a Lift?
If you’re looking to get some quality time on the wake, but aren’t in the market for a boat rental, SWR offers “fun rides” for tubing, water skiing, wakeboarding or kneeboarding. $69 will get you a half-hour of wake time with an experienced driver and all the gear you require.
Learn Wakeboarding from the Pros
Whether you’re a wakeboarding newbie or just looking to brush up on your technique, a wakeboard lesson package with one of SWR’s WSWBC-certified coaches can start you on your way to a world of fun this summer. At $99 per person, the package provides all the gear you’ll need including a top-notch boat, driver and fuel. You’ll get a half-hour of time on the wakeboard with hands-on instruction and, when it’s all said and done, a report card to tell you how you did.
Consult SWRs brochure to find out more about rates and rentals. To book your rental or lessons—and believe us, you’ll want to book early—call SWR directly at 250.494.8180 or email And don’t hesitate to get in touch with any questions. SWR are experts when it comes to fun on Okanagan Lake. Unless you’re looking for the whereabouts of the mysterious Ogopogo—that’s something you’ll have to find out for yourself!
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