Mission

Your perfect wine tour experience in the heart of British Columbia's wine country!

We are FOCUSED on being the best and delivering INNOVATIVE and EXCEPTIONAL experiences. We are ACCOUNTABLE to inform, inspire, and create memories for our guests and team. We are COLLABORATIVE, and continually seek to enhance our expertise and partnerships.

Wicked Tours

Our Wicked Team

NICHOLAS

NICHOLAS

El Presidenté spent his career in hospitality, from bussing tables as a teenager to managing luxury hotels and spas worldwide. Nurturing an entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for British Columbia wine, Wicked Tours launched in 2014. Nick is an entrepreneur, traveller, and autism advocate.

ROXANNE

ROXANNE

Roxanne, our Tour Manager, was raised in the Northwest Territories until she moved to the Okanagan in 1986, which she has called home since. She enjoyed a successful career as a District Sales Consultant in the wholesale beauty industry before her passion for wine led her to a local winery for five years. Rox enjoys photography and travelling and loves hiking.

DANNY

DANNY

Danny moved to the Okanagan from sunny - but frigid - Saskatchewan. Having owned his own hospitality business, Danny brings that experience when sharing unique wineries and jaw-dropping views with our guests. Danny has seen first-hand why people are proud to call the Okanagan Valley their home, and he and his wife embrace living here.

AMADEUS

AMADEUS

Amadeus Julian (AJ) moved to Kelowna with his girlfriend in 2020. Having visited 30 countries worldwide, AJ is a well-travelled Dane and has made the Okanagan his new home. AJ prefers a crisp glass of Riesling and is eager to share his passion for travel and wine with our guests.

JOHN

JOHN

John has called the Okanagan Valley home for the majority of his life. Growing up here, he has a vast knowledge of the local wineries and their histories. John loves ensuring each guest has an unforgettable time and is eager to show everyone what the Okanagan offers.

DAVE

DAVE

Born and raised on the West Coast, Dave ran away 30 years ago with his beautiful wife and kids to Armstrong, where he enjoyed a successful industrial sales career, travelling up and down the Okanagan Valley. Dave's goal with our guests is always "Service & Experience!".

Wicked Since Forever

Commitment to Excellence

Autism
Autism affects 1 in 66 children in Canada and touches many families, including ours. Wicked Tours is committed to autism acceptance through local organizations, including Canucks Autism Network and the Pacific Autism Family Network.

Community
Community involvement and support are essential to us. We regularly support and donate to local Okanagan organizations meaningful to our team, including the MS Society, Okanagan Boy & Girls Club, and the YMCA of Okanagan.

Environment
Wicked Tours is committed to sustainability and protecting the environment. We review, measure, and seek opportunities to improve sustainability for all stakeholders, including our community, guests, and team. We are proud to be a GreenStep Sustainable Tourism Gold Certified Business.

Recognition
Wicked Tours is grateful to have received Bronze (2022), Silver (2021, 2020) & Gold (2019): Wine Tour Service from Best of Kelowna, TripAdvisor Traveler's Choice, and the Customer Service Award from the British Columbia Tourism Industry Association, among others.

Regulation
Wicked Tours is a fully licensed operator with the Passenger Transportation Authority of British Columbia and meets or exceeds all government regulations and safety requirements.

Training
Tour Guides are carefully screened, selected, and undergo extensive internal training, and Tour Guides are encouraged to pursue further wine education and certification. We regularly support local industry events and training opportunities.

Why choose us?

Our Wicked Tours are the best in Kelowna, BC because we offer the most comprehensive and affordable tours in the area. We provide our customers with an itinerary that covers all the major sights and attractions, as well as plenty of opportunities for shopping, dining, and entertainment. Our guides are knowledgeable and experienced, and they're always happy to answer any questions you may have about the area.

Flexible 48-hour Cancellation

We're happy to provide a hassle-free, 100% refund if you give us 48 hours' notice.

Relax

Our tours are the perfect way to relax and unwind with friends or family. You'll get to see some of the most beautiful scenery in the area while enjoying world-class wines. Sit back, relax, and enjoy!

Trusted Brand with over 1,000+ 5-Star Reviews

After 8 years of touring the Okanagan Valley, we've rocked over 8,000 wine tours and hosted nearly 30,000 guests!

Location

Perfect Place To Relax And Enjoy The Incredible Scenery And Beauty Of Kelowna, Okanagan Valley, B.C.

The Okanagan Valley is British Columbia’s biggest and most beautiful wine region. Kelowna is in the heart of that valley, and Wicked Tours has a reputation for offering the best wine tours in Kelowna, BC. The Okanagan is one of Canada’s true hidden gems, and Wicked Tours’ numerous awards and over 1,000 5-star reviews mean we’ve proven time and time again that we are the best way to tour Kelowna and the wider Okanagan area.

Let’s #getwicked.

Frequently asked questions

Most frequent questions and answers

Yes, we tour all year! Winter is an excellent time to enjoy visiting the Okanagan. All our tours are available from May through September, and our Kelowna, West Kelowna and Lake Country wine tours are available year-round. Tastings and tours are often exclusive and unique to the season, and guests may experience behind-the-scenes and intimate experiences not possible during the busy summer months. Please view all of our Okanagan Wine Tour Packages.

Tour schedules are listed on each tour. Most full-day tours depart at 10:30 AM, and half-day tours depart at 10:30 AM and 3:00 PM.

No. Tour schedules reflect the availability of wineries and restaurants and are not adjustable.

Yes! Private tours are ideal for special occasions and those who prefer a more intimate, VIP experience like El Presidenté does.

Public tours include other groups. Private tours are exclusive to your group and are available for a premium. Select the option to upgrade to a private tour when starting a booking online.

Tour itineraries are listed on each tour, including pictures and links to the facilities (scroll down on the tour pages). Winery, brewery, and cidery requests are welcome but not guaranteed.

Guests often ask us: "How do you choose the stops?" Good question! We carefully select our partners based on two factors: do they have great products, and is the experience unique or excellent? If they don't deliver on both, we don't visit. We constantly seek out a better tour experience for our guests! We regularly review guest and Tour Guide feedback, and each year we adjust our itineraries to add exciting newcomers and replace those who do not meet expectations.

We'll always do our best to deliver a wicked tour! The venue, facility tours, and some experiences are subject to availability, season, group size, and other factors out of our control. Due to unforeseen circumstances and availability, Wicked Wine Tours reserves the right to change vehicles, guides, schedules, and facilities.

Yes. Winery and facility tasting fees are included in tour rates. Your Tour Guide will advise you if you visit a facility with optional tasting fees (an extra fee to taste icewine, for example). The number and variety of wines offered at wineries are subject to change and are at the facility's sole discretion. Most facilities offer four to five samples at each stop.

Half-day tours are three hours and do not permit time to stop for a meal. Full-day tours are designed to allow time for a leisurely lunch stop.

Half-day tours are three hours and do not permit time to stop for a meal. Full-day tours are designed to allow time for a leisurely lunch stop. Tours that stop for lunch EXCLUDE the cost of lunch. Wicked Tours will coordinate restaurant reservations for your group. We select restaurants based on quality, availability, group size, requests, holidays, and other factors. Guests pay the restaurant directly.

Restaurant requests are welcome but not guaranteed. Wicked Wine Tours is NOT responsible for communicating food allergies, or dietary restrictions, and guests should inform the restaurant upon arrival. Lunch stops typically offer vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options. For private, full-day tours only, guests are welcome to bring a picnic as a substitute for a winery lunch.

For groups of eight or more and private tours, an 18% gratuity will be added.

Plans sometimes change. We get it; it happens to us too. So we're happy to provide a hassle-free, 100% refund if you give us 48 hours notice. Within 48 hours, we've already started preparing for your tour, and we can't quickly fill your slot, so we can't provide you with a refund in that case, and there is a 100% charge for the entire invoice. Very, very rarely, we're the ones that have to cancel. We'll try hard not to, but if we do, we'll ask if you prefer to reschedule or have us refund you. Should government restrictions prevent tours from operating, reservations can be rescheduled or are 100% refundable.

Wicked Tours is proud to maintain a modern and immaculately maintained fleet. Our fleet includes five late-model 11/14-passenger Ford Transit vans and a Lincoln Navigator SUV. With us, no bus!

Tours are available to book online all year for groups of 2-14 guests. We can accommodate group sizes upwards of 50: please get in touch with us for more information and a personalized quote. Large groups travel together in our fleet but may be separated into smaller groups at facilities.

We are pleased to offer complimentary pick-up and drop-off at most Kelowna locations, including hotels, Airbnb, B&Bs, and residences. Our goal is to provide a safe and convenient service to guests while ensuring adequate time is spent tasting and not riding in a vehicle!

We understand that our region offers various accommodation options outside our pick-up zone. Guests staying outside these areas may be eligible for pick-up and drop-off on full-day tours only for an additional fee of $10-20 per person depending on group size, location, and which tour they are joining. These locations include:

Black Mountain
Chute Lake Road
Gallagher's Canyon
McKinley Landing
Quail Ridge
University of British Columbia Okanagan (UBCO)
Upper Mission
West Kelowna

Sparkling Hill, Predator Ridge, La Casa Resort, and Lake Okanagan Resort are outside our pick-up zone. For guests staying at these locations and wishing to join public, mixed-group tours, we suggest hiring or arranging alternate transportation to meet us at a central pick-up point. For full-day, private groups only, we offer pick-up and drop-off to these locations for a flat fee of $200.

Big White Resort is outside our pick-up zone: pick-up and drop-off are unavailable. For guests of Big White Resort who wish to join public, mixed-group tours or book a private tour, we suggest arranging alternate transportation to meet us at a central pick-up point.

Pick-up is available in West Kelowna for our West Kelowna Half-day and Westside Wine Trail wine tours and Penticton and Osoyoos wine tours.

Pick-up is available in Lake Country for our Lake Country Half-day and Scenic Sip wine tours.

Pick-up is available in Peachland, Summerland, and Penticton for our Penticton and Osoyoos wine tours only. Osoyoos is outside our pick-up zone: pick-up and drop-off are unavailable.

Don't hesitate to contact us if you are unsure if your accommodations are within our pick-up zone or have other questions.

No. The consumption of alcohol in motor vehicles in British Columbia is against the law. We encourage you to have fun, but please be aware of local laws; safety is paramount.

No. Wine and cheese are a great pairing, but not so much in a vehicle. We take great pride in maintaining an impeccable fleet, and that includes ensuring guests don't smell cheese smashed into our carpet! Outside food or beverages are not permitted. Complimentary bottled water is provided. For full-day, private groups only, guests are welcome to bring a picnic as a substitute for a winery lunch.

Tours are designed for guests of legal consumption age, and many guests appreciate the opportunity for an adult environment. Children under 19 are not permitted on public tours but may be allowed on private tours. Rotary Centre for the Arts offers Arts Blast camps for children ages 5-12 throughout the summer.

No. We love animals, too! For allergy and cleanliness reasons, pets are not permitted, no matter how well-trained or adorable.

Yes! Tours operate rain or shine. Wine tastings are usually inside tasting rooms, cellars, or under covered patios, and we offer complimentary umbrellas. Rainy days are an excellent time for wine tours: you're not missing a day on the beach or the golf course! Please dress accordingly.

Yes! We welcome (and rock) bachelor and bachelorette groups! Please wear appropriate attire and respect other tour and winery guests.

Yes! Online reservations are not available for single travelers, since we require a minimum of two people for a tour. Please call us and we can usually find a seat on a tour for you to join!

Yes! Hourly service is available throughout the year, and ski shuttle service is available during the winter. See Shuttles for more information.

Yes! Sweet, sweet, Wicked Tours merchandise is available to purchase, including tees, tanks, and caps.

What are the best breakfast and brunch recommendations in Kelowna? Always ask the locals! Wicked Tours recommendations include The Jammery, The Bohemian Cafe, and Diner Deluxe, and our blog features other Kelowna favourites.

Where are the best patios and burgers in Kelowna? Wicked Tours' advice or the best lunch restaurants in Kelowna includes BNA Brewing, Central Kitchen + Bar, and DunnEnzies Pizza.

Where are the best restaurants in Kelowna for dinner? Wicked Tours appreciates Bouchon's Bistro, La Bussola, and Waterfront Restaurant + Wine Bar.

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