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Go With the Wind Cruises is the longest running cruise on Okanagan Lake. These are informative, personal (your party only and leaving at your convenience), with the option to power, sail, or both. The captain will relate history, geography, and show...more
227 Crossridge Cres, Kelowna, British Columbia V1V 1S5, Canada
+1 250-763-5204
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Reviewed August 4, 2015

Spent two hours cruising along enjoying the scenery, a nice cold bottle of wine and conversation. Our hosts were experienced, friendly and full of great stories and information on the area. Must do while in the Kelowna area. Thanks again!

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Reviewed September 8, 2018

Having previously visited Kelowna in the colder winter months, we were really looking forward to a late summer sail on the lake. Captain Al did not disappoint. We spent a relaxing two hour cruise - spotting ospreys, looking for bighorn sheep, experiencing and listening to...More

Thank karenco2015
Reviewed August 8, 2018

I had never been on a sail boat cruise before and I am sure glad I chose this one and Captain Al had room for me. I had the pleasure of meeting Captain Al, his special Granddaughter Bella and sister Lynn. We took off from...More

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Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

We had the pleasure of riding with Al and his sister. Both very friendly people! We were given picture books and story after story. It was incredible the amount of stories and topics he knew about the lake. Most of the stories he tells even...More

Thank Andrea K
CaptainAl_12, Owner at Go With the Wind Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2018

Thank you so much Andrea. It was a pleasure having you aboard

Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

Captain Al was very professional with a ton of knowledge about the area. The boat was very clean and ready to go! I would recommend this to anyone near and far! He made us feel welcome and he also took a lot of photos which...More

Thank scottbW8051UW
CaptainAl_12, Owner at Go With the Wind Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2018

Thank you for your kind review and congratulations on your engagement. Bella and I were very happy and excited to be a part of it

Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

My husband and daughter were on a morning tour with Al. Al met us at the boat with a warm welcome. The weather was in our favour that we sailed and motored the lake. Al's knowledge and history of the area was impeccable. We had...More

1  Thank golf61
Reviewed July 12, 2018

What a fabulous way to see the area. We took a two hour trip and, although the weather wasn't great, that didn't spoil the adventure. Even though we'd just met Al, he was so friendly and informative it felt like we'd known him for a...More

1  Thank racheltame
Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

Al took us out for a morning trip around the lake and it was SUPERB! He has wealth of knowledge about the area and provides a great tour with humour and information about the area. His boat is beautiful and is the most comfortable way...More

1  Thank Laurenrh00
Reviewed June 20, 2018

Our family went on the 2 hour sailing tour with Al yesterday. Great, relaxing time. Beautiful scenery enhanced by Captain Al's local knowledge and great stories. Highly recommend.

1  Thank Geoff S
Reviewed June 5, 2018 via mobile

What an amazing experience on the lake with Al! It was fabulous to see his face light up as he told us some of the history of the lake. Don’t let his humbleness fool you he is also an amazing photographer as well. If you...More

2  Thank plgmartin
Reviewed September 10, 2017

Taking a 'ride' in a sailboat has been on our bucket list for sometime. We picked the perfect captain and boat to do this on. Despite the smoke in the area from the forest fires, we thoroughly enjoyed our sail with Al. He has been...More

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June 17, 2016|
Response from Bon M | Reviewed this property |
You need to book in advance.
Sharon M
July 12, 2015|
Response from CaptainAl_12 | Property representative |
Effective May 2016 my minimum cruise is now for 4 people and $30 per hour each with a minimum of 2 hours. Thank you. Al