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discover kelowna

2hr | $37.00

craft beer crawl

2hr | $37.00

grapes and grains

2hr | $37.00

private excursion

PEDAL-POWERED FUN AT 8kmh

Ready, Set, Ride

The world-famous Dutch pedal tour bike has arrived in Kelowna, BC. With Smile Cycle Tours, you’ll cruise through the downtown core with up to 15 riders on just one group bike. Tours include a certified tour guide, discounts and specials at our partner destinations, good tunes, and lots of fun along the way.

We provide unique craft beer, wine, spirits, and city tours via our Dutch-made community bike. With up to 15 friends, enjoy Kelowna’s most social tour experience aboard it’s most unique touring vehicle. Whether you’re looking to have a blast with your bachelor or bachelorette party, searching for a fresh corporate team event, or interested in trying something completely new with a friend, come pedal with us!

On just one bike, in 2 hours, along with fifteen other riders, we’ll give you a million reasons to smile.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is the Smile Cycle?

Smile Cycle Tours is a 100% emission free tour company offering a 2-hour, 3 stop, fun-filled ‘bar-hop’ style cruise in downtown Kelowna. A marvel of engineering in every way, we call it ‘Smile Cycle Tours’ because it makes people smile wherever it goes. Give us a wave from the sidewalk, we’ll be happy to say hello.

With Smile Cycle Tours, you’re in for an experience that is memorable, unique and fun. The tour is a combination of teamwork, downtown culture, and adventure. Come join us on one of our unique public tours. Custom and private tours are also available. We love to celebrate special occasions – bachelorette/stagettes, bachelor/stags, corporate social events, family reunions, birthday parties, and anniversaries.

What tours are offered?

Grapes and Grains

Your ticket to craft beverage mastery. Featuring local wine, spirits, and beer/cider.

We’ll visit three of the following, including Sandhill Winery:

  • BNA Brewing Company
  • Kettle River Brewing Company
  • Red Bird Brewing
  • Tree Brewing (Richter St.)
  • Tree Brewing Beer Institute (Waterfront location)
  • Sandhill Wines
  • Urban Distillery
  • Okanagan Spirits Craft Distillery

Craft Beer Crawl

Beer lovers, rejoice! We’ll navigate Downtown Kelowna’s breweries and make three stops certain to quench your thirst for delicious ale. Join us on Kelowna’s most social tour.

We’ll visit three of the following:

  • BNA Brewing Company
  • Kettle River Brewing Company
  • Red Bird Brewing
  • Tree Brewing (Richter St.)
  • Tree Brewing Beer Institute (Waterfront location)

Private Excursion

Bachelor(ette) parties, company socials, charity fundraisers, birthdays, team-building, or even sports teams – this is the option for you. Guarantee the bike to yourself, pick your tour type, and add up to 15 riders (min 8).

Choose any of our partner destinations, plus guarantee the entire bike reserved to your party – up to full-capacity of 15 seats, and enjoy cost savings compared to a booking of 15 public tour individual seats (~$26).

Discover Kelowna Tour

Take this tour and start your day off right. We’ll grab coffees, take in some waterfront views, and discuss the rich history and happenings of Kelowna as we journey through the heart of our Downtown (Minimum 8 riders – 2 hour tour offered 9am daily by request only).

Featuring:

  • Giobean coffee
  • Kasugai Japanese Gardens
  • Bear Sculpture
  • Dolphins Statue
  • Sails Statue
  • City Hall
  • City Park

Is alcohol included?

Tours do not include alcohol, however Smile Cycle Tours has negotiated some specials along the way with our feature partner stops. You are welcome, but not required to enjoy a drink at each stop.

Can I drink on-board my Smile Cycle Tour?

Alcohol is not allowed on-board due to provincial liquor regulations.

Do I need to have a group of 15 to participate?

No, you do not. As we’re a social experience, we sell individual seats and will pair you up with other smaller groups to make the biking experience even more fun. Tours run with a minimum of 8 guests, unless otherwise specified. The Smile Cycle is a great way to meet new people, so don’t hesitate to book even 1 or 2 spots.

Are private tours available?

Yes, private tours are available for a flat rate. We’ll need a minimum of 8 riders in your private group.

What should I bring?

Appropriate pedalling shoes, a water bottle, and your ID.

Are helmets required on board the Smile Cycle?

For those over the age of 16, helmets are available but not required to be worn. For those under the age of 16, helmets must be worn. We have adult and youth sizes available. Customers are welcome to bring their own helmet, if desired.

How far in advance can I book?

You can book your Smile Cycle for the rest of 2017. To access a date later in the summer, just click on the date picker in the top corner when booking to open the calendar. If you need any further assistance let us know in the chat below.

How much is the tour?

Select the BOOK NOW button to see updated pricing for individual seats on public tours, and private flat-rate bookings.

Can you hold seats for my extra riders in my group?

Spots are first come first served, so don’t miss out by waiting to the last minute. We offer a generous cancellation policy, with fully refundable bookings up to 72 hours prior to the activity.

Is a gratuity included?

Gratuity is not included. Tips are appreciated.

What is the cancellation policy?

***PLEASE NOTE*** If we are not able to book a MINIMUM OF 8 SEATS – the bike will not go out (for physical reasons of pedalling the bike). We will contact you if there are less than 8 seats booked for your time slot. If a ride is cancelled due to this minimum, we will refund your payment if we are unable to reschedule your reservation.

Any cancellations more than 3 days (72 hours) in advance will receive a full refund. If you cancel less than 3 days (72 hours) in advance, there will be no refund or rain-check for your payment. All rides are required to be paid in full at the time of booking. Though the Okanagan is known for its consistent and frequent sunshine, when rain is in the forecast please come prepared with a rain jacket. All tours go rain or shine.

Can we dress up?

Dressing up the BEST way to make the most of your Smile Cycle Tour – we recommend 3rd generation, locally owned family provider Calowna Costumes.

Can we decorate the bike?

We welcome you to decorate the bike! As we tour through high-traffic areas, all decorations must be family appropriate.

Where do we meet?

Tours run as a loop and include 3 destinations in a two-hour tour. All tours depart and return to 1155 Ellis St. outside the award winning Central Kitchen + Bar. Guests are invited to RSVP at Central for post-tour food at a 10% savings in partnership with Smile Cycle Tours.

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