Grill up some good times. Just because you live in an apartment with a tiny balcony doesn't mean you have to miss out on juicy burgers with your friends. Did you know you can rent BBQ boats in Kelowna for the ultimate party on the water this summer?
Before summer is over, you'll want to test out Maeg's BBQ Boat. You can captain a doughnut-shaped private vessel and sail Okanagan Lake with seven of your friends.
But they aren't your average ships. They combine the best parts of a backyard summer celebration and a day cruising on the water together.
Right in the middle of the round orange boats, you'll find a low smoke grill. So together with seven of your friends, you can cook up a tasty feast.
All you need to do is bring food and refreshing beverages. Each watercraft is fully decked out to ensure you have an amazing time. The boats come with surround sound speakers so you can play your music and eye-catching led lighting.
While the unique round shape means you can enjoy panoramic views of the lake.
Best of all, you don't need a boat license to drive. Before you depart, you'll go through a quick safety lesson, and then you can spend the rest of the time making memories.
This year the company is operating from April to September seven days a week. Reservations can be made online for one of the multiple two-hour time slots daily between 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.
The price is $298 for eight and it works out to $37.25 a person.
We strongly advise that before you go swimming or visit any location, you check the most recent updates on potential hazards, security, water quality, and closures. If you do plan to visit a location, respect the environment and obey any local laws.
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In the middle of the afternoon on Saturday, May 1, an off-duty RCMP officer in West Kelowna spotted an alleged police impersonator. It is believed that the suspect was conducting a traffic stop near the intersection of Highway 97 and Drought Road in Peachland.
Kelowna RCMP told Narcity in an email that the off-duty officer saw "a non-police vehicle with what appeared to be police lights in the grill."
The off-duty officer immediately informed West Kelowna RCMP, who came to the scene and initiated an investigation. During interactions with the 64-year-old driver of the allegedly fake police SUV, police noticed the suspect appeared to be under the influence of alcohol. There was also open alcohol inside the car, RCMP said.
The driver must eventually appear in court, but in the meantime, his car was impounded under B.C.'s Motor Vehicle Act and he was also issued a 90-day Immediate Roadside Prohibition.
The investigation is ongoing. The RCMP is asking for anyone who witnessed this event or who has any additional information that could be useful to investigators to reach out to West Kelowna RCMP at (250) 768-2880.
This article's cover photo is for illustrative purposes only.
The party took place on Monday, March 29, the same day that Dr. Bonnie Henry announced that indoor dining will be banned in B.C. for three weeks.
Michael Ballingall, senior vice-president at Big White, told CBC News that management is "disgusted" and "embarrassed" by the events and noted that ski hill employees that can be seen in the video will be fired.
The restaurant is owned privately by someone who leases the space from the resort. Ballingall said that they haven't yet been able to get in contact with the owner.