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Kettle Valley Steam Railway

18404 Bathville Rd, Summerland, British Columbia V0H 1Z0, Canada
+1 250-494-8422
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You dont have to be a rail enthusiast to enjoy this attraction

The KVR as it is known is a great way to spend a couple of hours Its priced about right, there is a... read more

Reviewed today
Phil D
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great fun

Luckily the weather was good as we rode in the open wagon. The views were great and the conductor... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Head_H0nch0
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Truro, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“banjo player” (58 reviews)
“train robbery” (30 reviews)
“open air” (20 reviews)
LOCATION
18404 Bathville Rd, Summerland, British Columbia V0H 1Z0, Canada
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+1 250-494-8422
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Reviewed today via mobile

The KVR as it is known is a great way to spend a couple of hours Its priced about right, there is a souvenir shop in the ticket office, but you need to book online as its quite popular. The whole trip lasts about 90...More

Thank Phil D
Reviewed yesterday

Luckily the weather was good as we rode in the open wagon. The views were great and the conductor was very knowledgeable. The highlight was Felix, the banjo player, who sang up and down the train, often including requests. Memorable trip!

Thank Head_H0nch0
Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I love steam trains, so we had to try this one out - we were glad we did. Our trip was the 90 minute regular trip. The volunteers who run this railway obviously love what they do and they added a few...More

Thank Mctet
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you love old steam engines and a great way to view this glorious part of BC, this one hour tour was well worth the drive from Penticton. Reservations are suggested but you can go online and book them with a credit card, but you...More

Thank EdVancouver
Reviewed 5 days ago

Went for the train robbery and BBQ lunch. Had so much fun! Didn't tell the kids about the robbery, reaction.....priceless! And the lunch afterwards was great. This is a must do! (Visit was August 2016, just a little slow on the review...)

Thank George K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family went for brunch at Kettle Valley Pub, and it was fabulous. The patio is beautiful and there are a lot of seating options. Our waitress was friendly and helpful. I ordered Eggs Benedict and it was good. Probably my favourite meal while visiting...More

Thank Alissa7890
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family went for a ride on the KVR and we thoroughly enjoyed the ride. We had our grandsons and I can say they were thrilled to go on a train ride passed the farms and vineyards in Summerland. The conductor gave the history of...More

Thank Patrick K
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must for locals and visitors the history of this steam train and track travelled is very historical and informative, the era volunteers do a remarkable job living that experience of that time in history. The staged robbery with cowboys and bandits adds...More

Thank Donald D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great day riding the steam train with my grandchildren. Banjo player sing along. We were riding in the outside car, the noise of the train and the rail was great. Kids really enjoyed it. Next year, we try the train robbery, you have...More

1  Thank Wallcrlr
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great fun well presented train robbery - followed by a very good BBQ - friendly staff and really well organised

Thank 501nutty
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denandrick
12 October 2016|
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Response from davidwarner | Reviewed this property |
The short answer is spring, summer, fall + part of December; Thursdays through Mondays or Fridays to Mondays. The longer answer is to take a look at their web site. A special feature is their "train robbery + barbeque... More
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Kelly B
31 July 2016|
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Response from Rod R | Reviewed this property |
No it is not pet friendly in the train
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champion51
17 July 2016|
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Response from Rod R | Reviewed this property |
No you can't
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