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Klaunched the Okana­gan’s first steamer. The first pas­sen­ger steamer (1892) was the Stern­wheeler S.S. Aberdeen, and the year 1936 ended an era as the S.S. Si­ca­mous steamed in from her last voy­age.

Pri­vate beaches with a small boat launch in the cen­ter.

Some beach­ing un­der the hill slide - shel­ter from south winds.

Camp Hurl­burt – Pri­vate cab­ins, beaches and a dock - shel­ter from south winds.

Cameron Point – Pri­vate beaches with a small boat launch to the east. There are red spar buoys on each side of the point iden­ti­fy­ing dry­ing rocks. Peb­ble beaches lie just south of the pri­vate docks.

23. Ot­ter Bay – Un­der­wa­ter dive park - Watch for swim­ming area - shel­ter from south winds. There are three moor­ing buoys plus two large div­ing buoys; one is for the Dive Dome at 10 m, and one is for the Bobby Macken­zie Boat which is po­si­tioned 20 m un­der­wa­ter. You may also find: a 12 m tug boat, a small row boat, and a 4 m boat at 5 m.

24. El­li­son Park – Play­ground, am­phithe­ater, 6 km of walk­ing trails, 50 pic­nic ta­bles and Canada’s only fresh-wa­ter dive park with sunken ar­ti­facts. Overnight beach­ing is al­lowed on the sandy beaches in the south bay. Watch for steep drop-offs out­side the buoys and along the rocky edges. Five moor­ing buoys are pro­vided.

Beau­ti­ful bay with shel­ter from north winds - avoid pri­vate beaches and docks. Beau­ti­ful rock for­ma­tion in this area.

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