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Welcome to your Okanagan experience at Camel's Hump! For over 20 years, this family-owned and operated guest ranch has been tucked away in the mountains just outside of Lumby, B.C. It lies in the heart of exciting year-round outdoor activities. Our main lodge, private cabins, and campsites are available to book, and we are proud to offer off-roading, snowmobiling, jet boat excursions, and pontoon boat tours in the Okanagan that explore this incredible surrounding terrain.
Experience backcountry lifestyle
Explore our snowy terrain
Enjoy all that the Okanagan has to offer
Lumby area is home to some of the deepest, most consistent snowpack around. Your days will be packed full navigating through the snowy terrain, and we can provide local knowledge that will help you discover some exciting sledding areas. We do have a few sleds and safety gear available for rent, and welcome all self-guided groups. Gear up for some picturesque views of the Okanagan Valley and beyond.
Backcountry snowmobiling for all levels of riders, the terrain near Camel's Hump Guest Ranch has something to offer everyone within minutes of its location. Access The Graystokes riding area featuring four warming cabins and groomed trails that will lead you to whatever type of terrain is your favourite. Head to Keefer or Park/Nelson and find miles of creeks, tree-riding, meadows and lakes.
If you are a Kelowna area local out snowmobiling in The Graystokes, pre-arrange a booking with us and we will pick your sleds up at KM 15 of the home-road so that you can visit our ranch for an evening or two. Experience our meals, relax in the lounge, and spend the night in a cabin or a room in the guest lodge. In the morning, after breakfast, we will take you back to the drop off point.
PONTOON BOAT DAY TRIP
Choose from two incredible lakes to spend the day touring, paddle boarding, swimming, and lounging on a beach with our pontoon boat day trips. Kalamalka Lake is one of the most pristine lakes in the world. The colors are breathtaking! We will take you around the lake where you will see jaw-dropping private properties, beaches, and cliffs. If you would like a more private experience, our Mabel Lake tour offers the perfect solution for a mountainous lake surrounding that is more sparsely populated.
Jet Boat Excursion
Take an epic ride in a jet boat on the scenic Shuswap river! The day will start at Mabel Lake Provincial Park located 35km north of Lumby, BC where, after a brief safety orientation, the boat will be launched into beautiful Mabel Lake. You will learn a little bit about the area as we proceed to the nearby Shuswap River and head upstream to a viewing area of the Wilsey Dam. There are also a couple of stops along the way for swimming, or fishing.
Journey into BC’s Monashee Mountains! Bring your Side x Side's and the whole family! Drive your own ATV or we can set you up with everything you need to adventure, following an endless trail system that has some exciting destinations. The rides can include stops at various scenic points and mountain lakes that provide the opportunity to swim, fish and hike while you are off-roading in the Monashee Mountains.
Recharge in the backcountry
When it comes time to kick back, enjoy our accommodations and hospitality while you relax and take in the mountain backdrop. Camel's Hump Guest Ranch features beautifully hand-crafted cedar cabins for your vacation in the Okanagan. Choose from a stay in one of our private bedrooms in the main lodge, or book a private cabin. Rooms in the lodge vary in size, sleeping anywhere from 2-6 guests each. Our entire Lodge is a great place for a wilderness retreat and is available to rent for groups. Need more space? Rent the entire property! Each cabin is fully furnished with beds and lofts that accommodate 2-6 people and have their own kitchen, bathroom, and shower. Day tours and excursions are available to make your stay truly unforgettable.
outdoor hot tub
Enjoy camping at camel's hump
Our Self Contained RV sites are nestled in the mountains right on our private ranch, and only a few minutes drive from Lumby, B.C. We offer dry RV camping (no power or outhouses) but we do have water available on site. Bagged ice and firewood are available to purchase. Bring your pet but please keep them on a leash. Sites are $30/night.
Beautiful Echo Lake is just minutes down the road from us which provides swimming, fishing, and paddling opportunities.
We are easily accessible from Hwy 97, located just 10 minutes out of Lumby, BC off Hwy 6.
Where do we get our name?
Our ranch backs onto the Camel's Hump Mountain - a visual icon for the North Okanagan. The humps can be spotted from many miles away while driving along Kalamalka Lake on Hwy 97. Both peaks offer excellent views of surrounding areas, including Mabel Lake. On the edge of the Okanagan backcountry wilderness, it is well known for being an ancient, extinct volcano. Our ranch guests walk out of their cabins and can hike right up the mountain!
Echo Lake Provincial Park - Echo Lake is just a few kilometres down the road from us, a beautiful location to swim, SUP, kayak, and fish (summer and winter).
Mabel Lake - located 35km north of Lumby, Mabel Lake is approximately 35km long with mountainous terrain surrounding, it is fed and drained by the Shuswap River, great for boating and fishing!
Shuswap Falls - an excellent place to site-see and hike, Shuswap Falls are approx. 25km from the Ranch, north of Lumby. The falls are a result of the Wilsey Dam and have a great viewing platform that overhangs the spillway!
Wineries & Vineyards in Lake Country- There are over 214 acres of vineyards planted in the area! Okanagan Valley is known to offer some of the most iconic wine-tasting experiences in the world.
Nakusp Hotsprings - For a restorative day, head to Nakusp for some great hiking, and a soak in three different hotsprings fed by mineral springs in the forest.