5 Ways to Enjoy the Water in Harrison Hot Springs
Planning a summer trip? Book your stay at Harrison Beach Hotel in beautiful Harrison, Hot Springs B.C. Harrison is the perfect getaway for any season but is particularly fun in the summertime when there are a variety of different ways to enjoy the water, whether it be in the famous hot springs, or zooming around Harrison Lake on a Sea-Doo
Ways to Enjoy the Water in Harrison Hot Springs
Soak in the Hot Springs
Harrison Hot Springs are a world renowned naturally fed hot spring, famous for having high levels of mineral concentrations that are soothing and boast numerous health benefits. The hot springs have been revered by lo8 degrees C/ 100F for visitors to enjoy. The public pool is a quick 1-2 minute walk from Harrison Beach Hocal Sts’ailes First Nations for thousands of years, and there is a longstanding tradition of the coast Salish first nations people traveling to this “healing place”. The hot water is pumped from the hot spring into the local pool and mixed with cooler water, putting the temperature of the water at approximately 3tel and is the perfect place to enjoy the healing benefits of the Harrison Hot Springs.
Rent a See-Doo
Rent a Sea-Doo and enjoy a thrilling adventure! This is a great option for the adventure or thrill seekers in your group. Sea-Doo’s can accommodate one or two passengers, and wetsuits and life vests are included in the rental. This is the perfect way to take in the beautiful scenery that Harrison Lake has to offer. Check out more info here.
Go for a Swim
Go for a Swim! There are multiple locations that are perfect for a dip. Harrison Lake is Glacier fed so the water is pretty chilly in many spots. If you’re feeling brave and want to enjoy the beautiful crisp water, Harrison Bay in Kilby Provincial Park is a beautiful place to swim. For warmer, and more family friendly swimming, Harrison Lake Beach – West of the Lagoon is the perfect spot. It’s a swimming hole that is divided from the main lake/river by a man made sandbar. It gets quite warm in the summer months, and doesn’t have the strong current that can be present in the main lake.
Spend the Day on a Boat
Rent a Boat to do some exploring and maybe even fishing! There are a variety of boat rental options depending on your group size and needs. What kind of fish are there to catch? Most popular species found in Harrison Lake are Rainbow Trout, Lake Whitefish, and Chinook Salmon. Before casting your rod, make sure you check out local guidelines and licensing for fishing.
Try Bumper Boating
Try Bumper Boating with Harrison Water Sports. Bumper boats are motorized individual boats (Can hold one adult and one child under 7) that feature electric water guns that shoot up to 10 feet. They’re perfect for having a group water fight, or just for floating around. Want to amp up the fun even more? Harrison Water Sports also offers a floating water park experience! Complete with slides, an obstacle course, a teeter totter, swings, and more. This is the perfect place to cool off and have a blast!
Where to Stay
Harrison Beach Hotel features three stylish room types, offering a variety of unique, comfortable accommodations. All of our well-appointed Junior Suites, Deluxe Guestrooms and Executive Suites can be found in the heart of Harrison Hot Springs with spectacular views of the Pacific Ridge Mountains and tranquil Harrison Lake.
Harrison Hot Springs offers the perfect getaway for any season, but is particularly fun in the summertime when there are a variety of different ways to enjoy the water. Contact us today to speak to one of our guest service professionals to book your getaway, or click here to book your stay online.