We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Day at the Top

It's a good road once intended for an observatory that never happened; gravel, but in good... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Merlin797
,
Okanagan Valley, Canada
Lets climb a Mountain today

Hubby read up about this mountain drive and from then he wanted to go. A little concerned as we... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2017
sue123183
,
Lloydminster, Canada
Read all 8 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good51%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“potholes” (2 reviews)
“rocks” (2 reviews)
“cars” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
Osoyoos, British Columbia, Canada
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Osoyoos
from US$131.40
More Info
from US$168.60
More Info
from US$131.40
More Info
Write a ReviewReviews (8)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"potholes"
in 2 reviews
"rocks"
in 2 reviews
"cars"
in 2 reviews
"oliver"
in 2 reviews
"valley"
in 2 reviews
Filter
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a good road once intended for an observatory that never happened; gravel, but in good condition. There's parking and a turn-around at the top. All the way up (and down) the view is magnificent, overlooking the Okanagan Valley, Osoyoos, lakes along the way, and...More

Thank Merlin797
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Hubby read up about this mountain drive and from then he wanted to go. A little concerned as we were driving a car and not sure about the reports of potholes and rocks. The road is very bumpy and dusty and you do need to...More

1  Thank sue123183
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We drove up the mountain and the road is ok for cars but must be careful as there are a number of potholes and rocks. Near the top, there are hiking trails and the scenery is worth the trip. It's much cooler than in the...More

Thank Taqulik
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
See more reviews
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Easy to Moderate hikes on well marked trail , leads to stunning view of Oliver and surrounding area.

Thank Jen L
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Mount Cobau is east of Osoyoos folow Hwy 3 towardds grand forks from mount Cobau you have a wonderfull view over the Valley you see the whole lake ant Osoyoos

Thank Edward B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Drove up here because it was recommended by the Tourist Office, who gave excellent directions and description. We had a spectacular 360 view of the area, which was well worth the drive, and saw the surrounding landscape in all its variety.

Thank Marielle47
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Went up mt Kobau however because of the elevation we got into cloud. But on the way up we did get some beautiful vistas, got to look down on Area 27 the new raceway near Oliver, quite the view and we were not even at...More

Thank mrobson52
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 2 September 2016

To drive up Mt Kobau is a quite long bumpy ride. Yes, you can do it in an ordinary car, but be careful. However the view is spectacular, and if your are a cacher, the geocaches at the top, and some along the way, are...More

Thank dew882mt
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Mount Kobau staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit