INWR 2016 Tour: A Warm BCIR Welcome to the Okanagan!

Kelowna B.C. Tour September 2016
Kelowna B.C. TOUR: 
TOURMEISTERS Art Watanabe, Klaus Huschke,
& Ron Hannum  

We are sending this to everyone who pre-registered for the Kelowna tour as it is time to finalize the registration. Hopefully you have already reserved your room at Manteo Resort but if not do so quickly with the link below.  

If you have for some reason decided you cannot make the trip please email us right away so we can open your space up to someone else.

Looking forward to a terrific drive! 


Tour Information
Our destination is the city of Kelowna, the gateway to the stunning Okanagan Valley.  For more information about Kelowna visit the following website:

Basic Itinerary

(we have converted all prices from Canadian to US dollars based on recent currency exchange rate) 

  • Friday, September 23rd, 8am - The group will leave Spokane and enter Canada at the Laurier border crossing. We will be stopping for lunch at Lake Christina Golf Course in Rock Creek, BC ($15per person). Lake Christina golf course  Following lunch we will proceed to Manteo Resort Waterfront Hotel and Villas in Kelowna, B.C. to check in and relax (see booking info below).                                                                      
  • That evening a group dinner is planned at Hotel Eldorado, a historic hotel a short walk along the lake from Manteo Resort ($52per person)
  • Saturday, September 24th, 9am: Depart for a group drive on the "Lake Country's Scenic Side" wine trail stopping at the Gray Monk Estate Winery, Grapevine Restaurant and Patio for brunch ($32pp).    Grey Monk                 
  • After brunch we will depart for the "Westside Wine Trail" to view several scenic wineries.  First stop is Quail's Gate Winery  for a private wine tasting event (optional).                 
  • Next door is Mission Hill Estates Winery which has a beautiful view, amazing grounds with many sculptures and a optional tour ($12pp).
  •  The rest of the afternoon is on your own for additional sight seeing, optional wine tasting, golfing, or whatever pleases you.                                                                     
  • That evening we will have a banquet back at the Manteo Resort Club House ($48pp) with some of the Canadian Porsche Club members.                                                                  
  • Sunday, September 30th
    Kelowna to Spokane on your own or stay an extra night!

Manteo Resort Waterfront
Hotel and Villas

We've reserved 20 rooms at the resort. 
Room Rates are in Canadian dollars:
Deluxe Guest room $215CD (approx $160US)
1 bedroom suite $235CD (approx $170US)

To reserve your room call 1-800-445-5255, and Identify yourself as being with the Porsche Club of America.
Room reservations must be made before July 22, 2016
For more information about rooms and amenities click here
One last but very important reminder....
Don't forget you will need your car registration, proof of insurance and all in your party will need a Passport or Enhanced Driver's License (passport preferred) to travel to and from Canada.


Click on the images below for more information:




Contact Art Watanabe@ or (509) 475-9488

Contact Klaus Huschke @ or (509) 599-6477

Contact Ron Hannum @ or (509) 241-3707

BCIR Social Chairs, Manuel & Sabine:

Any of these will be happy to answer your questions.

We look forward to seeing you soon!
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