Hours, Rates & Groups

Closed for the winter season, reopening in the spring.

For bookings, rentals, and other inquiries contact: events@oib.ca

Current (SUMMER) Admission Rates

Rates are subject to applicable taxes.

Seniors & Students$15.00
Children (5-17 years)$12.00
Family (2 adults & children under 19)$40.00

Annual membership – less than the price of two admissions.

Adults & seniors$25.00
Family (2 adults & children under 19)$45.00

We are getting close to being done our office expansion but until then access to the Centre will be through the wheelchair ramp that leads to our front door path. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Disabled Accessibility

Our centre has a disabled drop-off area near the front doors, accessed via the adjacent Spirit Ridge building. There is also a wheelchair ramp from the parking lot. The building is fully wheelchair accessible. Outdoor “Living Land” exhibits have accessible gravel crush pathways as does 1 km of nature trail going to the village displays. Some areas of rock crush trail may be difficult for motorized wheelchairs or scooters such as the steeper upper trail. Wheelchair accessible and non-accessible trails are clearly marked on the outdoor trail map.

Seniors or special needed guests can ask if staff are available to conduct a tour by golf cart.

Group rates (At this current time, because of Covid-19 we are currently unable to book large group tours) 

Adult & senior groups

With guided tourGSTTotal
Groups of 10 – 25$18.00$0.90$18.90
Groups of 25 +$20.00$1.00


Seniors 65+     $16.00$0.80$16.80

School & youth tours

Guided youth tour$15.00$0.75$ 15.75
Two youth programs$17.00$0.85$17.85

contact Bsabyan@nkmipdesert.com, 1-888-495-8555 local 211.

While at the centre Beverages and snacks are available at our gift shop. An outdoor seating area is available for lunch or snack breaks.

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Plan Your Visit

The Osoyoos Indian Band welcomes you to our Desert Cultural Center, where you will discover the stories, people, art and history of our area. View our hours and admission rates.

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Explore & Experience

Explore indoor and outdoor cultural and nature exhibits. Discover the desert ecology and wildlife in “Critter Corner” and “Living Land” displays. Hear the legends of Sen’klip (Coyote) in two multi-sensory theatres.

Shop for a Unique Gift

Visit our Gift Shop for indigenous handcrafted art and merchandise for everyone from children to discerning adults.