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Quaint but Adventurous

Kimberley’s stunning natural surroundings provide ample opportunities for outdoor activities year-round. In winter, visitors can enjoy skiing and snowboarding at the Kimberley Alpine Resort, snowshoeing, or cross-country skiing. During the warmer months, activities such as hiking, mountain biking, golfing, and fishing are popular among both locals and tourists.

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Bavarian Charm and Culture

Known as the “Bavarian City of the Rockies,” Kimberley’s pedestrian-friendly Platzl features unique architecture, shops, and eateries that showcase the town’s Bavarian heritage. Visitors can explore the charming downtown area, take a photo with the world’s largest free-standing cuckoo clock, and enjoy the lively atmosphere during events like the annual Oktoberfest.

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Heritage and History

Kimberley has a rich history as a former mining town, which can be experienced through attractions like the Kimberley Heritage Museum and the Kimberley Underground Mining Railway. Visitors can learn about the town’s past and its transformation into a vibrant tourist destination while exploring these historical sites.

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Kimberley was once home to the world’s largest lead-zinc mine, known as the Sullivan Mine. Operating from 1909 to 2001, the mine played a significant role in the town’s development and growth. During its nearly 100-year history, the Sullivan Mine produced over 160 million tons of ore, which contained lead, zinc, and silver. The mine’s closure in 2001 marked the end of an era.

Popular Spots

Kimberley Alpine Resort

This family-friendly ski resort is popular for its beautiful mountain views, uncrowded slopes, and varied terrain suitable for skiers and snowboarders of all skill levels.


This pedestrian-friendly downtown area showcases the town's Bavarian heritage through its unique architecture, shops, and eateries.

Underground Mining Railway

This attraction offers visitors a guided tour through the town's mining history.

Trickle Creek

Designed by renowned golf course architect Les Furber, this 18-hole championship golf course is known for its stunning mountain views and challenging layout.

Tours in Kimberley

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Featured Attraction: Kimberley Nature Park

One of the largest municipal parks in Canada. Spanning over 2,000 acres, the park boasts an extensive network of multi-use trails that cater to hikers, mountain bikers, and nature enthusiasts. The park’s varied terrain includes forests, meadows, and beautiful viewpoints, offering visitors the chance to explore and appreciate Kimberley’s diverse ecosystems and wildlife.

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Did You Know?

Kimberley, British Columbia, is home to Canada’s highest city-owned campground, the Kimberley Riverside Campground. Situated at an elevation of approximately 1,110 meters (3,642 feet) above sea level, this scenic campground offers visitors a unique camping experience amidst the breathtaking beauty of the Rocky Mountains. With its close proximity to the Kimberley Nature Park, golf courses, and the charming downtown Platzl, it’s an ideal base for exploring the diverse attractions that the town has to offer.
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