Getting To The Resort
Complimentary Ground Shuttle Service from the City of Vernon to the Resort can be arranged in advance with Guest Services by calling 1888 - 763 - 4744 - please note arrangements must be made at least 48 hours prior to your arrival.

By Air
By Road
Transportation Options

By Air:
Flight times to Kelowna Airport
From To Kelowna
Vancouver: 45 minutes
Seattle: 1 hour
Calgary/Edmonton: 1 hour
Victoria: 1 hour
Toronto: 4 hours

WestJet Daily direct flights from Victoria, Vancouver, Calgary & Edmonton 1-888-WESTJET

Air Canada Daily direct flights from Calgary & Vancouver. Also, daily direct flights from Toronto during the summer months.

Horizon Air four flights daily from Seattle, Washington, USA

Northern Hawk Daily flights from Vancouver to Vernon Airport

Ground transportation from the Kelowna Airport to Vernon is available from:
Vernon Airporter Shuttle: 1866 - 542 - 7574

By Road:

From   To Resort
Hwy. 1 to Hwy. 5 to Hwy. 97C to Hwy. 97   495 km, 297 mi (5½ hours)
Hwy. 1 to Hwy. 97A to Hwy. 6 east   572 km, 343 mi (7 hours)
I-5 to Hwy. 539 to Hwy. 1 to Hwy. 5 to Hwy. 97C to Hwy. 97   595 km, 357 mi (8 hours)
Hwy. 395 to Hwy. 3 to Hwy. 33 to Hwy. 97   498 km, 298 mi (6½ hours)
Hwy. 97 north to Vernon, Hwy. 6 east to Lumby, then north along Mabel Lake Road to the Alive Health Resort turn-off.   93 km, (1.75 hours)

Traveling by Road to the Alive Health Resort:

From Highway 97 North and Kelowna Airport Road:
Click here for a print friendly version of these directions

1. Drive northward (toward Vernon) using Hwy. 97 from the Kelowna Airport.

0 km

2. Entering the City of Vernon, continue on 97, downhill, passing the hospital. Come to the intersection at the bottom of this hill (25th Ave.) - turn right at these lights.

39 km

3. The very next set of lights will have an overhead highway sign indicating “Lumby (6) South” - turn Right at these lights.


4. Continue on this road out of Vernon. At the three-way intersection crossing the railway tracks – turn Left and proceed to Lumby.

47 km

5. Entering the Town of Lumby – you will see a RED FLASHING STOP LIGHT – and a highway sign indicating “Mabel Lake (South End)” - turn Left.

66 km

6. Continue through the residential area. The road will curve - stay to the left and pass the school, eventually leaving the town of Lumby.

7. Continue on this road. You will eventually cross the river on a bridge (hydro-dam). Immediately after crossing, there is a fork in the road - keep to the left. 82 km

8.After approximately 15 minutes, watch for the Alive Resort sign on the right side - turn right. (If you reach Mabel Lake, you’ve missed the Resort turn-off).

93 km

9. Follow the road uphill – Resort signs will guide you to our parking area. Drive to the circle and you will be assisted with your luggage.


Traveling Southbound to Alive Resort via Vernon:

1. Enter the City of Vernon via Hwy 97. Continue through the city on 97 until the intersection of 25th Ave. – turn Left at these lights.
2. Continue to Alive Resort by using the directions for road travel from Kelowna – starting at #3 (see above)

From Calgary to Vernon:

1. Hwy 1 West to Sicamous, south on Hwy 97B (becomes Hwy 97) to Vernon.

2. From Salmon Arm to Vernon: south on Hwy 97A (becomes Hwy 97) to Vernon.

3. From Kamloops to Vernon: Hwy 1 East to Hwy 97 South to Vernon.



To learn more about an Alive Health RESORT experience call us at 1.888.763.4744 or click here to contact us via email.

Copyright © 1995 - 2006 Alive Resort for Wellness & Longevity Inc. All Rights Reserved.