Photos of Kimberley, British Columbia

Kimberley, British Columbia

Founded in 1891 with the establishment of the famous North Star and Sullivan Mines, the City of Kimberley has a century-long storied history of building community while adapting to changing economic conditions. Growth in Kimberley is driven by a spectacular natural setting, charming small-town character, and the relaxed lifestyle enjoyed by both locals and tourists. Year-round recreational activities abound in this safe, affordable community that is only now being discovered by the world.

Explore the business opportunities that exist in Kimberley and take advantage of the area’s growth, highly skilled resident labour force, excellent travel connections, and cost effectiveness of living and working locally. Opportunities exist in retail and service industries, light industry and skilled trades.

The Kimberley economy is restructuring with a diversified mix of tourism, construction, forestry and entrepreneur-driven business – wouldn’t you like to be part of it?

Stake Your Claim in Kimberley!

Our beautiful mountain community is nestled in the Purcell Mountain Range with panoramic views of the Rocky Mountains and the scenic Kootenay River Valley. Kimberley attracts people from all walks of life - from young families to retirees, artists and entrepreneurs - who want to combine lifestyle with livelihood.

The world-class Kimberley Alpine Ski Resort, as well as the golf courses at Trickle Creek, Kimberley Golf Club and Bootleg Gap, are only a few of the recreational opportunities available. Outdoor enthusiasts love to explore Kimberley’s beautiful forested river valley using the extensive trail network and nature park bordering the city. Kimberley has a vibrant arts and culture scene, including the Kimberley Summer Theatre. Shopaholics head directly for the Alpine-style Platzl, Kimberley’s pedestrian-only retail area. Our social network includes an integrated health centre; primary, secondary, and post-secondary schools; retirement communities; and a very proactive volunteer base.

Come for a visit and stay for a lifetime!