Boarding Times

 

 AM Sailings:  8:00 AM - 12:00 Noon or when boat is fully serviced.
 Bon Voyage:  6:00 - 8:00 PM or when boat is fully serviced. **
 Pre-boarding:  8:00 - 10:00 PM or when boat is fully serviced.

 

PLEASE NOTE: The time on the boats includes 3 nights in the 4 day package, 2 nights in the 3 day package and 6 nights in the 7 day package. Purchase of the extra night is available through the Bon Voyage or Early Board Programmes.

** Bon Voyage sailings  may be limited to Mara Lake on the night of departure, especially as light wanes later in the season or in the event of unavoidable late departures. We do not offer the programme before June 1st, or after August 31st, due to the amount of daylight available. Please note that the Legacy 94s are not available as Bon Voyage.

 

PLEASE NOTE: The times above are our goal, however we are at the mercy of a number of factors, including but not limited to what time our previous guests return to dock, the opening of the railway bridge, weather situations, etc. Please help us by adhering to your assigned return time. We will do everything we can to assure that the times stated above are met. We thank you for your patience.

All return times are between 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
(late charges will apply for late returns, no exceptions)

Bon Voyage

This program allows you to board your houseboat a day (6:00 pm - 8:00 pm) prior to your scheduled departure date and leave our docks that evening an hour before sun sets. We do not offer the program before June 10th, or after September 2nd, due to the amount of daylight available. All prices subject to applicable taxes.

  • Mirage 40, Mirage 42, Mirage 44, Mirage 54, Mirage 56 - Additional fee of $399 plus tax, plus 1 day insurance.
  • Mirage 60, Mirage 63, Mirage 65/65U, Mirage 66, Genesis 60,Genesis 70 and Genesis 75 - Additional fee of $449 plus tax, plus 1 day insurance.

This optional boarding program is available on a limited basis, book early to avoid disappointment.

Pre-Boarding

This program allows you to board your houseboat the evening (8:00 pm - 10:00 pm) prior to your scheduled departure date and stay on your boat on our docks allowing you to leave on your vacation the next morning. All prices subject to applicable taxes.

  • Mirage 40, Mirage42, Mirage 44, Mirage 54, Mirage 56 - Additional fee of $349 plus tax.
  • Mirage 60, Mirage 63, Mirage 65/65U, Mirage 66, Genesis 60, Genesis 70 and Genesis 75 - Additional fee of $399 plus tax.
  • The Legacy 94 has a fee of $499 plus tax.

This program allows you to board your houseboat the evening prior to your scheduled departure date. The advantages are many: It is considerably less expensive than motel lodgings for several people

You can complete your paperwork, get your gear on board, receive your orientation on operation, then relax for an enjoyable evening on the dock. Please note: Captains must be available prior to 9 PM for orientation in order to allow for earlier departure the following day. In the morning you will be able to depart as soon as you receive your instructions on boat handling and operation

Pre-Boarding Times 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm (or when your boat is fully serviced)