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2018 Rates

Enjoy the vacation of a lifetime for as low as $24.97 per day, per person!

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**Lifeboat 1 is an emergency response vessel which operates on the Shuswap Lake system. This boat is a lifesaver and is supported by donations. Corporately, Waterway supports the rescue boat and we will add a $10 per sailing charge to assist in this funding as well.

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Spring 2018

Spring
May 14 - June 07

Value 2018

Value
June 08 – July 05
August 19 – Sept 02

Summer 2018

Summer
July 06 – August 18

Fall 2018

Fall
Sept 03 – Sept 30

*** Spring includes May long weekend, when you get an extra complimentary day!

Mirage
40
2000 model

Sleeps 10

Midweek
4 Day
Spring $1,455
*$1,106 USD
Value $2,250
*$1,710 USD
Summer $2,765
*$2,101 USD
Fall $1,485
*$1,129 USD
Weekend
3 Day
Spring $1,490
*$1,132 USD
Value $2,250
*$1,710 USD
Summer $2,505
*$1,904 USD
Fall $1,575
*$1,197 USD
Week
7 Days
Spring $2,170
*$1,649 USD
Value $3,185
*$2,421 USD
Summer $4,250
*$3,230 USD
Fall $2,340
*$1,778 USD

Mirage
42
2004 model

Sleeps 10

Midweek
4 Day
Spring $1,555
*$1,182 USD
Value $2,500
*$1,900 USD
Summer $3,070
*$2,333 USD
Fall $1,650
*$1,254 USD
Weekend
3 Day
Spring $1,655
*$1,258 USD
Value $2,500
*$1,900 USD
Summer $2,780
*$2,113 USD
Fall $1,745
*$1,326 USD
Week
7 Days
Spring $2,405
*$1,828 USD
Value $3,535
*$2,687 USD
Summer $4,715
*$3,583 USD
Fall $2,595
*$1,972 USD

Mirage
44
2004 model

Sleeps 10

Midweek
4 Day
Spring $1,555
*$1,182 USD
Value $2,500
*$1,900 USD
Summer $3,070
*$2,333 USD
Fall $1,650
*$1,254 USD
Weekend
3 Day
Spring $1,655
*$1,258 USD
Value $2,500
*$1,900 USD
Summer $2,780
*$2,113 USD
Fall $1,745
*$1,326 USD
Week
7 Days
Spring $2,405
*$1,828 USD
Value $3,535
*$2,687 USD
Summer $4,715
*$3,583 USD
Fall $2,595
*$1,972 USD

Mirage
54
1998-2000 model

Sleeps 14

Midweek
4 Day
Spring $1,790
*$1,360 USD
Value $2,875
*$2,185 USD
Summer $3,525
*$2,679 USD
Fall $1,900
*$1,444 USD
Weekend
3 Day
Spring $1,900
*$1,444 USD
Value $2,875
*$2,185 USD
Summer $3,200
*$2,432 USD
Fall $2,010
*$1,528 USD
Week
7 Days
Spring $2,765
*$2,101 USD
Value $4,070
*$3,093 USD
Summer $5,430
*$4,127 USD
Fall $2,985
*$2,269 USD

Mirage
56
2000-2005 model

Sleeps 14

Midweek
4 Day
Spring $1,990
*$1,512 USD
Value $3,200
*$2,432 USD
Summer $3,920
*$2,979 USD
Fall $2,110
*$1,604 USD
Weekend
3 Day
Spring $2,110
*$1,604 USD
Value $3,200
*$2,432 USD
Summer $3,555
*$2,702 USD
Fall $2,230
*$1,695 USD
Week
7 Days
Spring $3,080
*$2,341 USD
Value $4,525
*$3,439 USD
Summer $6,030
*$4,583 USD
Fall $3,320
*$2,523 USD

Mirage
65
2000-2001 model

Sleeps 22

Midweek
4 Day
Spring $2,490
*$1,892 USD
Value $4,000
*$3,040 USD
Summer $4,910
*$3,732 USD
Fall $2,640
*$2,006 USD
Weekend
3 Day
Spring $2,645
*$2,010 USD
Value $4,000
*$3,040 USD
Summer $4,455
*$3,386 USD
Fall $2,795
*$2,124 USD
Week
7 Days
Spring $3,845
*$2,922 USD
Value $5,665
*$4,305 USD
Summer $7,550
*$5,738 USD
Fall $4,155
*$3,158 USD

Mirage
65U
2001 model

Sleeps 22

Midweek
4 Day
Spring $2,725
*$2,071 USD
Value $4,380
*$3,329 USD
Summer $5,365
*$4,077 USD
Fall $2,895
*$2,200 USD
Weekend
3 Day
Spring $2,895
*$2,200 USD
Value $4,380
*$3,329 USD
Summer $4,880
*$3,709 USD
Fall $3,055
*$2,322 USD
Week
7 Days
Spring $4,215
*$3,203 USD
Value $6,200
*$4,712 USD
Summer $8,265
*$6,281 USD
Fall $4,545
*$3,454 USD

Mirage
66
2002 model

Sleeps 24

Midweek
4 Day
Spring $3,960
*$3,010 USD
Value $6,360
*$4,834 USD
Summer $7,800
*$5,928 USD
Fall $4,205
*$3,196 USD
Weekend
3 Day
Spring $4,205
*$3,196 USD
Value $6,360
*$4,834 USD
Summer $7,085
*$5,385 USD
Fall $4,445
*$3,378 USD
Week
7 Days
Spring $6,120
*$4,651 USD
Value $9,005
*$6,844 USD
Summer $12,005
*$9,124 USD
Fall $6,605
*$5,020 USD

Genesis
60
2004-2006 model

Sleeps 16

Midweek
4 Day
Spring $3,070
*$2,333 USD
Value $4,940
*$3,754 USD
Summer $6,045
*$4,594 USD
Fall $3,255
*$2,474 USD
Weekend
3 Day
Spring $3,260
*$2,478 USD
Value $4,930
*$3,747 USD
Summer $5,485
*$4,169 USD
Fall $3,440
*$2,614 USD
Week
7 Days
Spring $4,740
*$3,602 USD
Value $6,980
*$5,305 USD
Summer $9,305
*$7,072 USD
Fall $5,115
*$3,887 USD

Genesis
66
2005-2008 model

Sleeps 24

Midweek
4 Day
Spring $4,610
*$3,504 USD
Value $7,405
*$5,628 USD
Summer $9,080
*$6,901 USD
Fall $4,895
*$3,720 USD
Weekend
3 Day
Spring $4,895
*$3,720 USD
Value $7,405
*$5,628 USD
Summer $8,245
*$6,266 USD
Fall $5,170
*$3,929 USD
Week
7 Days
Spring $7,125
*$5,415 USD
Value $10,480
*$7,965 USD
Summer $13,975
*$10,621 USD
Fall $7,680
*$5,837 USD

Genesis
70
2003-2004 model

Sleeps 16

Midweek
4 Day
Spring $2,880
*$2,189 USD
Value $4,625
*$3,515 USD
Summer $5,680
*$4,317 USD
Fall $3,060
*$2,326 USD
Weekend
3 Day
Spring $3,060
*$2,326 USD
Value $4,625
*$3,515 USD
Summer $5,150
*$3,914 USD
Fall $3,235
*$2,459 USD
Week
7 Days
Spring $4,450
*$3,382 USD
Value $6,545
*$4,974 USD
Summer $8,730
*$6,635 USD
Fall $4,800
*$3,648 USD

Genesis
75
with Regular Slide
2003 model

Sleeps 20

Midweek
4 Day
Spring $3,625
*$2,755 USD
Value $5,830
*$4,431 USD
Summer $7,150
*$5,434 USD
Fall $3,845
*$2,922 USD
Weekend
3 Day
Spring $3,845
*$2,922 USD
Value $5,830
*$4,431 USD
Summer $6,490
*$4,932 USD
Fall $4,065
*$3,089 USD
Week
7 Days
Spring $5,610
*$4,264 USD
Value $8,245
*$6,266 USD
Summer $10,995
*$8,356 USD
Fall $6,045
*$4,594 USD

Genesis
75
with Tube Slide
2004-2005 model

Sleeps 20

Midweek
4 Day
Spring $3,845
*$2,922 USD
Value $6,175
*$4,693 USD
Summer $7,565
*$5,749 USD
Fall $4,075
*$3,097 USD
Weekend
3 Day
Spring $4,075
*$3,097 USD
Value $6,175
*$4,693 USD
Summer $6,870
*$5,221 USD
Fall $4,305
*$3,272 USD
Week
7 Days
Spring $5,945
*$4,518 USD
Value $8,735
*$6,639 USD
Summer $11,645
*$8,850 USD
Fall $6,405
*$4,868 USD

Legacy
94
2007-2008 model

Sleeps 30

Midweek
4 Day
Spring $6,865
*$5,217 USD
Value $11,025
*$8,379 USD
Summer $13,515
*$10,271 USD
Fall $7,280
*$5,533 USD
Weekend
3 Day
Spring $7,280
*$5,533 USD
Value $11,025
*$8,379 USD
Summer $12,270
*$9,325 USD
Fall $7,695
*$5,848 USD
Week
7 Days
Spring $10,605
*$8,060 USD
Value $15,595
*$11,852 USD
Summer $20,795
*$15,804 USD
Fall $11,435
*$8,691 USD

* Exchange rate given is the rate Waterway gives, as of January 29, 2017. The rate fluctuates and we will update our rate regularly. The rate you see on your credit card statement is the rate charged by the credit card company and will represent the rate on the day of the charge. The amount charged at the time of each payment on your houseboat will be charged at the current rate on the date of that payment.

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.
Rental rates do not include applicable taxes.

Boarding Times


AM Sailings: 9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon or when boat is fully serviced.
Bon Voyage: 6:00 - 8:00 PM or when boat is fully serviced. ** Captains must be on site for orientation prior to 6 PM
Early Board: 8:00 - 10:00 PM or when boat is fully serviced. Captains must be on site for orientation no later than 9 PM

** 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 offer the Bon Voyage program from June 6 to September 1, due to the amount of daylight available. If for some reason we can not get you sailing before nightfall, you will be refunded the difference between the Bon Voyage and Early Board programs.

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 offer the Bon Voyage program from June 6 to September 1, 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 $475 plus tax, plus 1 day insurance.
  • Mirage 60, Mirage 65/65U, Mirage 66, Genesis 60,Genesis 70 and Genesis 75 - Additional fee of $549 plus tax, plus 1 day insurance.
  • The Legacy 94 is not available in the Bon Voyage programme.

Early Board


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 $399 plus tax.
  • Mirage 60, Mirage 65/65U, Mirage 66, Genesis 60, Genesis 70 and Genesis 75 - Additional fee of $475 plus tax.
  • The Legacy 94 has a fee of $599 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.

In the morning you will be able to depart as soon as you receive your instructions on boat handling and operation
Early Board Times 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm (or when your boat is fully serviced)

Please note: Captains must be available prior to 9 PM for orientation. If this is not done, departure may be delayed the following morning.

Return Times For This Programme Are: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

These optional boarding programmes are available on a limited basis, book early to avoid disappointment.

Please note: Your reservation cannot be confirmed until a $750 reservation deposit has been received.

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



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