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A WHOLE WORLD OF FUN
2019 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 2019

Spring
May 16 - June 05

Value 2019

Value
June 06 – July 03
August 19 – Aug 31

Summer 2019

Summer
July 04 – August 18

Fall 2019

Fall
Sept 01 – Sept 30

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

Mirage 40

Mirage
40
2000 model

Sleeps 10

Midweek
4 Day
Spring $1,455
*$1,164 USD
Value $2,360
*$1,888 USD
Summer $2,850
*$2,280 USD
Fall $1,635
*$1,308 USD
Weekend
3 Day
Spring $1,490
*$1,192 USD
Value $2,360
*$1,888 USD
Summer $2,755
*$2,204 USD
Fall $1,735
*$1,388 USD
Week
7 Days
Spring $2,170
*$1,736 USD
Value $3,345
*$2,676 USD
Summer $4,460
*$3,568 USD
Fall $2,575
*$2,060 USD
Mirage 42

Mirage
42
2004 model

Sleeps 10

Midweek
4 Day
Spring $1,555
*$1,244 USD
Value $2,625
*$2,100 USD
Summer $3,160
*$2,528 USD
Fall $1,815
*$1,452 USD
Weekend
3 Day
Spring $1,655
*$1,324 USD
Value $2,625
*$2,100 USD
Summer $3,060
*$2,448 USD
Fall $1,920
*$1,536 USD
Week
7 Days
Spring $2,405
*$1,924 USD
Value $3,710
*$2,968 USD
Summer $4,950
*$3,960 USD
Fall $2,855
*$2,284 USD
Mirage 44

Mirage
44
2004 model

Sleeps 10

Midweek
4 Day
Spring $1,555
*$1,244 USD
Value $2,625
*$2,100 USD
Summer $3,160
*$2,528 USD
Fall $1,815
*$1,452 USD
Weekend
3 Day
Spring $1,655
*$1,324 USD
Value $2,625
*$2,100 USD
Summer $3,060
*$2,448 USD
Fall $1,920
*$1,536 USD
Week
7 Days
Spring $2,405
*$1,924 USD
Value $3,710
*$2,968 USD
Summer $4,950
*$3,960 USD
Fall $2,855
*$2,284 USD
Mirage 54

Mirage
54
1998-2000 model

Sleeps 14

Midweek
4 Day
Spring $1,790
*$1,432 USD
Value $3,020
*$2,416 USD
Summer $3,630
*$2,904 USD
Fall $2,090
*$1,672 USD
Weekend
3 Day
Spring $1,900
*$1,520 USD
Value $3,020
*$2,416 USD
Summer $3,520
*$2,816 USD
Fall $2,210
*$1,768 USD
Week
7 Days
Spring $2,765
*$2,212 USD
Value $4,275
*$3,420 USD
Summer $5,700
*$4,560 USD
Fall $3,285
*$2,628 USD
Mirage 56

Mirage
56
2000-2005 model

Sleeps 14

Midweek
4 Day
Spring $1,990
*$1,592 USD
Value $3,360
*$2,688 USD
Summer $4,040
*$3,232 USD
Fall $2,320
*$1,856 USD
Weekend
3 Day
Spring $2,110
*$1,688 USD
Value $3,360
*$2,688 USD
Summer $3,910
*$3,128 USD
Fall $2,455
*$1,964 USD
Week
7 Days
Spring $3,080
*$2,464 USD
Value $4,750
*$3,800 USD
Summer $6,330
*$5,064 USD
Fall $3,650
*$2,920 USD
Mirage 65

Mirage
65
2000-2001 model

Sleeps 22

Midweek
4 Day
Spring $2,490
*$1,992 USD
Value $4,200
*$3,360 USD
Summer $5,055
*$4,044 USD
Fall $2,905
*$2,324 USD
Weekend
3 Day
Spring $2,645
*$2,116 USD
Value $4,200
*$3,360 USD
Summer $4,900
*$3,920 USD
Fall $3,075
*$2,460 USD
Week
7 Days
Spring $3,845
*$3,076 USD
Value $5,950
*$4,760 USD
Summer $7,930
*$6,344 USD
Fall $4,570
*$3,656 USD
Mirage 65U

Mirage
65U
2001 model

Sleeps 22

Midweek
4 Day
Spring $2,725
*$2,180 USD
Value $4,600
*$3,680 USD
Summer $5,525
*$4,420 USD
Fall $3,185
*$2,548 USD
Weekend
3 Day
Spring $2,895
*$2,316 USD
Value $4,600
*$3,680 USD
Summer $5,370
*$4,296 USD
Fall $3,360
*$2,688 USD
Week
7 Days
Spring $4,215
*$3,372 USD
Value $6,510
*$5,208 USD
Summer $8,680
*$6,944 USD
Fall $5,000
*$4,000 USD
Mirage 66

Mirage
66
2002 model

Sleeps 24

Midweek
4 Day
Spring $3,960
*$3,168 USD
Value $6,680
*$5,344 USD
Summer $8,035
*$6,428 USD
Fall $4,625
*$3,700 USD
Weekend
3 Day
Spring $4,205
*$3,364 USD
Value $6,680
*$5,344 USD
Summer $7,795
*$6,236 USD
Fall $4,890
*$3,912 USD
Week
7 Days
Spring $6,120
*$4,896 USD
Value $9,455
*$7,564 USD
Summer $12,605
*$10,084 USD
Fall $7,265
*$5,812 USD
Genesis 60

Genesis
60
2004-2006 model

Sleeps 16

Midweek
4 Day
Spring $3,070
*$2,456 USD
Value $5,175
*$4,140 USD
Summer $6,225
*$4,980 USD
Fall $3,580
*$2,864 USD
Weekend
3 Day
Spring $3,260
*$2,608 USD
Value $5,175
*$4,140 USD
Summer $6,035
*$4,828 USD
Fall $3,785
*$3,028 USD
Week
7 Days
Spring $4,740
*$3,792 USD
Value $7,330
*$5,864 USD
Summer $9,770
*$7,816 USD
Fall $5,625
*$4,500 USD
Genesis 66

Genesis
66
2005-2008 model

Sleeps 24

Midweek
4 Day
Spring $4,280
*$3,424 USD
Value $7,220
*$5,776 USD
Summer $8,680
*$6,944 USD
Fall $5,000
*$4,000 USD
Weekend
3 Day
Spring $4,545
*$3,636 USD
Value $7,220
*$5,776 USD
Summer $8,420
*$6,736 USD
Fall $5,280
*$4,224 USD
Week
7 Days
Spring $6,615
*$5,292 USD
Value $10,215
*$8,172 USD
Summer $13,625
*$10,900 USD
Fall $7,845
*$6,276 USD
Genesis 70

Genesis
70
2003-2004 model

Sleeps 16

Midweek
4 Day
Spring $2,880
*$2,304 USD
Value $4,855
*$3,884 USD
Summer $5,850
*$4,680 USD
Fall $3,365
*$2,692 USD
Weekend
3 Day
Spring $3,060
*$2,448 USD
Value $4,855
*$3,884 USD
Summer $5,665
*$4,532 USD
Fall $3,560
*$2,848 USD
Week
7 Days
Spring $4,450
*$3,560 USD
Value $6,870
*$5,496 USD
Summer $9,165
*$7,332 USD
Fall $5,280
*$4,224 USD
Genesis 75

Genesis
75
with Regular Slide
2003 model

Sleeps 20

Midweek
4 Day
Spring $3,625
*$2,900 USD
Value $6,120
*$4,896 USD
Summer $7,365
*$5,892 USD
Fall $4,230
*$3,384 USD
Weekend
3 Day
Spring $3,845
*$3,076 USD
Value $6,120
*$4,896 USD
Summer $7,140
*$5,712 USD
Fall $4,470
*$3,576 USD
Week
7 Days
Spring $5,610
*$4,488 USD
Value $8,655
*$6,924 USD
Summer $11,545
*$9,236 USD
Fall $6,650
*$5,320 USD
Genesis 75

Genesis
75
with Tube Slide
2004-2005 model

Sleeps 20

Midweek
4 Day
Spring $3,845
*$3,076 USD
Value $6,485
*$5,188 USD
Summer $7,790
*$6,232 USD
Fall $4,485
*$3,588 USD
Weekend
3 Day
Spring $4,075
*$3,260 USD
Value $6,485
*$5,188 USD
Summer $7,555
*$6,044 USD
Fall $4,735
*$3,788 USD
Week
7 Days
Spring $5,945
*$4,756 USD
Value $9,170
*$7,336 USD
Summer $12,225
*$9,780 USD
Fall $7,045
*$5,636 USD
Legacy 94

Legacy
94
2007-2008 model

Sleeps 30

Midweek
4 Day
Spring $6,865
*$5,492 USD
Value $11,300
*$9,040 USD
Summer $13,720
*$10,976 USD
Fall $7,645
*$6,116 USD
Weekend
3 Day
Spring $7,280
*$5,824 USD
Value $11,300
*$9,040 USD
Summer $12,885
*$10,308 USD
Fall $8,080
*$6,464 USD
Week
7 Days
Spring $10,605
*$8,484 USD
Value $15,985
*$12,788 USD
Summer $21,315
*$17,052 USD
Fall $12,005
*$9,604 USD

* Exchange rate given is the rate Waterway gives, as of June 12, 2018. 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 GST(5%) and PST(7%).

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 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 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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