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A WHOLE WORLD OF FUN
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

Mirage
40
2000 model

Sleeps 10

Midweek
4 Day
Spring $1,455
*$1,164 USD
Value $2,250
*$1,800 USD
Summer $2,765
*$2,212 USD
Fall $1,485
*$1,188 USD
Weekend
3 Day
Spring $1,490
*$1,192 USD
Value $2,250
*$1,800 USD
Summer $2,505
*$2,004 USD
Fall $1,575
*$1,260 USD
Week
7 Days
Spring $2,170
*$1,736 USD
Value $3,185
*$2,548 USD
Summer $4,250
*$3,400 USD
Fall $2,340
*$1,872 USD
Mirage 42

Mirage
42
2004 model

Sleeps 10

Midweek
4 Day
Spring $1,555
*$1,244 USD
Value $2,500
*$2,000 USD
Summer $3,070
*$2,456 USD
Fall $1,650
*$1,320 USD
Weekend
3 Day
Spring $1,655
*$1,324 USD
Value $2,500
*$2,000 USD
Summer $2,780
*$2,224 USD
Fall $1,745
*$1,396 USD
Week
7 Days
Spring $2,405
*$1,924 USD
Value $3,535
*$2,828 USD
Summer $4,715
*$3,772 USD
Fall $2,595
*$2,076 USD
Mirage 44

Mirage
44
2004 model

Sleeps 10

Midweek
4 Day
Spring $1,555
*$1,244 USD
Value $2,500
*$2,000 USD
Summer $3,070
*$2,456 USD
Fall $1,650
*$1,320 USD
Weekend
3 Day
Spring $1,655
*$1,324 USD
Value $2,500
*$2,000 USD
Summer $2,780
*$2,224 USD
Fall $1,745
*$1,396 USD
Week
7 Days
Spring $2,405
*$1,924 USD
Value $3,535
*$2,828 USD
Summer $4,715
*$3,772 USD
Fall $2,595
*$2,076 USD
Mirage 54

Mirage
54
1998-2000 model

Sleeps 14

Midweek
4 Day
Spring $1,790
*$1,432 USD
Value $2,875
*$2,300 USD
Summer $3,525
*$2,820 USD
Fall $1,900
*$1,520 USD
Weekend
3 Day
Spring $1,900
*$1,520 USD
Value $2,875
*$2,300 USD
Summer $3,200
*$2,560 USD
Fall $2,010
*$1,608 USD
Week
7 Days
Spring $2,765
*$2,212 USD
Value $4,070
*$3,256 USD
Summer $5,430
*$4,344 USD
Fall $2,985
*$2,388 USD
Mirage 56

Mirage
56
2000-2005 model

Sleeps 14

Midweek
4 Day
Spring $1,990
*$1,592 USD
Value $3,200
*$2,560 USD
Summer $3,920
*$3,136 USD
Fall $2,110
*$1,688 USD
Weekend
3 Day
Spring $2,110
*$1,688 USD
Value $3,200
*$2,560 USD
Summer $3,555
*$2,844 USD
Fall $2,230
*$1,784 USD
Week
7 Days
Spring $3,080
*$2,464 USD
Value $4,525
*$3,620 USD
Summer $6,030
*$4,824 USD
Fall $3,320
*$2,656 USD
Mirage 65

Mirage
65
2000-2001 model

Sleeps 22

Midweek
4 Day
Spring $2,490
*$1,992 USD
Value $4,000
*$3,200 USD
Summer $4,910
*$3,928 USD
Fall $2,640
*$2,112 USD
Weekend
3 Day
Spring $2,645
*$2,116 USD
Value $4,000
*$3,200 USD
Summer $4,455
*$3,564 USD
Fall $2,795
*$2,236 USD
Week
7 Days
Spring $3,845
*$3,076 USD
Value $5,665
*$4,532 USD
Summer $7,550
*$6,040 USD
Fall $4,155
*$3,324 USD
Mirage 65U

Mirage
65U
2001 model

Sleeps 22

Midweek
4 Day
Spring $2,725
*$2,180 USD
Value $4,380
*$3,504 USD
Summer $5,365
*$4,292 USD
Fall $2,895
*$2,316 USD
Weekend
3 Day
Spring $2,895
*$2,316 USD
Value $4,380
*$3,504 USD
Summer $4,880
*$3,904 USD
Fall $3,055
*$2,444 USD
Week
7 Days
Spring $4,215
*$3,372 USD
Value $6,200
*$4,960 USD
Summer $8,265
*$6,612 USD
Fall $4,545
*$3,636 USD
Mirage 66

Mirage
66
2002 model

Sleeps 24

Midweek
4 Day
Spring $3,960
*$3,168 USD
Value $6,360
*$5,088 USD
Summer $7,800
*$6,240 USD
Fall $4,205
*$3,364 USD
Weekend
3 Day
Spring $4,205
*$3,364 USD
Value $6,360
*$5,088 USD
Summer $7,085
*$5,668 USD
Fall $4,445
*$3,556 USD
Week
7 Days
Spring $6,120
*$4,896 USD
Value $9,005
*$7,204 USD
Summer $12,005
*$9,604 USD
Fall $6,605
*$5,284 USD
Genesis 60

Genesis
60
2004-2006 model

Sleeps 16

Midweek
4 Day
Spring $3,070
*$2,456 USD
Value $4,940
*$3,952 USD
Summer $6,045
*$4,836 USD
Fall $3,255
*$2,604 USD
Weekend
3 Day
Spring $3,260
*$2,608 USD
Value $4,930
*$3,944 USD
Summer $5,485
*$4,388 USD
Fall $3,440
*$2,752 USD
Week
7 Days
Spring $4,740
*$3,792 USD
Value $6,980
*$5,584 USD
Summer $9,305
*$7,444 USD
Fall $5,115
*$4,092 USD
Genesis 66

Genesis
66
2005-2008 model

Sleeps 24

Midweek
4 Day
Spring $4,610
*$3,688 USD
Value $7,405
*$5,924 USD
Summer $9,080
*$7,264 USD
Fall $4,895
*$3,916 USD
Weekend
3 Day
Spring $4,895
*$3,916 USD
Value $7,405
*$5,924 USD
Summer $8,245
*$6,596 USD
Fall $5,170
*$4,136 USD
Week
7 Days
Spring $7,125
*$5,700 USD
Value $10,480
*$8,384 USD
Summer $13,975
*$11,180 USD
Fall $7,680
*$6,144 USD
Genesis 70

Genesis
70
2003-2004 model

Sleeps 16

Midweek
4 Day
Spring $2,880
*$2,304 USD
Value $4,625
*$3,700 USD
Summer $5,680
*$4,544 USD
Fall $3,060
*$2,448 USD
Weekend
3 Day
Spring $3,060
*$2,448 USD
Value $4,625
*$3,700 USD
Summer $5,150
*$4,120 USD
Fall $3,235
*$2,588 USD
Week
7 Days
Spring $4,450
*$3,560 USD
Value $6,545
*$5,236 USD
Summer $8,730
*$6,984 USD
Fall $4,800
*$3,840 USD
Genesis 75

Genesis
75
with Regular Slide
2003 model

Sleeps 20

Midweek
4 Day
Spring $3,625
*$2,900 USD
Value $5,830
*$4,664 USD
Summer $7,150
*$5,720 USD
Fall $3,845
*$3,076 USD
Weekend
3 Day
Spring $3,845
*$3,076 USD
Value $5,830
*$4,664 USD
Summer $6,490
*$5,192 USD
Fall $4,065
*$3,252 USD
Week
7 Days
Spring $5,610
*$4,488 USD
Value $8,245
*$6,596 USD
Summer $10,995
*$8,796 USD
Fall $6,045
*$4,836 USD
Genesis 75

Genesis
75
with Tube Slide
2004-2005 model

Sleeps 20

Midweek
4 Day
Spring $3,845
*$3,076 USD
Value $6,175
*$4,940 USD
Summer $7,565
*$6,052 USD
Fall $4,075
*$3,260 USD
Weekend
3 Day
Spring $4,075
*$3,260 USD
Value $6,175
*$4,940 USD
Summer $6,870
*$5,496 USD
Fall $4,305
*$3,444 USD
Week
7 Days
Spring $5,945
*$4,756 USD
Value $8,735
*$6,988 USD
Summer $11,645
*$9,316 USD
Fall $6,405
*$5,124 USD
Legacy 94

Legacy
94
2007-2008 model

Sleeps 30

Midweek
4 Day
Spring $6,865
*$5,492 USD
Value $11,025
*$8,820 USD
Summer $13,515
*$10,812 USD
Fall $7,280
*$5,824 USD
Weekend
3 Day
Spring $7,280
*$5,824 USD
Value $11,025
*$8,820 USD
Summer $12,270
*$9,816 USD
Fall $7,695
*$6,156 USD
Week
7 Days
Spring $10,605
*$8,484 USD
Value $15,595
*$12,476 USD
Summer $20,795
*$16,636 USD
Fall $11,435
*$9,148 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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