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2018 Rates

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

Not ready to book? Start planning your trip now with our: Waterway Cruise Director!

**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 21 – Sept 02

Summer 2018

Summer
July 06 – August 20

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 $1,399
*$1,063 USD
Value $2,165
*$1,645 USD
Summer $2,660
*$2,022 USD
Fall $1,430
*$1,087 USD
Weekend
3 Day
Spring $1,435
*$1,091 USD
Value $2,165
*$1,645 USD
Summer $2,410
*$1,832 USD
Fall $1,515
*$1,151 USD
Week
7 Days
Spring $2,085
*$1,585 USD
Value $3,060
*$2,326 USD
Summer $4,085
*$3,105 USD
Fall $2,250
*$1,710 USD

Mirage
42
2004 model

Sleeps 10

Midweek
4 Day
Spring $1,495
*$1,136 USD
Value $2,405
*$1,828 USD
Summer $2,950
*$2,242 USD
Fall $1,585
*$1,205 USD
Weekend
3 Day
Spring $1,590
*$1,208 USD
Value $2,405
*$1,828 USD
Summer $2,675
*$2,033 USD
Fall $1,680
*$1,277 USD
Week
7 Days
Spring $2,315
*$1,759 USD
Value $3,399
*$2,583 USD
Summer $4,535
*$3,447 USD
Fall $2,495
*$1,896 USD

Mirage
44
2004 model

Sleeps 10

Midweek
4 Day
Spring $1,495
*$1,136 USD
Value $2,405
*$1,828 USD
Summer $2,950
*$2,242 USD
Fall $1,585
*$1,205 USD
Weekend
3 Day
Spring $1,590
*$1,208 USD
Value $2,405
*$1,828 USD
Summer $2,675
*$2,033 USD
Fall $1,680
*$1,277 USD
Week
7 Days
Spring $2,315
*$1,759 USD
Value $3,399
*$2,583 USD
Summer $4,535
*$3,447 USD
Fall $2,495
*$1,896 USD

Mirage
54
1998-2000 model

Sleeps 14

Midweek
4 Day
Spring $1,720
*$1,307 USD
Value $2,765
*$2,101 USD
Summer $3,390
*$2,576 USD
Fall $1,825
*$1,387 USD
Weekend
3 Day
Spring $1,825
*$1,387 USD
Value $2,765
*$2,101 USD
Summer $3,075
*$2,337 USD
Fall $1,930
*$1,467 USD
Week
7 Days
Spring $2,660
*$2,022 USD
Value $3,915
*$2,975 USD
Summer $5,220
*$3,967 USD
Fall $2,870
*$2,181 USD

Mirage
56
2000-2005 model

Sleeps 14

Midweek
4 Day
Spring $1,915
*$1,455 USD
Value $3,075
*$2,337 USD
Summer $3,770
*$2,865 USD
Fall $2,030
*$1,543 USD
Weekend
3 Day
Spring $2,030
*$1,543 USD
Value $3,075
*$2,337 USD
Summer $3,420
*$2,599 USD
Fall $2,145
*$1,630 USD
Week
7 Days
Spring $2,960
*$2,250 USD
Value $4,350
*$3,306 USD
Summer $5,799
*$4,407 USD
Fall $3,190
*$2,424 USD

Mirage
65
2000-2001 model

Sleeps 22

Midweek
4 Day
Spring $2,395
*$1,820 USD
Value $3,845
*$2,922 USD
Summer $4,720
*$3,587 USD
Fall $2,540
*$1,930 USD
Weekend
3 Day
Spring $2,545
*$1,934 USD
Value $3,845
*$2,922 USD
Summer $4,285
*$3,257 USD
Fall $2,685
*$2,041 USD
Week
7 Days
Spring $3,699
*$2,811 USD
Value $5,445
*$4,138 USD
Summer $7,260
*$5,518 USD
Fall $3,995
*$3,036 USD

Mirage
65U
2001 model

Sleeps 22

Midweek
4 Day
Spring $2,620
*$1,991 USD
Value $4,210
*$3,200 USD
Summer $5,160
*$3,922 USD
Fall $2,785
*$2,117 USD
Weekend
3 Day
Spring $2,785
*$2,117 USD
Value $4,210
*$3,200 USD
Summer $4,690
*$3,564 USD
Fall $2,940
*$2,234 USD
Week
7 Days
Spring $4,055
*$3,082 USD
Value $5,960
*$4,530 USD
Summer $7,945
*$6,038 USD
Fall $4,370
*$3,321 USD

Mirage
66
2002 model

Sleeps 24

Midweek
4 Day
Spring $3,810
*$2,896 USD
Value $6,115
*$4,647 USD
Summer $7,499
*$5,699 USD
Fall $4,045
*$3,074 USD
Weekend
3 Day
Spring $4,045
*$3,074 USD
Value $6,115
*$4,647 USD
Summer $6,810
*$5,176 USD
Fall $4,275
*$3,249 USD
Week
7 Days
Spring $5,885
*$4,473 USD
Value $8,660
*$6,582 USD
Summer $11,545
*$8,774 USD
Fall $6,350
*$4,826 USD

Genesis
60
2004-2006 model

Sleeps 16

Midweek
4 Day
Spring $2,950
*$2,242 USD
Value $4,750
*$3,610 USD
Summer $5,815
*$4,419 USD
Fall $3,130
*$2,379 USD
Weekend
3 Day
Spring $3,135
*$2,383 USD
Value $4,740
*$3,602 USD
Summer $5,275
*$4,009 USD
Fall $3,305
*$2,512 USD
Week
7 Days
Spring $4,560
*$3,466 USD
Value $6,710
*$5,100 USD
Summer $8,945
*$6,798 USD
Fall $4,920
*$3,739 USD

Genesis
66
2005-2008 model

Sleeps 24

Midweek
4 Day
Spring $4,435
*$3,371 USD
Value $7,120
*$5,411 USD
Summer $8,730
*$6,635 USD
Fall $4,705
*$3,576 USD
Weekend
3 Day
Spring $4,705
*$3,576 USD
Value $7,120
*$5,411 USD
Summer $7,930
*$6,027 USD
Fall $4,970
*$3,777 USD
Week
7 Days
Spring $6,850
*$5,206 USD
Value $10,075
*$7,657 USD
Summer $13,435
*$10,211 USD
Fall $7,385
*$5,613 USD

Genesis
70
2003-2004 model

Sleeps 16

Midweek
4 Day
Spring $2,770
*$2,105 USD
Value $4,445
*$3,378 USD
Summer $5,455
*$4,146 USD
Fall $2,940
*$2,234 USD
Weekend
3 Day
Spring $2,940
*$2,234 USD
Value $4,445
*$3,378 USD
Summer $4,950
*$3,762 USD
Fall $3,110
*$2,364 USD
Week
7 Days
Spring $4,280
*$3,253 USD
Value $6,295
*$4,784 USD
Summer $8,395
*$6,380 USD
Fall $4,615
*$3,507 USD

Genesis
75
with Tube Slide
2004-2005 model

Sleeps 20

Midweek
4 Day
Spring $3,695
*$2,808 USD
Value $5,935
*$4,511 USD
Summer $7,275
*$5,529 USD
Fall $3,920
*$2,979 USD
Weekend
3 Day
Spring $3,920
*$2,979 USD
Value $5,935
*$4,511 USD
Summer $6,605
*$5,020 USD
Fall $4,140
*$3,146 USD
Week
7 Days
Spring $5,715
*$4,343 USD
Value $8,399
*$6,383 USD
Summer $11,199
*$8,511 USD
Fall $6,160
*$4,682 USD

Genesis
75
with Regular Slide
2003 model

Sleeps 20

Midweek
4 Day
Spring $3,485
*$2,649 USD
Value $5,605
*$4,260 USD
Summer $6,875
*$5,225 USD
Fall $3,699
*$2,811 USD
Weekend
3 Day
Spring $3,699
*$2,811 USD
Value $5,605
*$4,260 USD
Summer $6,240
*$4,742 USD
Fall $3,910
*$2,972 USD
Week
7 Days
Spring $5,395
*$4,100 USD
Value $7,930
*$6,027 USD
Summer $10,570
*$8,033 USD
Fall $5,815
*$4,419 USD

Legacy
94
2007-2008 model

Sleeps 30

Midweek
4 Day
Spring $6,599
*$5,015 USD
Value $10,599
*$8,055 USD
Summer $12,995
*$9,876 USD
Fall $6,999
*$5,319 USD
Weekend
3 Day
Spring $6,999
*$5,319 USD
Value $10,599
*$8,055 USD
Summer $11,799
*$8,967 USD
Fall $7,399
*$5,623 USD
Week
7 Days
Spring $10,199
*$7,751 USD
Value $14,995
*$11,396 USD
Summer $19,995
*$15,196 USD
Fall $10,995
*$8,356 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.