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Address: 781 Marine Park Drive NE | Salmon Arm, Kelowna, British Columbia V1E4P1, Canada
Phone Number: 2508335906
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Incredible houseboating experiences

Shuswap Lake is one of the best kept secrets. Quaint little towns surround this oasis. Houseboat on the 5 arms of the lake - you can even pull up for a beverage and burger at... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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Kelowna, Canada
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Kelowna, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Shuswap Lake is one of the best kept secrets. Quaint little towns surround this oasis. Houseboat on the 5 arms of the lake - you can even pull up for a beverage and burger at Dock's Pub in Tappen. If houseboating is not your thing - superb gated campgrounds surround the area. My kids were lucky enough to spend the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Beautiful and remote lake in BC. The partial drive around the lake is wonderful, chock full of nature goodness. If you have the means, I highly recommend you acquire your next vacation home here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We used to do this every summer when our girls were younger. We did this as a family and had soooo much fun. We rented a house boat for probably six years in a row. Think the name of the Houseboat company was WATERWAYS.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I grew up houseboating on this lake and it is like home to me. Never disappoints. Swimming in the water is like covering yourself with silk. So different than Ontario lake water. Lots to do in the Shuswap and Central Okanagan

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I love the Shuswap .we spent many a summer just kickin at the beach all day. Great for families Sometimes the boaters can get a bit crazy. It its a huge lake and you can always find a spot at canoe or sunybrae

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Kamloops
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Excellent Winery called Celista Wines. Best golf course around called Talking Rock Golf Course and Resort.

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Woodinville, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We rented a houseboat with friends and stayed on the lake. The lake has a ton of shoreline to explore and the scenery is amazing! We drove from Seattle and it was about 7 hours but well worth the drive. The lake is very clean because it cycles itself out often. A must see in British Columbia!

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Kelowna, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

The Shuswap lake is great, big campsites, Margaret Falls is very scenic and make sure you take the trail up and around the back of the falls too. Signs say it's closed but only because the bridge has a few rotten boards. Easy to get safely around and the bridge is on a couple of feet above the creek. Lot's... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This lake is outstandingly beautiful and the sunrises cannot be beat. We actually stayed closer to Salmon Arm and found the town to have everything we needed for a comfortable and active stay. It would be a day trip by boat to cover both the big and little Shuswap. We visited for the Salmon run in Lee Creek. Wow was... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Shuswap Lake is a great place to go fishing, swimming, boating and houseboating. Lots of places to put in when boating and just enjoy the rest and relaxing feeling of the great outdoors. The night sky is very dark and good for stargazing. Shuswap Lake is a large lake so plenty of room and there are some places long the... More 

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