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Shuswap Lake

Salmon Arm, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
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Ranked #13 of 49 attractions in Kelowna
Type: Bodies of Water
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Calgary
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42 reviews 42 reviews
18 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

They don't call this the house Boat Capital for nothing, miles and miles of secluded shoreline to choose from, warm summer waters and thousands of places to park and hike into the wild.

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kamloops
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

This area seems to be the "go-to" spot for cottages and summer living. Lots of boats, water can be a bit murky depending on what part of the lake you are visiting. Love seeing the houseboats out on the lake...a great idea for the family or a group of friends. Water was cooler than the lakes in the southern interior... More

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Vancouver
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63 reviews 63 reviews
12 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We have been here often over the years. Camping as well as staying at our friends cabin. The weather can be very unpredictable at times. Being beautiful one moment and a storm the next..

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Tappen, BC
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Shuswap Lake is a beautiful place to visit with your friends and family. There is more to do that only rent a house boat. You can visit national parks, you can rent a boat, jet ski, kayak or a paddle board. You can go and enjoy farmer markets, eat in beautiful restaurants, visit great wineries... just so much to do...... More

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Dawson Creek, British Columbia, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

The Shuswap lake brings excitement to boating from the feeling of exploring and seeing what is around the next bay. I went in May and the lake was calm the entire week. At this time of year the water was low exposing lots of rock and many beaches along the shore. In the background the peaks of the mountains were... More

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BC
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75 reviews 75 reviews
12 attraction reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

The Shuswap is a massive lake and the best way to see it is to do it by houseboat. This past summer we chose a boat from Waterways houseboat rentals and set off to explore the great lake for 4 days. This was quite frankly one of the best summer vacations I can remember, right back to when I was... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We have been coming to the Shuswap for 14 years now and it never gets old its scenic and truely is a hidden jem to behold. We are scheduled for August 2014 for another 2 week vacation. There is no other lake id rather be on.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

Live right on the lake all year round (between SA and Sicamous)..... The scenery changes everyday and is absolutly gorgeous! Never get tired of it. The water is beautiful in the summer time - the kids love it!! Come visit the Shuswap!

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Kelowna, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

huge lake, tons to see and do, rent a houseboat and spend a week. utter paradise with 100's of places to stop and hang out on shore

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Cornwall, Canada
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

Went out on a family trip, early fall for 4 days, We had the Genesis 75, houseboat was fantastic, tons of room. The crew at waterway were great and funny, very helpful. It was super easy with our baby at the time being 4 months old, we could just cruise around and feed him anytime we had to. Beautiful scenery.... More

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