The CruiseCraft sailing on Shuswap lake on a calm, sunny day.

CruiseCraft 3

Sleeps 22
Sleeps 18 in beds | Sleeps 4 in dinette & sofa beds | 70' long

Introducing the CruiseCraft 3, your exclusive floating sanctuary designed for the ultimate Shuswap Lake getaway. Luxuriate in its opulent features, from adjustable air conditioning to a cozy fireplace, ensuring your indoor environment is always just right.

Step into its distinctive interior, where a generous salon and galley area await, complemented by five secluded staterooms. Every modern convenience is at your fingertips, from a stacked washer/dryer to a well-stocked mini bar fridge. And for entertainment, indulge in the home theatre experience complete with a DVD player, perfect for movie nights on the water.

With its spacious layout and a wealth of amenities, the CruiseCraft 3 offers unparalleled value for those seeking a memorable vacation with family and friends.

CruiseCraft 3 houseboat layout.
  • 1) 2 Private rooms with queen beds & TV's
  • 2) 3 Private rooms with double beds
  • 3) 1 Bunk bed room with 2 double beds
  • 4) Convertible Sofa & Dinette with double beds
  • 5) 2 Full bathrooms
  • 6) Main deck helm
  • 7) Galley
  • 8) TV/CD/DVD Entertainment Centre
  • 9) Fireplace
  • 10) Air conditioning
  • 11) Washer & Dryer
  • 12) Propane BBQ
  • 13) Hot Tub
  • 14) Upper deck helm
  • 15) Upper deck wet bar
  • 16) Upper deck bimini top
  • 17) Slide
  • 18) Upper deck suntan area
Sailing Times Spring Value Summer Summer Value Fall
2024 Rates
Mid-week(nightly rate) $880 $1,386 $1,733 $1,633 $880
Vacation for as little as(per day / per person) $40 $63 $78.77 $74.22 $40
Weekend(nightly rate) $935 $1,559 $1,824 $1,724 $935

2024 Season

  • Spring - Wednesday, May 1st to Wednesday, June 5th
  • Value - Thursday, June 6th to Thursday, June 27th & Tuesday, September 3rd to Monday, September 9th
  • Summer - Friday, June 28th to Sunday, August 4th
  • Summer Value - Monday, August 5th to Monday, September 2nd
  • Fall - Tuesday, September 10th to Monday, October 14th
  • Holiday Weekends - Thursday, May 16th to Sunday, May 19th | Thursday, June 27th to Sunday, June 30th | Thursday, August 1st to Sunday, August 4th | Thursday, August 29th to Sunday, September 1st

Rates

  • Mid-week - Mid-week nightly rates are applicable Sunday through Wednesday.
  • Weekend - Weekend nightly rates are applicable Thursday through Saturday.
  • Summer Holiday Weekends - For long weekend pricing, please see the holiday weekend rates below.
  • Marine Park Pass Fee - Allows you to beach your houseboat around the lake each night. $94.50 for your entire trip.
  • Environmental Fee - Septic tank pump out and waste disposal. $94.50 for your entire trip.

Parking

  • Tiny 30 - Up to 2 vehicles at no cost.
  • Additional Vehicles - $25.00 per vehicle / per stay for any additional vehicles needing to be parked during your trip.

Booking Online

    When booking your houseboat vacation online, you will be required to enter in a valid credit card to complete your booking. You can however choose to pay for your deposit & houseboat vacation via e-transfer. When booking online, ensure that you fill out the "Guest Requests" section of the booking form and leave us a note informing us you wish to pay using an e-transfer instead of using your credit card. Once you have submitted your online booking, one of our friendly agents will contact you to advise you how to complete the e-transfer payment.

Sailing & Return Times

  • Boarding - All houseboats will begin boarding between 2 PM and 5 PM the first day of your trip.
  • Return - All houseboats will be returned to the Sicamous Houseboats dock between 8 AM and 10 AM on the final day of your trip.
  • Please Note - A specific check-in and return time will be assigned to you when we provide you with your houseboating orientation material.
  • Sailing Date Restriction - There will be no boat departures on Wednesdays. Departures may occur any day other than Wednesdays.

Sailor & Boat Requirements

  • Onboard Orientation & Walkthrough - All captains & co-captains are required to complete the mandatory onboard orientation & walkthrough, and only the captain & co-captain will be allowed on the vessel at this time. Your crew, luggage and other belongings may be loaded once this orientation has been completed. Please allow for up to two hours for the orientation, which will start within 30 minutes of your designated check in time.
  • Orientation Video & Quiz - All captains and co-captains are required to complete the mandatory houseboat orientation video and quiz which will be provided to you once full payment for your trip has been received. As stated above, you will also be provided with your check-in and return times at this time.
  • Calling All Captains - Each Houseboat requires that there be at least one Captain and one Co-Captain for any Houseboating adventure. Captains and Co-Captains must be 25 years of age or older, have a valid driver’s license and has completed our training and orientation material which will be provided to you upon booking.
  • Beaching Your Houseboat - Your houseboat must be beached every night no later than sunset. There is map located in your houseboats manual indicating all the beaches around the Shuswap for you to beach at. A map can also be provided to you upon request.

Discounts

  • Seven or More Nights Sailing - Any trip duration lasting seven or more nights will receive a 15% discount to the entire trip total.
  • Repeat Sailors - Repeat sailors will receive a 10% discount off their total trip price.