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The Genesis 70 crusing around Mara lake in summer.

Genesis 70

Sleeps 16
Sleeps 12 in beds | Sleeps 4 in dinette & sofa beds | 70' long

The Genesis 70 has been built for pure enjoyment - with more than ample space and amenities for luxurious cruising and entertaining. A large skylight, fully equipped galley with range, refrigerator, dishwasher, substantial storage space, microwave, wine rack and two outdoor propane BBQs. Direct/ Indirect lighting, fireplace, surround sound stereo. CD player, satellite, TV/DVD player. Three of the berths have private three piece bathrooms and the fourth berth has a shared three piece bathroom. Two cuddy berths have double size beds. A comfortable sofa and dinette make down into beds. All staterooms have a TV/VCR. The spacious upper deck has a hot tub, wet bar, stereo, waterslide, fly bridge, bimini top and 3rd level observation deck.

Genesis 70 houseboat layout.
  • 1) Slide
  • 2) Upper command bridge
  • 3) Front / back outer stair access
  • 4) Fireplace and entertainment centre
  • 5) Three piece bathrooms
  • 6) Helm
  • 7) Galley
  • 8) Dishwasher
  • 9) Dinette / double sleeping area
  • 10) Couch / double hide-a-bed
  • 11) Private king sleeping areas - can be converted into single sleeping areas
  • 12) King private sleeping areas
  • 13) Double private sleeping cuddies
  • 14) Hot tub
  • 15) Wet bar
  • 16) Rear deck shower
  • 17) Third level observation deck
  • 18) Propane BBQ's
  • 19) Dryer

2023 Season

  • Spring - Monday, May 1st to Wednesday, June 7th
  • Value - Thursday, June 8th to Wednesday, June 28th & Tuesday, September 5th to Wednesday, September 13th
  • Summer - Thursday, June 29th to Monday, September 4th
  • Fall - Thursday, September 14th to Monday, October 10th
  • Summer Holiday Weekends - Thursday, June 29th to Sunday, June 2nd | Friday, August 3rd to Sunday, August 6th | Thursday, August 31st to Sunday, September 3rd

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.

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.

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.
Sailing Times Spring Value Summer Fall
2023 Rates
Mid-week(nightly rate) $825 $1,386 $2,060 $825
Weekend(nightly rate) $935 $1,675 $2,060 $935
Holiday Weekends(nightly rate) $2,266