The Mirage 40 moored on a beach on Shuswap lake in the afternoon.

Mirage 40

Sleeps 10
Sleeps 6 in beds | Sleeps 4 in dinette & sofa beds | 40' long

The Mirage 40 was built with comfort in mind - with all the room and amenities you need for having a good time. For entertainment there is Sirius radio, CD/DVD player, fire place and a TV. A comfortable sofa and dinette each fold down into a bed. To satisfy your appetite, the functional galley comes fully equipped with range, oven, refrigerator, and microwave. The two staterooms offer you double size beds, the penthouse a double sized bed and an efficient three piece bathroom. When you step out onto the back decks you'll find an outdoor shower, and on the front deck a propane BBQ. On the upper deck a hot tub, stereo, waterslide and fly bridge.

Mirage 40 houseboat layout.
  • 1) Slide
  • 2) Upper command bridge
  • 3) Front and back outer stair access
  • 4) Dinette / double sleeping area
  • 5) Three piece bathroom
  • 6) Helm
  • 7) Galley
  • 8) Fireplace and entertainment centre
  • 9) Double hide-a-bed
  • 10) Double private sleeping area
  • 11) Double penthouse sleeping area
  • 12) Hot tub
  • 13) Rear deck shower
  • 14) Propane BBQ
Sailing Times Spring Value Summer Fall
2024 Rates
Mid-week(nightly rate) $520 $800 $874 $520
Vacation for as little as(per day / per person) $52 $80 $87 $52
Weekend(nightly rate) $550 $850 $920 $550

2024 Season

  • Spring - Wednesday, May 1st to Wednesday, June 5th
  • Value - Thursday, June 6th to Thursday, June 27th & Tuesday, September 3rd to Tuesday, September 10th
  • Summer - Friday, June 28th to Monday, September 2nd
  • Fall - Wednesday, September 11th 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

  • Mirage 40 - Up to 3 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.

Mirage 40 Walkthrough