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Vacations and World Travel Visiting our beautiful city? Come stay at the Arbutus Vista - Vancouver's Bed & Breakfast.
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Old 05-24-2010, 12:30 PM   #1
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Shuswap- houseboats?

Heard about these houseboats on Shuswap. Anyone have experience with them? Only found one review online and it was a pretty scary one too (albeit with a different company than we are looking at).

We are looking to rent from admiral houseboats. Any info would be great.

Basically I don't want to end up on a dirty mouldy house boat for a week.

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Waterways houseboats are probably the best..used em a couple years ago and they were great. I advise u to book em well in advance as the summer peak season books right up early. Especially canada day weekend!
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We also used waterways, they are decent. If ur looking to party get pissed drunk, puke off the side of the boat, this place is perfect. If your looking for 4 star hotel type shit this is probably not
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Wow, trying to remember which company's boats we were on when we went up there... what an adventure that was! I was roadie-ing for a band that was hired to play a party on one of the beaches at the far end of the lake, for Bust Loose! Vacations - imagine about four dozen house boat' worth of drunken college kids all partying it up on a beach in the middle of nowhere... a hot tub on pontoons... houseboat converted into a floating "corner store"... guys doing driving practice (the golf kind) off the roof of a houseboat out into the lake... and here's us, with the band's gear all crammed onto a houseboat and then setting them up to play on a barge...
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Been houseboating for a few years now, either Twin anchors or waterways...
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