Posted by: cherylyoung | August 22, 2012

The Shuswap boasts the largest houseboat fleet in Canada


Shuswap Lake system in Southern Interior of British

Columbia offers more than 1,000 kilometres of

shoreline to explore, amidst spectacular scenery and

 a pristine environment.


The Shuswap boasts the largest houseboat fleet in

Canada, and one of the largest in the world, offering

a fabulous way to vacation with family and friends,

lazily drifting along the lake gazing at blue skies and

gorgeous mountains.


Shuswap Lake is shaped like an addled H and is made

up of four large arms: the Shuswap Lake Main Arm,

Salmon Arm, Anstey Arm, and Seymour Arm.


The product of the glacial scouring that also rounded

 the surrounding Shuswap Highlands, all four arms

converge at Cinnemousun Narrows, northeast of



One of the best places to begin exploring Shuswap

 Lake is at Sicamous, the Houseboat Capital of Canada

and the service centre for Shuswap marine park.


Marinas and watercraft rentals are located here.
Population: 15,000



Location: Shuswap Lake is located in the

Shuswapregion of BC, north of the Okanagan, between

Kamloops and Revelstoke.


Access to shuswap Lake is along the

Trans-Canada Highway (Hwy 1)



The following towns are located on or near Shuswap

Lake (west to east): Chase, North Shuswap, Sorrento,

 Blind Bay, Eagle Bay, Tappen, Salmon Arm, and



View map of the area:

Map of Shuswap and Okanagan region 



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