Special Father’s Day Chartered Trip

Wondering what to get Dad for Father’s Day? How about a two-day outing on the Shuswap? 

Here’s the deal. We’re offering a special Father-Son only trip, skippered by Captain Ron. It will leave Sicamous at 6 pm Friday, June 15 and return shortly after noon on Sunday, June 17. Spend time bonding with your dad. Bring your fishing gear, if that is what you’re into, or simply relax on the deck, enjoy a splash (or many) in the water, see the beautiful sites around the lake, play games, or simply relax around a campfire on the beach. Plus, party games.

All food is supplied—Ron will be the chef, but you’ll pitch in to help. Maximum six Dad/Son pairs (minimum 3, to guarantee the trip). Price $299.00, plus taxes—that’s for the package, not “each”. Choice of sleeping arrangements will be by order of booking for the trip (but no one will have to share a bed with their dad,) so book quickly and get the best options. Book by emailing me directly:

Ron piloting the Remote Escape

Haven’t got a large enough group for a whole houseboat?

How about joining other solos and doubles for a weekend charter? Come as a single, or a couple. Make new friends from around Western Canada. Captain Ron does the skippering and acts as chef; you all pitch in to help with kitchen duties, clean-up etc. Typically, the charter will leave Friday at about 6 pm and return to the marina shortly after noon on Sunday, so that you can be back at work on Monday.

We may be doing one or more of these this summer if a weekend is not booked long enough in advance. Price will be about $169 per person, or $279 per couple (+ taxes). Watch our Facebook Page for last minute specials.

Dinner on board Remote Escape

Still hoping to House Boat this summer?

August is filling up, plenty of room in July

If you’re thinking about a houseboat vacation, it’s time to get serious because the schedule is filling up. We’re still relatively open July 2 – 23 and August 11-20 but pretty booked up in between, (though we still have the weekend of July 27-30 available.) After August 24, we’re mostly still open, as well, and the price drops drastically after Labour Day. So, don’t wait! It is the busiest time for bookings, and we should fill up quickly now.

House-boating prices are based on the season.  High season runs from July 6 – August 19. Mid-season is June 8 – July 5 and August 21 – Sept 3. Outside of that is low season. House-boating can be great right into September.  We have trips scheduled as late as October 11. Please visit our website at for all the details.

Drone view of Remote Escape

May Long Weekend

With the May long weekend starting tomorrow, we can say SUMMER IS HERE! I hav always felt like the May long weekend is the start of summer. We can really notice the longer days, and definitely feel the warmer temperatures.

What better thing to do this weekend than to hit up the lake for the FREE Trooper concert in the middle of Shuswap Lake.  The Remote Escape will be there, along with so many other boats enjoying the music.

Have you booked your vacation with us yet?  Contact us today to see if your dates are available!

Send Us Your Photos!

Now that houseboat season is right around the corner, we need some new photos to post on our website, Facebook and Instagram.

If you are house boating with is, or you have in the past, send us your photos! While you’re at it, send us a review! We would love to hear from you!

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Please note, sending us your photos and reviews means you give us FULL permission to use these images online.  If you don’t want us to use them, you can still send them, just let us know they are not for our public use.

Speed Boats & Jet Skis

Did you know, if you or someone in your group has a boat or sea-doos you can launch them at the public launch beside our marina and pull them behind the houseboat for your trip.  Be sure to bring a long rope(s) for your toys as well as bumper buoys if you need to pull up close to the houseboat, other boats or docks to protect your boat and ours.  For safety we recommend that all additional personal watercraft be tied up securely next to the houseboat or pulled up on shore at night.  

Search our FAQ page for answers to many other common questions we get asked!

Raft ride on Remote Escape

Trooper May Long Weekend

Have you booked your vacation aboard The Remote Escape yet?

This May Long weekend Trooper will be playing a FREE outdoor concert on the lake!! The Remote Escape will be there to take part in what will be an amazing show!!  Will you be there?

If you haven’t booked yet, our spots are filling fast.  Contact us today to ensue you don’t miss out on the dates you want!!

This image is NOT on Shuswap, but how cool would it be if we could get a party going this big for Trooper?!

Make Memories Aboard The Remote Escape

This summer, plan your vacation aboard The Remote Escape.  A private, luxury houseboat with accommodations for up to 18.  You can choose to cruise the lake the whole time you’re aboard, visit some stunning waterfalls on shore, spend the day laying on a beach, and so much more.  A house boat vacation with The Remote Escape can make all your vacation dreams come true! Book today to ensure the dates you want are available!

Grand Rockies Remote Escape

Will the lake be warm?

The lake temperature depends on what time of year you will be doing your house boat vacation.  If you go in early season, such as May, you will find the lake to still be a bit cooler.  However, if you go through summer months, such as July and August, you will notice much warmer lake temperature.  According to this chart, last July the lake water averaged around 23 Celcius! That is a warm lake!

Either way, when you are sun tanning on the top deck, or hanging out inside, a quick dip in the lake will leave you feeling refreshed!

Be sure to contact us today to discuss which dates are still available to book!

Jump from the Remote Escape