Marine News from the Great Lakes

Spring into Spring...It's A Houseboat Thing!

Published: Monday, March 7, 2016

The Kawartha Lakes, located in the heart of the Trent Severn Waterway, is the Houseboat Capital of Ontario, Canada. There are three rental companies operating on Pigeon Lake with over 50 houseboats available during spring, summer, and fall. Get on board with Happy Days Houseboats, Egan Houseboats, or R&R Houseboats.

The Trent Severn Waterway offers a world class boating destination that consists of 42 conventional locks, 2 of the world's highest hydraulic lift locks, and a marine railway along its 240-mile (386km) length.

Kawartha Lakes is the premier recreational boating corridor on the Trent Severn Waterway where houseboats can "fly" through the locks as they navigate the changing lake elevations. Kawartha Lakes is home to the two busiest locks on the system, Lock 32 in Bobcaygeon and Lock 34 in Fenelon Falls. The Kirkfield Lift Lock, Lock 36, is the world's second highest hydraulic lift lock and is an engineering marvel. Houseboaters can venture away from the main navigable waterway to explore the charming village of Coboconk, which is Canada's Freshwater Summit. As the highest point of freshwater elevation in Canada, boaters can circumnavigate the globe without touching shore.

Kawartha Lakes has many beautiful marinas where houseboats can overnight moor and enjoy full service and great Canadian hospitality.

Relax on board and enjoy fishing, star gazing, sunbathing, and swimming in the refreshingly clear waters of the Kawartha Lakes. Go ashore and explore one of the many quaint villages along the way, small and intimate, yet with diverse and plentiful retail shops, farmers markets, and a vibrant arts scene including live theatre, outdoor music concerts, and art galleries.

You can do it all or do nothing at all, but the best part of the adventure is the company you keep.

Houseboats allow you and up to twelve friends or family to share the good times and memory making in a very cost effective way. With all the comforts of home, a rental houseboat in The Houseboat Capital of Ontario, is the best way to experience the great Canadian outdoors.

Happy Days Houseboats - 1-877-475-2997

Egan Houseboats -1-800-720-3426

R & R Houseboats -1-888-784-2628

tags: Charters, Inland Boating, Rentals, Travel

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