Fish and Duck Houseboats
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Fish and Duck Houseboats

Sproat Lake, Vancouver Island
British Columbia
Fish and Duck Houseboats

Fish and Duck Houseboats is located on beautiful Vancouver Island in British Columbia, on Sproat Lake. With only a short drive from Port Alberni Fish and Duck Houseboats is conveniently located. There is a lot of activities to have fun with and considering the crystal clear warm waters of Sproat Lake swimming and other water activities will be top of the list.


Fish and Duck Houseboats has a large fleet of houseboats (22) offering a number of models that can accommodate from 8 to 15 people. All houseboats come equipped with the comforts of home including full kitchen with appliances and utensils, bathrooms, BBQ and slide. Depending on the model you choose you can also experience a hot tub, TV, DVD, stereo and more. Be sure to check out their website what is actually included in each model.

Rental Periods:
  • 3 night
  • 4 night
  • Weekly

Experience Required:

Previous experience is not required. You will be provided instruction on operating the houseboat, safety requirements, how to read maps, buoys and channel markets. For the first few minutes someone may join you out of the harbor to ensure you are comfortable with the houseboat. Anyone operating the houseboats/ski boats be 19 years of age or older


You do not require a boating license (Pleasure Craft Operator Card) to rent a houseboat. Prior to departure you will be provided a safety checklist for review. Be sure to ask any questions if you are not sure. Once completed you will be issued a temporary license that is good for your trip. You will need to keep this document readily available if request by officials.

If you wish to obtain your Pleasure Craft Operator Card you can do so on line. For more details:

Pleasure Craft Licence


What to Bring:

For a complete list of recommended items to bring check out the checklist.


What to Bring



Linens are not included.


Pets are allowed however no more than two and a pet fee of $75 will apply. You will need to pre-register your pet at time of booking.

Additional Costs:

There are a number of additional costs that you should budget for during your vacation and will depend on the duration of your trip and the distance traveled. Each operator has different policies and should be discussed directly with them. Some costs will or may include:

  • Fuel
  • Insurance

Other Rental Items Available:
  • Other items are available for rent such as 2 seater tubes etc. Contact Fish and Duck directly for a complete list of items and availability.

Area Activities:
  • Swimming
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Water Skiing
  • Windsurfing

Contact Information:

Fish and Duck Houseboats
8571 Bothwell Rd #327
Port Alberni, BC
V9Y 9B6
[email protected]

Location Address:
Fish and Duck Houseboats
8571 Bothwell Rd #327
Port Alberni, BC
V9Y 9B6

Driving Distances/Time From:

Port Alberni: 13 km / 8 miles - 15 min Nanaimo: 94 km / 58 miles - 1 h 10 min Victoria: 204 km / 127 miles - 2 h 30 min