Tamar Cottages & Houseboats
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Tamar Cottages & Houseboats

Temagami, Ontario
Tamar Cottages & Houseboats



Tamar Cottage & Houseboats is located in Ontario on Lake Temagami, they offer both summer vacations and winter expeditions. They offer Vacation Cottages, Cabin Rentals, Ice Huts, On Ice Bungalows and Houseboat Rentals for your fishing, exploration, adventure and relaxation needs. In Tamar Cottage & Houseboats there is a central T-dock with two canopies to relax waterside or move up to a large upper sitting area. Tamar Island has horseshoe pits, bocce ball, large open grass areas and an island pine trail. The company also offers a public dining facility with BBQ, fridge, water and counter top for multi cottage guests. The harbor has a fish cleaning station, workshops, wet boat house and utility docks.

Having experienced Tamar Houseboats you will certainly enjoy the peace and quiet of this beautiful area.  Bruce and his team are amazing hosts that want you to have an enjoyable and memorable experience.  Less than 5 hours from Toronto or 1 hour from North Bay in a picturesque and stunning area of Ontario.  Whether you just want to relax, explore or fish Tamar houseboats offers it all!




Tamar Cottage & Houseboats offers simple but beautiful houseboats, each houseboat includes:

  • Upper deck for tanning (railed)
  • Running hot and cold water
  • 3 piece bathroom
  • Full sized R.V. fridge, three element gas stove
  • Thermostat controlled heat
  • 9.9 Outboard (4 stroke power motor)
  • Marine band radio VHF
  • 3 Double beds
  • BBQ and utensils
  • Generator (optional)
  • Cutlery
  • Dishes & Cutlery for 8
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Cooking Utensils/Full Set of Pots and Pans
  • Coolers available on request
  • Personal Floatation Devices
  • Shoal map
  • BBQ
  • Propane
  • Ropes
  • First Aid Kit







Rental Periods:

Daily or weekly but all the Houseboats must be docked at Tamar by 8:30am Friday morning.  Prices are almost the same the entire year so don’t worry (weekdays are cheap)

Experience Required:

Experience is required. Traffic on the lake is minimal, especially on the South Arm, allowing you to enjoy your houseboat vacation in peace. As well, an instruction manual on standard operating procedures is provided. You must be 25 years of age or older and hold a valid driver’s license to drive the houseboat.


You must have your Boating License so make sure you bring it. Be sure to ask any questions if you have any doubts. If you wish to obtain your Pleasure Craft Operator Card you can do so on line. For more details:

Pleasure Craft Licence

Electrical Outlets:

For a little extra money, you can rent a generator to power small appliances (110V outlet).

What to Bring:

Don’t forget to bring your documents, credit card and your license and a sleeping bag.

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

What to Bring


Pillows and linens are not included.  If you require them contact Tamar Houseboats for availability.


Pets are allowed. Paying $90.00 per dog regardless of period you stay because the cleaning will be necessary.

Other Rental Items Available:
  • Pedal boats
  • Canoes
  • Kayaks

Area Activities:
  • Fishing
  • Watching the wildlife
  • Exploring
  • Photography
  • Swimming

Contact Information:

Tamar Cottages & Houseboats
Tamar Island, No. 856
Group Box 40,
Temagami, Ontario
P0H 2H0
(705) 237-8755
(905) 648-4684
[email protected]

Location Address:
Tamar Cottages & Houseboats
Lake Temagami Access Rd,
Temagami, Ontario
P0H 2H0

Driving Distances/Time From:

Kingston: 554 km / 345 miles – 6 h 23 min
Toronto: 463 km / 288 miles – 4 h 50 min
Montreal: 663 km / 412 miles – 7 h 11 min
Ottawa: 465 km / 289 miles - 5 h 07 min