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Our First 16′ x 65′ Foot Sumerset Luxury Houseboat Has Arrived

It started with a conversation and a design on a blank napkin and our vision became reality after nine months of design, building, refining and completing the more than a 2,600 mile road trip from Kentucky to California. The first of five new Sumerset Houseboats has made her debut at Shasta Marina at Packers Bay. […]

06/11/2018 | by teamporter | No Comments Houseboats Vacation Rentals

The Mirage I

Shasta Lake offers experiences of lifetime for families of all shapes and sizes. Shasta Marina at Packers Bay understands that every vacation is different, that is part of the reason why we offer a wide variety of luxurious houseboats. One of our favorite houseboats for smaller families is the Mirage I – a perfect houseboat […]

06/05/2018 | by teamporter | No Comments Houseboats Vacation Rentals

Ever Wonder What Night Time Is Like On A Shasta Marina Houseboat?

Diamonds In The Sky During the hustle and bustle of city activity, city lights can drown out the magnificent features nature has to offer. One of the most beautiful sights to see is the milky way from the deck of a houseboat. With more than 350 miles of shoreline on Shasta Lake, you can sail to […]

05/31/2018 | by teamporter | No Comments Shasta Lake

Sumerset #1 Is On the Way!

We are excited to announce that Sumerset #1 is arriving from Kentucky to Shasta soon! Check out our video below to see what’s going on.

05/08/2018 | by teamporter | No Comments Houseboats Vacation Rentals

The New Sumersets Are Coming Soon!

We are excited to announce the anticipated arrival of our five new luxury Sumerset Houseboats to Shasta Marina’s fleet. While every boat in our marina is ready to deliver the “Best Vacation Ever”, the Sumerset model will be the largest, most luxurious boat on Shasta Lake. It’s reverse floor plan galley (that’s kitchen in boat-speak) […]

05/01/2018 | by teamporter | No Comments Houseboats Vacation Rentals

Fishing Resources

Phil’s Propellers: We specialize in high-performance bass boat propellers. We carry over 1,000 new and used propellers in stainless, bronze, and aluminum. We offer high-quality repairs of propellers on-site, as well as polishing services. Lakehead Trout Derby: We are in the Lakehead Community of Shasta Lake and would like to WELCOME all anglers old and young to […]

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Shasta Lake Area Helpful Documents

Here are a number of useful documents provided by the US Forest Service. These documents will help you identify local flora and fauna as well as offer tips and tricks, such as fishing locations, recreation facilities locations, and other helpful information that can make your stay on Shasta Lake the best vacation ever. Bald Eagles […]

04/22/2018 | by teamporter | No Comments Vacation Rentals

Hiking Trails

Samwell Cave Nature Trail BY CAR: Take Gilman Road (Exit 698 off of Interstate 5), then go down to the cave by a footpath, which starts 2.8 miles past the McCloud River Bridge. BY BOAT: Go to Point McCloud (on the McCloud Arm) and follow the nature trail one mile up to the cave entrance. […]

04/15/2018 | by teamporter | No Comments Insider

Off-Lake Lodging

While our houseboats offer exceptional living and sleeping quarters, there may be times you come to the lake and want to stay on land. These nearby lodging facilities offer lovely and quaint cabins, some with private views of the lake. For those with RVs, the Lakeshore Inn and RV has space for RV camping complete […]

04/04/2018 | by teamporter | No Comments Vacation Rentals

Shasta Lake Resources

Perhaps you have been bitten by the houseboating bug and wish to purchase one for yourself? Or maybe you are curious about other attractions the Shasta Lake area offers? Feel free to peruse the links below for more information. Shasta Lake Houseboat Sales: This is the largest selection of BROKERED HOUSEBOATS in California! They also […]

04/02/2018 | by teamporter | No Comments Vacation Rentals