There are many ways to vacation on Lake of the Woods, but a Houseboat is by far the most unique and exciting – which makes for the most memorable vacation!

The most prevalent benefits of renting a houseboat with Ontario Wilderness Houseboats is your freedom and your proximity to the prime fishing spots. You are the captain of your own adventure – take the houseboat and explore Lake of the Woods at your own pace – check out a new beach everyday or find your one spot and call it home for the week! You probably spend enough time commuting during a typical week at home – minimize your commute on the Lake and spend more time fishing by parking your Houseboat in premium fishing areas – don’t waste your precious vacation time running back and forth from the mainland! Catering your own meals means no one tells you when to be back in for dinner! A cabin or hotel room might give you a glimpse of the Lake from inside… a houseboat gives you unobstructed, panoramic views – with not another cabin in sight!

No neighbours mean your vacation can be as quiet or as loud as you want it to be – bask in the silence of the wilderness, with only the occasional loon call to break the still air. Or, party like a rock star on a yacht – no one is close enough to you to care!

A Houseboat is ideal for many types of groups – families with kids, guys fishing trips, girls getaways and couples trips – we’ve got the perfect Houseboat model to suit your needs. A Houseboat is also an affordable vacation. You pay for the Houseboat, not the number of rooms, or number of people. It’s your choice if you’d like to fill it up to maximum capacity or if you’d like to choose a model with a bit more space. The kitchens are equipped for you to make your own gourmet meals every night or keep it clean and simple with a menu that is mostly cooked on the BBQ provided.

Cruise to Fish, Cruise to Hunt, Cruise to Relax or Cruise with Kids!

Your Houseboat adventure is YOURS! You are the Captain of your own adventure!


Fishing in Canada is always good, espeically on Lake of the Woods! We’ve got a large variety of species including:

  • Walleye & Sauger
  • Crappie
  • Smallmouth and Largemouth bass
  • Northern pike
  • Muskie
  • Perch

Not only will you have the opportunity to catch a lot of different species, we also have the quantity and quality of fish too!

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Experience hunting like never before in the Canadian Wilderness! Whatever your pleasure… duck and waterfowl, trophy whitetail deer, or grouse, we’ll give you a one-of-a-kind hunting adventure on beautiful Lake of the Woods!

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Ontario Wilderness Houseboat Rentals provides guests with the Canadian houseboating experience of a lifetime on the picturesque shores of Canada’s beautiful Lake of the Woods. Time with family and friends is always well-spent, and with the variety of activities available during your houseboating trip, you will never be bored. And when the day comes to an end, the sunsets on Lake of the Woods are some of the most beautiful in the world!

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This is one vacation that will ensure you never hear “I’m bored…” from the kids!

The fun never stops between fishing, canoe excursions, hiking, bon fires, paddle boats, waterslides, tubing, outdoor beach games, swimming and SO much more!