44' Sportsman Houseboat Rental in International Falls
Explore the natural beauty of Rainy Lake with a houseboat vacation! Rent and Stay on 44' Sportsman Houseboat for up to 6 people. Rates as low as $449 per day. Houseboat Permits are required for Voyageurs National Park and subject to additional fee. Rates: • Per Day: $449 (2 days minimum) • Per Week: $2,225 • Plus 6.875% MN State Sales tax and 3% lodging tax Deposit • $550 Items not included in Rental Charges • Gasoline for houseboat and rental motors. (All fuel tanks are full on departure and refilled upon your return. You pay only for the fuel used.) • Linen Packs (optional sheets and towels) $15.00 per person for the trip • Hull Insurance (optional) $30.00 per day • Pets (must have a pet carrier to sleep in) $15.00 per day – $75 per week • Housecleaning Charge (if boat is returned in poor condition) minimum $100.00 charge What You Can Expect: Rainy Lake has been noted as the finest walleye lake in the continental United States. It is an attractive fishing location for everyone, from the inexperienced angler to the sports fisherman. Rainy Lake holds countless walleye, trophy northern pike, abundant small mouth bass, and an excellent population of slab crappies. Rainy Lake is the largest and the most abundant fishery of the 5 lakes in Voyaguers National Park - Rainy, Crane, Kabetogama, Namakan, and Sand Point. Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway for two or an adventure for the whole family, we have the houseboat for you. The variety of sizes, layouts and rates ensures that your can find the right houseboat to meet your needs and your budget. Reconnect with family and friends as you explore Rainy Lake from the comfort of a our Houseboat and make memories that will last a lifetime. What To Expect Onboard: The Sportsman is a 44' Houseboat that can accommodate up 4 to 6 people. Each houseboat includes a tow-behind fishing boat. Since a boat and motor are required with each houseboat rental, you may either bring a boat/motor or rent one from us. As a courtesy to our customers, each Monday and Friday we make a lake run and deliver items ordered, directly to your houseboat. Boat Furnished with the following • Drinking Water • Dishes, Cups, Glasses • Flatware • Cooking Utensils • Pots & Pans • Coffee Percolator • Ice Trays • SOS Pads • Dish Towels • Fly Swatters • Garbage Bags • Hand Soap • Dish Soap • Toilet Paper • Pillows & Pillow Cases • Blankets & Mattress Pads • Life Jackets (Adult Size) • Boat Cushions • Maps • Deck Chairs • 100 Quart Cooler • Tool Kit • Shore-Ties (60 ft.) • Gas Grill & Matches Houseboat Information • The houseboat appliances (hot water heater, refrigerator / freezer / stove / oven / lights / space heater) all run on L.P. gas. This eliminates the need for a generator. • There is no need for 120 volt outlets on the houseboat because everything is either LP or 12 volt. There is a 2-wire 12 volt receptacle and USB Port next to the helm of each boat. The 12 volt system is continuously re-charged by solar power. We do however offer 2500 watt Rental Generators for the fishermen to recharge their trolling motor batteries. You are welcome to bring your own generator. Generator operations must be carried out on shore. • Remember to either reserve your linen packs two weeks in advance or bring your own sheets, sleeping bags and bath towels. • All dogs must be on a leash at all times while at Northernaire Houseboats' base. If your dog will be traveling with you, it is required you bring a pet carrier. There is a pet fee and you will be charged for any damage caused. • If you have a C-Pap machine just bring along an Inverter and we will furnish a Deep Cycle Battery for your sleeping needs. Items Available at Lodge • MN Fishing Licenses (Resident & Non-Resident) • Bait (Leeches & Crawlers) • Ice (Blocks & Cubes) • Candy / POP • Clothing / Caps Additional Services: Rent some extras to spoil yourself! • 15 H.P. Mercury 4 Stroke: $50 per day / $240 per week • 14′ Alumacraft Boat: $30 per day / $110 per week • 16′ Alumacraft Boat: $35 per day / $145 per week • Canoe: $30 per day / $130 per week • Generator – 2500 Watt: $45 per day / $185 per week • 15 H.P. Motor & Boat Combo: $75 per day / $300 per week • Depth Finder: $15 per day / $75 per week • Electric Trolling Motor: $15 per day / $75 per week • Rod & Reel Combo/Tackle Box: $10 per day / $40 per week • Deluxe Fishing Package: 18′ Lund Alaskan, 40 h.p. motor-electric start, trolling motor, depth finder, pedestal seats, live well, built-in fuel tank: $160 per day / $680 per week
- Captain is included.
- A captain is provided by the listing owner to host and operate the trip.
- 6 guests
- Powerboats, Pontoons, & RIBs
- Canal Boat
Owner:Robin and Dick
Our Houseboats will make your next vacation truly memorable. Rainy Lake is a scenic border lake located in Voyageurs National Park. It's waters are both Minnesota and Canadian. It is the largest lake in Voyageurs National Park spanning 73 miles in one direction. Voyageurs National Park is strewn with glacial rock, rugged terrain, scattered beaches, abundant wildlife... and no roads. A Minnesota Houseboat rental vacation can offer you the perfect combination of excitement and solitude.
Features & Details
- Life jackets/required safety gear
- Galley Stove & Oven
You’ll get directions for the exact departure location when you make a booking inquiry.
Full refund up to 30 days prior.
Additional Terms & Information
Policies Houseboat Permits are required for Voyageurs National Park. We will take care of all permits and apply the fee to your credit card at the time of reservations (non-refundable). Your permit will be ready on the day of your arrival. Discounts • May 1-31, 2017: 30% discount • June 1-20, 2017 and August 20 to October 1, 2017: 20% discount • Midweek Special (Monday till Friday): 10% • May or September: 4 Day rental for the price of 3 Deposit Policy A deposit is required to secure your reservation. This deposit will be returned to you at the end of your houseboat trip, after a full inspection of the boat and equipment. Gas charges and any miscellaneous charges will be deducted from it. (Does not apply to the Aurora). Deposits will be refunded only if a written request for cancellation is received at least 30 days prior to the boarding date of your reservation. A $175 processing fee will be charged on all refunds. No exceptions. The Aurora's are non-refundable. Departure Your houseboat will be ready between noon and 2 p.m. No houseboat will be allowed to leave the dock after 5 p.m. Check out at the office includes payment for houseboat rental, miscellaneous rental, and optional hull insurance. You will sign a bare-boat charter agreement that puts the responsibility of the boat in your hands, and be given a complete set of navigational maps. Once you have unpacked and parked your vehicle in our lighted lot, a spot guide will give you a thorough orientation of the boat and its operations. They will guide you out on the lake approximately 4 miles, allowing you to drive the houseboat, read the navigational maps and buoys, and just feel comfortable with the boat - so you can relax and enjoy the beauty of Rainy Lake. Return The houseboat is required to be back by 9 a.m. on the day of your return. When coming back to us, radio us when reaching Marker #10 and a guide will come out to your boat and drive it back to the dock, taking away all worries.