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Old 07-19-2015, 05:48 AM
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Has anyone ever rented a house boat on Lake Havasu. Was thinking it would make a great week vacation. Boat come in different sizes but I like the 85 ft Oddesey. Sleeps 10. Always wanted to visit the lake but can't find any reviews on how the house boat vacations go. The company gives you a rundown on the boat and off you go. Looks like it could be a great time.
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Old 07-19-2015, 07:36 AM
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Not much at Lake Havasu, stay in a hotel and rent a boat for the day you can see the whole thing
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Not much at Lake Havasu, stay in a hotel and rent a boat for the day you can see the whole thing
This. Havasu isn't all that big. It tends to be party central, as well. My thought would be you would be better served doing this on Lake Powell. All the major lakes here are way down right now. It causes you to burn a lot more fuel in a big houseboat because, at Powell in particular, you'll have to stick to channels to navigate and get around. When the water levels were up, you had more straight line navigation to get around.
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Lake havasu is where I boat exclusively. The only house boat I know of is docked at pirates cove up river. I think you can rent it. I can spend a week on the river there easy because I never get bored on the water. But as stated it isn't ideally suited for a house boat trip.
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Lake mohave would be a much better choice than havasu, and powel would be even better. I spent many summers on lake mohave It is a large lake that goes from bullhead city/ laughlin to the hoover dam. About 70 miles and a great family lake. We rented a houseboat a few times and always had a good time
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x2 on Lake Mojave. More to see and more places to pull off and camp. You can almost go to the Hoover Dam on Lake Mojave.
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x2 on Lake Mojave. More to see and more places to pull off and camp. You can almost go to the Hoover Dam on Lake Mojave.
I thought lake Mead was the lake behind the Hoover Dam?

I went to lake Mead 15+ years ago and thought it would be a great place for a week long houseboat rental.
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I thought lake Mead was the lake behind the Hoover Dam?

I went to lake Mead 15+ years ago and thought it would be a great place for a week long houseboat rental.
The hoover dam separates lake mead and lake mohave. You used to be able to boat very close to the bottom of the dam not sure how close you can get now. Very cool to see the dam from below.
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There is a boom that goes across the river that's in the picture. That's as close as you can get.
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Old 07-20-2015, 01:25 PM
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Thanks for the replies will look iinto the other places.
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Old 07-20-2015, 01:53 PM
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Would think Lake Powell would be better. Someplace with better fishing. Know a lot of people that have done it on Lake Ouichita in Arkansas, which has good fishing and lots of islands with beaches. Read there were places in the Keys you used to be able to rent a houseboat and stay inland.

We stay on my mother-in laws houseboat all the time, but I would not without a small boat to use as a tender. It's a pain in the rear to anchor those things or any big boat for that matter.
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