Packers Bay Marina, Shasta Lake Houseboat Rental

packersbaypix.jpgLocated in the heart of scenic Lake Shasta in Northern California, Packers Bay Marina prides itself on a convenient location, friendly customer service and the ability to get you out touring the “Houseboat Capital of the West” the moment your ready. Just two-miles from Interstate-5, Packers Bay Marina’s central location allows for a convenient launch to the prime destinations in Lake Shasta’s vast network of arms, coves, deltas and caverns that are located around the more than 370 miles of shoreline.

“Our small size works to our customer’s advantage, giving them more personalized service and a relaxing experience at the dock. ” - Kristine Brooks, Packers Bay Marina president.

Packers Bay Marina is home to 28 luxury houseboats and a friendly staff that offers a level of personal care that other docks can’t provide. Most docks have hundreds of boats and several other lake accessories. Packers Bay Marina streamlines a small number of houseboats, giving them in-depth knowledge and attention to your boating experience.

“We’re the Fastest “pit stop” on the Lake. When customers come in, we’re able to have them out on the lake within 15 minutes.” - Kristine Brooks

Unlike other Lake Shasta docks, Packers Bay Marina won’t make you wait on the shore behind dozens of other houseboat groups. Your boat will be ready to go, and you’ll be cruising Lake Shasta and speaking nautical in no time at all.

Packers Bay Marina has been run by the same family since 1981 and Kristine Brooks has been president for the past 10 years - experience that provides “Simply the Best” houseboat experience on Lake Shasta.

Visit to book your houseboat now.

Contact Info. Phone Number:
Local (530) 275-5570
Toll Free Reservations

Mailing Address:
Packers Bay Marina
P.O. Box 1105
Bella Vista, CA 96008

Location HEADING NORTH: Take I-5 15 miles North of Redding to Lake Shasta Caverns - O’Brien (Packers Bay) off-ramp, turn left at stop sign, follow Packers Bay sign left and go under freeway, then turn left back onto freeway Southbound I-5, then go 1 mile to Packers Bay Road off-ramp. Turn right on Packers Bay Road and travel 2 miles down to our Marina, which is adjacent to the public facility. (Fee Area)

HEADING SOUTH: Take I-5 to Packers Bay off-ramp. Turn right on Packers Bay Road and go two miles to our marina, which is adjacent to the public facility. (Fee Area)

*Information courtesy by

Dates Open: May 1 through September
Houseboats: 28 Luxury house