Can I swim at the Marina?

No, swimming is not permitted.

What is the current status of the boat ramp?

Currently closed, refer to NPS website for more info https://www.nps.gov/lake/learn/news/lakeconditions.htm

Do you have Jet Skiis?

Jet Skiis are not available

What is the pet policy?

Pets are beloved companions but, sadly, these furry friends don’t always follow the house rules. Therefore, a one-time, non-refundable pet fee of $100.00 will be applied per pet.

What is the weather like?

Average temperatures

Refer to https://www.nps.gov/lake/planyourvisit/weather.htm for more information on Lake Mead weather. We recommend checking the weather using your trusted weather source or weather.gov for Overton, NV for daily weather updates.

Can I rent a houseboat for one day?

Unfortunately, we do not allow houseboat rentals for just one day.

If I rent a slip, can my friend use it?

Friends may use the slip renters’ boat, however they may not store any additional vessel(s) in the slip that haven’t been registered with the office by the slip renter.

Is there a BBQ on the houseboat?

All houseboats are equipped with a gas grill.

Is there a large ice chest on the boat rentals?

There are no ice chests on the small boat rentals, however there are ice chests on the houseboats.

Are there any restaurants on the water?

The Las Vegas Boat Harbor has two restaurants on the water. Please refer to their website for hours.

How much is fuel?

Fuel costs are constantly changing, call 855-918-5253 for current costs.

Where can I get ice?

Available at the Marina

Any shade on Lake Mead?

There is little shade and trees in a couple areas, but most of the lake is without shade.

What is the water like?

Please refer to https://www.nps.gov/lake/learn/nature/overview-of-lake-mead.htm for information on the water

Can I visit Hoover Dam from Callville Bay?

Unfortunately, you cannot access Hoover Dam from Callville Bay. Please refer to https://www.usbr.gov/lc/hooverdam/index.html

It is 32 miles from Callville Bay to Hoover Dam.

Are rental boats already in the water?


How large of a boat can be launched at Hemenway?

Please refer to https://www.nps.gov/lake/learn/news/lakeconditions.htm for updates on the boat ramp.

Is Lake Mead closing?

Please refer to the National Park Service website for updates on Lake Mead: https://www.nps.gov/lake/learn/news/lakeconditions.htm?_ga-ft=1ZARTQ.

Is Callville Bay going to be relocating or reopening?

Callville Bay is open for business and eager to greet you as our guest.

Can I live on my houseboat if I rent the slip year round?

There are limitations set by the national park service, please refer to https://www.nps.gov/lake/planyourvisit/backcountry.htm for more information

Do I need a Boater Education Card?

For those new to houseboating and everything that goes into planning a trip, please refer to our Houseboating 101 page: https://callvillebay.com/boating-safety/