FAQs – Frequently Asked Questions

The minimum deposit is 50% down per week for each week reserved and must be received within 7 days of making the reservation.
You are responsible for the entire period you have reserved. Balance due upon arrival. Your deposit is refundable if a replacement is secured for the entire period you have reserved.
If you decide to cancel, we will do everything we can to rent the cabin for the period you have reserved, but if we are unable to do so, you are still responsible for your balance due, and your deposit is not refundable. If we are able to rent the cabin for the entire period you have reserved, you will get your deposit back minus a $100 cancellation charge.

The items we do NOT supply that you will need to bring are:
– towels (bath, beach, dish and hand)
– washcloths
– napkins and paper towels
– soap (dish and hand)

The items we supply are:
– bedding
– kitchenware
– silverware
– utensils
– hand mixer
– pots and pans
– dishes
– coffee maker and filters
– microwave
– toaster
– charcoal grill (charcoal and starter fluid available for purchase at the lodge)
– picnic table (most guests prefer to also bring their own lawn chairs)

Yes! We have wireless internet available for free that you can access in the lodge with a full signal. All cabins can get a wireless internet signal from the antenna attached to our lodge, but some might have limited access depending on the distance from the lodge or location of the computer within the cabin itself. Again, you can always get a full wireless internet signal in our resort lodge. We also offer Dish Network television channels in all cabins and the lodge.
Yes! We offer both seasonal camping sites along with daily rental sites.
Lake Shamineau is an extremely clean lake with excellent water clarity. The lake area is 1,626 acres with a maximum depth of 52 feet and an average depth of 17 feet. The shoreline circumference is 11.31 miles and the lake length is 3.13 miles. The lake supports a diverse fish population and offers many angling opportunities. The resort has a beautiful beach, with a shallow, sandy swimming area and is a great swimming lake offering clean and clear waters. The resort overlooks the north shore of Lake Shamineau where Camp Shamineau owns about a mile of lakeshore. This offers guests a great view of the lake, with a scenic, undeveloped shoreline in the background! We hope you come see for youself the true beauty of Lake Shamineau!
Sorry, but at this time, we only accept cash or personal checks for payment.
For cabin rentals we do not allow pets. For camping, we do allow pets, but do not allow them in the lakefront beach area, and require that your pet is leashed and not left unattended.
From Memorial Day to Labor Day our weeks for cabin rentals go from Saturday to Saturday. The check-out time is 9:00am and the check-in time is 3:00pm. The check-in and check-out times can be negotiable if there isn’t guests checking out of your cabin on the day you arrive or if there isn’t guests checking into your cabin on the day you depart. Please talk with us to see if a different check-in or check-out time can be arranged.
Yes. Extra guests (ages 2 and over) over what the cabin is furnished for are charged $20/night. For example, cabin number 5, our 2 bedroom deluxe, is priced for 6 people. If you have 8 people in that cabin, you would be charged for 2 extra guests, which would cost an additional $40/night (2 extra guests at $20/night for each guest).
Our new air-conditioned northwoods lodge offers a game and video arcade room, gift shop, pool table, bait and tackle, pop, candy counter, ice cold beer, pizza, chips, ice cream varieties, groceries and other necessity items, bar seating area with TV and gas and oil with lakeside fill service! Our lodge also offers free wireless internet!
Yes, we have an on-site laundromat with 2 washers and 4 dryers! A washer cycle is $2.00 and a dryer cycle is $1.00. We also have detergent and dryer sheets available for sale in the lodge.
Yes, we have a private boat launch, and each cabin has dock space available.
Our docks have secondary protection with either buoys or tires, but we recommend guests who bring their own boat have some kind of primary protection of their own as the main safeguard for the boat.
We have 2 pontoons for rent and do have boats and motors for rent also. Here is a link to our rental page with details and pricing: Rentals
We want your hard earned vacation to be a memorable one. In order to assure that our guests enjoy this special atmosphere, we find it necessary to have a strict visitor policy. Visitors are persons visiting registered guests–whether it’s to stop and say hello or staying overnight. Visitors must register upon arrival. You will be responsible for all visitor charges. We reserve the right to limit the number of visitors. If you have any questions, please ask to avoid misunderstandings. Visitor charges are $15 per person per day (including children), and $20 for overnight guests.