Enjoy The Shawnigan Lake and Cabin Club Videos 

This Shawnigan Lake Property has been in our family since 1904 (see our history page)  

Four Generations of the Clay then Ellis and Avery families have enjoyed summers at Shawnigan. We now rent one cabin to pay the taxes and maintenance it takes to keep them for the next generation. 

In the beginning our Great Grandfather and our Great Aunts had to row down the lake from the government wharf to the property before the road was built.  The original cottage burned down in 1947 and Helen and Jack Clay had the two existing cabins built in 1948 and 1949.

Over the years each generation has contributed to the original cabins with new decks and porches and various upgrades. We have renovated, the bathroom, the sundeck, the roof and inserted sky lights to brighten the kitchen living room and the deck. As well as upgrading and replacing furnishings each season.  See our family history for more photos.

The tap water is pulled from the lake and although has been tested safe to drink we now supply a water cooler with purified bottled drinking water.  It is safe to swim in and there are many wildlife living in and around the lake. You can fish for bass and trout and you will see the odd crawfish as well.  There are many birds such as eagle, swallows and crows and many others.  You may see deer some mink, otter and the odd raccoon but if they hear you, you won't see them.  

The following videos show some of the changes that have taken place.  

2017 Version

Shawnigan Lake Canada Day 150 Celebrations 2017,  

A large group of boat owners with skiers and boats with tubers and ski-dos drove the 7 mile length of Shawnigan lake on Canada's 150th Birthday Celebration. 

2015 Version

Canada Day 2015 on Shawnigan Lake by the Southenders  

This video is Canada Day 2015 - SouthEnders 1 - Amazing  Areal views! 

2014 Version

2012 Version
2010 Version
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