Conditions of Hire
The number of persons hiring a houseboat must not exceed the number of berths provided. Any person driving a houseboat must be over the age of 18 years and hold either a current drivers or boat operators licence, and all maritime regulations must be abided by.
Houseboats must not be driven at night. Instructions on handling the boat is given before departure. Under no circumstances are firearms, axes, chainsaws and trail bikes allowed.
Pets are permitted on selected houseboats by arrangement.
Houseboat proprietors reserve the right to refuse permission to board at their discretion.
Fuel costs are calculated and charged on completion of hire.
Tariffs, Deposits and Security Bonds
Rates listed on our website are inclusive of GST and represent the cost to hire the houseboat.
A deposit will be required to confirm a booking, with the balance of the hire fee usually required 4-6 weeks in advance.
Before boarding a cash security bond will be payable. This fee is usually between $500 – $2,000, see hire rates for each boat for details. Rates are subject to alteration without notice.
Please note: This cancellation policy is widely accepted by Association Members, however, Members reserve the right to specify individual cancellation policies.
Cancellations notified more than 90 days prior to departure will be entitled to a full refund of moneys paid less $50 cancellation fee.
Cancellations notified less than 90 days and more than 45 days prior to departure will forfeit all moneys paid unless the houseboat can be re-booked for its full hire fee, in which case, all moneys paid will be refunded less $100 cancellation fee.
Cancellations notified less than 45 days prior to departure will forfeit all moneys paid unless the houseboat can be re-booked for its full hire fee, in which case, all moneys paid will be refunded less $150 cancellation fee
Extras listed below are available at an additional cost. Please contact us to discuss your requirements:
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