Experience "Marie Claire" Houseboat on Tweed River, Australia

50 ft
8 Guests

About This Boat

You want to see the amazing views of Tweed Rivers? Come and rent a spacious houseboat, our "Marie Claire" for up to 8 people for as low as AUD $328 per night or AUD $985 per 3 nights on weekends (Off Peak Season). Marie Claire has 3 separate bedrooms with all linen & bathroom towels provided.  

Marie Claire is a modern fully equipped houseboat with an on- board generator for power at all times.

This houseboat is very popular as it has a separate shower and toilet.

Features Include:

• 3 separate bedrooms plus bedding in lounge
> 2 x bedrooms with double bed in each
> 1 x bedroom with 2 bunk beds
> Couch in lounge can convert to double bed
• All linen & bathroom towels provided
• Fully equipped kitchen with 220L Fridge/Freezer & 4 burner gas top/oven/grill
• Colour television, DVD Player, CD stereo with piped music to the upper deck
• Large eskee on upper deck
• Fly bridge controls so the skipper can operate the houseboat from the upper deck
• Large bathroom with a good size shower
• Separate toilet
• Windows insect screened
• Electric anchor winch for raising or lowering the anchor
• Large upper deck with BBQ, Sunloungers & outdoor table setting
• Fish cleaning area with sink & water to prepare all your fishing requirements
• Generator for extra power when required
• Twin motors – 2 x 30 HP 4 stroke Big Foots

Seasonal Rates:

Off Peak Season (May 1 - August 31)

• Weekend (Fri - Mon 3 Nights) $985
• Midweek (4 Nights) AUD $985
• Midweek (3 Nights) AUD $875
• Midweek (2 Nights) AUD $725
• 7 Nights AUD $1395
• Longweekend Gazetted $1095

Normal Season (except April - no 2 or 3 nights)

• Weekend (Fri-Mon 3 Nights) AUD $1100
• Midweek (4 Nights) AUD $1100
• Midweek (3 Nights) AUD $975
• Midweek (2 Nights) AUD $775
• 7 Nights AUD $1750
• Longweekend Gazetted AUD $1250

Peak Season (Dec 1 - Jan 31)

• Weekend (Fri- Mon 3 Nights) AUD $1400
• Midweek (4 Nights) AUD $1400
• 7 Nights AUD $2400
• Longweekend Gazetted AUD $1500

Special Events Rates:

Easter Weekend (Thursday to Tuesday)

• Longweekend Gazetted AUD $2595

Christmas Week (21st - 28th Dec)

• 7 Nights AUD $2700

New Year Week (28th Dec - 4th Jan)

• 7 Nights AUD $3200


• Fuel Rate: AUD $28 per engine hour

• Security Bond: AUD $1000

Additional Services:

Dinghy Outboard Motor

- Weekend AUD $70
- Midweek AUD $70
- 7 Days AUD $85

Stand-Up Paddle Board

- Weekend AUD $120
- Midweek AUD $120
- 7 Days AUD $150

Double Kayak

- Weekend AUD $130
- Midweek AUD $130
- 7 Days AUD $180

Linen Hire AUD $15 per set (set of double sheets, 2 x bathroom towels)

Bait, Tackle & Ice AUD $4.00 per bag

Fishing rods and basic tackle can be hired at AUD $10 per rod for the entire time of your holiday

Additional Notes:

• Weekend Hire - Friday till Monday 9 am
• Midweek Hire - Monday till Friday 9 am
• Week Hire - Monday till Monday or Friday till Friday


  • Type: Houseboat
  • Capacity: 8 People
  • Rental Minimum: 7 days
  • Length: 50 ft

Rental Requirements

Terms of Hire

Houseboat boarding is from the Tweed Marina, River Terrace, Tweed Heads

1. No licence is required, but the hirer must be over twenty one (21) years of age.
2. Passengers must not exceed the number of surveyed berths.
3. No pets, firearms or fireworks are permitted on board by law.
4. The houseboats are not permitted to travel after sunset or before sunrise.
5. The houseboats are not to dock at marina’s, public jetties or wharves. Use the tender/dinghy for transfers.
6. The hirer will obey all instructions and navigational rules and stay within the waters of the Tweed River as per NSW Maritime Survey Certificate
7. If the hirer is found to be acting in a manner which could cause damage to the houseboat or other vessels, acting contrary to hire agreement or NSW Maritime regulations, passengers can be evicted from the houseboat with no refund of hire.
8. If any malfunction of the houseboat, motor or accessories, damage or loss of equipment occurs, the hirer will notify the management as soon as possible.
9. If a call out is due to the hirer’s negligence, a call out fee will be payable.
10. The houseboat and tender boat is to be returned in a clean and tidy state, or an additional fee of $100 per hour for cleaning will be charged.
11. Late returns will be charged at $100 per hour, or part thereof.
12. Houseboat boarding is from the Tweed Marina, River Terrace, Tweed Heads

Booking Terms

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations made within 30 days of departure date, incur a 100% cancellation fee.  

Christmas Week, New Year Week & Easter, 90 days notice is required, less than 90 days all monies are forfeited, unless the boat is re booked for the full price.

 A $50.00 cancellation / administration fee will apply to all cancellations or transfer of bookings.

Conditions of Use

The hirer acknowledges and agrees:

1. That I understand the conditions of hire as contained in this agreement and the booking procedure, the risks involved in operating a houseboat, and undertake this hire entirely at my own risk.

2. That the cost of any damage caused to the vessel including, but not limited to, the fixtures and fittings thereon, furnishings and equipment and to any dinghy attached will be met by me.

2.a. That the cost of damage not covered by insurance, (i.e. $1,000 excess on insurance policy) will be met by me the hirer.

3. In consideration of the Principal hiring the houseboat to me in return for me paying the agreed hire fee, I hereby release and discharge, and keep indemnified the Principal from all actions, suits, causes of action, claims and demands whether relating to personal injury, death or property damage and whether or not such injury, death or property damage is in any way due or attributed to any negligent act, breach of duty, fault and/or omission on the part of the Principal, it's officers, employees, successors or assigns or the vessel itself, which I may now have or at any time in the future have in respect of or arising out of hire of the vessel including arriving at and departing from the premises of the Principal.

4. That I am over twenty one (21) years of age.

5. If repairs to the houseboat are needed during the period of hire the Hirer must immediately notify the Principal who shall issue necessary instructions. The Hirer must not arrange for any repairs or service (including refueling and refilling of water) to the houseboat without the Principal specific authorization.

6. The Principal accepts no responsibility or liability for any loss or damage whatsoever to the property of the Hirer or any passengers and/or vehicle of the Hirer which may be parked at the jetty during the period of hire.

7. That the security bond, less fuel/gas, and other consumable charges, together with the cost of repairs and reinstatement of any damage caused or extra cleaning will be refunded within seven (7) days if I have complied with the conditions of hire.

8. That I have been given instruction in the safe handling and navigation of the vessel, operation of equipment, stowage and use of fire and safety appliances, and been informed of the limits of operation of the vessel prior to commencement of the hire and that I will comply with any restrictions or conditions imposed by the relevant authorities and with the provisions of all statutes, rules, regulations made thereunder in relation to the use or driving of the houseboat.

9. That I will not approach and/or tie up to any jetties or beaches and that I understand the likelihood of damage from doing so, and cost will be met by me. No operation of the houseboat after sunset or before sunrise.

10.That I will not permit the number of persons accommodated on the houseboat to exceed  eight (8) Marie Claire.

(Text hidden)pets/animals, firearms or fireworks are permitted on board by law.

12.That I have read and understand these conditions prior to signing.

13.That the Principal retains the right to refuse to hire the vessel to any person.


  • Life jackets/required safety gear
  • Cabin
  • Toilet
  • Wheel steering
  • Bar
  • Bimini
  • Fishing gear
  • Trailerable
  • Outboard Engine
  • Autopilot
  • CD Player
  • Dinghy
  • Dodger
  • Single Engine
  • Fuel type: Diesel
  • Generator
  • Galley Stove & Oven
  • Berth
  • Watersports Equipment
  • Head

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