Loading...

Intimate Murray River Experience on "River Wren" Houseboat

Houseboat
45 ft
6 Guests

About This Sleep Aboard Boat

About This Boat

We bring back the style, comfort, and intimacy of a classic age of river travel by offering you an intimate river experience, with all the comforts of home and modern conveniences. Rent our "River Wren" houseboat for 6 people. Our weekend (3 days) rate starts from AUD $397.93. (Only $132.65 per day)

Rates:

Peak Season: Applies during Christmas, School Holidays and Easter

• Easter (Thursday-Tuesday): $750.48
• Weekly (Friday to Friday): $750.48
• Weekend (Friday to Monday): $500.37
• Midweek (Monday to Friday): $523.11
• Midweek (Friday to Tuesday): $523.11

Normal Season: applies during February to May and September to the 20th December

• Weekly (Friday to Friday): $659.55
• Weekend (Friday to Monday): $397.93
• Midweek (Monday to Friday): $435.91
• Midweek (Friday to Tuesday): $500.37

Off Peak Season: applies during June, July and August

• Weekly (Friday to Friday): $659.55
• Weekend (Friday to Monday): $397.93
• Midweek (Monday to Friday): $435.91
• Midweek (Friday to Tuesday): $500.37

Apart from the normal weekend, midweek, and weekly return rentals, we also offer one way packages from Murray Bridge to as far upstream as Customs House, for those wishing to explore more of the River Murray’s secrets.

What You Can Expect from Our Boating Experience:

Exclusive to Riverglen Marina, and less than 1 hour from Adelaide, there are six houseboats waiting for you for your boating holiday.

"River Wren" is the ideal houseboat for a couple or family with accommodation for up to six in an open plan design.

Great for nature lovers, adventurers, and photographers. Cast a line, soak up the sights, and relax. It's a unique holiday experience waiting for you to enjoy.

What to Expect Onboard:

Our staff will instruct you in the safe navigation, operation and use of your "River Wren" houseboats.

Economical, extremely stable, easy to drive, and maneuver the "River Wren" allows you to effortlessly cruise the beautiful River Murray, soaking up the sights for a surprisingly small amount of fuel.

Our "River Wrens" houseboats are powered by 12 volt solar system. Power for cooking (hooded BBQ, stove top & grill) and hot water is provided by gas - this enables you to enjoy the peace and tranquility of the river without noisy generators.

Features:

Full instructions given on boarding

1 Double Bed (curtain for privacy)

2 Single Bed (can be made on the lounges, one on side and one at front)

1 Double fold down bed (from table)

Front and rear fencing

Instant hot water

Panoramic windows

Complete cutlery and crockery

Color TV/DVD, stereo radio/CD

Large party BBQ/oven

Large ice chest

Honda outboard

Natural timber throughout

Outdoor furniture

Fully equiped kitchen

There is a 12 volt outlet (cigarette lighter type) suitable for charging mobile phones, etc.

Maps and reccomendations on board

Secure car parking

Boat stocking available

Licenced kiosk at Riverglen Marina

Apart from the normal weekend, midweek and weekly return hires we also offer one way packages from Murray Bridge to as far upstream as Customs House, for those wishing to explore more of the River Murray's secrets.

What to bring:

The "River Wren" houseboat comes equipped with cutlery, crockery, cooking utensils, sheets, pillows, quilts, and towels. Other supplies provided include foil, cling wrap, dish washing liquid, toilet paper, soap, fly spray and air freshener.

Our Marina kiosk offers ice, bread, bait, alcohol, milk, pantry items, and more including a FREE boat stocking service.

We suggest that you bring clothing, personal toiletries, a camera, binoculars, insect repellent, sunscreen, videos, CD's, food, and drinks.

Details

  • Type: Houseboat
  • Capacity: 6 People
  • Rental Minimum: 3 days
  • Length: 45 ft

Rental Requirements

Terms and Conditions of Hire

Houseboat is returned on time and in good order and condition fueled. 

Damage and loss will be charged at cost:
The $300 deposit will be charged only if damage or loss. 

On your return, the boat must be filled with fuel  otherwise fuel costs will be charged 

Once the boat has been cleaned, serviced and checked, your bond return amount will be processed and returned to you by cheque. Damage or loss will be charged for at cost.

General Conditions:

1. The person responsible for the hire of the craft must be at least 18 years of age.
2. Instructions will be given in handling the craft.
3. The number of persons on board must not exceed survey permit, by Maritime Regulations.
4. The houseboat must not be driven at night.
5. No pets, firearms, axes, trail bikes or fuel in containers.
6. The hirer reserves the right to refuse any person or persons the use of the craft.

Boarding times:

1. Weekends Board - 3pm Friday, Depart 10am Monday
2. MidweeksBoard - 3pm Monday, Depart 10am Friday
3. Full WeekBoard - 3pm any day, Depart 10am the following week
4. Long weekends and other requested times by negotiation and subject to availability

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations notified more than 90 days prior to departure will be entitled to a full refund of monies paid, less $50.00 cancellation fee.

Cancellations notified less than 30 days and more than 45 days prior to departure will forfeit all monies paid unless the houseboat can be re-booked for its full hire fee, in which case, all monies paid will be refunded less $100.00 cancellation fee.

Cancellations notified less than 45 days prior to departure will forfeit all monies paid unless the houseboat can be re-booked for its full hire fee, in which case, all monies paid will be refunded less $150.00 cancellation fee.

Cancellations must be notified on this platform

Specs

  • Life jackets/required safety gear
  • Cabin
  • Toilet
  • Wheel steering
  • Bimini
  • BBQ
  • CD Player
  • Single Engine
  • Galley Stove & Oven
  • Head

More Images

Meet Rosemary

Rosemary

From Murray Bridge

Member Since Oct 2016

Contact Owner
  • Listing Address
  • 398 Jervois Road
  • Murray Bridge, South Australia 5253,
  • Australia
Request to Book