Hire 26' Aquavan Houseboat in Wisemans Ferry, New South Wales

26 ft
4 Guests

About This Sleep Aboard Boat

Enjoy Wisemans Ferry, New South Wales by boat!

Hire 26' "Aquavan" houseboat for up to 4 pax. Rates as low as $465 AUD for 2 days. Price includes pillows and quilt on each bed.

Able Houseboats 2-4 Berth 26' (7.8m) x 8' (2.4m). These houseboats are great for a quick getaway out on the Hawkesbury. They are a small vessel that better suits two passengers, although the boat is registered for four and there are two double beds onboard, there is no space to set up infant cots.  Pack lite so that you're not tripping over excess gear. The Aquavan is very easy to handle and because of it's size is good for exploring the Colo and MacDonald Rivers.


  • 2 double berths that convert from the day lounges
  • cooker (2 burner & grill)
  • cooking utensils, cutlery and crockery
  • small barbecue with roasting hood
  • instant hot water, combined shower and WC
  • small fridge, small moveable table
  • small tv/dvd
  • radio/cd player
  • dinghy with oars
  • shade area over the front deck
  • mobile phones can be charged onboard by bringing your car charging adaptor
  • 12 volt power which means you can not plug in household appliences


  • 2 days/1 night (Midweek): Starts from $465 AUD
  • 3 days/2 nights (Midweek): Starts from $580 AUD
  • 4 days/3 nights (Midweek): Starts from $705 AUD
  • 5 days/4 nights (Midweek): Starts from $765 AUD
  • Weekend (Friday 02:00 - Sunday 16:00): Starts from $575 AUD
  • Week (7 days/6 nights): $1,1045 AUD
  • Long weekend including public holiday: $685 AUD


  • $300 AUD


  • Type: Houseboat
  • Capacity: 4 People
  • Rental Minimum: 2 days
  • Length: 26 ft

Rental Requirements

Cancellation Policy:

  • Cancellation done 30 days prior will be charges: $150 AUD
  • Less than 30 days prior no refund is given but the booking can be rescheduled


• Do I need a boat license?

  • NO! You do not need a license to operate the houseboats. You will receive a full briefing and practical on how to safely operate the boat before you leave the marina.

• How far can we go?

  • You can travel down to but not beyond the F3 Mooney Mooney Bridge OR upstream to but not beyond Windsor Bridge, your distance limits will be reinforced when you receive your houseboat briefing.

• How big are the engines?

  • Regardless of the size of the engines all of the Houseboats have been limited to a speed of 8 knots or 14 kms which is the legal speed for an unlicensed driver.

• Can I tow a ski boat or jet ski behind the boat?

  • Yes, there is a public boat ramp less than 1 km from us, it is located in between the Wisemans Ferry car ferry and the Wisemans Ferry public wharf.

• Does the houseboat comes with a dinghy?

  • Yes, you will receive a dinghy with oars, a small outboard engine can be hired if required.

• Is fuel included in the hire rates?

  • No, Fuel is charged separately, that way you pay for what you use.

• Can we fish on the Hawkesbury River?

  • Most fishermen would want us to tell you no, to keep you away from their catch :-) But fishing is fantastic on the Hawkesbury, fish you will catch during different seasons are jewfish or mulloway, mullet, bream, flathead, flounder, luderick (blackfish), closer to Berowra you’ll find snapper, taylor and whiting.

• Can we swim in Hawkesbury River?

  • Yes, all of the larger houseboats have swimming ladders attached to the back deck, for easy exiting of the water.

• Are pets allowed onboard?

No, pets are not allowed onboard.


  • Life jackets/required safety gear
  • Cabin
  • Toilet
  • Wheel steering
  • Bimini
  • Inboard Engine
  • Autopilot
  • CD Player
  • Chart Plotter
  • Dinghy
  • Single Engine
  • Fuel type: Diesel
  • Galley Stove & Oven
  • Berth
  • Head

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