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Tweed River houseboat hire, Gold Coast houseboats for hire, Yamba - Clarence River house boat hire, Houseboat holidays New South Wales and Queensland, Australia.

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Gold Coast Houseboat with spa
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Houseboat Holidays, Boat and Yacht Charter

Houseboat holidays are a great idea for a family holiday.  Get out on the water for a complete change.  Change the scenery with every step, while maintaining all the comforts of home!

With a number of operators to choose from, you can explore the Gold Coast broadwater, visit quaint riverside villages on the Tweed, and watch Mount Warning loom closer as you meander upstream toward Murwillumbah, or cruise the mighty Clarence as it winds its way from Grafton to the sea at Yamba.

These are self drive boat charters, so no licence is required, but a pre departure briefing on handling and waterways regulations, is included with all hires.

Northern Rivers and Gold Coast houseboat operators | Other Australian Houseboat Rental locations

Houseboat Hire, Holiday boat rentals, Boat & Yatch Charter

Houseboat holiday hire on the Gold Coast broadwater QLD, Tweed river, Tweed Heads Northern Rivers, NSW, and south on the Clarence river region of Australia are listed below.  Please note that no house boat rentals currently operate in Byron Bay or Ballina to our knowledge.  There are some boat charter operators, but those are primarily off shore fishing charters.

The free listings below are provided to ensure the most comprehensive local directory possible.
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Grafton 2 Yamba House Boat Hire, (Clarence River Boats)
(02) 6647 6638
Byron Boat Charter
Byron Bay
(02) 6685 5474
Coomera Houseboat Holidays
(07) 5502 6200
Fantaseas Houseboats
Hope Island
(07) 5577 8808
Sundowner Houseboat Holidays
Hope Island
(07) 5510 9006
Berger Houseboat Holidays
Tweed Heads South
(07) 5524 3222
Boyds Bay Houseboats
Tweed Heads South
(07) 5599 1436
Down Under Charters
Tweed Heads South
0408 753 647
Tweed River Houseboat Hire
(02) 6676 6227

Other Australian Houseboat Rental locations

Check out other Australian houseboat holidays and river boat holiday locations below, including houseboat hire in New South Wales (NSW), South Australia (SA) and the Northern Territory (NT).  Some operators are very popular, so you'll need to book well in advance to secure your holiday boat.

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Colo River Houseboat interior
Colo River Houseboat

Colo River Houseboat is located in Lower Portland, north of Sydney.  Guests staying on this rustic houseboat holiday home have access to a fully equipped kitchen.  It also has a satellite flat-screen TV, air conditioning and a living room.

With a separate bedroom area and sofabed in the lounge area, it sleeps up to 5 people, making it suitable for couples and young families.  Penrith is 39 km, Gosford is 46 km, and Kingsford Smith Airport is 65 km.

Lower Portland, NSW
Mildura Houseboats for families and groups
Mildura Houseboats

On the banks of the Murray River in New South Wales, Mildura Houseboats offers air-conditioned, luxury houseboat accommodation.  Some houseboats feature a hot tub and a fully equipped kitchen.

Choose from three and four bedroom 6, 8 and 12 berth houseboats, suitable for families and groups.  Free on-site boat and campervan parking. 5-minute drive from Mildura town centre.

Mildura, NSW
Moama on Murray Houseboats
Moama on Murray Houseboats

Situated in Moama, New South Wales, Moama on Murray Houseboats provides accommodation with a kitchen. There is a seating and a dining area in all houseboats. Ideal to discover the area, and drop a line in for some fishing.

2 berth, 4 berth and 10 berth houseboats available. Echuca is 2.7 km from Moama on Murray Houseboats.

Moama, NSW
Mary River Houseboats, Northern Territory
Mary River Houseboats

Situated in Marrakai in the Northern Territory, Mary River Houseboats come with a balcony, a kitchen with a fridge and a stovetop, and a private bathroom.  4 berth and 6 berth boats are suitable for a family or two couples.

Ideal for fishing holidays and to discover the tropical north of Australia.  Darwin International Airport is 89 km.

Marrakai, NT
Houseboat Rental SA
Houseboat Rental SA

Very popular.  You'll need to book well in advance. Houseboat Rental SA is located in Mannum, South Australia.  Choose from 6 berth and 10 berth houseboats, with full apartment style facilities, plus hot tub and BBQ facilities on the deck.  Pets are also allowed!  Adelaide Airport is 67 km away.

Mannum, SA
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