Gypsea Belle

Gypsea Belle gives you the feeling of space as soon as you enter her, and with a range of onboard entertainment, she’s ideal houseboat for a family and some friends.

Sleeps 12
Gypsea Belle
Gypsea Belle
Gypsea Belle

Vessel Features

12 berth – 15m long x 6m wide
  • 3 separate bedrooms: 2 x queen, 3 doubles (2 x sofa beds) and 2 singles
  • Bed linen, pillows and doonas included, you simply need to bring (or hire from us) towels
  • Kitchen fully equipped with a large 220 litre two-door fridge, four burner gas stove, oven and grill
  • Dining room area and 2 large spacious living areas, plenty of room if the weather is inclement
  • Dual entry bathroom, shower is separate to the toilet, Second toilet upstairs
  • 48cm remote-controlled high definition LCD colour television, DVD player
  • Second TV with Built-in DVD player in lounge room upstairs
  • CD player, MP3, Bluetooth and I-Pod compatible with music piped upstairs on boats with upper deck
  • Yabbie pump
  • Electric winch for raising and lowering the heavy anchor
  • Upstairs area accessed via internal stairs, not a ladder
  • A Webber BBQ, out-door setting, large high-quality esky*, and music can be piped up for your enjoyment.
  • Solid rails all round to protect your privacy
  • Dual driving controls, downstairs and from the upper deck, so the captain is not isolated from any activities
  • Limited 240-volt power, so that during your holiday you can operate small appliances like mobile phone chargers, nebulisers, video camera chargers, sorry – (no hairdryers) Large Back Deck with rinse off shower
Gypsea Belle

Quick Walkthrough

With twin sliding glass doors from the lounge room onto the front deck, her lower lounge feels large and open, with two double sofa beds if you need the extra beds.
Gypsea Belle has a fully equipped, spacious kitchen and dining area that leads to the lower back deck.
The downstairs back deck is a great area for fishing! You will also find a duck board for ease of entering and leaving the water and a wash down shower for after your dip in the river.
Downstairs the main bedroom has a queen bed with dual access into the main bathroom. There is also a bunk room with two single beds.

Gypsea Belle is the only houseboat on the river with interior stairs which take you to the upper level – giving you access to the upper bedroom with a queen bed and double trundle beneath, toilet and second living area.

The bi-fold doors open the upper lounge room out onto the back
deck.  A Webber Q on the
upper back deck makes barbequing a pleasure and with the solid roof for cover, a shower of rain won’t
matter at all. The fly bridge controls and entertaining area are situated on the upper front deck meaning the captain is never isolated. 

The fly bridge controls and entertaining area are situated on the upper front deck meaning the captain is never isolated. 

Hire Prices

Peak Holiday Occasions

Charter PeriodHire TimesPrice
Christmas 2022, 7 nightsThurs 22nd returning Thurs 29th Dec OR Fri 23rd returning Fri 30th Dec$4,300
New Years 2022 / 2023, 5 nightsNew Year hire periods are subject to availability$3,700
New Years 2022 / 2023, 6 nights $4,100
New Years 2022 / 2023, 7 nights $4,600
New Years 2022 / 2023, 8 nights $5,000
Easter 2023, 5 nightsThur 6th returning Tues 11th April 2023$3,800

Please note: Boarding or returning on public holidays incurs a $50 fee ie 27th Dec, 28th Dec or 4th Jan.

Charter PeriodHire TimesWeekendMidweekLong WeekendWeek
Normal SeasonMost of the year$1,760$1,760$2,050$2,750
Off Peak Season1 May to 31 Aug$1,500$1,500$1,700$2,150
Peak SeasonDec 1 to Jan 31 excl. Xmas Week & New Year Week$2,150$2,150$2,500$3,300

Fuel per engine hour* $34.00
Dinghy outboard motor hire: $95 weekend, $95 midweek, $130 week

  • Security Bond – $2,000
  • $500 deposit is required at all times to secure booking
  • Balance of hire fee to be paid minimum of 30 days prior to departure on normal and off-peak seasons
  • For Christmas and New Year hires $1,000 deposit is required to secure booking, with 50% of balance of hire due by 120 days and 100% due 90 days prior
  • Fuel per engine hour may vary due to fluctuating fuel prices
  • Tariffs subject to change without notice
  • Weekend – Friday afternoon to Monday 9.00am: 2 or 3 nights
  • Midweek – Monday afternoon to Friday 9.00am: 4 nights
  • Week – Monday afternoon to Monday 9.00am or Friday afternoon to Friday 9.00am: 7 nights
  • Gazetted Long Weekend – Friday afternoon to Tuesday 9.00am or Thursday afternoon to Monday 9.00am: 4 nights
  • A Gazetted Long Weekend occurs when there is a public holiday on the Monday or Friday
  • Returning or boarding on a public holiday incurs additional $50 fee.
  • Easter: Thursday afternoon to Tuesday 9.00am: 5 nights
  • Hire Terms and Procedures
  • Doona: Eiderdowns, comforters, duvets.
  • Esky: also known as chilli-bin, cooler, ice-box to Kiwi, North American and European visitors.
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