Marie Claire

Marie Claire is a modern fully equipped houseboat perfect for your family getaway on the Tweed River!

Sleeps 7

Vessel Features

7 berth
  • 3 separate bedrooms plus bedding in lounge
  • 2 x bedrooms with double bed in each
  • 1 x bedroom with double/single bunk combination
  • Couch in lounge can convert to double bed
  • Sheets and doona are provided
  • Fully equipped kitchen with 220L fridge/freezer & 4 burner gas top/oven/grill
  • TV/DVD player
  • Media player with piped music to the upper deck
  • Large esky 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
  • Electric anchor winch for raising or lowering the anchor
  • Large upper deck with BBQ, Sun lounges & outdoor table setting
  • Fish cleaning area with sink & water to prepare all your fishing requirements
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Marie Claire

Quick Walkthrough

Welcome aboard Marie Claire!  A neat and tidy, mid-size houseboat with a large kitchen complete with a 220L electric fridge and 4 burner gas stove/oven.

There is plenty of room in the dining and lounge area for everyone to enjoy a meal together or relax telling tall stories of the fish you’ve caught.

Marie Claire features 2 double bedrooms giving you an extra degree of privacy.  Your 3rd bedroom features a double bedroom with a single bunk above – perfect for the kids to share. 

Marie Claire’s bathroom features a spacious shower with sink.  The toilet is located in a separate room. 

The upper deck is the perfect place to sit back and watch the world float by.

Marie Claire is the ideal houseboat for a family getaway or a couples retreat. 

Hire Prices

Peak Holiday Occasions

Charter Period Hire Times Price
Christmas 2024, 7 nights

Fri 20th returning Fri 27th Dec or Mon 23rd returning Mon 30th Dec

New Years 2024 / 2025, 7 nights Subject to availability $4,350
Easter 2025, 5 nights Thurs 17th returning Tues 22nd April $3,700

Please note: Boarding or returning on public holidays, Saturdays or Sundays will incur additional captains fees

Charter Period Hire Times Weekend Midweek Long Weekend Week
Normal Season Most of the year $1,760 $1,760 $1,995 $2,940
Off Peak Season 1 May to 31 Aug $1,470 $1,470 $1,760 $2,400
Peak Season 1 Dec to 31 Jan excl. Xmas Week & New Year Week $2,050 $2,050 $2,625 $3,570

Fuel per engine hour* $36
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 $500 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 8.00am: 2 or 3 nights
  • Midweek – Monday afternoon to Friday 8.00am: 4 nights
  • Week – Monday afternoon to Monday 8.00am or Friday afternoon to Friday 8.00am: 7 nights
  • Gazetted Long Weekend – Friday afternoon to Tuesday 8.00am or Thursday afternoon to Monday 8.00am: 4 nights
  • A Gazetted Long Weekend occurs when there is a public holiday on the Monday or Friday
  • Boarding or returning on public holidays, Saturdays or Sundays will incur additional captains fees
  • Easter: Thursday afternoon to Tuesday 8.00am: 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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