Pluto is the perfect houseboat for those who would love the ultimate 'boaty' experience. Being a mono-hulled houseboat, you will feel as though you are aboard a yacht!

Sleeps 6

Vessel Features

6 berth – 10m long x 4.5m wide
  • 1 double bedroom, located in the forecastle – may be a little too “boaty” for some! (low ceiling – see photo in slideshow above) Dining table converts to double bed
  • 2 single beds
  • Pillows and doonas* provided, you simply need to bring (or hire from us) sheets and towels
  • Dining Nook
  • Shower and toilet
  • TV/DVD,
  • Stereo – CD player (MP3 and I-Pod compatible), music can be piped upstairs for your enjoyment
  • 100 litre fridge, 4 burner gas stove top, oven, grill
  • Yabbie pump and crab pot provided
  • Bimini rooftop
  • Covered back deck
  • BBQ area, outdoor setting
  • Eskies* one upstairs, one on the front deck
  • Electric winch
  • Limited 240-volt power, so that during your holiday you can operate small appliances like mobile phone chargers, nebulisers, video camera chargers and games consoles (no hairdryers).

Quick Walkthrough

Sleeping up to 6, Pluto has a double bedroom (under the forecastle), two singles and the kitchen nook folds down to a double bed. 

Pluto is a great fishing boat with covered front and back decks downstairs and an enteraining area upstairs accessed via a ladder at the rear of the boat.

The BBQ is located on the upper deck underneath the bimini shade along with an outdoor setting.

The dining nook converts to a double bed with two additional sleeping areas in the main cabin.

Pluto is the ideal houseboat for a couple who like a bit of extra room or for a small family.

Hire Prices

Peak Holiday Occasions

Charter PeriodHire TimesPrice
Christmas 2021, 7 nightsWed 22nd to Wed 29th Dec or Thur 23rd to Thur 30th Dec$2,200
New Years 2021 / 2022, 5 nightsNew Year hires boarding Wed 29th Dec or Thur 30th Dec$1,900
New Years 2021 / 2022, 6 nightsDec 1 to Jan 31 excl. Xmas Week & New Year Week$2,200
New Years 2021 / 2022, 7 nightsDec 1 to Jan 31 excl. Xmas Week & New Year Week$2,300
New Years 2021 / 2022, 8 nightsDec 1 to Jan 31 excl. Xmas Week & New Year Week$2,500
Easter 2022, 5 nightsThur 14th to Tue 19th Apr 2022$1,600

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$770$770$970$1,150
Off Peak Season1 May to 31 Aug$660$660$760$930
Peak SeasonDec 1 to Jan 31 excl. Xmas Week & New Year Week$950$950$1,100$1,500

Fuel per engine hour* $26.00
Dinghy outboard motor hire: $95 weekend, $95 midweek, $130 week

  • Security Bond – $1,000
  • $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 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
  • Returning or boarding on a public holiday may incur a fee.
  • 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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