Wanderer

Wanderer is a lovely open planned houseboat with walk-around decks. Featuring one permanent double bed with two single bunks directly opposite. There is also a vario couch in the living area that expands to a double bed.

Sleeps 6
Our Pet Friendly Houseboat
Wanderer
Wanderer
Wanderer

Vessel Features

6 berth – 10m long x 4.5m wide
  • Permanent double bed
  • Double vario bed
  • 2 single bunks
  • Pillows and doonas provided, you simply need to bring (or hire from us) sheets and towels
  • Walk around decks
  • Open plan living and sleeping area
  • Shower and toilet
  • Fully screened windows
  • Check the standard features on all our houseboats
  • TV/DVD player
  • Stereo (iPod/MP3/Bluetooth compatible), music can be piped upstairs for your enjoyment
  • 180 litre fridge/freezer, 4 burner gas stove top, oven, grill
  • Yabbie pump & crab pot
  • Electric winch
  • BBQ, large high quality esky*, outdoor setting,
  • Hard Targa Top roof, which gives great shade and weather protection – the best covered top deck in her class, great for summer shade.
  • 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 and games consoles (no hairdryers).
Wanderer

Quick Walkthrough

Wanderer, licenced for up to 6, features a permanent double bed, with 2 single bunks directly opposite.  A vario couch also converts to a double bed of an evening.

The fully equipped kitchen, include a 180L fridge/freezer, oven, stove and dining nook.  

Wanderer is a great fishing boat having walk around decks and fly bridge controls so the captain is not isolated from any activities.

The BBQ is located on the upper deck underneath the solid roof, giving you great protection from the sun and the odd shower of rain but not taking up the whole top deck, still giving you sun baking room. Wanderer is the only houseboat of this size on the river with this great feature.

Wanderer is also our only pet friendly houseboat, so if you have a furry family member that would love to be a part of your holiday you are welcome to bring him/her along.   For your comfort, we wouldn’t recommend pets larger than 15kg.  Please note a $50 cleaning fee applies.

Wanderer is a great boat for a small family, or a few friends who don’t mind sharing close quarters.  Bringing the fur babies along is just a bonus!

Hire Prices

Peak Holiday Occasions

Charter PeriodHire TimesPrice
Christmas 2022, 7 nights

Thurs 22nd returning Thurs 29th Dec OR Fri 23rd returning Fri 30th Dec

$2,500
New Years 2022 / 2023, 5 nights

New Year hire periods are subject to availability

$2,100
New Years 2022 / 2023, 6 nights $2,400
New Years 2022 / 2023, 7 nights $2,600
New Years 2022 / 2023, 8 nights $2,800
Easter 2023, 5 nightsThur 6th returning Tues 11th April 2023$2,000

Please note: Boarding or returning on public holidays incurs a $50 fee ie 26th Dec, 27th Dec or 2nd Jan.

Charter PeriodHire TimesWeekendMidweekLong WeekendWeek
Normal SeasonMost of the year$900$900$1,050$1,300
Off Peak Season1 May to 31 Aug$800$800$900$1,150
Peak SeasonDec 1 to Jan 31 excl. Xmas Week & New Year Week$1,150$1,150$1,400$1,800

Fuel per engine hour* $27.00           Pet cleaning fee: $50
Dinghy outboard motor hire: $95 weekend, $95 midweek, $130 week

  • Security Bond – $1,500
  • $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 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 incurs a $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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