What a Pleasure Houseboat

spacious and child friendly houseboat

A comfortable, spacious and child friendly houseboat with plenty of upper deck space both in sun and shade and accommodates up to 8 passengers.

Facilities Include:

  • MAX PAX  12 (10 for comfort)
  • CREW:  3 crew (Captain, chef and deckhand)
  • CRUISING SPEED:  5 - 6 knots
  • CABINS:  3 double cabins + 2 double fold out beds on lower deck and with extra bedding for those wishing to sleep on top deck
  • SHOWERS:  2 
  • TOILETS:  2
  • SPLASH POOL:  on Top deck and a large semi covered sun deck
  • LOUNGE  and dining area
  • BAR
  • FITTED KITCHEN:  Refurbished Kitchen
  • COLD SPACE:  2 deep freezers and several loose cold boxes
  • POWER SUPPLY:  220V and 12V from a 6kva generator
  • PLUG POINTS:  There are square plugs on board and adaptors must be supplied by clients
  • BRAAI:  Charcoal / Wood Braai facilities
  • TENDER BOATS:  There are two tender boats (1 x sportster and 1 x Chessa)  
  • MOORED: at Marine Land
  • VEHICLE PARKING:  Guarded parking provided at $5 per vehicle and $3 per trailer per night
  • BOARDING: at 12:00pm and disembarking at 10:00am
  • 2013 Dry boat charter rates: $POA/night for up to 12 passengers. Inclusive of all taxes.

Rates include:

  • Houseboat and tender boat hire
  • Crew
  • All linen and mosquito nets
  • All taxes and levies

Rates Exclude:

  • All fuel and outboard oil (the main vessel, tender boats and generators will be full before departure- on return to harbour at the end of the trip you will be required to re-fuel these and settle in USD cash at that time)
  • Fuel consumption is approximately 70 litres per night for the main vessel and 20 litres per tender per night
  • All meals, drinks, condiments, toilet paper, serviettes, washing liquid, soap and personal toiletries etc.
  • Fishing equipment and bait
  • Ice (recommended 4 blocks per day during winter and 5 blocks per day in the summer months)
  • Swimming towels
  • Cleaning and washing materials
  • Toiletries including toilet paper
  • National Parks lake usage and fishing fees
  • First aid kit
  • Vehicle parking fees
  • Crew gratuities
  • Cutlery and crockery
  • Toilet paper, washing liquid and soap