Central Coast Houseboat Holidays Hire Rates

For pricing structures please see the tables below.
If you have a question or would like to make a booking please see our booking enquiries or phone 0417 683 649
Houseboat Hire Holidays start from 1pm and finish before 4pm unless stated otherwise. All prices include GST where applicable.
2015/2016 Excluding holiday specials Number of guests Weekends 4pm Fri to 4pm Sun Extra night to weekend 1 night 2 days mid week 2 nights 3 days mid week 3 nights 4 days mid week 4 nights 1pm Mon to 1pm Fri 4pm Fri to 1pm Fri
Standard Rate
from 27.01.17 to 17.12.17
6 $1044 $220 $660 $796 $934 $1099 $1704
7 $1209 $248 $688 $872 $1059 $1264 $1896
8 $1374 $275 $715 $947 $1183 $1429 $2089
9 $1539 $303 $743 $1022 $1306 $1594 $2281
10 $1704 $330 $779 $1099 $1429 $1759 $2474
Summer Rate 18.12.17 to 26.01.17 6 $1154 $275 $715 $898 $1080 $1264 $1869
7 $1346 $303 $743 $980 $1218 $1456 $2089
8 $1539 $330 $770 $1008 $1355 $1649 $2309
9 $1733 $358 $798 $1145 $1494 $1843 $2529
10 $1924 $385 $825 $1228 $1630 $2034 $2749
Holiday Specials Dates and Times Length Rate
Easter 4pm 14 April to 4pm 18 April 2017 4 nights $2351 same rate for 2 to 10 guests
Queen’s Birthday 4pm Fri 10th June to 4pm Mon 13th June 2017 3 nights 3 days $1462 $1670 $1877 $2083 $2290
Labour Day 4pm 4th March to 1pm 7th March 2017 3 nights 3 days $1462 $1670 $1877 $2083 $2290
Christmas 4pm 24th to 4pm 27th Dec 2017 3 nights $2589 same rate for 2 to 10 guests
New Years Eve 4pm 30th Dec 2017 to 4pm 1st Jan 2017 with fireworks at Gosford Harbour 2 nights $2309 same rate for 2 to 10 guests
Australia Day 4pm 24th to 4pm 26th Jan 2017 3 nights 3 days $1154 $1346 $1539 $1733 $1924

Costs

  • Fuel is charged at $27.50 per hour. The average cost per weekend is $137.50 for 5 hours travelling.
  • A damage liability deposit of $1000 is required.  This will be refunded on the last day of hire when the boat is returned clean, tidy and undamaged. The fuel charge is deducted from this.
  • A bond of 50% of the hire rate is required to confirm the booking. This will be retained if the holiday is cancelled.

Choices

  • Motor for dinghy is $27.50 per day, $90 for 5 days, $99 for 7 days
  • The generator is $11 per day; $50 for 5 days, $55 for 7 days it is required to power the microwave and electric toaster. All other appliances are powered by gas or solar energy.
  • Berthing in central Gosford costs $25 per night, 4 nights maximum.

Short Weekends

We will be pleased to take bookings for one night during a weekend in June, July and August, for the remainder of the year we charge a set rate of hire for the weekend even if you choose to stay on the boat for a shorter period of time. In June, July and August, the rate for one night is $800 for 6 guests and $50 for each additional guest.

Additional Overnight Guests and Day Visitors

The boat is designed to sleep 10 people; there is sufficient space for 2 extra adults to sleep on temporary beds.  Please ask if you require additional beds, the hire rate for the 11th and 12th guest is half the standard price of a full paying guest.

Day visitors are welcome at no extra charge; the houseboat is only licensed and insured to carry 12 adults; 2 small children are equivalent to 1 adult.

All terms, conditions and rates may be subject to change without notice but will be held firm at the time of booking.