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Handy checklist for what to take on a houseboat

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Here's a handy houseboat hirer's checklist and guide for what you should expect to find on your houseboat and what you may need to bring. Items will vary between boats and houseboat businesses so please check with your hire business before you arrive and what's on your houseboat.

What's on your houseboat*

  • Refrigerator/Freezer
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher*
  • Kettle
  • Toaster
  • Pots/Pans
  • Dishes, Cutlery and Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Pot
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Tea Towels
  • Linens/Pillows/Towels
  • TV/DVD/VCR
  • Clothes Hangers
  • Hot & Cold Water
  • Cleaning Supplies
  • Dishwashing Detergent
  • Iron and Ironing Board
  • Vacuum
  • Fly Spray
  • Toilet Paper
  • Garbage Bags
  • Biodegradable Soap
  • BBQ
  • Heating and cooling
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Stereo/Sound System
  • Ice Box
  • Spa*
  • Sun Lounges*
  • Bar*
  • Fresh water
  • Marine Radio
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Life Jackets (emergency use only)
  • Torch
  • Fishing Rods
  • Guide book & Navigation Charts
  • Lessons

*Not on all boats - check with your houseboat hirer's list of what's provided.

 

What you should bring

  • Food
  • Beverages
  • Personal Toiletries
  • Drinking Water
  • Ice
  • First Aid Kit
  • Beach Towels
  • Torches
  • Batteries
  • Cameras
  • Hair Dryer
  • Binoculars
  • Phone and Charger
  • Games & Cards
  • Reading Material
  • Matches/Lighter
  • DVD's and Videos
  • CD's and iPods
  • Insect Repellent
  • Sunscreen
  • Paper Towels
  • Disposable Plates/Cutlery
  • Fishing Gear (Licence for NSW/VIC)
  • Recreational Life Jackets
  • Life Jackets for the Children
  • Axe / Firewood (May to November - wood not to be removed from National Parks)
  • Blankets
  • Ski boat/Water Skis/Toys

Houseboat Rental Checklist

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Regional Weather | Houseboating Landscapes | SA River Houseboat Map


 



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