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Holiday Tips & Planner    

To make life easy for you and your trip on a Rich River Houseboat here are some helpful tips and items we suggest you bring for your holiday. We've also included a convenient planner so you can find things along the river to allow you to plan your holiday better.

Simply contact us if you require any special needs and we can have it delivered for a small fee.

Deluxe - 12 Berth



Houseboat Holiday Planner - Murray River Houseboats Echuca or
Holiday Ideas

Houseboat Availability
Houseboats will be available from 3pm at Riverboat Dock on the day you commence your hire.    Late arrival can be catered for, just let us know. Your boat must be returned and vacated by 10am on the final day of your hire. Houseboats vacated late, dirty or damaged will incur additional charges.

Car Parking
We have a lock-up compound where you can store your car if you choose. The charge is $30 per car per week or $5.00 per night per car. Trailors do not incur a fee.

Limited indoor parking is also available by prior arrangement for $10 per vehicle per night.

What to Bring

Linen Required for Deluxe Houseboats

  • Queen Bed Sheets
  • Double Bed Sheets
  • Single Bed Sheets
  • Towels
  • Tea Towels
  • Bath Mat

Linen Packs available for Hire

  • $65.00 - includes fitted sheets for all beds, 12 bath towels, 2 bath mats, 2 hand towels and tea towels
Beach Towels (for Deluxe Houseboats) available for Hire
  • $5.00 each
Groceries and supplies can be brought in Echuca which has extended trading all year round.

Catering/ provisioning can be arranged and delivered to your houseboat.   We can provide platters of cheese, marinated vegetables & cured meats, salads, all types of meats for BBQ’s, desserts, breads, dips, prepared meals such as curries or casseroles and lots more.   If you are interested in catering or provisioning please contact us at least 2 weeks prior to your holiday.

  • Dishwashing liquid
  • Dish cloth
  • Toilet Paper
  • Glad wrap/foil/paper towels
  • Extra Blankets in colder months
  • Music CD's
  • DVD's
  • Mobile Phone
  • Sunburn Cream/Hat


We can arrange to have the following ready for you if you require. Please let us know early in the week prior to your holiday. An additional fee applies for some of these items. Please check to see if we can supply anything else you require.
  • Fishing Dinghy Hire
  • Linen Hire

At the Movies
Fancy a night at the movies on your houseboat holiday. Check out how you can hire a projector and enjoy a floating cinema. Click here pdf.