Frequent Asked Questions
Can anyone drive a Houseboat?
YES! The only prerequisites are that you are over 18 years of age and possess a good dash of common sense! On the day of your departure, one of our friendly staff will give you a full briefing on the operation and navigation of your Houseboat and then take you for a short cruise just to make sure you are confident before handing over the helm.
What happens if I need some help?
We are only a phone call away! Simply call us 55026200 from your mobile phone and we will assist you as promptly as humanly possible. We provide you with after hours emergency numbers as well.
What is my cruising area?
From the bottom of MacLeay Island in the North to as far South as the Northern end of Wavebreak Island near Biggera Creek. See our Map of the cruising ground under Maps & Places.
What is on the boat?
Just about everything you can imagine! Refer to the checklist under Facilities for a comprehensive listing of what is provided.
What do I need to bring?
All you need to bring is your food, beverages, personal toiletries, a sharp knife, a torch, beach towels, CDs DVDs, mobile phone, fishing gear, a good book and of course pleasant company to share the good times with!
Where can I leave my car while I’m away?
We provide a secure, floodlit car park with 24-hour security, available for both vehicle and trailer storage at a modest fee. For more details, please don’t hesitate to contact us.
What other activities can I do while I’m on the water?
Whether you prefer the thrill of fishing, the serenity of kayaking, or the pleasure of cooking onboard, there are plenty of activities to make your time on the water truly memorable.
Can I bring my pets on board the boat?
Unfortunately we cannot permit cats and dogs on board any of our vessels. This is in accordance with Queensland Parks & Wildlife and Health & Safety Restrictions.
What happens when we return?
Once we clear your bond and finalise your outstanding fuel account, we farewell you with heavy hearts, but welcome you to pre-book your next marvellous houseboating holiday with Coomera Houseboat Holidays so you don’t miss out!