Terms and Conditions of Hire

All prices shown on this site are in AUD.

Deposit:    $500 ($100 for Cottage) payable within 14 days to confirm booking.
Trip Payment:   In full less deposit, to be made 6 weeks (Cottage 3 wks) prior to holiday start.
Security Bond:   (Houseboats)   $1000 cash, VISA, or Mastercard  accepted.  Payable on boarding.
For a hire period of more than one week, the Bond is $1200.  Refunded at the conclusion of the hire less fuel used when boat is returned in good order and condition.  Damage and loss will be charged for at cost.


  • Cancellations notified more than 30 days prior to departure will incur a 50% cancellation fee.
  • Cancellations notified within 30 days will incur a 100% cancellation fee.
  • All cancellations of 30 days or more, 50% will be held in credit for 12 months. For cancellations of 100%, a credit may be subject to negotiation with management.
  • Any cancellations or amendments to your booking must be made by phoning our office on (08) 85958188.

General Conditions
No smoking indoors.
Houseboats: Boarding time is 3:00pm.
Vacate by 10:00am on the last day.
The person responsible for the hire of a houseboat must present a current motor vehicle driver’s license.
Tuition is given on the handling of the boat.
Houseboats are not to be driven at night.
No firearms, chainsaws, axes, trail bikes.
No smoking in bedrooms or bathrooms.
The managers reserve the right to refuse any person or persons the use of any houseboat.

Cottage: Commencement time is 12:00 noon.
Vacate by 10:00am on the last day.

This website is owned and operated by Freeman Farming Pty Ltd t/a Above Renmark Houseboats

Hire of Optional Extras (includes life jackets, launch & retrieve or trailer hire, maps & 24litres petrol with dinghies).
Fishing gear available for hire.

Explore our fascinating narrow creeks with our lightweight kayaks which are very easy to paddle and exceptionally stable.
A motorboat operators licence is required to operate the dinghies and outboard motor (they also have oars).

Per Day
3 Days
Per Wk
1 Man touring Kayak
2 Man Kayak
Aluminium Dinghy 12ft with 15HP
motor - seats 3
Polycraft Dinghy 14ft with 50HP
motor and centre steering wheel console - seats 4
A $150 bond is required      

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