Houseboat Hire Terms & Conditions
A $300 non-refundable booking deposit is required
Booking deposits can be made by credit card at time of booking.
Full payment is required 28 days before departure. If the booking is made within the 28 day period, full payment is required at time of booking in addition to the $300 deposit.
The deposit of $300 turns into a bond at time of departure.
Your credit card details will also be required for security bond purposes.
Fuel is charged at $30 per running hour to be paid shortly after the return of the vessel. The total amount will be deducted from the $300 bond. Any remaining amount will be refunded to you.
Charter Hire Agreement:
A charter hire agreement has to be completed before departure. The skipper is required to be a minimum of 21 years old and have acquired previous boating experience and knowledge.
Cancellations of Hire:
- For booking cancellations prior to 28 days of departure and therefore prior to full payment,
the $300 deposit will be refunded less $100 processing fee.
- For booking cancellations within the 28 days of departure, the following charges will apply:
28-21 days 25% of hire cost,
20-15 days 50% of hire cost,
14-7 days 75% of hire cost and
less than 7 days 100% of hire cost.
The $300 deposit is non-refundable within 28 days of departure.
Full payment is due 28 days before departure.
**Travel Insurance is recommended for cancellations.
*Please note that we are unable to refund your holiday just due to bad weather conditions. In the case of severe weather conditions e.g cyclones your holiday can be postponed to a later date.