Book a stay on a Knysna Houseboat


by / Thursday, 05 September 2013 / Published in South Africa


Fully equipped self-drive houseboat rentals on the Knysna Lagoon

Up to 4 adults or a family of 5 per boat
Short navigational course, which allows you to self-drive – with no skipper’s license or any experience required!
Unique conference facilities, team builds and corporate getaways
Room service for the true on-board holiday experience
Safe undercover parking for your vehicle

The inside of the boats is fully equipped with:

Fore-cabin with a double bed, storage space and bench seat that doubles as a child’s bed
Fully fitted galley (kitchen) with stove, oven, electric fridge, sink and all kitchen utensils, crockery and cutlery
Compact heads (bathroom) with a hot shower, chemical toilet and basin
Comfortable inside dining area that simply converts into a double bed
All necessary bedding (percale linen)
Captains Handbook
Safety equipment, including life jackets,
first aid kit and fire extinguisher

The outside exists of:
Open lounge deck with a bimini
Weber gas barbeque for the one that didn’t get away
Roof top sundeck with plenty of space for all passengers to sun bath and enjoy the panoramic views

The rates excludes:

The charter fee excludes a R1200 refundable security and fuel deposit and the two-stroke fuel is currently billed at R17 per litre.
Also please be advised that the following items are excluded and can be brought by the guests or hired from the houseboat company:

· Bathroom and beach towels @ R20 per towel
· Fishing rods @ R25 per day
· Towable tube @ R75 per day
· Kayak – 1 person @ R175 per day
Note the boats are self-catering,. Guests are more than welcome to bring their own food. Should they however be interested in having a chilled bottle of sparkling wine, oysters and/or any of selected platters on board upon their arrival, a catering menu is available.

Charter base, services and facilities:

Our new charter base is located just off the main street of sophisticated Thesen Harbour Town, which is a popular meeting place for relaxed shopping or enjoying a meal in any of the several restaurants. It is also within walking distance of the Waterfront, yacht harbour and town centre of Knysna. From there, we offer the following services and facilities:
• Pilots that help you feel at ease and valet park your boat;
• Bathrooms with shower cabins and vanity (available any time);
• A covered terrace overlooking the lagoon where you can relax and have a drink;
• Renting of towels, portable DVD-players, fishing rods and towable tubes;
• Room service and catering
• Daily houseboat services

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