Things you should know...

 

Booking

 

A booking will only be confirmed on payment of a deposit and full payment is required 8 weeks prior to hire period. In the case of a booking is made within 8 weeks prior to the date of commencement of hire, full payment will be required.

 

Bond

 

A cash only bond is required by the proprietor on arrival. This will be refunded less running cost, provided the boat is returned on time in good order and condition.

 

Cancellations

 

This cancellation policy is widely accepted by the Houseboats hires association and members reserve the right to specify individual cancellation policies.

 

Cancellations notified more than 90 days prior to departure will be entitled to a full refund of moneys paid less cancellation fee ($50 Fifth Dimension | $100 Class Act)

 

Cancellations notified less than 90 days and more than 45 days prior to departure will forfeit all moneys paid unless the houseboat can be re-booked for its full hire fee, in which case, all moneys paid will be refunded less cancellation fee ($100 Fifth Dimension | $150 Class Act)

 

Cancellations notified less than 45 days prior to departure will forfeit all moneys paid unless the houseboat can be re-booked for its full hire fee, in which case, all moneys paid will be refunded less cancellation fee ($150 Fifth Dimension | $200 Class Act)

 

Please note: Travel Insurance is recommended to cover any unforeseen circumstances or losses.

 

Arrivals/Departures

Murray Bridge

Fifth Dimension houseboat is located in the Murray Bridge Marina & Caravan park, 100 Roper Rd Murray Bridge SA.

Arrival & boarding is 2.30 pm.  Instructions will be given on all operations of the boat.  On the last day of hire, departure is at 9.30 am 

Renmark/Paringa

Class Act houseboat is moored on the river at Lock 5 Rd, Paringa SA.  Approx 1km from Sturt Hwy

Arrival & boarding is 1 pm sharp. Instructions will be given on all operations of the boat in time to go under the Paringa bridge at the 2.30 pm opening.

On the last day of hire, you must be at the Paringa Bridge ready to go under at the 9.30 am opening and moor back at the bank departing the boat at 10 am.

Conditions

 

  • Damage and loss will be charged at cost.

  • The number of people on board must not exceed the number of berths under Marine and Harbour regulations.

  • Anyone driving the boat must be at least 18 years of age and hold a current driving or boat licence.

  • Comprehensive instructions will be give in the handling of the craft, together with river map and DMH equipment.

  • Firearms, axes, chainsaws, trail bikes, animals and candles are strictly prohibited.

  • Houseboats must not be driven at night.

  • All Marine and Harbour regulations must be agreed and adhered to at all times.

  • Murray Bridge houseboats must not travel further south than the Wellington Ferry and no further north than Swan Reach, unless with manager's/owner's prior approval.

  • The owner / management reserves the right to refuse any persons the use of the houseboat/Vessels.

  • The boat must be returned in a neat and tidy condition, or fees will be incurred.

  • Smoking restrictions apply to the inside of the houseboats.

  • No fuel to be carried or decanted on the houseboat.

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