There are no houseboats in Tailem Bend for hire, however you can head just up river a short distance to hire in Murray Bridge.
It is important to note that houseboats cannot be taken any further than Wellington. Hired houseboats cannot enter Lake Alexandrina.
Houseboating is a great way to explore the wonderful landscapes of the lower Murray and further up river, the limestone cliffs. Hiring a houseboat in Murray Bridge is easy.
Most houseboats are suitable for 6 to 12 people, which can equate to as little as $30 per person per night on some boats! Most operators provide linen, there is usually secure parking available for vehicles for a fee and all you need is an unrestricted drivers license to drive a boat. The boat manager will take you out for a lesson before leaving, it’s easy.
Houseboating in around Tailem Bend is fascinating at all times of the year, with summer being vibrant and great for swimming, skiing and water sports in general. Winter is a great time to enjoy the crispness and serenity of the Murray River.