Terms and Conditions of Hire

All prices shown on this site are in AUD.

Deposit: $500 ($100 for Cottage) payable within 7 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) $1500 cash, VISA, or Mastercard accepted. Payable on boarding.
For a hire period of more than one week, the Bond is $2000. 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) 8595 8188.

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.
  • The managers reserve the right to refuse any person or persons the use of any houseboat.

Cottage: Commencement time is 1pm
Vacate by 10:00am on the last day.

This website is owned and operated by Wilkadene Pty Ltd t/a Above Renmark Houseboats, Wilkadene Cottage and Woolshed Brewery

Hire of Dinghies

Includes life jackets, launch & retrieve or trailer hire, maps & 24 litres petrol.
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.

Per Day
3 Days
Per Week
Aluminium Dinghy 12ft with 15HP Motor-Seats 3
Polycraft 14ft 50hp Motor-Seats 4
Polycraft 15ft 60hp Motor-Seats 4

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