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Clyde River - Boat Hire

Hire Rates - House Boats

Month of Hire Full Week (7 Nights) Monday to Friday Friday to Monday
  6 Berth 8 Berth 10 Berth 6 Berth 8 Berth 10 Berth 6 Berth 8 Berth 10 Berth
February to April $1580 $1680 $1880 $  995 $1090 $1195 $  960 $1150  $1280
May to August $1250 $1250 $1350 $  650 $  750 $  850 $  750 $  790  $  880
September to December $1460 $1540 $1880 $  770 $  940 $1090 $  780 $  980  $1180
Christmas/School Holidays $2050 $2250 $2380 $1300 $1420 $1580 $1350 $1480  $1590
Easter (Thursday to Monday)             $1580 $1680  $1890

Full Week commences either Monday or Friday or by arrangement.

Our Houseboats for hire in Batemans BayOur Houseboats for hire in Batemans Bay

Long Weekends: add 10%
Bond: $300
Fuel Cost: Dependent upon usage
Effluent Pump Out: $45






We accept Mastercard, Visa and Bankcard.

Call 02 4472 5649 or 0410 512253 for bookings and enquiries. 


All hires commence between 1 and 2pm on the first day and terminate at 10am sharp on the last day. Early arrivals may board if your boat is ready. Late returns will incur a penalty against bond. To avoid delays in boarding, late arrivals must phone office to arrange departure.

A Booking deposit of $200 is payable at time of making reservation to confirm booking we will then send you a confirmation letter. Full payment is required four weeks prior to departure. 

A Bond of $300 is required upon arrival refunded by post less fuel used and $45 effluent removal fee if boat is returned in good order and clean condition at end of hire. Any damage will be charged at cost of repair.

Cancellation of any booking must be made at least 60 days prior to date of hire to be eligible for deposit refund. A cancellation fee of $50 will be charged. The $50 will be deducted from the rental if you rebook within 12 months. For late cancellations refund will depend on houseboat being re-let for the same period.

Drivers of the houseboats must be 18 years of age or over and must hold a current vehicle drivers licence (no special boat licence is required). Do not drink and drive the houseboats. MSB Officers patrol the river and penalties do apply.

Explore the waterways of Batemans BayExplore the waterways of Batemans Bay

The Best Of Clyde River Boat Hire

Bay River Houseboats is among the best of Clyde River boat hire providing its guests with a number of houseboats and other boats to ensure they have a wonderful time out on the river. Houseboats and fishing boats cruise the beautiful waters of the Clyde River each and every day. Operating 365 days each year ensures that guests are able to book an excursion on the river at any time of year.

A holiday aboard a Bay River Houseboats vessel is unlike the typical holiday. You can navigate the 38 kilometres of the Clyde River and enjoy it all. Jump in and swim or bring your gear along and fish. If you would like to fish but don’t have the equipment, you can borrow it from Bay River Houseboats. You will be supplied with rods, bait, tackle, and even ice to bring back your catch. With miles of state forests surrounding the river, you can get out and hike through the wilderness. Anchor at the port of Nelligen and walk through the historic town stopping in all of the unique shops and restaurants.

There is plenty to do when you choose Clyde River boat hire at Bay River Houseboats. There is also plenty not to do if you so choose. Just getting away from the city and your everyday life and relaxing on a beautiful houseboat on the river can be enough entertainment.

For more information about Clyde River boat hire, visit online. You can book your holiday online or you can call 0410 512 253 and speak to a representative directly.



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