SACARE Houseboats

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Imagination (5 bedroom, wheelchair accessible)

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Ikonic (3 bedroom)

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Property Information

SACARE Houseboats
1300 145 636
Mannum Waters, Belvedere Rd
Mannum SA 5238 Australia

Houseboat Rental by SACARE gives you the opportunity to choose from two fantastically fitted out houseboats from Mannum, South Australia. What makes Houseboat Rental totally unique, is the 5 bedroom houseboat Imagination which is completely wheelchair accessible. At SACARE, we believe that everyone deserves a holiday!

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Property Features

  1. Air Conditioning
  2. Pet friendly
  3. Coastal Walks, Fish, Kayaking, Sailing
  4. Disabled Access Rooms
  5. Free WiFi
  6. Spa
  7. Wheel Chair Access
  8. Free Parking
  9. Fresh linen supplied

Accommodation Details

SACARE Houseboats

Imagination (5 bedroom, wheelchair accessible)

Imagination (5 bedroom, wheelchair accessible) Book

Imagination, is a fully-equipped wheelchair-friendly houseboat based at Mannum in the River Murray. Imagination provides five large ensuite cabins with two bathrooms providing full disability access. Each room has a queen size bed that can be split up to two singles.

  1. Disabled Room
  2. Fridge - Fullsize
  3. Jacuzzi
  4. Linen and Towels Provided
  5. Wheel Chair Access
  6. Dishwasher
  7. Air-conditioning
  8. Kitchen
  10. Wireless Internet
  11. Outdoor Setting
  12. Fully equipped kitchen
  13. Television
  14. Lounge Area
  15. Dining Setting
  16. Queen bed
  17. Shower - separate
  18. Toaster
  19. Microwave

SACARE Houseboats

Ikonic (3 bedroom)

Ikonic (3 bedroom) Book

Ikonic, is a fully-equipped houseboat based at Mannum in the River Murray. Ikonic provides three ensuite cabins. Wide doorways, central passage and spacious living areas. Each room has a queen size bed which can be split up to two singles.

  1. Dishwasher
  2. 3 Queen Beds
  3. Jacuzzi
  4. Large Balcony/Terrace
  5. Lounge Area
  6. Outdoor Setting
  7. Air conditioned
  8. Stove top
  9. Linen and Towels Provided
  10. Washer and Dryer
  11. Oven
  12. Fridge - Fullsize
  13. Tea/Coffee Making
  15. Microwave
  16. En-Suite Bathroom

Terms & Conditions

General Conditions:

• The person responsible for the hire of the craft must present a current car (full licence) or boat licence, and must be at least 18 years of age.
• Instructions will be given in handling the craft.
• The number of people on board must not exceed survey permit, by Maritime Regulations.
• The boat must not be driven at night.
• No firearms, axes, trail bikes or fuel in containers.
• The Owner/Manager reserves the right to refuse any person or persons the use of the craft.
• Hire agreement, along with detailed terms and conditions will require signing by the hirer on boarding.
• Pets permitted upon negotiation

On the Houseboat:

• All Linen, towels, crockery, cutlery, glassware, cooking utensils provided
• Two BBQ’s – one upper desk and one lower desk.
• Microwave, dishwasher, standing freezer, two fridges and oven all on board.
• DVD player.
• Gas heating and evaporative air conditioning.
• All rooms can be one queen bed or two single beds.
• Two disability rooms with ensuite (on Imagination)
• Two kayaks on board.


You will need to prove all consumables, toiletries, and dishwashing requirements.


Can be ordered online through Woolworths We can arrange for them to be picked up and unpacked ready for your cruise for $200. Please email

Return Transfer:

SACARE’s wheelchair accessible bus is available to transport up to ten people to and from the Houseboat to Adelaide metro area – return is $400.

Car parking:

There are two secure parks for cars in the marina where the Houseboat is moored.


A personal skipper is available to drive the boat and/or to take you on a unique tour of the Murray River for $50 per hour.

Support Workers:

If you require an SACARE support worker to assist you with personal care needs. See the standard NDIS rates. (Prices do not include travel time).

River Rules:

Navigating SA Rivers

Boat Rules:

Any breakages or loss of equipment or damage to the Houseboat will be charged to you.

Payment Policy

Payable within seven days to confirm your booking
(Minimum $1200 deposit required for Imagination)
Payment of hire fees may be made by Direct Deposit, Cheque or Money Order.

Final Payment:
Due one week in advance of leaving date.


On your day of boarding, a security bond of $1500.00 is required. A Credit Card guarantee will be held from the time you board and will be released less costs for fuel and any ancillary charges, when the boat is returned on time and in good order. Any excess cleaning, damage, late fee or loss will be charged for at cost. Please be aware that if you are more than 30 minutes late for your agreed departure or arrival time a rate of $75 per hour will be charged for our staff member’s time.

Cancellation Policy

• Cancellations notified more than 90 days prior to departure will be entitled to a full refund of monies paid, less $50.00 cancellation fee.
• Cancellations notified less than 90 days and more than 45 days prior to departure will forfeit all monies paid unless the houseboat can be re-booked for its full hire fee, in which case, all monies paid will be refunded less $100.00 cancellation fee.
• Cancellations notified less than 45 days prior to departure will forfeit all monies paid unless the houseboat can be re-booked for its full hire fee, in which case, all monies paid will be refunded less $150.00 cancellation fee.
• Cancellations must be notified by phone and in writing.

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