5 Best Airbnb Houseboats Near Echuca, Australia

houseboats in echuca

Across the Murray River from Moama in northern Victoria lies the historic town of Echuca. The town’s origin was as a result of the 19th-century river trade, whose effects can still be felt to date with the presence of the paddle steamers that depart near the Port of Echuca Discovery Center. With the presence of the wharf, the river, and the two famous museums – The Echuca Historical Society Museum and National Holden Motor Museum, there will always be many things to do and see, part of which includes getting accommodation in a boathouse. Scroll down to find some of the best Airbnb houseboats near Echuca, Australia.

1. Unique houseboat near Murray Bridge Town Center (from USD 227)

It is a unique houseboat that is permanently moored next to Sturt Reserve, and just a short distance from Murray Bridge town center. The boat is fully equipped and features two beds ideal for up to four guests. There is a full kitchen for meal preparation and a spacious and lavishly furnished seating area with magnificent views of the river. If you are looking for a houseboat to use as your base for skiing, kayaking or fishing on the river, then you won’t find an option better than this houseboat.

Floating House on the Murray River.
14 reviews Superhost
Houseboat 2 Beds 2 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
belinda was extremely helpful through the whole process and very easy to communicate with
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2. Gorgeous space with quiet marina views (from USD 123)

Think of it as a floating apartment moored on a private marina, just 1 kilometer (0.62 miles) from the Swan Hill Bridge. The boat’s interior is beautifully decorated in cream and features super large windows that not only allow for lots of natural light but also delivers incredible 360-degree views of the surrounding areas. With four bedrooms and four beds, the houseboat has enough room to grant up to eight guests peaceful and comfortable nights on the river.

It has a fully equipped kitchen, featuring all the appliances and the utensils necessary for decent meal preparation. Next to the kitchen area is the dining area complete with a dining table and dining chairs. Then there is a separate seating area with a comfortable leather couch where guests can rest while they watch TV. The location of the houseboat is not only quiet to guarantee the peace and serenity, but also in proximity to the township, as well as a plethora of opportunities for swimming, fishing, kayaking, and canoeing.

Houseboat with quiet marina views
Murray Downs, New South Wales, Australia
63 reviews Superhost
Houseboat 4 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very well equipped kitchen beds great with quality linen
it was a lot bigger than we imagined like a small apartment
houseboat was clean and comfortable
peaceful clean & everything you need great place to stay
such a clean well appointed and tastefully decorated place to stay
very clean very comfortable very stylish and very relaxing
spotlessly clean and a peaceful retreat
jo was a great host
great host very quick responses and greeting was warm & friendly
our hosts jo and gary were very welcoming and so were their fury friends mildred and hector
great contact by host we really enjoyed our stay
jo was a great host and everything worked well
the location is perfect nice and quite distance out of town is just right
great place to stay and perfect for long summer evenings
we had a lovely peaceful break in jo's place
great place very relaxing location and has everything you need on board
great location and excellent host
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3. Rustic, beautiful unicorn houseboat

Its style may be slightly old, but it is sparkling clean with everything you will need for a comfortable houseboat stay. With four bedrooms and seven beds, this houseboat near Echuca has what it takes to accommodate up to ten guests a night. Other than the separate bedrooms, this houseboat hire near Echuca has a fully equipped kitchen, a dining area just next to the kitchen and a spacious lounge with large windows that not only allow in lots of natural light but also delivers incredible outdoor views. Additionally, the property has a front and back deck, with the back having an extra swim deck with a ladder.

The Unicorn Houseboat on the Murray
Berri, South Australia, Australia
25 reviews
Boat 7 Beds 4 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
so relaxing and great hosts
a great place to stay if the hosts do a little refurbishment
frankie and wiggoh are such lovely hosts and we would definitely return again in the future
frankie and wiggoh were helpful and friendly
houseboat located in a nice quiet area with a few other boats
relaxed place to stay for a short or long holiday
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4. Quirky and charming vessel on the Murray

Alexia boasts of all the comforts and a relaxing atmosphere necessary for memorable houseboat experience. With three bedrooms and three beds, the boat is spacious enough to sleep up to six guests a night. It features two floors, with the downstairs having the bedrooms, the living room, and the bathroom. The upstairs, on the other hand, contains the kitchen and more living areas. Both floors have an outdoor deck ideal for relaxing while you enjoy the beautiful views of the River Murray.

Alexia on the Murray
Woods Point, South Australia, Australia
4 reviews
Houseboat 3 Beds 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
meticulous styling and ultra clean we could rave about our trip for days
gorgeous boat stunning location a great place to relax
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5. Fully equipped exclusive accommodation

The concept of this houseboat is that of a floating eco pod. As such, this 2-berth houseboat hire with Murray River views is stylishly designed and fully equipped for two. Think of it as a romantic getaway, with the comfort and the necessary luxury to enjoy the company of a cherished one, complete with stunning views of the river and the neighboring regions. It has one bedroom with a private shower and toilet, a kitchenette with all the basic utensils and appliances, and a lounge area that leads out to a deck with breathtaking views of the River Murray.

"The Cube" Murray River - for 2
White Sands, South Australia, Australia
93 reviews
Houseboat 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the breakfast coffee and kayak is a nice touch
cute quirky clean and relaxing
clean and confortable place good view
clean beautiful well thought through everything you need to ensure a comfortable stay is provided
beautiful and romantic location
great location very quiet and peaceful
really cool place very unique
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Enjoy the beauty of these houseboats

Break the monotony of spending in hotels and Airbnb vacation rentals by opting for houseboat accommodation when you are in the Echuca area. With these, you get everything you will have in the apartment, but with the extra benefits of views and the thrill of getting tossed on the water till morning. If you are ever in the Echuca area, use any of the best Airbnb houseboats near Echuca for your accommodation and enjoy a completely different experience.

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