The Land Down Under has always been known for its rich flora and fauna. And if you’re into fishing and like to be on or in the water for related activities, the Gippsland Lakes are a popular destination in Melbourne and Victoria. Brave the waves on Ninety Mile Beach, go art- or bar-hopping in Metung, or go see Lake Wellington, Lake King, or Lake Victoria. There’s one way to do all of these without staying in a hotel. You can rent a houseboat and enjoy all the living comforts while staying afloat. Let’s take a look at some of the best Airbnb houseboats in Gippsland Lakes, Australia below.
1. Mallacoota houseboat rentals inclusive of fishing rod holders and kayak
Choose from either the Inlet Explorer or the Inlet Wanderer; these Mallacoota houseboats are here to make your stay a pleasant and memorable one. They both can accommodate up to six guests. Among the amenities onboard include a fully equipped galley, TV/DVD players, two single kayaks complete with all safety gear, hooded barbecue, cozy heaters, and fishing rod holders. For more comfort, guests are advised to bring their own towels, food, torch, fishing gear, and DVD if desired. Mallacoota is generally known as one of Victoria’s top fishing destinations. Booking a houseboat will make your fishing ventures even more convenient.
Mallacoota Wilderness Houseboats
Price: from 1250 USD
Number of Guests: 6
2. Houseboat with large saloon and a swimming platform
This houseboat is designed with a lot of room to move around, making it ideal for family get-togethers or simply having some quality time with friends and loved ones. It can comfortably sleep up to 10 guests, thanks to its 3 cabins and 2 bathrooms. One cabin makes up the master bedroom with an inner-spring mattress. The boat is also furnished with a fully equipped galley featuring cooktops, pots, and cutleries. If you want to enjoy a barbecue, you can do so on the aft deck. Because the deck spaces are spacious and outdoor seating is made available, it’s definitely great for enjoying drinks while marveling at sunset and nature views. The Gippsland Lakes are known for fishing. Thanks to the boat’s swimming platform, you can conveniently find a comfortable spot for this popular leisure. It’s a Gippsland Lakes boat hire you should consider.
Price: from 1411 USD
Number of Guests: 10
3. Fully equipped boat rental with flybridge
One of the most luxurious houseboats in Gippsland Lakes, Tranjil 41 has a total of four cabins and two bathrooms with hot showers. it has a spacious main saloon and boasts central heating. The galley features a bar-style fridge, stovetop, compact grills, and even a complete set of utensils and glassware. It has everything you need for a comfortable stay, whether you’re here to relax or here to celebrate special occasions. Television, as well as CD and DVD players, are even made available for entertainment. One great feature of this boat is its flybridge, which offers ample views of the surrounding nature. You can also soak in the sun in the split-level decks and if you want to go for a swim or go fishing, there’s always a convenient spot from the boat to do so.
Price: from 1607 USD
Number of Guests: 11
4. Clean and classic houseboat with two en suite bathrooms
Well-maintained and stylish, this boat boasts a private v-berth cabin as well as a double aft cabin with privacy curtains. Two en suite bathrooms are available and there is also a fully equipped galley where guests are able to prepare their own meals. A gas barbecue and a fridge to store the brought food and drink items are available. Its design is traditional but the timeless beauty of this boat makes it even more special. Aside from the spacious saloon, guests may relax and unwind in several outdoor seatings. Up to eight guests can be accommodated but it is ideal to gather a group of four to six to fully enjoy the space. Go for a swim, have fun fishing, or relax as the buoyancy of the water takes you to a memorable trip with loved ones on the Gippsland Lakes.
Price: from 1285 USD
Number of Guests: 8
Explore the natural wonders of Gippsland on a houseboat
Home to rich natural resources such as pristine beaches and lakes, there’s no best way to unravel the wonders of the Gippsland lakes than by staying above the water. Guests will be able to experience this with reasonable houseboat hires in Gippsland lakes nowadays. So the next time you spend a holiday with friends, family, or loved ones, consider booking a houseboat hire in Gippsland Lakes and make your trips even more worth the while.
If you’re still looking for other accommodations, you might want to check out nearby areas, such as Lakes Entrance. You can find many cabin rentals in Lakes Entrance, as well as country cottages.
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