5 Best Houseboat Rentals In And Near Langebaan, South Africa - Updated 2024

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If you are looking for an escape from the metro or just looking forward to the holidays, then you’re probably here to find out about what Langebaan has to offer. Amazing food and culture, breathtaking views, and exotic sceneries are some of the things in store for those considering a vacation in this beautiful town. While images of spellbinding safaris come to mind when South Africa is mentioned, Langebaan is actually known for its brilliant waters - a dream for enthusiasts of watersports! This destination is also popularly known as the ornithological capital of South Africa, making it the perfect adventure for birdwatching and natural exploration.

There’s no better choice than a houseboat to best enjoy the pristine Langebaan waters! Houseboats offer a unique and exciting twist to your stay, so to read more about the best houseboat rentals in and near Langebaan, South Africa, scroll down.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on April 12, 2024.

1. Kraalbaai Lifestyle House Boats (from USD 959)

Kraalbaai Lifestyle House Boats offers a nice selection of exquisite houseboats that can match both your budget and the size of your group. Spend a lazy day or two relaxing on the furnished deck, or bring out the fishing rod and cast your lure to see what will bite.

The larger houseboats have fully equipped kitchens as well as decks large enough to host a barbecue cookout. You can also go kayaking around the lagoon, or rent some bicycles and ride around Langebaan’s hills and meadows.

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Kraalbaai Lifestyle House Boats

Address: Kraalbaai, West Coast National Park, Langebaan
11.73 km (7.3 mi) from West Coast National Park

Parking 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Non-smoking rooms Fishing Skiing Family rooms Free parking Canoeing

2. The Eve Houseboat

This luxury houseboat in West Coast DC is named ‘The Eve Houseboat’ after the oldest human footprint, 'Eve’s footprint’, which was discovered in Kraalbaai. It can accommodate up to eight guests with two spacious rooms. One bedroom has a double bed while the second has two single beds. The lounge offers two sleeper sofas by the fireplace. The boat is furnished with a fully functional open-plan kitchen (though catering can be arranged upon request!) and a cozy bathroom.

Intimate breakfasts and dinners can be enjoyed on the deck. The staff onshore can cater to guests throughout the day. Transportation to and from the houseboat is provided.

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West Coast DC, Western Cape, South Africa
11.89 km (7.4 mi) from West Coast National Park
3 reviews  
Houseboat 5 Beds 8 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
had an amazing time lovely boathouse and very friendly staff
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Other boat accommodations in Langebaan

3. The Nirvana Houseboat

There are only two words to describe this boat: big and luxurious! If you’re traveling in a group - be it with family, a bunch of friends, or a group of coworkers - for a South African getaway, then this boat in Langebaan, Western Cape is the perfect fit. This contemporary rental can accommodate 16 to 24 guests!

The lower deck has a lounge and a fireplace, and the lounge connects to a deck where the guests can have a fun dining experience with a view of the water. The lower deck is also equipped with a fully functional kitchen, perfect for guests who love to cook. The upper deck, on the other hand, boasts a picturesque view, a bar for late-night drinks, and a deck where you can work on your tan.

To sum it all up, this boat rental has a total of four bathrooms and nine bedrooms.

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Langebaan, Western Cape, South Africa
11.96 km (7.5 mi) from West Coast National Park
7 reviews  
Boat 19 Beds 16 Guests 9 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

4. The Larus Houseboat

The solar-powered Larus Houseboat welcomes six guests and has a total of three spacious rooms: one with a queen-sized bed, one with a bunk bed, and another with floor mattresses. The houseboat is also furnished with a full bathroom, a complete kitchen, and a dining area.

Complete with a swim deck for easy access to the open waters, this beautiful boat rental just might be what you’re looking for for your Langebaan vacation!

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Langebaan, Western Cape, South Africa
11.83 km (7.4 mi) from West Coast National Park
9 reviews   Wifi Available
Boat 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
well received by friendly staff
the hosts were very friendly and quickly obliged when we needed to get to land
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5. The Serenity Houseboat

This contemporary boat is chic and modern. With white furniture pieces, white walls, and many windows in its spacious rooms, this accommodation for six is more than perfect for your next trip!

The Serenity Houseboat is furnished with two cozy bedrooms - one is equipped with a double bed and the other with two single beds. In the lounge room, there’s a double sleeper sofa by the fireplace and large windows for a breathtaking view of the water. The boat is also equipped with a kitchen and a deck where you can enjoy a delightful breakfast, a sunbathing session, or access the waters for a swim.

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Langebaan, Western Cape, South Africa
11.98 km (7.5 mi) from West Coast National Park
6 reviews  
Boat 4 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
excellent service from the host
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Rent a houseboat for your next adventure

Offering comfort and style, these boat rentals in and near Langebaan are perfect additions to your plans for when you visit Western Cape! While luxury hotels might be first on your list, nothing really beats the adventure of having a whole boat to yourself. With a gorgeous view of the sun and the water, this is an experience that can’t be beaten.

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