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Best Airbnb Yamba Houseboats, Australia - Updated 2020

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Yamba is a beautiful town in the northeastern part of New South Wales, Australia. It has coastlines everywhere, with challenging waters perfect for surfing. The wildlife here is incomparable as Yurigir National Park is teeming with animals indigenous to Australia. They include wallabies, kangaroos, and emus on the coastal roads. Marine life is as abundant as any, and dolphins are known to swim in these waters often while whales do so occasionally as well.

The beaches here are favorite destinations of travelers from all over the world. Each one has its own attraction. Whiting Beach is for families, where children can swim safely in the shallow waters. Yamba’s main beach, Turner’s Beach, is perfect for sunbathing. Angourie Beach is a surfer’s haven with many attractions. With water everywhere, booking a stay at any of the best Airbnb Yamba houseboats in Australia, is a sensible thing to do.

1. A fun houseboat with a lovely view of the water (from USD 103)

Under Airbnb regulations, the Kalimna houseboat should always be moored at Evans Head Harbor. This is great news for those who are looking for a comfortable place to stay in Yamba. The boat measures 33 feet (10 meters) in length. Kalimna means “view over water,” which is an appropriate name for it. It can accommodate four guests comfortably, but an additional two can fit in easily if necessary. The rental has two single beds and a sofa bed for two in the living area. A beanbag makes for a comfortable nook where you can read books or have a cup of coffee to wake you up. This is a Yamba houseboat hire you shouldn’t miss out on.

The convenience of guests was the priority during the design of the boat. The single bathroom has a flush mechanism that keeps it clean all the time. A dependable shower keeps you cool, relaxed, and comfortable during your whole vacation. Who says you cannot prepare decent meals in an airbnb houseboat? Yes, you can, as Kalimna has a small but workable kitchen. It comes with a gas stove, a gas-run refrigerator, and two eskies for additional food storage. Grill some meats and freshly caught fish on the barbecue out on the deck while popping a few cold ones.

A canopied upper deck is vast enough to accommodate everyone. If you and your companions are up for some fun in the water, there is a dinghy boat, two standing paddle boats, and two kayaks ready for you to use without any extra charge.

Evans Head House Boat "KALIMNA" (View Over Water)
Evans Head, New South Wales, Australia
31 reviews
Boat 4 Beds 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
kids loved the bunks and our fold-out bed was really cosy
very comfortable super helpful host
steve was a most amazing host in his generousity to make sure everything was to our expectations
steve is a super generous host and will make sure you have everything you need
he made sure every need was attended to and was super-helpful and friendly
steve was a wonderful warm host and ever so helpful
awesome stay such an amazing location
you can easily walk to the fishermans co-op & main street
i can imagine in good weather this could be a very fun place to spend a couple of days
this holiday was an exotic experience that put me in direct contact with the location and its amazing nature
it's a great place for a small family especially kids
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2. A prized boat suitable for a small party

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Idyll Daze 8 is run by family-owned Grafton 2 Yamba. The company is known for its exceptional and friendly service that guests keep coming back to. Idyll Daze 8 is their prized possession. One of four boats for rent, this G2Y houseboat comfortably accommodates six guests—but can be stretched to eight. You can use this Clarence River boat hire as a base while you explore what Yamba has to offer. Experience the local art scene or dine on some of the best-tasting local cuisines that nearby restaurants serve.

With its recent renovation, the boat has unmatched features you will experience only while on board. It now has a barbecue grill at the upper deck. Fire up some meats and freshly caught fish and serve them right away at the adjacent dining table. A double daybed is stacked on this deck for extra seating and sleeping space. An esky comes in handy for additional food and drinks storage.

At the lower level, a new swim deck was built. Safety instructions regarding its use come with renting the boat. On the same level, you will find a double berth, two solo bunk beds, and an indoor dining table that folds out into a bed. The bathroom is fitted with a shower, vanity, and toilet. A stove, oven, and a grill help you create fresh meals in the kitchen. Lastly, a set of 12 life vests are strategically located in this area. When you’re looking for a Clarence River houseboat to hire, don’t hesitate to consider Idyll Daze 8.

Idyll Daze 8

Price: From 708 USD

Number of Guests: 6

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Yamba is exciting!

Yamba is a beautiful place to spend a vacation. A stay in one of its houseboats for hire takes your trip to another level. They’re exciting rental alternatives to vacation homes like Airbnb and Stayz accommodations, especially if you want to try something new. These boats are well-maintained and are held to high standards by their owners. Booking one of them is an excellent decision as it puts you close to everything Yamba has to offer.

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