Hire Rates

From a low $37 per person per day (calculated on 7 day hire 12 persons OFF PEAK) to $86 per person per day (calculated on 7 day hire 12 persons over New Year)

Sep/Dec School Hols, Feb/May
Dec/Jan, School Hols
Weekend - 3 nights $2400 $2800 $3400
Midweek - 4 nights $2500 $2900 $3600
Long Weekend - 4 nights $2700 $3200 $3950
Week - 7 nights $3100 $3950 $5600
Easter - 5 nights     $5200
Christmas - 7 nights     $5900
New Year - 7 nights     $7200

Extra nights by negotiation.

Owners reserve the right to change the Tariff rates at any time.

Normal boarding is from Monday to Friday.

Deposit: $ 500 payable at time of booking to hold dates. Balance is payable 8 weeks prior to hire commencement date. If booking is taken within 8 weeks of intended departure date, full payment is required at the time of booking.

Security Bond: $ 1,000. Payable by cash to management on day of boarding, and residual repaid upon disembarkation, after deductions for charges (includes fuel, loss and damage).

Damage: In the event of insurable damage occurring during the hire period, the hirer will be responsible to pay the policy excess of $2000 for each and every claim. This will be the limit of liability in terms of hire conditions. Policy excess will be payable to management upon disembarking the vessel, or when damage is located.

Fireworks, sparklers, animals, birds, chainsaws, axes, firearms, or own fuel ( of any kind ) are NOT allowed on board HYPNOTIC.

HYPNOTIC is a NON SMOKING Vessel (Inside). An extra cleaning charge of $500 will be applied for any breach of this policy, or if smoking is detected within the vessel.

There are smoking receptacles on the rear deck for use. Under NO circumstances is smoking permitted on the front deck, rear carpeted stairwell, upper deck area, or on the port side of the vessel (left side of the vessel facing forward) for safety reasons.

HYPNOTIC owners are members of the Houseboat Hirers Association and must comply with houseboat standard requirements. ie Insurance, Safety & Marine regulations.

Payment & Contact Details

EFT: supplied upon request

Cheque made out to: DC & RL Binney

Postal Address: PO Box 3060, Port Lincoln  South Australia  5606

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Mobile:  0427 011 091

Ration Run

Renmark Hotel Phone 8586 6755, they will deliver your drink supplies straight to the boat!
Shopping. Renmark has numerous shopping options for supplies.

  • Woolworths Supermarket - use Click and Collect to order your groceries prior to arrival.
  • Foodland
  • BWS

Ice is available at the mooring site.