Handy Houseboat Checklist

What’s on your houseboat*

  • Refrigerator/Freezer
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher*
  • Kettle
  • Toaster
  • Pots/Pans
  • Dishes, Cutlery and Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Pot
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Tea Towels
  • Linens/Pillows/Towels
  • TV/DVD/VCR
  • Clothes Hangers
  • Hot & Cold Water
  • Cleaning Supplies
  • Dishwashing Detergent
  • Iron and Ironing Board
  • Vacuum
  • Fly Spray
  • Toilet Paper
  • Garbage Bags
  • Biodegradable Soap
  • BBQ
  • Heating and Cooling
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Stereo/Sound System
  • Ice Box
  • Spa*
  • Sun Lounges*
  • Bar*
  • Fresh water
  • Marine Radio
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Life Jackets (emergency use only)
  • Torch
  • Fishing Rods
  • Guide book & Navigation Charts
  • Lessons/Briefing

*Not on all boats – check with your houseboat hirer’s list of what’s provided.

What you should bring

  • Food
  • Beverages
  • Personal Toiletries
  • Drinking Water
  • Ice
  • First Aid Kit
  • Beach Towels
  • Torches
  • Batteries
  • Cameras
  • Hair Dryer
  • Binoculars
  • Phone and Charger
  • Games & Cards
  • Reading Material
  • Matches/Lighter
  • DVD’s and Videos
  • CD’s and MP3 players etc
  • Insect Repellent
  • Sunscreen
  • Paper Towels
  • Disposable Plates/Cutlery
  • Fishing Gear (Licence for NSW/VIC)
  • Recreational Life Jackets
  • Life Jackets for the Children
  • Axe / Firewood (May to November – wood not to be removed from National Parks)
  • Extra Blankets
  • Ski boat/Water Skis/Toys

Note: Consider using environmentally friendly products, i.e. phosphate free biodegradable detergents and soaps.
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