Helpful Food & Supplies Checklist

Food and fun are a big part of a great houseboat holiday. Here’s another handy list of the basics to take on your houseboat. With a full kitchen to enjoy and a BBQ you’ll love cooking, laughing and creating memories on the Murray River.

The Murray River region is a Fruit Fly Free Zone. Be aware of the rules!

Food

  • Butter / Margarine
  • Sugar / Sweeteners
  • Tea / Coffee / Milo
  • Breakfast Cereals
  • Milk – Fresh / Longlife
  • Flour & Rice
  • Salt / Pepper / Spices
  • Chutney/Mayonnaise/Pickles
  • Sauces Tomato etc.
  • Vinegar / Mustards
  • Cooking Oil
  • Jam / Vegemite / Honey
  • Pasta / Cheese
  • Eggs
  • Tinned foods
  • Alfoil / Glad Wrap

Meats

  • Bacon / Fritz
  • Sliced Beef / Ham
  • Steak / Sausages / Chops
  • Mince / Roasts / Chicken

Vegetables

  • Purchase at your location
  • Potatoes / Onions
  • Carrots / Lettuce
  • Tomatoes / Avocados
  • Apples / Oranges etc.

Refreshments

  • Cordial / Soft drinks
  • Beer / Wines
  • Spirits / Liqueurs
  • Soda / Mineral water
  • Extra drinking water

Nibbles

  • Nuts / Chips / Twisties
  • Sweets / Chocolate
  • Dry / Sweet Biscuits
  • Dips / Olives / Salami

Entertainment

  • Pads, Pens, Games,
  • Books, Magazines
  • Cards & Board Games
  • DVD’s and CD’s
  • Video Games consule
  • Fishing gear
  • Binoculars
  • Electronic devices & chargers

Miscellaneous

  • Insect Sprays
  • Aeroguard
  • Soap
  • Sun Cream
  • First Aid Supplies/Panadol
  • Tissues
  • Moisturiser
  • Toothpaste etc.
  • Facewashers
  • Needle and Threads
  • Ice (can be supplied)
  • Firewood (can be supplied)

Personal

  • Clothing / Swimwear
  • Beach Towels
  • Shoes / Hats / Toiletries
  • Lifejackets

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

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