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Mary River Houseboats - Day Rentals

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Mind blowing Adventure

We came across the Houseboats by accident when we stopped in at a pub nearby for lunch. I couldn’t... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
NikkiB1825
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Rockhampton, Australia
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Self-Drive Nature Cruise near Kakadu

Australia's Kakadu National Park has extraordinary scenery and wild-life and on the way from Darwin... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Antony B
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Mary River Houseboats are situated on the calm waters of Corroboree Billabong, approximately ninety minutes drive southeast from Darwin. Come and experience the beauty of the wetlands and the wilderness of this pristine river system. Whether it be...more
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Corroboree-Billabong Rd | Corroboree, Marrakai, Northern Territory 0822, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came across the Houseboats by accident when we stopped in at a pub nearby for lunch. I couldn’t stop thinking about how good they looked and we had a few days spare so we rang at 11am and jagged a unbooked large boat. At...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Australia's Kakadu National Park has extraordinary scenery and wild-life and on the way from Darwin to Kakadu there are some beautiful rivers and wetlands to visit. At Coroboree, Mary River Houseboats provides an opportunity to wander along the Mary River close to birds and crocodiles....More

Thank Antony B
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay overnight on the house boat! We took our 4 kids and hired fishing rods and that kept them busy. We saw crocs and many kinds of water birds including Jabiru, egret, pelicans, ducks and brolgas. It was so good being...More

Thank Kasia T
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

I’ll just explain the strange title and why I took off a star: our houseboat was called Joyce and it wasn’t very well designed, with the pilot unable to see the starboard bank from the steering wheel. This made steering difficult. It was also shorter...More

Thank TheOExpress
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Awesome way too see crocs, big ones too,and bird life. We also spotted buffalo. It’s worth doing two nights if you have the time - better value and you’ll see more as you get better at knowing what to look for. Don’t look under the...More

Thank Jesse J
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights and can’t rate this experience high enough. Nick and staff were very friendly and helpful. Houseboat was amazing as with the nature that surrounded us highly recommended. Houseboat has everything you need and was clean and tidy. Thanks again will be...More

Thank tonia186
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

We heard through friends about the bbq pontoon for a day. There were 4 of us on the 6 person pontoon & we had the best day out together. We were hoping to see some crocodiles & we were not disappointed, one in particular was...More

Thank Renee B
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

This has to be on everyone's to do this, great experience. We did 2 nights on a house boat. Everything is supplied. Has a full size fridge and linen is all supplied. Heaps of Crocodile to see and bird life. Good fun fishing too. Don't...More

Thank Carrickman16
Reviewed 2 July 2018

We just got back from 2 nights and 3 days out on 'Carol' and had a ball. The boat itself has everything you can possibly need - including all linen and kitchen supplies. Beds are comfy and shower is HOT with good pressure. Driving the...More

Thank Katrina B
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Such an amazing experience on your house boat. Surrounded by nature (big crocs included) all in the safety and luxury of the house boat. Comfortable bedrooms, shower and toilet with a large kitchen. Beautiful deck to fish and sit while cruising along the Billabong. Very...More

Thank Kim D
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kevlaine
29 June 2018|
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Response from George P | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Mary River Houseboats is located about an hour from Darwin and is quite remote. They do have an office at Mary River, but understandably, it is not manned 24/7. Instead they tend to be at the office mid morning until... More
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