Frequently Asked Questions

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Yes from the Arnhem highway there is 18 kms of sealed road and the last 4 kms is unsealed into the carpark. This unsealed section is graded every 6 weeks during the season and only a little slippery if we have had a lot of rain early or late in the season (please phone 0400 246 966 if concerned).
No, the houseboats have 12v plugs for charging only.
Yes bring your 12V charger, the houseboats have 12v plugs for charging and running all small devices even small voltage fridges!
Yes Telstra only over most of the Billabong.
Yes but an extra boat must be tied to the side and not at the back of the houseboat.
Yes. Our 3 and 4 person day boats and our larger fishing boat Renegade 570 are all available some with discounted rates when hired at the same time as a houseboat.
The bond can be paid by Cash credit card or on a debit card on arrival. The bond will be refunded once the boat has been checked over. With credit cards and debit cards the money can take up to 3 business days to reach your account.
The average cost of fuel for the Houseboats on a two night stay will be between $30-$50 when driven as instructed.
Not comfortably, the top bunks on the small houseboats are designed for children however 6 adults will comfortably stay on the three large houseboats.
Yes we give you an extensive lesson and they are very easy for beginners to drive.
Yes the Houseboats and BBQ boats are crocodile safe they are fully caged above one meter so as long as you are abiding by our rules - No Swimming No leaning over the water, yes they are croc safe.
NO SWIMMING No entering the water at all. There are crocodiles in all the waterways.
Yes.
Yes we have rods, tackle and landing nets to hire.
You need to purchase ice before you arrive at the Billabong. The closest coming from Jabiru is at Mary River Wilderness Retreat or from Darwin at Corroboree Park Tavern.
Yes there is a 4 burner stove with oven and griller.
Yes all houseboats and BBQ boats have a BBQ.
Yes there is 150 ltr fridge with small freezer on all houseboats.
Yes there is 200 litres of Drinking Water on board each houseboat.
Yes. All linen pillows and towels are provided.
All your own food personal gear repellents sunscreen an extra esky for drinks is also recommended. All crockery cutlery cooking utensils pots pans and linen are on board.
The houseboats must be driven by an adult 21 years or older.
No we hire Thermocells which we believe work better and are safer. We would prefer no naked flames or candles on the boats. Any dripped wax will incur an extra cleaning charge.
Mosquito coils are only permitted if they are burnt while in an appropriate container.