Breede River Houseboats

Breede River Houseboats

As the name indicates the Breede River House Boats are located at Malagas on the Breede River near Swellendam in the Western Cape of South Africa.

Houseboats In South Africa

Breede River Houseboats

The Breede River is one of the largest, most navigable rivers in South Africa. You are able to cruise for about 30 km to the river mouth and about 10 km upstream with the houseboats. The river is tidal for 55 km upstream from the mouth and there are a few sandbanks to keep in consideration when navigating the boats.

Breede River Houseboats

Western Cape House Boat Holiday

The Breede River House Boats in the Western Cape  are sturdy, safe and easy to drive with all the comforts you need to spend a relaxing holiday on the water.

Self Catering Houseboats in The Garden Route

Breede River Houseboats

The Houseboats are ideal for self catering holidays in the Garden Route, and offers a fully fitted kitchen with a fridge, gas stove with oven and a scullery. A sliding door separates the fore cabin from the main area, providing privacy and an undisturbed sleep to those who need to go to bed earlier. In the fore cabin is a double bed, as well as a single bed. The table arrangement in the main cabin folds down to form the second double bed. A separate compartment houses a hot water shower, wash hand
basin and Porta Potty.

Breede River Bird Watching

Breede River Houseboats

The outdoor cockpit area is ideal for fishing or just relaxing in the sun on the Breede River. There is an easy access platform with a ladder at the stern for swimming. The rooftop deck is ideal for tanning or bird watching.

Overnight in a Houseboat on the Breede River

Guest on the Houseboats may sleep anywhere they choose within the designated overnight limits of the Breede River – simply lower the anchor and make sure it is secured.

The boats are only hired as follow with no exceptions.

  • Weekend: Friday @16h00 to Monday@ 09h00. 3 nights
  • Midweek: Monday @ 16h00 to Friday @ 09h0. 4 nights

Amenities on Breede River Houseboats

  • KITCHEN: electrical refrigerator, gas stove with oven and a scullery.
  • LINEN: One double duvet, duvet cover, two double sheets, four pillows and pillowcases are provided.
  • Sleeping bags can be hired at an additional fee.

The boat sleeps a MAXIMUM of FIVE persons (Two Doubles  and One Single Bunk)