Starting from $3,500*

Indulge in Relaxation and luxury is what Desire is all about!

Desire can accommodate up to 12 guests comfortably in five spacious bedrooms with queen-sized, split-apart beds, any additional guests can occupy a sixth room complete with sofa bed and concertina door for added privacy. Guests will find two modern bathrooms on board, as well as laundry facilities.

The open plan, fully equipped kitchen is a breeze to prepare any meals, features a side by side two-door fridge/freezer with ice and filtered chilled water dispenser. There is also a gourmet barbecue on the front deck. Relax on the comfortable large lounge area and take in the picturesque beauty of the River Murray with its panoramic views.

Bosting a beautifully shaded upper deck area where you can immerse yourself in the luxuriate six-person gas heated spa. Experience the peace and quite that the river has to offer.

Come stay awhile, where on river time!


  • Five bedrooms featuring queen-sized split apart beds, all with built-ins
  • Sixth room fitted with fold-out sofa bed and concertina door for privacy
  • Two bathrooms with laundry facilities
  • Fully equipped kitchen with stainless steel appliances
  • DeLonghi Nespresso Coffee Pod Machine
  • Air-conditioning in all bedrooms and lounges
  • Starlink-high internet
  • 50-inch flat screen TV with DVD player
  • MP3, CD and iPod compatible sound system
  • Dining area to accommodate up to 12 guests
  • Upper deck with six-person gas spa and shaded area
  • Gourmet barbecue
  • Swim deck with V-type boat hitch
  • Boat powered by two Yamaha 60hp four-stroke motors and diesel Generator in the pontoon.

As a member of HHA, Desire at River Murray Houseboats, Renmark/Paringa is proudly presented by Houseboat Bookings.

* Starting from price based on minimum 3 night off-peak hire rate including GST.
Unless otherwise stated the prices quoted are for the hire of the houseboat regardless of the number of people on board.

Rates of Hire

Check-In: 15:00 Check-Out: 10:00
Sept-Nov, Feb-May
Dec/Jan, School Hols
Christmas (5-7 nights): $6,700. 4 night min stay over our peak period. Stays of 5 and 6 nights also available.
Weekend3 Nights$3500$4100N/A
Midweek4 Nights$3500$4100$5700
Long Weekend
Long Weekend4 Nights$3900$4400$5700
Week7 Nights$4800$5400$6700
New Years Week
New Years Week7 Nights$8100
Easter5 Nights$6500
SecurityDEPOSIT: $600BOND: $1500
Payment Options
Payment OptionsCash, Cheque, EFT, Money Order
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Availability Calendar

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PLEASE NOTE: Calendar availability information is provided by the owner and should be treated as a guide only. All bookings need to be confirmed with the owner.
Last updated: 22/02/2024

Additional Features


  • Secure parking
  • Spa pool
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Linen supplied
  • Upper sundeck
  • Sundeck canopy
  • Reverse cycle a/c
  • Motor(s): 4 stroke
  • Boat hitch

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