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Wangi and Beyond Houseboats



Wangi is a beautiful coastal town full of history and a caring community. Wangi has many beautiful hidden bays, wonderful walking tracks, bike paths which lead to wonderful restaurants, clubs, pubs and coffee shops, bakeries, pizza shops and an IGA/bottle shop all within walking distance to your boat's departure point. Everything you need before you venture out onto the beautiful Lake Macquarie where you can explore the hidden bays. Anchor on the beautiful Northern side for the breathtaking sunrises and then on the southern side of Wangi for the relaxing Sunsets. Enjoy your complimentary bottle of wine as the sun goes down. Pulbah island and Dobell park are easily accessible by your Dingy to explore, swim on the sandy shores and play at the park or walk to the main street to explore the different shops that Wangi has to offer. No Boating License Required : although some boating knowledge is preferred. There is no boating license required as our houseboats do not exceed 10 knots. We show brief you with a short safety DVD in our shop and then provide a full briefing on board the vessel. We drive you off the Jetty till you feel comfortable to take the wheel to explore beautiful Lake Macquarie. On your return we will drive you back to the Jetty, this will be organised with you on the day. Children : The boats are great fun for families and children. We provide lifejackets for your children (please call us to discuss your child’s age) to wear at all times whilst on the boats to ensure they are always safe. You are more than welcome and we encourage you to bring a life jacket for your child and we recommend that it adheres to Australian standards for your child's age and weight. PAYMENT Deposit- A Deposit of $500.00 is required to confirm bookings, the balance of the total hire charge must be paid 2 weeks prior to departure Full payment of your rental is required 2 weeks prior to your departure. Cash, Visa and Mastercard payments are accepted. Direct deposits/transfers are also accepted and receipts to be emailed to wangiandbeyond@gmail.com. No cheque's please. Security Deposit - Wangi and Beyond Houseboat's require a security bond of $2000 for the duration of your holiday. You may choose this to be done with a credit card authorization or you can pay a cash bond or direct deposit. If you choose to do a cash bond, this will be deposited into our bank account and will be returned approximately within 7 days. No Cash will be returned. The security deposit will be refunded minus the fuel charges and any excessive cleaning charges if this occurs. The midweek hire rate does not include a Friday, Saturday or Sunday night Check-in times may vary but range between 9am-1pm Checkout times range between 10am-12pm PROHIBITED : Electrical Appliances such as (Hair dryers, straighteners), Pets, Generators, Portable BBQS, , Candles, Fireworks, coffee machines are strictly prohibited due to safety regulations.

Check In: 12:00

Check Out: 10:00

Phone: +61403660618
Mobile: 0450 954 924


  • Barbeque
  • Communal Kitchen
  • Communal TV
  • Ice
  • Internet Access
  • Linen Provided
  • Off Street Parking/Garage Available

Map & Directions

287 Watkins Road, Wangi Wangi Lake Macquarie NSW 2267 Australia


Directions from Sydney- Approx 90minutes Take M1 Motorway from Sydney , continue to the Western Side of Lake Macquarie. Take Morisset turnoff from M1. Right hand turn into Morisset, continue along this road through towns of Dora Creek. This road is called Wangi Wangi Rd, turn right into Wangi Wangi onto Summerhill drive ( don't worry if you miss this entrance as you can take the next entrance ). Continue along Summerhill drive until you reach a T intersection-turn right here onto Dobell drive, this will lead you past the primary school and into Wangi town, turn left at Watkins RD, our shop is 287 Watkins RD Wangi. Parking is free in our carpark in the street behind our shop called Kent place.

Cancellation Policy

If your trip is disrupted due to Covid-19 lockdowns we are happy to move your dates. Cancellations are allowed with more than 30 days notice. The deposit less a $100 administration fee will be returned or Deposits are transferable to alternate dates within a 12-month period if dates are available. Deposit refunds for cancellations within 30 days of the hire commencement date will only be refunded once the vessel has been rebooked for the same dates if the dates are less than your booking a $200 booking fee will be charged from the deposit. Full payment must be made 2 weeks prior to check-in. Cancellation within 2 weeks will result in full loss of payment unless the vessel is rebooked for that period. Change of dates are not allowed within 30 days of your departure loss of bond will charged if you choose to change your dates within 30 days although we will refund this if the boat is rebooked for your dates. Prior to 30 days you can have 2 changes within the year additional charges may be incurred if the dates you choose are more expensive.