A large family or group of friends can be accommodated in total luxury onboard Desire, the largest boat in the River Murray Houseboat fleet.


Desire can accommodate up to 12 guests in five spacious bedrooms with queen-sized, split-apart beds, all with built-ins. Any additional guests can occupy a sixth room complete with sofa bed and concertina door for privacy.


Guests will find two stylish, modern bathrooms on board, as well as laundry facilities.


Fine dining is a breeze on Desire with a fully-equipped kitchen on board. The kitchen features stainless steel appliances including dishwasher and two-door fridge and freezer with ice and filtered chilled water dispenser. For less formal evenings, guests are welcome to cook up the day’s catch on the gourmet barbecue.


After dinner, guests can leave the dishes behind and ascend to the shaded upper deck where they can luxuriate in the six-person gas heated spa.


Desire is a deluxe and spacious houseboat for those wanting a six-star experience set among the picturesque beauty of the River Murray.

  • 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 separate third toilet and laundry facilities.
  • Fully-equipped kitchen with stainless steel appliances.
  • Air-conditioning in all bedrooms and lounges.
  • 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 spa and shaded area.
  • Gourmet barbecue.
  • Swim deck with V-type boat hitch.
  • Boat powered by two Yamaha 60hp four-stroke motors (generator?)and diesel Generator in the pontoon


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