Imagine the allure of living on a boat, where your dreams of tranquility and nature come alive. Look no further, as we present you with an extraordinary opportunity to experience this enchanting lifestyle. Picture yourself gently swaying to sleep and waking up to the soothing sounds of nature, surrounded by the breathtaking beauty of a clear, glassy lagoon, with magnificent marine life right at your doorstep.
Welcome aboard the Nirvana Houseboat, where your dreams can become a reality. This remarkable vessel can accommodate up to 24 guests, making it ideal for a variety of occasions, from corporate gatherings and family vacations to birthday parties and wedding celebrations. It comprises an upper deck, which can house 10 guests, and a lower deck that can accommodate 16 guests. With a total of 9 cabins capable of accommodating 20 guests, along with 2 double sleep couches in the living room, the boat can comfortably accommodate an additional 4 guests.
The lower deck serves as the primary entertainment area, featuring a spacious 45-square-meter floating platform extending from the fore-deck. Here, you can enjoy delightful barbecue facilities, soak up the sun, and indulge in invigorating swims. The fore-deck, a vast wind-free space adjacent to the lounge, offers a unique dining area with awe-inspiring views and shaded outdoor seating. It provides the perfect setting to savour meals while immersing yourself in the picturesque surroundings.
There is no onboard bar facility. The Nirvana Houseboat is self-catering.
There are no catering services. The Nirvana Houseboat is self-catering.
Onboard sound system with Bluetooth connection is available, should you wish to bring your own music.
There are strict rules and regulations around loud music, as you are in a national park area as well as been considerate towards guests in the other boathouses.
Lower Deck: (accommodates 16 guests)
Lounge area - spacious with gas fireplace, leading to large, wind-free fore-deck. Ideal for dining with a view, equipped with tables and chairs.
Kitchen - state-of-the-art and fully equipped with a large gas stove, oven, and fridge. All kitchen utensils, crockery, and cutlery provided. Just bring your food and drink.
5 bedrooms - 2 spacious with double beds, 3 with 2 singles (convertible to doubles). 1 bedroom features 2 comfortable bunk beds (4 sleepers).
3 full bathrooms - flush toilets, large pentagonal showers, and basins.
Fore-deck - expansive, wind-free area connected to the lounge, perfect for unique dining experiences with breathtaking views and shaded seating.
Floating platform - 45 square meters, accessible from the fore-deck, offering barbecue facilities, sunbathing, and swimming.
Upper Deck (accommodates 10 guests):
Access via staircases from the aft- or fore-deck.
Spacious lounge with wrap-around views, ample space for relaxation, and a bar-counter area.
2 bedrooms with 2 single beds (convertible to doubles) each.
1 smaller bedroom with a comfortable double bed (not convertible).
2 double sleeper couches in the lounge area.
Deck - large area for lounging and sunbathing.
Full bathroom - flush toilet, large pentagonal shower, and basin.
The Nirvana Houseboat is a stationary vessel and does not cruise around.
The dedicated staff is available 24/7 and located nearby onshore. They will shuttle you to and from the houseboat using a leisure boat whenever needed.
Immerse yourself in the Kraalbaai experience with a range of exciting activities. Enjoy thrilling watersports such as kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding (SUP), tube riding, wakeboarding, water skiing, kitesurfing, fishing, and boat trips including day and sunset cruises. Explore scenic hiking trails and indulge in mountain biking adventures. For a more serene experience, bird watching is a must, and you can even arrange for onboard massages on the boat deck.
Remember to pack clothes, food, and toiletries, as well as a camera, hat, and sunblock.
We also suggest bringing a cooler box, angling equipment, walking shoes, binoculars, bird and mammal reference books, and any equipment or gear for water-based activities.
Amenities, Entertainment & Recreation
For your relaxation and entertainment Nirvana Houseboat has the following facilities, for more details please speak to your yacht charter broker.
'Nirvana Houseboat ' Charter Rates & Destinations
Sept 2021 – Aug 2022 Season Information
Winter and Summer season
R18,700 per unit per night
R19,800 per unit per night
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