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About Houseboats Port Alfred
Self-drive holiday houseboats on the Kowie River. The fully equipped houseboats comfortably sleep 4 adults and a child for a memorable stay. A temporary skippers license will be arranged if you dont have one.
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Port Alfred, South Africa
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US$113,35 per adult
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Our family stayed on the houseboat at Port Alfred and had an amazing time on the river.Children had a wonderful time swimming and fishing and enjoying nature in such a unique way.Will definitely be back! Thank you for taking such good care of us!

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Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Stunning river to visit. House boat was not clean and ablutions / heads were not usable due to the smell

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Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great experience!! The silence at sunset is unbelievable. The kids love the fishing experience. Recommend anybody to book a trip!

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Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Having rented a houseboat from Houseboats Port Alfred on numerous occasions over the past 10 or so years, which was always superb, we found this recent experience disappointing in that the boat looked 'tired and tatty' and the motor sounded same. Booking error was made...More

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Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Family enjoyed houseboat experience. However the deposit refund that was only partially paid back did put a damper on the outcome of the holiday. In our opinion, no value for money. How can you consume 3 tanks of fuel in 3 days??????????? What is the...More

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Date of experience: December 2018
Thank brendak561
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful experience! Was very tranquil and the bird life was abundant. Nature was beautiful and the night on the river very quiet and relaxed. Facilities on the boat were excellent and staff very friendly and efficient.

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Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 24 November 2018

Brilliant experience - a real escape into the beauty of nature. The perfect way to unwind, relax & bond!

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 21 September 2018

It was an experience of a lifetime as it was our 1st and overall there is not much you can do to make it better and the kowie is the perfect river to have the boat.More

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Date of experience: July 2018
Thank andreplastic2018
HouseboatsPA, Owner at Houseboats Port Alfred, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

We are so glad that you chose Houseboats Port Alfred for your first houseboating experience! You are 100% correct, we are blessed to have such a beautiful river where couples can escape to be spoilt by the silence and tranquillity of nature. We look forward...More

Reviewed 19 September 2018

We loved our getaway on the houseboat. The vessel has everything you need, the beds are comfortable and everything works as it should. Check in and briefing was smooth and efficient as was the checking out and the deposit was payed back quickly with no...More

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Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kerenrobyn
HouseboatsPA, Owner at Houseboats Port Alfred, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Thank you Keren for sharing this beautiful review of your experience. We are so happy to hear that some people still find and enjoy the magic of a night spent out in nature. Until we have the pleasure of hosting you again, stay well and...More

Reviewed 27 April 2018

A unique experience; took one out for one night and enjoyed every moment of it. The Kowie River is beautiful and navigating it with a house boat means you have all the space and comfort whilst enjoying beautiful views. The highlight was definitely anchoring under...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank woudo
HouseboatsPA, Owner at Houseboats Port Alfred, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

Dear Woudo, Many thanks for your beautiful review. We look forward to making your next experience with us as enjoyable as this recent one! Warm Regards, Houseboats Port Alfred Team.

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Andre M
15 January 2019|
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Response from HouseboatsPA | Property representative |
Hi Andre, many thanks for your enquiry. This is a great choice if looking for a unique experience! Yes a permit is required, and we can arrange a temporary one for you at a small fee. There is a gas stove, gas oven as... More
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