19 March 2021
Quality Tourism Accredited Business
1 June 2020
Open for Business
Our 4 houseboats are open again for business. We have completed all the COVID19 Safety requirements and training to ensure a wonderful relaxed holiday for you and your family and friends on the houseboats. Plus we have the wonderful Sheila - who has helped for many years with the cleaning of our boats. Our houseboats have always maintained a high standard of cleanliness and we have even stepped it up a notch, so rest assured fresh clean linen and sparkling surfaces. See you on the boats soon!
16 July 2019
River Tales on 2 Oceans FM
Listen to Pamela Winter and Beth Cummings on Tow Oceans FM talk about what's going on up the Blackwood River. THis week they talk about Pelicans and how they are very communal. Find out More!
13 June 2019
River Tales – 2 OceansFM with Pam Winter
Exciting times up the river with the rain and wild weather. Cosy up in the houseboats with heating and insulation.
Whales in Augusta now and Houseboats partnered with whale watch tours offering a night on board the boats and discounted whale watch tickets.
Pam talks: Lower Blackwood Landcare and supporting farmers to restore waterways in the catchment area.
Listen here to 5 minutes.
30 May 2019
Augusta Whale Watch River Stay
We've partnered up with Whale Watch Western Australia to offer guests a unique opportunity.
If you are in Augusta - we have an exclusive Whale Watch Offer available including one night on board our houseboats (moored in West Bay)- maximum 4 people and tickets to enjoy a whale watch experience, with 10% discount off your individual whale watch tickets. Email us for your whale watch ticket code to redeem your 10% off tickets and to make your river stay houseboat booking.
EXCLUSIVE PERTH DEAL: We are also offering a Perth deal with Whale Watch WA inc: Perth Bus Transfers, Busselton Jetty, local produce tasting - wine/cheese/chocolate, Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, stay aboard Blackwood River Houseboat and whale watch tour.
Click on the Book Now below, on Augusta Humpbacks and you can make your booking.
(One night stay is subject to availability of our houseboats and is in conjunction only with Whale Watch Western Australia).
22 May 2019
Pam on 2OceansFM
Ever wondered why our boats are named Allira, Storm and River? Find out in this 2OceansFM Augusta Community Radio interview with owner Pamela Winter.
Pam will be a regular on 2 Oceans FM on Tuesday afternoons talking about the goings on, on the Blackwood River. You can listen live here: https://2oceansfm.com.au/
Listen to her 5 minute interview.
20 February 2019
Rediscover Augusta – Houseboat Video
Great video captured by the Augusta Margaret River Tourism Board showcasing all the wonderful things to do in and around Augusta, including taking a houseboat up the Blackwood River. We had a great time shooting this video, thank you for visiting us!
7 September 2018
2018 MRCCI Telstra Business Awards – Environmental Excellence plus Micro & Magnificent
Our business has been set up with minimal impact to country. Our base and boats are all completely off grid, solar panels, rain water, fully sealed vessels, 0 emission motors and swing moorings with no bank access.
26 February 2018
Houseboat holiday captured on video
24 January 2018
Spring is Orchid Season
Take a self-guided bush walk and discover the many different types of orchids. You'll be impressed by what you find in this biodiversity hotspot.