The Historic Lodge, Boatshed , Cottage & unique “Glamping” units - Gypsy Caravans, Safari tents, Treehouse & Boatcabin are set in 2 acres of creative, tropical, water-front gardens, rich in bird life - Enjoy nature on the river, in stylish comfort!
Welcome to the Boathouse!
The Boathouse is perfect for a romantic weekend. It has been converted into spectacular yet affordable accommodation, with heaps of character and two large rooms. There is a comfortable sitting room with kitchenette complete with oven, hot plates, sink and tea/coffee making facilities. There is a couch that can be used as a single bed. The boating decor, complete with antique boating accessories, painted waves & clouds, high ceiling, Stable doors and Cedar finishes creates a unique ambience!
The next door bedroom is lined with sweet smelling Japanese Cedar and has charming decor including model boats, bronze propellor, old travel trunks and rustic wall mounted textile. The Queen bed has a spectacular and high level view straight down the river through the shell of the old Slipway. Enjoy the ducks in the water below or dancing fantails and the occassional swinging possum in the rafters of the old slipway, just outside the large viewing window.
There are two private decks with garden and river views. A short walk away (less than a minute) is the central facilities block with showers and toilets.
- 3 Phase Power Outlet
- Bed Linen Provided
- Benchtop Oven
- Clothes Line
- Cooking Utensils
- Dining Table
- Internet access (wireless) - extra charge
- Non Smoking
- Queen Size Bed
- Separate, shared Bathroom
- Separate, shared Toilets
- Separate, shared Shower Facilities
- Single Bed
- Tea & Coffee Supplies
We are looking forward to welcome you in the near future!
Large, central water view deck complete with marquee and with café style seating for large groups, BBQ and Gazebo. We have our own Jetty and pontoon, ideal for swimming and Kayaks for hire.
Only the lower Boat shed is off-limits to children.
Interaction with guests
Some guests like privacy, while others like interaction and guidance on local attractions and events. We are happy to help when asked.
Other things to note
The Pagoda Lodge Estate comprises 2 acres of gardens and mature trees. There are creative, multi-tiered grounds offering many private and tranquil spaces. There is a gentle flowing river and wide views to the Inlet and adjacent, large Historic Pa Site. As such, we have plentiful and varied bird-life. Please respect our wildlife and do not feed the ducks.
The river is a fish reserve, so no fishing allowed. No children in the old boat shed (lower level) and no swimming without supervision of parents.
1. No smoking inside
2. Please wash, dry and put away all plates and kitchenware after each meal
3. As we are subtropical, please put all sweet things in the fridge and clean surfaces well after food or drink to avoid unwanted insects.
4. Please dispose of sanitary items in bins provided in the central facilities block (not in the toilet)
5. Please take trash and recycle items to the disposal area (back of central block) to avoid ants etc. as we have a subtropical climate
6. Please supervise children if swimming or kayaking in the river
7. Only drink from the filter tap in the central kitchen
The Boat house has its own kitchen, and crockery, cookware and cutlery. If you borrow any extra items from the large Central Kitchen in the nearby amenities block, kindly return them to where you found them. Similarly please don't leave any Boathouse items in the central kitchen.
Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund. Cancel within 7 days of your trip and the reservation is non-refundable.
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The owners, Kathy and Stephen Frewen, spent more than 20 years in Asia and were immediately drawn to the harmonious balance of “earth, wind and water”. The pagoda roofs, the variety of rare and mature trees, the tranquil river and the abundant bird life all create a certain magic, now enhanced by the serene Buddhas from Borobudur.