Airbnb boats you can rent for the night

Change up your usual Airbnb stay and spend the night on a superyacht, masted sailboat or houseboat.

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You don’t have to be rich and famous to spend the night on a yacht or sailboat. Airbnb actually offers a long list of properties that let you sleep out on the water.

Take your pick from tycoon-style yachts with extras like private chefs, or go for a floating bachelor pad-style houseboat with a hot tub on deck. The choice is yours!


The paddle Boat Coonawarra

The Coonawarra

Location: Mildura, Victoria

Moored at Mildura riverfront, the Coonawarra is a historic paddle boat with modern facilities that's been converted to a cruise vessel with 40 private rooms. Self-service breakfast is provided and guest can enjoy a drink and watch the views of the river.

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Luxury on the water

Luxury Boat

Location: Docklands, Victoria

A romantic and luxurious accommodation option, this 32-foot Mustang LE.Sports Cruiser Boat will surely make you feel like you're in a 5-star hotel. Unique forms of transportation, like bikes, kayaks and hot air balloons, are also available just nearby.

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Crystal Blue

Crystal Blue

Location: Gold Coast, Queensland

Get a taste of how the other half lives with a night on Crystal Blue. This 80-foot yacht has room for eight people across four bedrooms. It comes with its own skipper and stewardess, and during your stay it will cruise around Broadwater. Up the VIP experience by adding a private chef to your time on board.

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The Cube

The Cube

Location: Murray Bridge, South Australia

There's no mystery in the name of this place. This floating eco pod is simply box shaped. Inside there's a big bedroom and modern living space, but it's the outside space that really sells it. A terrace skirts the vessel and is home to beanbags, a Baby Q, an esky and two egg-shaped swing chairs. Finishing touches include a breakfast pack of bacon, eggs, avocado, tomatoes, milk and bread that'll be waiting for you on arrival.

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Heart Noosa River

Heart Noosa River

Location: Noosa, Queensland

Noosa's main street and a string of beaches are all easily accessible from this vessel. The boat itself is an 11-metre yacht with a double bedroom suitable for two people. It's a homey space. Expect bookshelves, a guitar and games including chess sprinkled around. There's also a little kitchen, but if you don't want to cook, there's a cluster of restaurants close by.

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Nautical Bed & Breakfast

Nautical Bed & Breakfast

Location: Melbourne, Victoria

Linger over a continental breakfast in bed on board this sailboat B&B, before heading out to explore the sights of Melbourne. The Melbourne Star Observation Wheel, Flagstaff Gardens and the Eureka Skydeck 88 are all easily accessible from this vessel. Get back just before dusk and you can watch the sunset from the deck.

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Romantic Yacht at Palm Beach, Pittwater

Romantic Yacht at Palm Beach

Location: Pittwater, New South Wales

This luxury yacht at Palm Beach is a big hit with couples. You can spend all day sunbathing on deck or jumping off into the water when you want to swim. For a little bit extra you can order a gourmet seafood platter to share, or arrange to take a cruise around the bays and beaches of Pittwater.

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Boat at Hillarys

Location: Hillarys, Western Australia

Set on the water at Hillarys Boat Harbour, this sportscruiser with lounge area, bathroom, kitchen facilities and an outdoor bbq hotplate resides. If you don't feel like cooking, the restaurants and bars of Sorrento Quay are within walking distance, or you can just relax on deck.

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Savanah

Bavaria

Location: Sydney, New South Wales

Moored on Lavender Bay on the lower north shore of Sydney, Bavaria is a classic masted yacht. Its interior is nautical through and through. Expect high shine wood and blue and white furnishings. One of the highlights of a stay on this two-bedroom boat is the option to take a sunset cruise into Sydney Harbour that will sail you past the Opera House and Harbour Bridge as dusk falls over the city.

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Looking for more options? Check out the boats for hire on sites like Airbnb

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Alexia on the Murray

Alexia on the Murray

Location: White Sands, Murray Bridge, South Australia

Wake up to picturesque scenes of the Murray River on the Alexia. This two-level boat stay features a rustic atmosphere with a full dining room, living room, kitchen and separate bedrooms. Grab a bottle of your favourite wine and watch the sunset from your private balcony.

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Hasta La Vista boat

Hasta La Vista

Location: Mannum, South Australia

Perfect for solo travellers or a couple, the Hasta La Vista is a cozy houseboat located at Mannum Waters Marina. The stay features two sleeping areas and has the ability to be moored or self-driven. Fitted with a barbeque, you'll be able to fire it up for a classic lunch on the water.

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Modern Luxury 2br dutch barge

Modern Luxury 2br dutch barge

Location: Goolwa, South Australia.

Escape to a slice of luxury on the Goolwa or Lower Murray River. Fitted with a full kitchen, lounge space, bedroom, bathroom (just to name a few), this modern barge is the perfect location for some rest and relaxation.

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