Tin Can Bay's Luxury Afloat houseboat holidays and vacations are second to none.  When searching for holiday house boat accommodation in Fraser Island, Tin Can Bay, Rainbow Beach, Hervey Bay, Noosa Heads or anywhere on the Cooloola Coast Queensland Australia, make sure you think of us. Not only do we offer great rates for boating accommodation, Luxury Afloat are also a wealth of information on the whole region.  Specialists in not only houseboat rentals, they offer their services, from Hervey Bay Whale Watching tours, Fraser Island 4WD rentals and Rainbow Beach Camping facilities to the Tin Can Bay Seafood festival in September.  Our house boats offer home luxuries whilst cruising the waters of Tin Can Bay and the Great Sandy Strait, including CD players, TV, Stoves, Hot water showers and even double cabins in our self-contained luxury boat houses, your vacation will let you explore the Rainbow Beach region at your pace.  Keep an eye out for the dugongs, sea turtles, dingos, amazing birdlife and of course the dolphins and fish.  Fill up on seafood and spend each evening watching the sun go down, and, more spectacularly, the moon come up in the waters of Tin Can Bay.
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Luxury Afloat Home Cruisers offer a gateway to bold adventures and spectacular scenery as you explore Fraser Island and The Great Sandy Strait. What better way to see the largest sand island in the world and view sea, land and bird wildlife, than while cruising on a luxury house boat holiday from Tin Can Bay, Queensland, Australia.

Tin Can Bay is located north of Noosa Heads on the Cooloola Coast. Boasting sheltered waters, our region offers fantastic conditions for house boating trips and holidays. Luxury Afloat's highly rated (fully self-contained) houseboats provide the ultimate in lifestyle and comfort and are a fun way to explore this spectacular region.

Our world heritage area offers over 100 kilometers (60 Miles) of cruising waterways with pristine anchorages, perfect for any boathouse holiday in Queensland. Our safe luxury house boats give you the opportunity to stop when you choose, and take in the beauty of the Tin Can Bay area, while you find your own piece of personal paradise. Visit our Tin Can Bay tourism, holiday and local attractions page to view more on things to do and see during your house boating vacation in the Great Sandy Strait and Cooloola region.

Make sure to visit and feed the famous Tin Can Bay Dolphins (starring Mystique, son of Scary, the first dolphin to frequent our shores), or see Pelicans, Dugongs, sea Turtles and a myriad of Sea Birds and other sea life whilst house boating from Tin Can Bay.

Enjoy fantastic open water fishing and the many inlets to explore from Tin Can Bay to Kingfisher Bay, the Rainbow Beach area and even north to Sunshine Coast and Hervey Bay. This fisherman's paradise offers a huge variety of fish and crustaceans, including:

  • Luxury Afloat House Boats,  Tin Can Bay, Rainbow Beach and Fraser IslandBream
  • Tailer
  • Summer Whiting
  • Flathead
  • Trevally
  • Thread fish Salmon
  • Mackerel
  • Mangrove Jack
  • Prawns
  • Sand crabs
  • Mud crabs, and more...

Offshore fishing charters with local operators (and at very reasonable rates), can also be arranged through our booking office. Or tour Fraser Island's white sands and freshwater lakes by drive-yourself 4WD/SUV, or book a day tour. Visit our What To Do in the Cooloola Coast, Fraser Coast and South Burnett regions for more holiday vacation ideas or call our office for more information and bookings.

Why Choose Luxury Afloat

Our custom built house boats provide luxury and comfort. Pristine clean & highly maintained with all the comforts of home, we provide full safety equipment for every houseboating trip.

Each vessel includes a 12 foot dinghy (6HP outboard motor, see pricing) and 25 litres of Dinghy fuel at no extra cost with hired motor.

We also provide a water taxi/service boat which is on call to & from our vessels.

  • 2-way Radio Contact
  • 12 foot dinghy (6HP outboard motor, see pricing)
  • Fly bridge* and wheel house steering (check vessels)
  • Comprehensive navigational aids/charts
  • Electric anchor winches
  • Full safety gear including Life Jackets
  • 24 hour contact
  • Hot and Cold showers and electric toilet
  • Crockery, cutlery, cooking utensils and BBQ equipment
  • Fridge/freezer and separate iceboxes
  • 4 burner stove/oven and grill
  • Cooking equipment, saucepans and crab cooker
  • Basic essentials including toilet paper (4 rolls), dishwashing liquid, tea towels,sponges, garbage bags, mossie coils, matches etc.
  • Full linen and bedding. Towels not provided . Outdoor furniture and BBQ.
  • Gas hot water system
  • Extensive water and fuel capacity
  • Ice, crushed and block in 10kg bags, bait, fishing gear for sale at our Marina.
  • Colour TV with DVD
  • Radio and CD players
  • Large marine BBQ's / outdoor areas and sundecks
  • Fishing gear for hire*



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