what Equipment services do you have for hire ?
We have three 4200 (5 passengers) and two 3500 (4 passengers) Smartwave Hire Boats perfect for exploring the lake or fishing for the famous Awoonga Barramundi.
We also have one BBQ/party pontoon boat - Commercially registered to carry 12 passengers (max of 8 adults and 4 kids recommend).
And we also have 14 kayaks, 4 of each size from double, single fishing,single adult & 3 kids Kayaks. And 4 stand up paddle boards !!
How do we make a booking?
Our preferred method for booking is on our Facebook page!
If you don’t have Facebook, simply SMS message your details including your full name, the service you want to hire, the date, start time & duration of hire to 0457929889
What are the vessels registration limits ?
All of our vessels are registed for 4E - 4 being "hire & drive" and E being operated in smooth waters only. They predominantly operate in Lake Awoonga, but upon request we can allow equipment to be taken away.
Is there a safety briefing before the hire ?
Yes there is a full safety briefing given on all aspects of operation,safety equipment and emergency situations
1. The paperwork for the hire contract will be filled out.
2. A full safety briefing given at the vessel.
What is the tow away boat hire rules ?
Maritime rules state that any unlicenced drivers can only operate our vessels within Lake Awoonga Boating & Leisure Hire's operating area only, with an engine restricted so the engine will travel at 10 knots or less.
Tow away hirere's must let us take a copy of their current drivers licence and recreational marine drivers licence.
Vessels are registered for 4E and must only be operated in smooth waters, during daylight hours only.
Do I need a current fishing licence at Lake Awoonga ?
There is no need for a SIPS (stocked impoundment permit scheme) permit in lake Awoonga. There is also no closed barramundi season, but limit conditions apply to one barramundi min. 58cm from midday 1st November - midday 1st February. Outside of these dates you are allowed to posses a maximum of 5 barramundi (can include 1 greater than 120cm).
Do you take a booking deposit ?
For the BBQ pontoon there is a $100 non refundable deposit that is payable on booking by either direct bank deposit or cash or eftpos. That then becomes part of the full hire price on the day of the hire, so if it is a full day booking the remaining balance would be $250 or for half day hire the balance is $180.
Boats require a booking deposit of $50
For Kayaks & Stand up paddle boards, unless the price is for multiple hire over $100. But if you don't show up for the arranged hire time within 15 minutes and don’t contact us, Your booking may be cancelled and depending on availability you may miss out on hiring.
Can we book accommodation through you ?
No , but you can contact the Lake Awoonga Caravan Park on 07 49750155 or their Facebook page
https://www.facebook.com/LakeAwoongaCaravanPark/ or on their website
Do you have house boats ?
No we don’t have house boats sorry.
How can we pay ?
For deposits for our boats etc. we provide you with our direct deposit bank details.
For all on the day hire, we have eftpos or you can pay by cash.
How do we find you ?
Simply google Lake Awoonga Boating & Leisure Hire.
Or if you have found Awoonga Dam Rd.
Continue all the way until you reach the Caravan park, turn left into the Caravan park and drive down the hill towards the lake and we are there.