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Contact Details
Kia Marina, East Front Road Mannum, South Australia 5162
Phone: 0432 466 797 (Tina)
Mobile 0411 122 235


Southern Sun is a modern luxury 4 Bedroom houseboat sleeping up to 10 persons (sofa bed in lounge).

No expense has been spared on this 5 star vessel. All rooms are spacious with inbuilt robes, TV/DVD players and ceiling fans in each room.

It is very well presented with the latest fixtures including 55inch LCD TV, Satellite TV with Foxtel and 2.4 watts of solar. With new 80hp Yamaha motors, this boat is well equipped to cruise the river, while guests enjoy a few bubbles in the newly installed 8 person spa on the sun deck.

Southern Sun is a modern luxury 8-10 berth houseboat moored at Kia Marina, 8kms upstream from Mannum.

Facilities / Features

  • 4 bedrooms with queen size beds (with plenty of storage space and wardrobe)(2 back bedrooms can split into single beds)
  • Ceiling fans in each bedroom
  • LCD TV’s with inbuilt DVD players in all bedrooms
  • Sofa bed in lounge
  • 55inch wall mounted LCD TV
  • DVD player & Sound bar
  • CD/DVD/Ipod/Radio system with outdoor speakers including sun deck
  • Satellite TV including Foxtel
  • Evaporative cooling
  • Gas heating
  • Modern kitchen with newly installed granite benchtops, large fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave oven & ice making machine
  • Gas cooktop & oven
  • Bar in dining area with separate fridge
  • 2 spacious bathrooms with toilets, large showers & vanity units
  • Large carpeted upper deck with full sun deck canopy
  • Sun deck has 6/8 person gas heated spa
  • 2nd driving helm on upstairs sun deck
  • Upstairs outdoor furniture including sun lounges
  • Large front deck with covered BBQ and outdoor table & chairs
  • Large laundry with washing machine/dryer, wash tub, hand basin, storage & toilet
  • Large ice chest on front deck & sun deck
  • Main driving helm with depth indicator, fish finder & rear deck camera
  • Marine 2 way radio
  • Powered by 2 economical 80hp 4 stroke Yamaha motors
  • Silent diesel generator in pontoon
  • Large back swim deck
  • 2 hitches for boat & jet ski
  • 2400 watt Solar Panels

Southern Sun is a very spacious vessel and is the perfect boat to entertain and enjoy a memorable holiday. This boat has so much to offer with all the creature comforts of home. All you need to do is sit back, relax and watch the world go by…


  • Two bedrooms have Queen size doubles.
  • Two bedrooms have Queen size doubles which split-apart for Two Singles.
  • There are two helms to make sure the captain is not left down stairs on a sunny cruise.
  • Plenty of room for Alfresco breakfast on the front deck. Look out for the kookaburras who may need a piece of breakfast sausage.
  • Don’t forget your camera.

Floorplan About us Pic 2

Rates and Conditions

Room Name Off Peak (June 1-Aug 31) Normal (All other periods) Peak (Dec 15-Jan 31)
Long Weekend
New Year

Subject to terms and conditions on booking

Contact Details and Location

Located in Kia Marina, Southern Sun Houseboats is on the western side of the River Murray just 1.5 hours drive from Adelaide. Just over the river by ferry at Mannum and 7km along the river road upstream.

Southern Sun is managed by the team at Kia who have had many years of professional experience on the river.

Additional ice for esky or kayak hire can be arranged. Please contact us before you commence boarding your houseboat.

Southern Sun Houseboats

c/- Kia Marina, Mannum SA, 5238

Tina & Iain Mott
(Tina) Mobile 0432 466 797
(Iain) Mobile 0411 122 235


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