Boat Shed

The Roonka Boat Shed is open daily 10am-12pm & 2pm-4pm for:

  • Life jacket collection and return (free loan for the duration of your stay)
  • Kayak and canoe hire

Watercraft can be pre-booked and paid for prior to your stay by emailing info@roonka.org.au

Sit-on top watercraft is suitable for use on the billabong only and are included in all stays.

Pricing covers up to 24 hours hire:

  • $25.00 – Single kayaks
  • $35.00 – Double sit in kayaks or Canoes
  • All boat hire includes paddles and PFD/life jacket

River and Boat Launch Access

Camping on the banks of the Murray comes with its perks like water skiing and tubing. Feel free to bring the boat along and make use of the boat launching area and spend the day out on the water. The boat ramp is not paved (gravel) so is suitable only for 4WD access.

Please let us know if you are bringing a boat and especially if you request mooring as we limit the number of vessels at Roonka to keep our visitors safe, so pre-booking is essential.

Powerboat Mooring – $10.00 per boat per day

  • Applies to all guests and visitors at Roonka
  • Allows access to boat ramp area and a mooring point
  • Very limited launching and mooring places available – must be pre-arranged when booking

Powerboat Launching- $10.00 per boat per day

  • Applies to day visitors at Roonka
  • Allows access to boat ramp area to launch and retrieve boat