House boating can be the most
relaxing experience for any age, size or type of people. The
following are a few suggestions and ideas are the result of many
years of experience, and with an intension to help make your trip
more fun. What works for one person does not necessarily work for
another, so you may find only bits and pieces of this useful to you.
Feel free to use your imagination to expand your experience on a
lazy houseboat trip in any way you can think of. The idea is to have
fun, and there are lots of ways to do it.
To go house boating
Houseboats generally have one, two and three
bedrooms, which can sleep 1-6 people. Putting a couple per bedroom
together is the usual way. Here are several suggestions for which
you might include on your trip. (Don't feel limited to these,
& Extended Family |
Some people have a large enough family that they
can fill a boat with family members, which can be a lot of fun and
can create some really meaningful experiences among siblings and/or
cousins. You might just decide to make it an annual reunion, as many
people do. For this type of large number of passengers, houseboats
with five or above rooms are desirable.
Group of Friends |
Inviting a group of all single
adults (which can be all male or all female), or adult couples, can
be loads of fun. Enjoying the water by day in the cool tropical
climate without the noises of the modern life, this is going to be
the ultimate vacation. For this cruise, we have a mammoth vessel,
which can accommodate 40 people for the cruise.
Group of Co-workers |
Inviting your friends from work can
build bonds beyond the workplace and create memories you love to
reminisce about when you return to the drudgery of your job! Think
of inviting a group of families, or make it an all male or all
|D. Two or
Three Unrelated Families |
Often great friends make a tradition out of an
annual house boating trip together. Their children have lasting
memories, and the adults have fun, too. There are no limits, to
which you might invite, and many times your friends might bring
their friends and new friendships are formed!