Houseboat Manufacturers in South Africa

Houseboat Manufacturers in South Africa

Houseboats are a fairly new concept in South Africa. This multi-purpose retreat is probably the best solution to river/lake property ownership. Your maintenance is minimal, and your scenic view is always changing. Step into your dream of a Houseboat with a luxurious model from Shelter Marine.

Shelter Marine is a limited production builder that has the ability to take on unique custom built houseboats, ensuring unparalleled quality, detail and customer service. The entire boat is fibre glass. Advanced technology gel coat and Isopholic resin is used for superior bonding and exceptional flex. We can provide almost any houseboat feature. 


Basic Spec | 4 Cabin Houseboat

Length 18m
Beam 6m
Weight +/- 20ton
Draft +/- 800mm
Engines Petrol
Fuel Capacity 95Lt
Certificate Category R and E
Max Persons 12
Material: Fiberglass Hull & Deck


Why get Shelter Marine to manufacture your Houseboat?

  • We enjoy taking on unique houseboat boat projects, we have built many different one offs that are used for many different purposes
  • We are not only houseboat manufacturers but avid boat users. We have the chartering experience that offers practical advice on suitable layout design
  • Our houseboats are SAMSA compliant throughout the build process and beyond
  • We offer top quality craftsmanship, with a focus on durability and longevity
  • We possess the necessary expertise and experience to be able to customise any range of manufactured houseboats in South Africa
  • We understand for the most part the actual manufacture of the houseboat is part of the journey and we are only too happy for perspective buyers to be a part of that process.
  • Your houseboat will be one of a kind, it will showcase your design choices and reflect your personality
  • Our manufactured houseboats (particularly the Trinity series featured here) is sleek and beautiful, we have yet to find anything that comes close in South Africa

Send us on online inquiry for more information on our Houseboat manufacturing.  We would love to hear from you.



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