Grand Escape 17m Houseboat

The perfect boat for entertaining family and friends over a week or weekend.

Four large size rooms with King Beds each with their own balcony, 2 full size bathrooms, wet toilet and deck shower makes this house boat so much fun. Think four couples or adult families. Full size kitchen with inside and outside dinning.

Commercial Use: This houseboat can be registered in 4E Survey and rented out on the weekends you are not using it. Now or at any time in the future. 

Houseboat Specifications

Length: 17000mm
Beam: 7000mm
PAX: 14 Berth - 20pax
Drive : 2x outboards 

Build time: TBA*
Construction: Aluminium hulls 
Suitable for fresh or saltwater
Survey: 4E suitable to rent out
Designer: ORL Manufacturing


The Platypus Eco package combines luxury with environmental performance. The floating Australian getaway can be optioned to run on 100% renewable energy, from wind, solar & hydro generation. Using twin direct drive electric engines the houseboat is 100% energy self sufficient with a 6 hour per day cruising range.

The Design

Our boats are designed to enjoy the water while moored or at anchor. the vessels are orientated to the aft. Preferably with two living spaces. Outside toilet and shower. With a range of options and sleeping configurations. The rendered images show provide a range of options and finishes available.