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Melbourne Boat Hire, Melbourne
(5/5 based on 50+ reviews on the web)
We offer the most comprehensive range of boat hire options in Melbourne. Hire any of our fleet as self-drive vessels, no boat licence is needed.

Treat yourself to a full service skippered cruise for a wedding transfer and arrive in style to your ceremony or reception.

Book a water taxi to a lovely restaurant dinner, concert or special event. You can even propose on a boat!

Our Yarra River cruises - luxury cruising aboard our beautifully appointed boats- can be booked as a special surprise for a lucky person.

Be your own skipper and delight your friends on one of our self drive boats. Charter a boat for the day and cruise from the Docklands to the Yarra and Maribyrnong Rivers.

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TripAdvisor
  • Our skipper was extremely friendly and kind. The condition of the boat was immaculate and our group had a wonderful time. Highly recommend! 
  • Matt from Melbourne Boat hire helped me with everything I needed for when I proposed to my girlfriend. The experience was nothing short of amazing! The instructions were easy to follow and the ride wa...  more »
  • Absolutely amazing service. Used the boat for wedding proposal. Extremely memorable day made completely by the fantastic experience of the boat hire. Very relaxing, romantic and amazing way to sight M...  more »
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  • We hired Birrarung boat from Melbourne Boat hire for a private birthday party .It was a great experience. Everyone loved it. Matt is very friendly and flexible. He made things very easy for us. 10/10 to these guys.
  • Outstanding! The only way to get on the water in Melbourne with your friends and drive yourself, without a license! We had a perfect afternoon going up the Yarra, through the city, the parklands, past the MCG, all with a glass of champagne in hand. HIghly recommended.