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Melbourne Boat Hire, Melbourne

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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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  • A few friends and I hired a boat using the self drive option. Matt was great to deal with and gave clear instructions to a boat driving newbie to navigate the Yarra River bridges. The boat itself had ...  more »
  • Really enjoyed our 90 cruise along the Yarra and through docklands. Stunning views of Melbourne from angles rarely seen even by locals. Comfortable and luxurious ride with captain Matt who was awesome...  more »
  • Matt was very helpful. Teach me how to drive easy.I was little bit late but Matt gave me my full hours.love it  more »
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  • What a magnificent day. The boat is just perfect and so easy to drive and quiet. It has everything you need. 10 crazy 50 to 60 years old women what a hoot. We loved it so much 10 of us are re booking For 4 hours next month. Matt the owner is so welcoming and helpful. This is a must on your bucket list !!! 😁😁😁😁😁😁😁
  • Excellent service, very professional and our night onboard Birrarung could not have been more perfect. Cant wait to hop onboard again with Melbourne Boat Hire!
  • The Birrarung is a fabulous boat and Matt and his crew are outstanding. We hired the boat on Australia day for a private function and our family and friends are still talking about how amazing it was! We can't thank Matt enough for making the day a memorable one :)
  • Amazing service, went above and beyond! Thanks Matt for a memorable evening
  • Matt & the team were phenomenal. The boat was magical and made the night all the more memorable.

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Where to stay in Melbourne

The hub of tourist and commercial activity, the center of Melbourne remains the best place to stay if you're looking to splurge and enjoy every possible modern amenity during your visit. Travelers on a limited budget can search for cozy yet less expensive rooms in the seaside suburb of St Kilda or the bohemian neighborhood of Fitzroy. Though the city center offers more than a fair share of mid-range lodging options, you'll also find plenty of rooms in this price bracket in the quieter suburbs.
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