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Melbourne Boat Hire

45 New Quay Promenade, Melbourne, Victoria 3008, Australia
+61 1300 988 309
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2-Hour Self-Drive Boat Hire on the Yarra River
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Melbourne Boat Hire is the best choice for intimate, eco-friendly self-drive hire boats and luxury skippered boat cruises on Melbourne's iconic Yarra River and surrounds. Melbourne Boat Hire offers a unique, intimate cruise experience with a difference. Cruise the beautiful Yarra River - the social heart of Melbourne - in the comfort of your own luxury vessel with the option of catering with exquisite food and beverage dining packages. For those looking for a self-drive hire option, we offer self-drive cruises onboard our luxury hire vessels. Self-drive hire is a great option for people of all abilities as no boat licenses are required. We welcome you to experience Melbourne Boat Hire today! Prepare to be amazed.
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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45 New Quay Promenade, Melbourne, Victoria 3008, Australia
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+61 1300 988 309

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friends and I spend such an amazing and special time celebrating my birthday! Best place to enjoy!

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Thank kinda_haroun21
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked a self drive electric boat for 12 persons. On the day itself, Matt, the person in charge from Melbourne Boat Hire, is extremely professional in making sure that we are briefed clearly on all the safety precautions and demonstrate to us on the...More

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Thank dingbinw
Reviewed 12 September 2017

The owner was very friendly and polite. He explained everything about the boat and its conditions of use. Driving the boat is easy, but you have to keep focus because the river flow makes the boat never stay in the same position as you want....More

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Thank MoniiMonii
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Was great hiring the boat and seeing the Yarra river! Must do if visiting Melbourne! Had a beautiful sunset and the boats are very comfortable!

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Thank michael_minisini1990
Reviewed 22 August 2017

I will like to take this opportunity to thank Matt for the arrangement for making the boat ride a success.

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Thank justinlL3404UZ
Reviewed 14 August 2017

It was a great day with friends. Staff were very helpful and flexible. The boat was fantastic with great facilities and easy to handle. Electric motor made it quiet and allowed a great day of cruising. Will share the experience again with other friends.

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Thank 817spencer
Reviewed 5 August 2017

It was awesome experiance. I am living in melbourne from last 10 years. And explored every activity around this one is definitely must do for visitors or people living in melbourne. I took my family who was visiting first time to Melbourne and they loved...More

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Thank dipak400
Reviewed 4 August 2017

We were picked up just before sunrise at docklands, the boat was in great condition, the captain very discreet but keen to make our morning special. The champagne, cheese platter and roses really set the scene. When the moment to propose came it was all...More

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Thank jarrodb172
Reviewed 25 July 2017

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 glasses, plates & blankies to keep you...More

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Thank EstherWNZ
Reviewed 17 July 2017

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. Great date or special occasion idea! Thankyou Melb Boat Hire

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