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Cairns Boat Hire

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6 Oct 2017
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5 Oct 2017
“Great Stuff”
Cairns Boat Hire have self-drive pontoon boats and tinny boats available for day and half-day rental on the Trinity Inlet in Cairns. The boats are perfect for calm-water cruising on the Cairns Inlet where fishing and sightseeing is amazing. BBQs...more
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Marlin Wharf, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4051 4139
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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Self driving a pontoon around Trinity Inlet during the peak of summer is actually a lot cooler than it sounds - fresh breezes from the water, heaps of places to stop and drop anchor. The boat hire staff are really friendly and walk you through...More

1  Thank RMJI
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Went out in October 2017 with friends and their family from overseas for a full day 8-person pontoon hire. Vessel: Plenty of room on the boat to accommodate 5 of us with two 40L eskies and fishing gear and drinks. would be great if there...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank jefcmy
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Wicked staff. So cruisy, dropped a few jokes and easy on the eye also haha. Super cool couple of hours relaxing back.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank ellietrask
OzNikki, Manager at Cairns Boat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Thanks so much.... it's all about being cruisy at Cairns Boat Hire!

Reviewed 6 October 2017

Had a boat for 4 hours, hired fishing gear also, had an excellent time exploring with my teenage son. Croc spotting and fishing. Recommend for a fun half or full day.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank notagain9
OzNikki, Manager at Cairns Boat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Thanks for bringing your son out for a cruise with us on the stunning Trinity Inlet and for taking the time to post a review. It's great to hear you had an enjoyable time with us and we hope you enjoyed your Cairns experience.

Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

after a brilliant ride on bad fishy, we decided to try some fishing. we hired a pontoon which came withfishing gear (bait only a little extra) and had a few hours fishing for three of us for less than the price of one person on...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank AJEM64
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We rented a boat from them for half a day. We are not into fishing, which is often what people do on such boats, but wanted to explore the protected waters of Trinity Inlet. Its a bit choppy as you travel from/to the marina but...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Trav-a-lot-from-Cali
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Had a great time mucking about on the water trying to spot crocs. Found 1 big one and a couple of small but even without that it would have been a lovely experience. The owners are super friendly and helpful. Might not suit those that...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Michele E
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Hire a boat with just a normal drivers licence. It was great fun the staff was excellent. I even to my 2 little girls (dogs) with me.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Markus C
OzNikki, Manager at Cairns Boat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2016

Thanks Markus, It's great to hear you enjoyed cruising with us. Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review. As new owners of the business it's really great to get the feedback!

Reviewed 7 April 2016

Hired a boat for a morning session. Got a special deal with bookme.com and the staff allowed us to collect the boat early which was great. Full safety talk and instructions on how to drive the boat were clear and sufficient. Unfortunately no fish but...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank yasghanbar
OzNikki, Manager at Cairns Boat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2016

Thanks for taking the time to post feedback - as we are recently under new management it is great to hear!

Reviewed 5 March 2016

My partner and his friend went on the reef fishing trip and had a great time. We originally booked for the Marlin and GT fishing but they didn't have enough people so had to switch us. Luckily we managed to get into the reef one...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Lisa M
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