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Melbourne Boat Hire

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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...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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 2 days ago via mobile

Thank you Matt for a very enjoyable cruise along the Yarra. Yummy cheese & bubbles to further enjoy the time. Very relaxing with great scenery..

Thank RosemaryS664
Reviewed 2 days ago

I organised a surprise boat trip for my friends birthday. Everyone couldn't believe you can hire a boat without a boat licence. It was a gorgeous day, the boat instructor was very friendly and professional and showed us how to drive the boat safely. On...More

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Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Wander27598335264
Reviewed 3 days ago

Over christmas my family including international visitors hired a boat and travelled up and down the river. We really enjoyed the experience - we got to see close up and from the river perspective so many things - buildings along the river, bars along the...More

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Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Maps63711745636
Reviewed 3 days ago

Perfect day with the nicest skip who took us out for 3 hours Joined in the festivities but also let us dock off we needed more drinks.Had the tunes and glasses ready for the bubbly tooA lot of fun!!

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Date of experience: December 2018
Thank NorthStar57230520500
Reviewed 1 week ago

Highly recommended!!! A wonderful time spent with friends with our own skipper who was fantastic! A huge cheese platter along with sparkling wine just topped it all off!

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Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Beverley H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had my 30th on the Birrarung. Beautiful inside, great staff (x2) and communication when booking. Would highly recommend but 2 hours went way too quickly!

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Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ElleJay88
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great day on great boat. Everything was in place on the well presented boat, even had a fridge. The electric motor was a real plus, little noise with no fumes.

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Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Anthony B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great boat Very professional and friendly crew Tasty foodWould recommend to friends for any smallish occasionThanks!

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Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Compass26758625270
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This by far exceeded all of our expectations. We had the best skipper I think his name was Darren. He was fun, chatted to everyone and even gave us a little tour whilst on board. We went all the way down the Yarra, we got...More

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Date of experience: December 2018
Thank prince_britt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a great experience. I'd definitely suggest it. The boat was clean and easy to drive. The instructor was very helping and supportive.

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Date of experience: December 2018
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