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Airlie Boat Hire

Shingley Drive | Berth N00, Abell Point Marina, South Village, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
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Awesome way to get out on the water with the family

Plenty of space on the run about for the whole family - even better it has the shade cover. Having... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Tyson_traveller
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Sydney, Australia
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Great service, fantastic day!

Great service, fantastic day! Ryan explained us the best spots to see turtles, and explained... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
markibor
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Quality self hire and drive boats, offshore and inshore use. Recreational and commercial hire. Equipment is provided including safety gear, quality sounders, GPS, EPIRB, VHF, Rod Holders and much more. All you need is a valid boat licence. Boats are available either on their trailers ready to be towed away or delivered ready to go on the water where you just need to jump on.
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Hours Today: 6:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Shingley Drive | Berth N00, Abell Point Marina, South Village, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Plenty of space on the run about for the whole family - even better it has the shade cover. Having a 4 year old and 18 month does limit what you can do on Holidays BUT if you want to get out on the water...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great service, fantastic day! Ryan explained us the best spots to see turtles, and explained everything very well. Would definitely go back!

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Deb D, Owner at Airlie Boat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Mark, Thank you for writing such a nice review, So pleased you had such a great day out. Ryan knows these waterways well and has a passion for all creatures that live in the sea. We look forward to seeing you again.

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Reviewed 30 December 2017

This was the best way to see the Whitsundays. We went where we wanted when we wanted, experienced Whitehaven Beach the best way possible!More

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BOAB-Airlie, Owner at Airlie Boat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 1 January 2018

Hi David, Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us, it is a great way to see the Whitsundays, just take your time and go exactly where you like for as long as you like. Whitehaven beach is an experience in...More

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Reviewed 7 December 2017

Hired a boat from here to go fishing with a group of friends out in the Whitsundays easy to deal with and everything was sorted for us no hassles at allMore

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BOAB-Airlie, Owner at Airlie Boat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2017

Hi Guys, Thanks so much for the time you took to give us a great review, No hassles is the best way to go, we like to take the time to have everything on board ready for you to get out on to the water....More

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Reviewed 20 November 2017

We booked a boat with Boab for our final day in the Whitsunday's. The Boab rep at the Abell Point Marina 'shed' was extremely friendly and happy to guide us with information as to where to go and what to do for our day trip;...More

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BOAB-Airlie, Owner at Airlie Boat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 1 January 2018

Thank you for such an honest review, it is true that weather conditions can be a times less than favourable, we can not control the weather, but not only for safety but for you to have one of the best experiences here in the Whitsundays,...More

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Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

We took off from Townsville for magnetic island for a spearfishing weekend, the boat was a 4.3 metre tinny and boy was it a laugh, the fellas at boat provided over the phone support for knowing what was what, but we didn't need it because...More

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Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

I highly recommend Boab Boat.It is the best way to explore the Whitsundays by yourself - they made our day!Great experience with good advisory.More

1  Thank René V
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BOAB-Airlie, Owner at Airlie Boat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

Hi Renee, Thank you for your fantastic review, Its always great to hear the feedback from our customers. It is a great way to discover the Whitsundays on your own time. we are so pleased you had a great day, we look forward to seeing...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Having previously lived in Airlie Beach, we were excited to show our children the islands. The boat was perfect for us, a family of three boys under 5. We easily made it to Whitehaven with fishing stops along the way. The guys made it very...More

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BOAB-Airlie, Owner at Airlie Boat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 1 January 2018

Hi Maddie, Thank you for this lovely review, fantastic for your boys to get out there and give your boys their first fishing experience. I am sure this will keep them wanting to get out there in the great outdoors and continue to reap the...More

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Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

We cruised into Airlie on P&Os Pacific Aria. Shore tours for the day were already full so literally last minute (as we disembarked the ship) we emailed Boab Boat Hire to see if they had any last minute availability and they set us up with...More

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BOAB-Airlie, Owner at Airlie Boat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

Hi Anne, Thanks for that lovely review, we are happy to help out..just love to have the chance to give our customers a great experience and show what a beautiful region we live in here. And could not have you out on the boat without...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

What a great way to enjoy the Whitsundays, friendly staff, terrific boat and great service.... Great value for your money, would highly recommend these guy!More

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BOAB-Airlie, Owner at Airlie Boat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

Hi Peter, Thanks for taking the time to do a review for us, we appreciate our customers feedback and are always trying to do the best so all our customers have a great experience while visiting the Whitsundays...a great recommendation..see you next time. Deb, Bob...More

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Jeremy S
21 May 2018|
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Response from Deb D | Property representative |
Hi Jeremy, Half day prices as follows, $350 for the Centre Cab and $300 for the Sports Rider plus your fuel
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Response from Ashlee T | Reviewed this property |
Yes at least one person needs a boat license
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