Unforgettable Yarra River Cruises for Every Occasion

Experience unforgettable moments on our meticulously curated Yarra River Cruises, tailored for every occasion. Immerse yourself in opulence as you navigate Melbourne’s waterways aboard our exquisite vessels, available for self-drive or skippered adventures, seven days a week.

Embark on Melbourne’s first and only Yarra River three-course progressive lunch or dinner cruise, starting from Docklands. Indulge in a unique and social dining experience that combines breathtaking views with delectable food and wine, creating an unforgettable journey for your taste buds.

Discover new horizons as you venture beyond the shipping lanes and container docks, heading west to explore the captivating Maribyrnong River. Delight in different sights and points of interest as you cruise past the illustrious Flemington racecourse and the historic Old Pipe Works. Come and explore the rich history of Melbourne and its bustling ports as you disembark during your Maribyrnong River cruise.

As the leading providers of bespoke water transport in Melbourne, we pride ourselves on crafting unforgettable experiences. Surprise a lucky individual with a boat trip on our beautifully appointed vessels, a truly special gift that promises an unparalleled adventure. Experience the charm of our Yarra River cruises, enjoying the delightful perspective of Melbourne from the water, where every moment is infused with luxury and enchantment.

Discover the best Yarra River Cruises

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Hens party Melbourne in style with a Yarra River cruise
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Spring racing transfer to Flemington from Melbourne CBD by boat
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Unforgettable Yarra River Cruises for Every Occasion

Experience unforgettable moments on our meticulously curated Yarra River Cruises, tailored for every occasion. Immerse yourself in opulence as you navigate Melbourne’s waterways aboard our exquisite vessels, available for self-drive or skippered adventures, seven days a week.

Embark on Melbourne’s first and only Yarra River three-course progressive lunch or dinner cruise, starting from Docklands. Indulge in a unique and social dining experience that combines breathtaking views with delectable food and wine, creating an unforgettable journey for your taste buds.

Discover new horizons as you venture beyond the shipping lanes and container docks, heading west to explore the captivating Maribyrnong River. Delight in different sights and points of interest as you cruise past the illustrious Flemington racecourse and the historic Old Pipe Works. Come and explore the rich history of Melbourne and its bustling ports as you disembark during your Maribyrnong River cruise.

As the leading providers of bespoke water transport in Melbourne, we pride ourselves on crafting unforgettable experiences. Surprise a lucky individual with a boat trip on our beautifully appointed vessels, a truly special gift that promises an unparalleled adventure. Experience the charm of our Yarra River cruises, enjoying the delightful perspective of Melbourne from the water, where every moment is infused with luxury and enchantment.

Find Your Luxury Yarra River Cruise

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Private Luxury Cruises

Leave a lasting impression and celebrate your special occasion in style! Elevate your end-of-year office celebration with our Christmas party boat hirean extraordinary and unique way to commemorate the festivities. Our private charter vessels cater to groups of all sizes, accommodating up to 35 passengers. Let the spirit of merriment flow as you create lasting memories against the backdrop of the Yarra River’s beauty.

Planning a hens night or bachelor party? Look no further! Our exclusive boats are at your disposal, catering exclusively to your private group. Design a memorable day or night out on the water, tailoring the experience to your desires. Customise your booking with the hours, extras, catering, BYO, drinks, and entertainment that perfectly suit your group’s preferences. Choose from our esteemed fleet of self-drive vessels, where no boat licence is required.

Private Luxury Cruises

Leave a lasting impression and celebrate your special occasion in style! Elevate your end-of-year office celebration with our Christmas party boat hire, an extraordinary and unique way to commemorate the festivities. Our private charter vessels cater to groups of all sizes, accommodating up to 35 passengers. Let the spirit of merriment flow as you create lasting memories against the backdrop of the Yarra River’s beauty.

Planning a hens night or bachelor party? Look no further! Our exclusive boats are at your disposal, catering exclusively to your private group. Design a memorable day or night out on the water, tailoring the experience to your desires. Customise your booking with the hours, extras, catering, BYO, drinks, and entertainment that perfectly suit your group’s preferences. Choose from our esteemed fleet of self-drive vessels, where no boat licence is required.

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Boat party Melbourne, celebrate in style on the Yarra River cruise

Boat Transfers

Make a grand entrance at the renowned Spring Racing Carnival by taking advantage of our exclusive water taxi services. Customise your journey with a catered cruise, accompanied by your own personalised playlist, and revel in a truly extraordinary experience. Leave the queues, traffic, and parking concerns behind as you embark on a delightful voyage of convenience and luxury.

For seamless on-water transfers to exquisite riverside restaurants, concerts, or an exciting night out, our water taxis await. Whether you’re an intimate duo or a group of up to 35 passengers, enjoy the freedom to see a show, savor a delectable dinner, or simply enjoy the magic of an evening spent on the Yarra River.

Boat party Melbourne, celebrate in style on the Yarra River cruise

Boat Tranfers

Make a grand entrance at the renowned Spring Racing Carnival by indulging in our exclusive water taxi services. Customise your journey with a catered cruise, accompanied by your own personalised playlist, and revel in a truly extraordinary experience. Leave the queues, traffic, and parking concerns behind as you embark on a delightful voyage of convenience and luxury.

For seamless on-water transfers to exquisite riverside restaurants, concerts, or an exciting night out, our water taxis await. Whether you’re an intimate duo or a group of up to 35 passengers, enjoy the freedom to see a show, savor a delectable dinner, or simply bask in the enchantment of an evening out on the Yarra River.

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Who Are Melbourne Boat Hire?

Locally owned and operated, Melbourne Boat Hire is Melbourne’s premium, eco-friendly, electric self-drive boat hire and boat tour operator on the iconic Yarra River in Melbourne.

Melbourne Boat Hire offers a unique, intimate water tourism experience with a difference.
Cruise the beautiful Yarra River – the social heart of Melbourne like never before, in the comfort of your own luxury vessel with the option of enjoying exquisite food and beverage dining packages.

Who Are Melbourne Boat Hire?

Locally owned and operated, Melbourne Boat Hire is Melbourne’s premium, eco-friendly, electric self-drive boat hire and boat tour operator on the iconic Yarra River in Melbourne.

Melbourne Boat Hire offers a unique, intimate water tourism experience with a difference.
Cruise the beautiful Yarra River – the social heart of Melbourne like never before, in the comfort of your own luxury vessel with the option of enjoying exquisite food and beverage dining packages.

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