Welcome to Melbourne Boat Hire

Melbourne Boat Hire is a premier, highly acclaimed eco-friendly electric self-drive boat hire and boat tour operator on the illustrious Yarra River in Melbourne.

Our esteemed fleet runs on electric power, ensuring a serene and noise-free cruising experience free any unpleasant fumes or emissions – a testament to our commitment to preserving the natural environment.

At Melbourne Boat Hire, we offer a truly distinctive and intimate water tourism experience. Embark on an extraordinary journey along the captivating Yarra River, the beating heart of Melbourne, like never before. Relax in the lap of luxury aboard your very own elegant vessel, with the added option of savoring our exquisite food and beverage dining packages.

Escape the bustling city streets and embrace an entirely fresh perspective as you soak in the splendor of Melbourne’s prominent landmarks. From the tranquil Botanical Gardens to the enchanting Herring Island Park, from the storied Melbourne Cricket Ground to the vibrant Southbank, and from the iconic Federation Square to the modern marvels of Docklands – immerse yourself in their grandeur. Moreover, revel in the breathtaking beauty of the Yarra’s jetties, parks, and its mesmerizing riverside allure.

Melbourne Boat Hire caters to a wide range of preferences with our diverse hire options. Whether you prefer a day or evening self-drive adventure, license-free and accessible to all, or you seek the excitement of special event cruises, or even if you desire the ultimate indulgence of our fully catered skippered luxury cruises – we ensure absolute relaxation and pampering.

If you are in search of a luxurious and intimate water cruise and dining experience, provided by a dedicated local and privately owned company committed to creating cherished memories, then do not hesitate to contact us today.


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We eagerly await the opportunity to welcome you onboard, where a world of refined luxury and warm hospitality awaits.

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Get in touch today to plan your perfect cruise. If you are looking for something luxurious, unique and intimate we have got you covered!