Author: Matt Gannon

Pia Mae

Pia Mae

  • easily driven- even by first-time skippers- our cruise boats are available for short cruises on the Yarra River in Melbourne

  • the perfect vessel to rent- for people looking at a skippered boat hire service

  • Take a sightseeing tour of Melbourne by water

  • rent this boat for short 3 hours cruises as drive yourself or skippered

  • self-drive boat for rent, on board catering and drinks, Yarra River Melbourne

  • luxurious passenger cruise boat for hire, yarra river melbourne

  • Eliza J Melbourne Boat Hire - available for self-drive hire or skippered cruises


NamePia Mae
Length22ft/ 6.7m
Max Passengers – Self Drive Hire12
Max Passengers – Skippered Hire10
Suitable for:
  • Sightseeing Tours
  • Wedding Transfers
  • Skippered Cruises
  • Water Taxi

Pia Mae is the sister vessel to Eliza J and Harvey A.

With a capacity to seat 12 passengers, the Pia Mae is the perfect vessel for an intimate cruise with your loved one, a small corporate function or social gathering.

Licensed to seat up to 12 passengers, the Pia Mae offers a private, luxury cruising experience designed to create a feeling of ownership of your vessel for the duration of your cruise.

Pia Mae is fully electric powered which means a quieter cruise for you and your guests with no fumes and emissions and the option of a fully enclosed cabin should Melbourne turn on inclement weather.


  • Licensed to seat 12 passengers comfortably
  • Electric powered – no noise, no fumes and no emissions.
  • No license required
  • Perfect for cruising
  • Very easy to drive and easy to maneuver
  • Can be fully enclosed for inclement weather conditions
  • Easy to board
  • Toilet
  • Heater
  • Remote spotlight
  • Navigational lights
  • Fenders and mooring lines
  • Max speed 5 knots
  • 2 tables
  • Fridge
  • Esky under seat
  • Stereo with AV jack input
  • USB charging port for phones
  • Champagne buckets
  • Glasses and cutlery

With no license required and a self-drive hire option, the Pia Mae can be yours for a day or evening cruise, or book one of our experienced skippers to take you on a fully catered luxury cruise where all you need to do is sit back and enjoy the ride.

The Pia Mae offers everything you need to enjoy a day or evening on the water.

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