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Melbourne Boat Hire Wins 2020 Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Award

Melbourne Boat Hire Recognized Among Best in Australia, Based on Outstanding 2019 Traveler Revi…

We are open for business!

24th September 2021 Good news we are back operating within current restrictions in Melbourne with…

Wine and Cheese on Your Private Boat Charter with Melbourne Boat Hire

Who wouldn’t love a bit of wine time on a private boat cruise, right in the heart of Melbou…

Arrive in style for the Spring Racing Carnival

Attending the Spring Racing Carnival is so much fun, but overcrowded public transport, heavy traf…

Plan the Best gift for Your Dad this Father’s Day with Melbourne Boat Hire

It’s not too soon to start thinking about the best way to treat your Dad this Father’…

Capture The Best Views of Melbourne with Photography Cruises

Lush gardens, spectacular architecture and a glittering skyline…the perfect backdrop for a…

Celebrate End of Financial Year With Luxury Boat Cruises In Melbourne

The end of financial year (EOFY) can be a challenging time for some businesses. You end up workin…

Planning the Best Birthday Celebrations

People often take birthdays for granted and don’t plan for the special day. It doesn’t matter i…

Show Mum Love on Mother’s Day with Melbourne Boat Hire

The world has realised the importance of mothers and has dedicated the second Sunday in May as th…

Looking for the best Melbourne party boat?

Special occasions deserve a special venue. So if you want to throw a shin-dig with a real twist, …

Top 5 Tips for a Memorable Valentines Day

Valentine’s Day is a wonderful time of the year for couples new and old. Every year we’ve found h…

Arrive at the Australian Open in Style This Summer

Every year, people flock to Australia to see the best men and women in tennis play off against ea…

8 Tips For a Successful Self-drive Boat Hire

Make Your Self-drive Cruise a Success! Melbourne Boat Hire allows you to step aboard and take a s…

Sunset, Sunrise Photography Cruises

Melbourne Boat Hire and Benjamin Eriksson Photography announce the launch of their new photograph…

Southbank River Boat Tours

Whether you’re a Melbourne local looking for something different, or a visitor seeking an experie…

Back to School River Cruises Melbourne

No doubt your Christmas and school holidays were hectic, fast-paced events if you were managing l…

Yarra River Boat Tours to Celebrate Australia Day

We’re delighted to offer a range of options for a custom Yarra River boat cruise as a fun, unique…

2017 Spring Racing Carnival

The Spring Racing carnival puts fashion and glamour on center stage. Our melbourne wat…

Office Christmas Party Boat Hire

Looking to plan the ideal Christmas function for your boss, workmates or staff? End of year is a …

Arrive in Style at Flemington Races

If you’re looking to attend this year’s Spring Racing Carnival, which is held at Flemington Racec…

Observe Salvatore the seal

You Might Spot Salvatore the Seal If you’ve ever had the chance to visit the Yarra river for a bo…

Certificate of excellence 2017

We are pleased to announce that Melbourne Boat Hire has been awarded a Certificate of Excellence…

Skippered and Self-Drive Boat Cruises to see Lighthouse Docklands

  Light House is Melbourne’s first real-time weather display. Located at 888 Collins Stree…

Enjoy A Winter Cruise on the Yarra River

5 Reasons We Love Winter Cruising in Melbourne Summer may have come to an end and the good weathe…

Luxury Boat for Weddings in Melbourne

What a way to celebrate a wedding in style! Starting off by picking up the groom and his family f…

Red Flag: The Australian Red Ensign

Here at Melbourne Boat Hire we are often asked about the Red Australian Flag –known as the Austra…

History of the Yarra River

The Yarra River runs for approximately 242kms from Mt Baw Baw, in the Yarra Ranges National Park …

Luxury Cruises, Mother’s Day

A luxury boat luncheon cruise is something unique- and our selection of Yarra River cruises are …

Easter Boat Hire Melbourne

Don’t be a bunny this Easter! If you’re looking for something novel and exciting to do in Melbour…

Luxury Yacht Pia Mae for Hire

Melbourne Boat Hire’s fleet has recently expanded with the unveiling of the newest vessel in the …

Hire a Boat- Without the Stress of Ownership

With the initial and then ongoing expense of owning a boat and the little amount you actually use…

Visit the Old Pipeworks by Boat

Pipemakers Park is situated on the Maribrynong River approximately 1hr and 10 mins by boat from D…

Melbourne Based Birrarung- a Luxury Party and Cruise Boat for Hire

Melbourne Boat Hire’s fleet has recently expanded with the unveiling of the newest vessel in the …

Maribyrnong River Cruises

We offer a range of cruising options on the Maribyrnong River. You can select from skippered crui…

Romantic Cruising on the Yarra River

If you’ve ever wanted to create the perfect experience for you and your partner to get closer tog…

End of Financial Year Celebration Melbourne

End of Financial Year Celebration Melbourne. The end of the financial year looms, and so to does …

Melbourne Boat Hire short listed for Luxury Travel Guide Awards 2016

Melbourne Boat Hire is pleased to announce it has been short listed as a potential winner of the …

Proposal on board Harvey A

Congratulations to Nathan and Stef on their recent engagement on board Harvey A, whilst cruisin…

School Holidays fun with the Kids

Looking for things to do these School Holidays? Get the kids out of the house during the school h…

Easter fun with the Family

Looking for fun activities to do with the family over Easter? Why not jump on a boat and go for a…

Melbourne Food and Wine Festival – River Graze 2016

Melbourne Food and Wine Festival – River Graze 2016 A weekend culinary adventure for big and litt…

Australian Open Tennis 2016

Heading to the Australian Open Tennis, 18th to 31st January 2016? Make your journey to Melbourne…

Summer has arrived!

Summer has arrived in Melbourne! Get out and enjoy Melbourne’s waterways, hire a self-drive boat …

Office Christmas Parties

Looking to put on the best office Christmas party this year? Why not book one of luxury self-dri…

Spring Racing Carnival Luxury Transfers

Are you heading to Flemington racetrack for a fun day at the races? Why not make your day extra s…

School Holidays fun for the kids

Looking for fun activity to get the kids out of the house these school holidays? The kids will lo…

Why are our hire boats so easy to drive?

We are constantly being asked by our customers on return after their hire period, why are our hir…

Fathers Day Gift Ideas

Melbourne Boat Hire has Fathers Day Gift Ideas, for the dad who has everything! With less than o…

Melbourne Regatta 2015

Melbourne is the most liveable city in the world for the 5th year running and we have all played …

Check out Melbourne Boat Hire on Tripadvisor

Did you know that Melbourne Boat Hire is listed on Tripadvisor? Check out our Tripadvisor page a…

Win back your hire fee or luxury cruise fee!

Win back your hire fee or luxury cruise fee! We are offering one lucky person per month to win ba…

1hr Luxury Yarra River Cruise

We have added Luxury Yarra River cruises which are available in 1hr spots for Friday, Saturday an…

Win a photographic cruise on the Yarra River!

Are you a photographer, continually striving to capture the ultimate photo? WIN a luxury 2 hr pho…

Now Open for Business

Locals and tourists are flocking to Melbourne’s newest premium eco-friendly self-drive boat hire …

Easter availability

We still have a few hire spots available over the Easter long weekend. Perfect way to spend with…

Inflatable Regatta 2015

Disappointed in missing out on the Inflatable Regatta 2015, due to being canceled? We are offerin…

Australian Open 2015

Heading to the Australian Open Tennis 2015 at Melbourne Park between 19th January and 1st Februar…

Win a Skippered Cruise for 8 people

Would you like to win a private skippered cruise for you and 7 of your friends? Cruise the Yarra …

New Years Eve 2014

What a great way to end 2014 and bring in 2015 Harvey A was the perfect option for a cruise up th…