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Melbourne Boat Hire offers unique, intimate Melbourne experience with a difference. Cruise the beautiful Yarra River – the social heart of Melbourne never like before, in the comfort of your luxury vessel. Choose from our self-drive boat hire options or have one of our competent Skippers take you on a guided cruise. For the larger groups, we offer a private boat charter for up to 35 passengers.

Take in Melbourne’s feature landmarks from a new and different perspective away from the hustle and bustle of the busy streets. Take is Melbourne’s sights such as the Botanical Gardens, Herring Island Park, the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Southbank, Federation Square and Docklands as well as taking in the beauty of the Yarra surrounds of jetties, parks and its breathtaking riverside beauty.

What are you waiting for? Step onboard today.


book large group charter boat for 35 passengers

Private boat charter for up-to 35 passengers

The ultimate Yarra River cruise perfect for any celebration or corporate events

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book 2 hour skippered cruise on Yarra River

Private 2 hr Skippered cruise suitable for up-to 10 passengers

An intimate cruise option suitable for smaller groups to celebrate any occasion or sightseeing cruises

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bookings for self-drive boats

Self-Drive boat hire onboard either Harvey A or Eliza J
Suitable for up-to 10 – 12 passengers

Take a self-guided tour on the Yarra River – No boat licence or experience required!

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book private dining cruise in melbourne

Private 2 hr Yarra River dinner cruise for two

Indulge and enjoy a romantic private dinner cruise on Melbourne’s spectacular Yarra River for you and yoru partner.

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make reservation for wine-cheese boat cruise in melbourne

1.5hr cruise with wine and cheese for up to 6 persons

Experience Melbourne’s Iconic Yarra River in style, with and cheese platter and bottle of wine included

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make reservations for 3 hour photography yarra river cruise

3hr Melbourne waterways photography cruise

Choose from our sunrise, midday or sunset photography cruises

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