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About Melbourne Boat Hire
Melbourne Boat Hire is the best choice for intimate, eco-friendly self-drive hire boats and luxury skippered boat cruises on Melbourne's iconic Yarra River and surrounds. Melbourne Boat Hire offers a unique, intimate cruise experience with a difference. Cruise the beautiful Yarra River - the social heart of Melbourne - in the comfort of your own luxury vessel with the option of catering with exquisite food and beverage dining packages. For those looking for a self-drive hire option, we offer self-drive cruises onboard our luxury hire vessels. Self-drive hire is a great option for people of all abilities as no boat licenses are required. We welcome you to experience Melbourne Boat Hire today! Prepare to be amazed.
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Debbie F wrote a review Yesterday
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Melbourne Boat Hire were organized and clearly explained the safety procedures regarding their boat hire. They provided a laminated map of the route we could use, which is something we have never had when hiring a boat before. Their boats are electric, so are very quiet, which some members of our party found calming. I like that the boat had a roof to protect us from sun and rain. The boat seats are padded and comfortable to sit on for long periods. Having tables in the boat enabled us to enjoy a leisurely lunch while we boated quietly along the Yarra. Another positive was the steps leading into the boat and a grabrail to help passengers on and off the boat. This boat was the easiest to get into and out of, even for my disabled daughter who is a bit unsteady on her feet, over all other boats we have ever hired. If you want a calm, quiet boating experience with shelter from the elements, I recommend Melbourne Boat Hire's self-drive boats. If you are looking for something adventurous, these boats are not for you.
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Date of experience: May 2022
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bomberbaby wrote a review Yesterday
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The pick up location for the boat was easy to find and information (from the get go) was well detailed and instructed very well. Driving the boat was very easy and navigating the trip down the river was easy also. The best feature about the Melbourne Boat hire is the covering encasing the top of the boat and also the height off the water. On a breezy and cold day, the weather wont affect the event due to the cover/shelter and feels much safer being off the water than say blow up boats offered by other hire companies, It was also fun to be able to self-drive as their is an option to do so. Highly recommend for a special event or occasion and take the self drive option is feasible - makes the experience more enjoyable!
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Karen G wrote a review 23 May
Pakenham4 contributions
We had the best time on our recent mums group celebration - 6 of us enjoyed platters and BYO wine whilst skippered by Captain Alexis. A perfect day to sail a long way up the Yarra...and then sunsetting on our return, and a short visit to an island for a walk and bathroom stop. Had a wonderful time and the 4 hours was perfect!
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ashmcgrath2022 wrote a review 9 May
Melbourne, Australia1 contribution
Thank you to the team at MBH! I had a fabulous night celebrating with my girlfriends. Couldn’t recommend you guys more highly. Will definitely be booking again x
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Nicole W wrote a review 9 May
Tynong, Australia288 contributions13 helpful votes
Bought this experience for parents 50th Wedding Anniversary gift. They loved very aspect, Captain Alexis, the commentary and the food. Thank you!
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