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2-Hour Self-Drive Boat Hire on the Yarra River provided by Melbourne Boat Hire

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2-Hour Self-Drive Boat Hire on the Yarra River

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2 adults
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Important Information
Departure Point
45 Newquay Promenade, Docklands VIC 3008, Australia
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Fridge
  • Stereo with AV jack input
  • Champagne buckets
  • Glasses and cutlery
  • Table clothes
  • Laminated Map
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 21 years
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Pjwellsey wrote a review Jan 2020
Melbourne4 contributions
Recommended this company and activity from a friend, did the 4 hour trip which gives you enough time for a picnic at Herring Island Instructions very clear , training great, boat in great condition , will and have recommended to further friends!
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Czardas wrote a review Jan 2019
Melbourne, Australia399 contributions65 helpful votes
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We hired the 10 seater electric boat and had 6 people on board, so we had plenty of space to relax and take in the views of Melbourne. 2 Hours was sufficient time to go down the Yarra and turn near the Nylex clock, for our return journey. Going past Southbank and the Casino, was
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Date of experience: January 2019
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ThereBePirates wrote a review Dec 2018
Reading, United Kingdom2 contributions
Took the family out on one of their wonderful modern 10 man electric blue boats, we were out for two hours (go for more!) and got to pass through the CBD then motored to quiet picnic spots / botanical gardens. Wonderful manoeuvrable boat, beautiful pictures! Excellent day out,
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Date of experience: December 2018
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Christopher K wrote a review Dec 2017
Melbourne, Australia8 contributions1 helpful vote
We had a lovely 2 hours on the water, seeing Melbourne from a different perspective. Able to enjoy a glass of wine and a couple of platters in our afternoon 'cruise' before heading out for a meal in the evening. The boats are beautiful, comfortable and easy to drive. (It is a
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Date of experience: December 2017
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Alison H wrote a review Dec 2017
Melbourne, Australia34 contributions5 helpful votes
We hired The Harvey self drive for my birthday in November for a 3 hour adventure. This amount of time was perfect. We were able to go as far down river as Herring Island and return.There were 9 family members and we brought our own platters to share as well as our own drinks.
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Date of experience: November 2017
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By: Melbourne Boat Hire
S1644LOmiac
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A cut above the rest!
Wow, what a beautiful way to view Melbourne from the water and coast up and down the Yarra! Matt was very welcoming
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dennisdamjan
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Night out on the Yarra
Matt was fantastic look after us all night . Provided us with good history during the night . Highly recommended f
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GeoffCutt
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Excellent experience
Hired a boat for a self drive cruise down the Yarra. Matt was very professional and provided us with informative in
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yolanda52
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Fantastic experience
Had a fantastic experience on our 3 hour self drive cruise up the Yarra. Boat was immaculately presented and equipp
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swatisabitap
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Amazing service
My friends and I had the best time cruising around the Yarra in this boat. Easy to drive, great amenities. And pers
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WatchdogNT
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What a perfect day!
Eloped from Darwin with my partner. We arranged a two hour cruise, communication leading up to the day was first ra
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jasonmouchaileh
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Best in the business
What an experience and what a boat. Very classy and the service was phenomenal. Great to experience the water trave
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118lorrainet
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March 2020 4 Hour Wedding Cruise
Being from the UK and planning a wedding 12000 miles away and 11 hours time difference we must have been mad , but
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X3958JYsarahf
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Relaxed and Intimate Wedding onboard Birrarung
Highly recommend Melbourne boat hire if you are after a small, relaxed and Intimate wedding and looking to do somet
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rg1190
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A great afternoon
We had such a lovely time, we took some bubbles and a cheese board and motored up the yarra. Not even the bad weat
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dee7dee347
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Awesome Experience
Matt&Abbie were fantastic. My guests were treated to an experience that was awesome.Beautiful way to see Melbourne
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phild0wney
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Yarra River Cruise for 2
Very impressed overall - skipper/host was excellent and very kind and thoughtful. Also very good at multi tasking.
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gwest50
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Best 50th Party EVER!
What an amazing experience. We had MV Birrarung on Saturday night 7th March for my 50th. 28 guests enjoyed an aweso
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LordDragon1996
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Great and Serene
The ride was great. Loved the view, relaxation, comfortable seats, and conversation within the boat that was quite
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catzie03
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Outstanding & Relaxing Views of the Yarra and it's surrounds!
The boats are fantastic! We took our own nibblys and drinks and used the linen clothed tables and champagne glasses
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  • Duration: 2h
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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