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The Best Boat Rentals in Melbourne

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    • Browse

      Find the right listing for you and your crew, with options for boat types, group size, captained or self-charter, and lots more.

    • Inquire & Book

      Found one you like? Send a rental inquiry with your preferred trip details, and you’ll receive an offer from your captain to book.

    • Enjoy

      Coordinate a pick-up place and time, meet your boat captain, and get out onto the water!

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    How much does it cost to rent a boat Melbourne?

    The cost to rent a boat in Melbourne will start around $60/person for a modest powerboat, but the cost can be well over $600/hour for a luxury yacht. The price for a boat rental in Melbourne will depend on the time duration, type of boat, and the number of passengers you want to bring onboard.

    Can you take a boat up the Yarra River?

    Running right through the heart of Melbourne, the Yarra River is a great boating destination in Australia. Cruise through the Docklands of Melbourne and explore gorgeous sights of the city. You can boat up the Yarra River through the eastern part of Victoria. It’s ideal for a dinner cruise or hosting a special event in Melbourne.

    Where can I sail in Melbourne?

    Melbourne is home to some amazing sailing; from Port Philip Bay to the Mornington Peninsula, you can find great opportunities for exploring the coast by wind power. Enjoy a sailing charter with a captain where you can enjoy food and drinks onboard and watch the sunset. Other great sailing locations around Melbourne include Portsea and Sorrento.

    Can I live on a boat in Melbourne?

    Yes, you can live on a boat in a marina in Melbourne and Victoria. If you don’t want to commit to living on a boat full-time, consider renting a boat in Melbourne with Getmyboat. You can rent a boat for a day or even a whole week to experience boat life before you commit to living on a boat.

    How long is the boat ride from Melbourne to Tasmania?

    It takes between 9 and 11 hours to reach Tasmania from Melbourne by ferry or passenger boat. You can also rent a boat once you’re in Tasmania with Getmyboat to explore the island more on the water.