Self Drive 14' Motor Boat Rental in Benaraby, Australia

14 ft
5 Guests

About This Boat

Enjoy Benaraby, Australia by 14’ Motor Boat!

Benaraby is a town 20 kilometers south of Gladstone in Central Queensland, Australia. This small community is located on the Boyne River and is the access point to Lake Awoonga, which has a stockpile of Barramundi, Saratoga and Sea Mullet waiting to be caught! Plus, head to Benaraby for fresh fruit and veggies at the local market, and enjoy preparing these fresh eats at many of the recreational areas established barbecue and picnic pavilions.

A day cruise will allow you to enjoy not only this spectacular lake, but also the mountain views and picturesque waterfalls. With more than 225 species of birds, this area is also one of the largest and most important near-coast bird refuges in South East Queensland. Lake Awoonga is a great vacation and camping spot for families, or for the perfect fishing trip with a group of friends.


Boat Specifications:

  • 14’ 3 x 4.2 Metre Smartwave
  • Licensed to carry 5 passengers
  • Boat is properly maintained and well-cared for, and life jackets are also supplied as required by law
  • Before cast off, a thorough briefing on all the safety requirements to operate the equipment will be conducted. A map of Lake Awoonga and the boats Safety Management System (SMS) procedures and protocols are also provided.


Fishing restrictions: 

There is no need for a SIPS (stocked impoundment permit scheme) permit in Lake Awoonga. There is also no closed Barramundi season, but limit conditions apply to one Barramundi minimum 58 cm from midday 1st November - midday 1st February. Outside of these dates you are allowed to possess a maximum of 5 Barramundi (can include 1 greater than 120 cm).


  • Type: Dinghy
  • Capacity: 5 People
  • Rental Minimum: 1 day
  • Length: 14 ft

Rental Requirements


  • AUD 140.00 for full day
  • AUD 86.00 for half day
  • AUD 54.00 per hour



  • AUD 140.00

  *Deposits are non-refundable if reservation is cancelled.


Maritime License requirement:

  • No License required 


Maritime rules state that any unlicensed drivers must remain within Lake Awoonga Boating & Leisure rentals operating area only, with a travel engine restriction of 10 knots or less.

Tow away renters must allow owners to make a copy of their current driver’s license and recreational maritime license.

This vessel is registered for 4E; therefore, must only be operated in smooth waters and during daylight hours only.


  • Life jackets/required safety gear
  • Wheel steering
  • Bimini
  • Outboard Engine

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