Welcome to Sydney Boat Hire
Plotted with Sydney’s most iconic landmarks including the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge and more, Sydney Harbour is well known as one of the most beautiful harbours in the world. There’s no better way to enjoy the stunning water view than on a boat! Explore local waterways and Sydney’s many attractions on a chartered private yacht or self-drive pontoon boat with Sydney Boat Hire.
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Create your own custom voyage.
We can fully tailor your day to include any of the fun services listed below.
With our extensive boat event management experience, Sydney Boat Hire is always willing to make recommendations for your cruise or better still coordinate the entire event for you.
Using the expertise and inside knowledge of our fleet and what can be done on each boat, we will not only save you time and money, but will ensure your boat cruise is a memorable experience.
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Boat Hire in Sydney
Sydney Boat Hire is a well-established boat hire business that is located in the heart of Sydney. Operating since 2010, Sydney Boat Hire is known to be one of Sydney’s leading boat rental businesses that specialise in luxury boat hire charters and affordable self-drive boat hires. While we have over 90 charter boats to choose from, Sydney Boat Hire isn’t only an agent, but we also own some of our own vessels!
Based in the inner-west of Sydney, we have a pure obsession with the beautiful Sydney Harbour and our vision is to share our majestic harbour with the world! Whether you are travelling from overseas on a holiday or are a local Sydney-sider, our friendly staff at Sydney Boat Hire are sure to provide you with the best experience that any Sydney boat agency has to offer.
Leading the self-drive boat hire industry since 2010, Sydney Boat Hire owns a spectacular range of self-drive vessels for hire for any occasion on the wonderful Sydney Harbour. Whether you wish to enjoy Sydney Harbour’s stunning scenery, experience the world’s greatest firework show for New Year’s Eve, or simply want to gain some boating experience on the Harbour, the experienced staff at Sydney Boat Hire will sort you out. Our self-drive boat hire range is made up of both licence required and no licence required vessels, so anyone can be the captain with Sydney Boat Hire! Regardless of your experience with boating, our team always makes sure that you are 100% comfortable behind the wheel. We will give you a full rundown of the boat that you have hired, including the features that it offers, and the safety procedures onboard. Another great perk of hiring a self-drive boat with Sydney Boat Hire is that we make sure that the tank is full before you board at no extra cost to you!
The self drive boat hires that we own are perfect for families and small friend groups having a day out on the harbour. The pontoon boats do not require a licence, and you only need to be over 21 years of age to drive it yourself. They are also equipped with non-slip flooring, making them the perfect option for families with small children. If you have a licence and want something a bit faster, you can hire out one of our self drive vessels, Cruiseabout or Easyrider 539 or 509. All of our self drive boats for hire also allow dogs to come onboard, so they really are a perfect option for the whole family.
Considering booking a charter boat on Sydney Harbour? Call the Sydney Boat Hire office line on 02 8765 1222 and speak to one of our charter consultants to put together a perfectly tailored package for you. Sydney Boat Hire makes booking a charter boat on Sydney Harbour simple, all you need to do it tell us your occasion, the number of guests that will be on board, which catering and beverage option you are interested in, and we will find you the perfect charter to suit your needs! Once you are happy and have made your decision, our team will forward you the invoice and booking agreement form so that we can confirm your booking with a 50% deposit!
We hand pick all of our charter boats so that you can choose from only the best of the best. Whether you are interested in having a laid back and casual summers day on a catamaran, or a luxurious formal event on a large event boat, we guarantee that we have the right charter for you. Our range includes over 90 vessels such as; sailing yachts, catamarans, cruisers, motor yachts, super yachts, and large event boats. Our boat with the smallest capacity is an intimate sailing yacht, Cutting Loose, and our boat with the largest capacity is Starship Sydney that holds close to 1000 guests. Our range has a variety of features onboard that is sure to keep you and your guests entertained. Perfect features for summer include; kayaks, hot tubs, showers, and sun beds. If you are looking to entertain, many of our boats come with surround sound, a bar, dancefloor, and more!
Regardless of whether you are interested in chartering your own luxury yacht, or being the captain for the day on a self-drive hire, Sydney Boat Hire guarantees that you will have a memorable experience from booking with us.
In 2017, Sydney Boat Hire was awarded the ‘Travel & Hospitality Award Winner’ for our excellence in services. Our 5-star excellence in TripAdvisor also shows our determination towards satisfactory customer service and a great array of boat hire services that we have to offer.
Not only do we care about our customers, but we also care about our community. At Sydney Boat Hire, we are always looking to give back in anyway possible.
For Father’s Day 2019, we partnered with TODAY on Channel 9 to give a Sydney dad who had been battling cancer a memorable experience on the superyatch, Prometheus. We were so honored to get to give him and his whole family such a memorable experience onboard.
During Spring of 2019, we partnered with the Australian registered charity Pound Paws to launch our campaign All Paws On Deck. For every dog brought onboard, we would donate $20 to Pound Paws. As a team of avid animal lovers, this partnership was a great fit for us.
We are also passionate about ensuring that Sydney Harbour stays just as beautiful for future generations. Over the course of the year, we have done numerous harbour clean ups at the Five Dock Bay boat ramp. During these clean ups, we invite the local community to come down and help out. For updates on these events, be sure to check our Facebook page.
Why Our Customers Love Sydney Boat Hire
Boating on Sydney Harbour
Superyacht Boat Hire
Spend the day out on a unique and luxurious Superyacht Boat Hire with Sydney Boat Hire. Our extensive range can accommodate for a large group of up to 120 visitors for any of special occasion that you are hosting. Top the extravagant boat hire in Sydney Harbour off with delicious catering, experiences wait staff and bar staff, and an on the boat chef. Rent out one of our five star Superyacht Boat Hires such as the Ariston, Quantum and Ghost II for a day.
Large Event Boat Hire
Our range of Large Event Boats are perfect for big social occasions such as weddings, formals, corporate events, and special birthdays. Our smallest Large Event Boat, the MV Sydney accomodates up to 120 guests. Our biggest Large Event Boat, the Starship Sydney accomodates up to almost 1000. These boats often feature large dance floors, bars, audio and visual equipment, DJ booths, and more. So you can be sure that your guests will dance the night away. We also offer catering packages on these vessels whether you want a sit down dinner or a casual buffet.
Luxury Boat Hire
If you are looking for something for celebratory events, like Christmas, New Years or a very special birthday, Luxury Boat Hire services are available with Sydney Boat Hire. Speak with our friendly team and experience the world’s largest and most beautiful harbour with the perfect boat, and tailored service. Luxury Boat Hire will make you feel like an a-list celebrity.
Self Drive Boat Hire
Although chartered boats and yachts are extremely relaxing, you may be looking for something more hands on and thrilling. We have self-drive boats available for hire in Sydney that can be driven by people both with and without a boating licence. Our no licence Pontoons and licenced Easyrider self-drive boats are perfect for that simple drive and adventurous day out on Sydney Harbour.