Experience the Charm of Melbourne with Private Boat Charters and Yarra River Cruises

A luxury boat charter in Melbourne is one of the best ways to see the city from a new vantage point. Whether you’ve lived here all your life, have out-of-town visitors, or would like to provide the ultimate in corporate entertainment, a private Melbourne boat charter is a magnificent way to experience Melbourne’s charms. Melbourne Boat Hire offers fully customisable private riverboat trips for up to 35 people.

Our smaller premium electric vessels are suitable for an intimate cruise seating up to 8 people in comfort; ideal for a romantic proposal, a small group of friends or a fun family time. Your skipper can take you throughout Melbourne’s river systems, giving you the chance to experience Melbourne from the water and capture some fantastic photographs. Food and beverage packages are available and can be tailored to suit the occasion whether you prefer a rustic picnic or sophisticated cocktails and canapes.

For luxury cruise boat hire in Melbourne for a larger group, look no further than our beautiful Birrarung. A hybrid diesel-electric party yacht, she’s the Grande Dame of the river. Accommodating up to 35 guests, her opulent interior includes a covered area with tables and chairs, an open space saloon with plush wrap around seating, a large bathroom and fully equipped kitchen and bar with oven, fridges, sinks and hot water, and an ice-maker. Perfect for social events, corporate entertainment, product launches or indulgent cruising, Birrarung is the pinnacle of party yacht hire in Melbourne. With wi-fi and a Sonos sound system and some fantastic pre-programmed playlists, you and your guests can enjoy the perfect acoustic accompaniment to your private boat charter. We offer full catering with delicious gourmet treats and drinks to match the style of your event. Your special event on the Birrarung will be one that your guests never forget.