Welcome to Bluey's Boat Hire

Self Drive, No Licence Required Fishing Boat Hire in Melbourne

Hire your own self-drive boat for fishing or cruising the magnificent Port Phillip Bay area. A boat licence or experience is not required and we provide full instructions on boat operation. At Bluey's Boat Hire, we have the best equipped hire boats at great value prices with all fuel included, fantastic facilities and an experienced team to provide tips and help you enjoy your day on the bay. Boat hire in Melbourne does not get better than this and we are mighty proud of our 80 year history! We invite you to join the fun!

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Special Packages

Click SPECIAL PACKAGES TO RECEIVE A FREE BONUS HOUR when booking online! Choose your date and time … it is easy to change dates in the event of bad weather or if your plans change for any reason … no fees, no hassles! Pre booking in advance is highly recommended during Winter as we are open on selected days! 

We are open throughout Winter on weekends and selected days midweek. The days are much shorter and we recommend morning or early afternoon hires. The weather and sea conditions can be simply awesome and the fish are still hungry and waiting.

Bluey's Boat Hire operates from the home of the Famous Five Reefs … awesome and safe fishing spots all within 5-15 minutes by hire boat that see large numbers of monster fish landed each and every year. Bluey's Boat Hire has private boarding jetties and a friendly kiosk with a full range of quality bait, tackle and refreshments.