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 biggest and 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 100 year history! Come and join the fun! We are the Snapper Season Specialists and Mordialloc is the home of the Big Reds!


Government restrictions have finally eased as Melbourne moves to Step 3 on the COVID Recovery Road Map. There will be limits on group sizes to ensure social distancing is observed. The Bluey’s Team will be ready and waiting with a smile when we can get our keen customers back on the water. We thank you for your support.

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Pre-book to guarantee your boat of choice … or simply turn up and get the next available boat from our large fleet. boat licence or experience is not required.

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.

Mornings are highly recommended as this is when the water is usually calmer and the fish are hungrier. When pre-booking, 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 gets you on the water quicker and ensures you avoid disappointment on busy days. Get out into the Port Phillip Bay and get fishingSee you soon!