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Cairns Boat Hire

Realaxed crusing on the Trinity Inlet

Hiring our self-drive boats is a popular pastime with locals and visitors to Cairns. Enjoy fishing, sightseeing and even crocodile spotting along stunning Trinity Inlet. Relax on an all day adventure exploring the entire area around Admiralty Island or head out for a few hours to fish with some exp...

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Cairns Bed n Boat

Cairns Bed n Boat

Cairns Bed n Boat combines Holloways Beach holiday accommodation with reef boat hire (...creek boats too!) and 4WD car rental for tour and tow. Your fishing holiday and other packages are designed to suit your own requirements. Options include: holiday accommodation only holiday accommodat...

Kondor Cruises

Why not celebrate your next function cruising in your own private charter boat! Whether it's for a social cruise or a corporate event, a day of swimming, or a bucks party, the MV Kondor is your ideal venue.

Fish Tales Charters

Fish Tales Charters

Fish Tales Charters- Estuary, River & Reef Sports Fishing Adventures from Cairns in Far North Tropical Queensland, Australia. Fish Tales Charters operate in three of the best fishing locations in North Queensland: the Cairns Inlet (also known as Trinity Inlet), Russell River/ Mulgrave River and now...

Boab Boats Cairns

Boab Boats is Australia's leading boat hiring company. We aim to provide you with a fun, safe and affordable boat hiring experience. We offer walk on/walk off services which allows you to have the boat waiting on the water for you to enjoy or it can be ready to tow away to your next destination....

Beach Fun Co

Beach Fun Co

Welcome to Palm Cove, in tropical Far North Queensland, Australia. We are a locally owned and family operated business providing an experience of fun set in one of the most beautiful areas of Queensland. Enjoy a day on the water while visiting tropical Palm Cove, Queensland. Sail in paradise - one o...

McDonald Charter Boats

McDonald Charter Boats provides a professional transport service incorporating ferry and bus transfers between Horn Island and Thursday Island in the Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia. We also offer other water transport in the local area including charters and private night cruises.

NQ Hire Boats

Charlie 1

We provide self drive hire boats (licence required) to suit your every need across the north. Our boats are suitable for all users, from government departments, companies, research, families and mates: Wake boarding, Fishing, Scuba diving Hydrographic surveys and any other water based activit...

Cairns Reef Charter Services

With many years of experience and thousands of successful charters behind us we know that we can put together an individual fishing, cruising, sailing or diving package tailored to fit any request no matter how unusual. Our boats are world class, the crews friendly and expert, the environment unbeat...

Pedro's Fishing Hire

Pedro's gear hire & delivery service has made it easy and affordable to experience land based fishing in Cairns and the Northern Beaches. Online Locations Guide and Local Fishing Information can help plan your day. Everything provided for a great day out!

About Boat Hire For Cairns

There are a wide range of boat hire companies in Cairns whether you are interested in a couple of hours or a whole day fishing, crabbing or sightseeing on the Cairns Inlet, from $30/hour for 4, 6, or 8 man boats and pontoons, located berth A1 at the Marlin Marina, a bareboat charter or extended custom designed charter to your requirements. 

It is also possible to drive yourself to the inner reef with a couple of boat hire companies in Cairns offering 6.2m or 4.6m tournament style polycraft centre console long boats that are in full survey to 15 nm offshore for example Michaelmas Cay and Green Island. 

Boat Hire is also available at Lake Tinaroo in the Atherton Tablelands. 

Barramundi can be caught year round on Lake Tinaroo as this is a stocked impoundment that is not subject to seasonal clusures but November to March are best.  Other species include sleepy cod, archer fish, bony bream, saratoga and silver perch.  Recent releases of mangrove jack fingerlings will see them maturing as good target species over the next few years.