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Address: PO Box 354, Main Beach, Queensland 4217, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 5532 6123
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Description: The Gold Coast's quietest and only Zero Emission Electric Boat Company...
The Gold Coast's quietest and only Zero Emission Electric Boat Company. Cruising in a safe, green, clean and quite Duffy Electric Boat is like having your own limo on the water. Renting a Duffy Electric Boat is the best way to enjoy a fun day or evening cruising the Gold Coast Waterways with your family and friends. When you glide across the water in a Duffy Electric Boat, you'll be treated to a totally different boating experience. Silky smooth and whisper quiet, it's the classy alternative to polluting, loud and offensive outboards. Your family, friends, and even your senses will thank you!Duffy Electric Boats are extremely easy to operate, self drive, and no boat license is required. Each boat comfortably sits up to 10 people. With four boats in the fleet they can accommodate up to 40 guests at any one time. Each boat has a full canopy top, full window enclosure, and great sounding CD player with iPod hookup. Something to celebrate? Duffy Electric Boats are the perfect way to spend a birthday, anniversary, retirement, date night, or party with family, friends, or out of town guests. Activities can be organised to your specific needs, specialising in superb nautical events.
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Fun and relaxing boat trip for young and old

I want one of these boats - so quiet and no gas fumes! We had a fun trip cruising around the canals and looking at all the different houses - very relaxing and easy to drive... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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Auckland
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
9 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

I want one of these boats - so quiet and no gas fumes! We had a fun trip cruising around the canals and looking at all the different houses - very relaxing and easy to drive and navigate. We were an all ages group and everyone enjoyed it. The staff are friendly and helpful.

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

My friend and I were recommended to Duffys so we checked it out. We were the only two there at the time but they were very happy to take us on a one hour cruise even though it was probably not profitable for them. Thanks Gordon for a very enjoyable cruise.

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Duffy_DownUnder, Manager at Duffy Down Under Pty Ltd, responded to this review

Hi Claire S, Many thanks for taking the time to review your experience on a Duffy Boat. You know you are up for a good time when its a recommendation by a friend :) So glad that Gordon showed you around our beautiful Gold Coast waterways giving you a relaxing way to view the lifestyles of the rich and famous.... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Intercontinental offered a package which included a one hour self drive cruise along the canals. These boats are quiet due to the electric motor, and even for the novice, the experience is relaxing. We were a bit concerned at first that we would not be able to steer the little beast, but once we got the hang of the steering,... More 

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Duffy_DownUnder, Owner at Duffy Down Under Pty Ltd, responded to this review

Hey Kryspie, Thank you kindly for taking the time to review your Duffy Experience. We are glad to hear that your enjoyed your relaxing cruise around the Sanctuary Cove canals and found the boat easy to manoeuvre even for the beginner. Thank you for recommending and we look forward to seeing you and your guests on board again soon. More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

we were stuck for something to do, and ended up at Duffy... So lucky we found this place as we had a fantastic time out on the water... Drinks music and friends having a good time.. Beautiful homes Dolphins swimming and just an amazing experience on the water.. Thank you Duffy down under will definitely be back again

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Duffy_DownUnder, Owner at Duffy Down Under Pty Ltd, responded to this review

Hello Debbie D, We appreciate you taking the time to review your Duffy Experience. Nothing makes us happier knowing that it 'Exceeded your Expectations'. Anytime there is Dolphins, wine and food involved its sure to be a good day out on the water. We look forward to seeing you and your guests on board again soon. More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We decided to take a Duffy boat tour on our last night of holiday. Expected a couple of beers with friends, on a boat, in the water. What we got greatly exceeded expectations - a tour of some of the most amazing waterway mansions in the area, with dolphins literally guiding us along the way, plus beers, plus friends. I... More 

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Duffy_DownUnder, Owner at Duffy Down Under Pty Ltd, responded to this review

AHOY! Nham019, We appreciate you taking the time to write a review of your Duffy Experience. We are so glad to hear that the cruise 'Exceeded your expectations' and was the highlight of your trip. That certainly makes all the long days worth it :) Im sure playing with the dolphins accompanied by close friends and nibbles topped off and... More 

Bowen, Australia
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

7 of my family and friends headed to Broadbeach for my sister inlaws 50th, she saw the duffy down under on weekender and that was it we had to go, some of the girls were a little sceptical, as we met up with friends who live at the coast and had never heard of the company. So with esky's packed... More 

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Duffy_DownUnder, Owner at Duffy Down Under Pty Ltd, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Danie M, Thank you so much for your detailed review of your Duffy Down Under experience. We are thrilled to hear that your enjoyed your 'Girls Getaway Weekend' and chose to book with us after seeing our boats on the amazing Queensland Weekender TV Show. I can understand how sometimes going out with a boat load of females... More 

Surfers Paradise, Australia
Top Contributor
124 reviews 124 reviews
23 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014 via mobile

What better way could you spend the afternoon than, cursing around the Broadwater canals on your birthday. Myself and 10 friends took a Duffy Downunder boat out for a few hours we took champagne and cheese & crackers. I would highly recommend this as a activity on the Gold Coast. It was so calm and relaxing, very easy to drive... More 

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Duffy_DownUnder, Owner at Duffy Down Under Pty Ltd, responded to this review

Hi Feefeelasvegas, Thank you for your review of Duffy Down Under. We are so thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your 'relaxing birthday cruising on the broad water canals'. You certainly have the right idea bringing 10 friends, wine and cheese. Sounds like the perfect way to enjoy a special birthday. We appreciate the fact that you value your experience... More 

Surfers Paradise, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

If you don't have a boat or live on the water, PACK A PICNIC NOW call Duffy and book some time on these easy to drive boats. No stress no dramas, Enjoyed by all even the designated driver. Thanks Guys for a great day will be back soon <3

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Duffy_DownUnder, Owner at Duffy Down Under Pty Ltd, responded to this review

AHOY! Tonialannd, Thank You for taking the time to review your Duffy experience. The team are certainly glad to hear that you enjoyed your stress free day abroad and that even the 'designated driver' enjoyed themselves. It really is fun for everyone. We look forward to welcoming you on board again soon. More 

Gold Coast, Australia
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014 via mobile

I am a local on the Gold Coast and always looking for different things to try with my family. We have been meaning to try these boats for a long time but when we had some unexpected visitors pop in we thought it would be the perfect way to treat the family to something different. This company exceeded ours and... More 

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Duffy_DownUnder, Manager at Duffy Down Under Pty Ltd, responded to this review

Hi Jack S, Thank you for your review of Duffy Down Under. We are so glad that you and your unexpected guests had a great time out on the water with us and that we are your new go to boat rental company on the Gold Coast. We always take care of our return visitors so make sure you let... More 

Surfers Paradise, Australia
Top Contributor
124 reviews 124 reviews
23 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

This is a great company and they provide amazing service, they are happy to accommodate your needs. very easy to book and make for a enjoyable day on the water. well done to the team at Duffy Boat hire

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Duffy_DownUnder, Manager at Duffy Down Under Pty Ltd, responded to this review

Heya Fefelavegas, Thank you for taking the time to review your time on a Duffy. Im over the moon to hear that you found our staff accommodating and you received amazing service, thats what we are all about. Hope to see you out on the water with us again in the near future. More 

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