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Capri Boat Hire

31 reviews
Surfers Paradise, Australia
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About Capri Boat Hire
Gold Coast Boat hire including 12 person capacity BBQ pontoons, half-cabin cruisers and bow riders which are licensed to carry 6 passengers. Capri Boat Hire are a Gold Coast boat hire business that was established in 1974. We hire Party Boats accommodating up to twelve (12) people with no license required! Most popular hire boat are our half-cabin cruisers and bow-riders.
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Reviewed April 24, 2019 via mobile

Andrew from Capri Boat Hire was super helpful. We hired a bow rider for a family of four with two young kids and cruised up and down the waterways for three hours. We had a great time! No licence required as the boats are limited...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed December 25, 2018 via mobile

Seriously ... jump on board with food n drinks - Everything’s ready to go ! Perfectly cleaned (and oiled ) BBQ awaits , spoteless toilet /change room . Sink with running water . Full shade , comfy seats (the boat is licenced for 12 people...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 20, 2018 via mobile

We rented a boat for two hours to sail in the canals. The sights were awsome, that day boat traffic was quiet so we stoped the boat to get a little rest and then continued the sailing.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 355roseg
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Hiring a boat was straightforward and easy. Andrew’s instructions were clear and he recommended a route upstream that was wonderful for first timers like us. At 9am, the tide was coming in and traffic on the river was rather Iight so the ride was truly...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

We hired a bowrider, what a great experience from booking to picking the boat up, great instructions on the rules of the water, I have used boats before but it is really easy even if you have no experience. All in all a great day...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 95martino
Capriboathire, Owner at Capri Boat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded November 2, 2018

Thank you for your feedback Andrew

Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

Had a great with 2 families and kids on the pontoon boats - you don’t need anything bigger or more powerful on the river. Great lunch, caught a fish and very friendly owner

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank GoforyourlifeAus
Reviewed March 28, 2018

I hired a half cabin boat. The boat was waiting with a full tank of petrol and Andrew helped me navigate the boat into the jetty at the end of my trip. The cushioned jetty takes the stress out of parking. The boat was not...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Sharon H
Reviewed January 7, 2018

We booked a half day a week in advance, On the day we rang to confirm. They said we book another boat that only allowed 4 people while we are a party of 5. The guy did not care and would not refund me. Please...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Vanaconda
Capriboathire, Owner at Capri Boat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2018

You booked the half cabin boat and we kept it for you. When you rang to confirm you said " I want to confirm our halfcabinbowrider boat booking " That was you words, that could only mean that you wanted to book the bowrider boat...More

Reviewed December 28, 2017 via mobile

Would highly recommend going ELSEWHERE to hire a boat. Boat only went 4 knots and was extremely old. Went out for 10 minutes and couldn’t handle the slowness of the boat so took it back. Only to be told we were not going to receive...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Indie W
Capriboathire, Manager at Capri Boat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2018

slight correction 6 knots hence no licence hire, also the speed limit is 6 knots on most of the waterways the boat is 6 knots speed limited not because it is old but because this is a regulation

Reviewed November 4, 2017 via mobile

Fantastic boat hire and service. Andrew was very accommodating and the boat was great. 12 person pontoon with BBQ and utensils provided as well as a large esky. 100% will use again.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank warwagon86
Capriboathire, Owner at Capri Boat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded February 4, 2018

Thanks you made my day

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