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Boab Boat Hire - Sydney Harbour / Parramatta River

Robert Street | Wharf 6, White Bay, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales 2041, Australia
+61 437 518 258
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Bad experience in the harbour but don't judge all boab on this guy

We have hired Boab boats regularly for years and have loved them. They are a great day out on the... read more

Reviewed September 13, 2017
Jennyjovi
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Blaxland, Australia
via mobile
Great day out on the harbour

I took my wife and 2 girls (13 & 14) with my wife's parents out on the harbour for a day. We had... read more

Reviewed January 10, 2017
OzChook70
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Sydney, Australia
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We offer modern, well maintained and equipped boats ready for your day on the water, whether your passion is fishing, water sports, beach-hopping, hanging out at your favourite waterfront restaurant or simply cruising the harbour and its’ many beautiful waterways.
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Sep 13, 2017
“Bad experience in the harbour but don't judge all boab on this guy”
Jan 10, 2017
“Great day out on the harbour”
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Robert Street | Wharf 6, White Bay, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales 2041, Australia
Balmain
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+61 437 518 258
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Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

We have hired Boab boats regularly for years and have loved them. They are a great day out on the harbour. The franchisee for Sydney Drummoyne has changed. The new man was really rude to us. He charged us a lot extra ( no discussion)...More

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Tim Y, Owner at Boab Boat Hire - Sydney Harbour / Parramatta River, responded to this reviewResponded September 15, 2017

I would appreciate it if you would contact me to discuss this. I have been running this Boab franchise for nearly 3 years, and do not recall any such incident. I have certainly not charged a customer for marks caused by a fender rubbing against...More

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Reviewed January 10, 2017 via mobile

I took my wife and 2 girls (13 & 14) with my wife's parents out on the harbour for a day. We had an absolute blast. Boat was clean and in great condition! The staff were very friendly and helpful. Great service !!

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Tim Y, Owner at Boab Boat Hire - Sydney Harbour / Parramatta River, responded to this reviewResponded January 12, 2017

Thanks for sparing the time to review our services. We are really glad that you had a good day out, and hope to be of service to you again in the future.

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Reviewed December 29, 2016

If you've got a boat licence then this is a great way to spend a day on Sydney harbour. The boats are in excellent condition, they're easy to use and they give great instructions. The boats are ideal for fishing with live bait tanks on...More

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Tim Y, Owner at Boab Boat Hire - Sydney Harbour / Parramatta River, responded to this reviewResponded December 30, 2016

Thanks for taking the time to review our services, and so glad that you enjoyed your day on The Harbour.

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Reviewed December 29, 2016

Tim is excellent , and makes sure everything is cared for! We had UK visitors, and it was the highlight of their trip! We'd recommend Boab Boat Hire to anyone! The kids love the biscuit. and wakeboarding, and everyone else just loves the feeling of...More

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Tim Y, Owner at Boab Boat Hire - Sydney Harbour / Parramatta River, responded to this reviewResponded December 30, 2016

Thanks for taking the time to review us - it is much appreciated. We are glad that you had a good day and look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Reviewed December 2, 2016

Tim has done a fantastic job with the Boab Boats in Sydney. Prime location to pick the boat up near Darling Harbour, he's upgraded all the gear on board and added some other essentials that make it more convenient for everyone. Its it such a...More

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Tim Y, Owner at Boab Boat Hire - Sydney Harbour / Parramatta River, responded to this reviewResponded December 4, 2016

Thanks for taking the time to review our service. I'm really glad that you had an enjoyable day, and hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed November 19, 2016

What a wonderful way to see Sydney!!! Tim was great and was very thorough with the info and teaching us how to use the boat and where we can dock etc. ( we rented first time self drive boat) Absolutely amazing experience! Thanks for everything...More

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Tim Y, Owner at Boab Boat Hire - Sydney Harbour / Parramatta River, responded to this reviewResponded November 21, 2016

Many thanks for taking the time to post a review. We are delighted that you had a great experience, and look forward to welcoming you back soon.

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Reviewed October 19, 2016

Tim at Boab Boats is great. Meets you at the wharf ready to go, hop on and your away. Must have boat license but if you have all your own fishing gear, this hop on/hop off service is a perfect way to get outside fishing...More

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Tim Y, Owner at Boab Boat Hire - Sydney Harbour / Parramatta River, responded to this reviewResponded October 21, 2016

Many thanks for your feedback. We are very glad that you enjoy our service.

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Reviewed September 4, 2016

My son & I recently got our boat licences, & we chose Fathers day to lash out on a trip on the harbour. Tim was fantastic in making it a safe, happy & thoroughly enjoyable experience! Everything was easy & smooth, from the initial enquiry,...More

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Tim Y, Owner at Boab Boat Hire - Sydney Harbour / Parramatta River, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2016

Many thanks for taking the time to provide feedback on your day out. Great to hear that you all enjoyed the day, and hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed April 3, 2016

If you are after a great day out on the Harbour, with a professional team to sort your needs, then Boat Boat Hire Sydney Harbour / Parramatta are the guys/gals you need to contact. From the first point of contact to the last goodbye, these...More

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Tim Y, Owner at Boab Boat Hire - Sydney Harbour / Parramatta River, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2016

Many thanks for taking the time to provide feedback on our services. I'm very glad that you had a great day, and hope to see you again soon.

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