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About Duffy Down Under
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 10-12 people. With four boats in the fleet they can accommodate up to 42 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, HEN'S party, Christmas Parties, 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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Reviewed December 23, 2018 via mobile

I had the best birthday. Nitsa was knowledgeable, funny, friendly and made my birthday feel like she was apart of my crew. We had such a great time and im still reliving my party from 2 days ago. Best day and so much fun. Can't...More

1  Thank shelleyo454
Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

Friendly, helpful staff and so easy to drive. Boat was in excellent condition with fun photo prop hats! Great way to see the coast in a different way. Relaxing couples morning or a great idea for a group of friends or family. Highly recommend. Easy...More

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Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

This is our 4th time on the Duffy boats with family visiting from the UK and as usual a perfect day on the water. Fabulous, friendly service from Gordo, the boat as quiet as ever, the sun was shining and the water like glass -...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sara D
DuffyDownUnder, Owner at Duffy Down Under, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2018

Sara D, Thank you for your amazing review, we are so glad to hear that you and the family continue to enjoy those glorious Duffy days with the family. It sure sounds like you had a perfect day. Hope to see you again in the...More

Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

I’ve been living on the GC for 5 yrs and today I went on my first canal cruise on a silent electric boat with the lovely Gordon as our Captain! My parents were visiting from Melbourne and chose to do the morning cruise. The customer...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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DuffyDownUnder, Owner at Duffy Down Under, responded to this reviewResponded October 2, 2018

Hi Pbeauty, Thank you for your kind review, the team are so glad to hear you enjoyed your Duffy experience and that Gordon showed you all the ropes on driving the boat. We look forward to welcoming you and your friends on board with us...More

Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

Had an amazing afternoon on the water courtesy of Duffy Down Under. Gordon and Nitsa are highly professional owners offering the best service and an experience second to none. Cruising the waterways of the spectacular Gold Coast (on a quiet vessel) with a glass of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Alison H H
DuffyDownUnder, Owner at Duffy Down Under, responded to this reviewResponded October 2, 2018

Hi Alison H, The team are thrilled to hear you had a great cruise with us. There's nothing quite like gliding quietly with a glass of wine in hand. Thank you for recommending us to your family and friends and we hope to welcome you...More

Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

Thank you Nitsa, and hello from Melbourne. We look forward to seeing you again in the future it was an absolute fantastic day enjoyed every moment sailing with you, our son loved being the captain of the boat highly recommend you to our friends family...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Alex N
DuffyDownUnder, Manager at Duffy Down Under, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2018

Hi Alex N, The Duffy team is thrilled to hear you enjoyed your day out on the water with us and that your son enjoyed captaining the boat. We thank you for your generous recommendations to your family and friends, word of mouth is the...More

Reviewed January 29, 2018

We booked our accommodation on the Gold Coast through Booking.com and afterwards, Booking.com sent a discount voucher for tourist activities on the Gold Coast. I saw the Cruise and booked it. I have been going to the Gold Coast for 50 years and yet I...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank JacquiR-K
DuffyDownUnder, Manager at Duffy Down Under, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2018

Hi JacquiR-K, I can't believe it took you over 50 years to enjoy one of the best things to do on the Coast, cruise our beautiful waterways, and what a perfect way to do it in a Duffy Electric Boat. We are so pleased to...More

Reviewed August 12, 2017

We hired a small electric boat and crusied the canals for a couple of hours. The boat was great and whilst not fast, definitely a comfortable way to see the canals of the Gold Coast (which are mostly speed limited anyway). The staff were friendly...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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DuffyDownUnder, Manager at Duffy Down Under, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2018

Hey GRR1323, CONGRATULATIONS on your proposal, we are very glad to hear that she said "YES" what an exciting day out on the water for you. We hope to see you out with us again to celebrate a anniversary or just re live the proposal...More

Reviewed April 2, 2017

Hired Duffy for a short cruise for my daughter's 10 birthday. Nitsa went out of her way to ensure we all had the best time. The girls each got a turn at being 'The Captain'-Truly the highlight of a fantastic day-We will be back!!!More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank ROBBO131
DuffyDownUnder, Owner at Duffy Down Under, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2017

Hi Robbo131, We couldn't think of a better way to celebrate your daughters birthday and we are glad to hear that Nitsa went out of her way to make this special. We look forward to welcoming you on on the water with us again soon...More

Reviewed February 8, 2017 via mobile

This is my third experience with Duffy Electric boats. It just gets better with each visit. It's nice to relax and take in the sights...I recommend pre ordering or BYO a cheese platter and a glass of wine or what ever food ...floats your boat...More

Date of experience: January 2017
3  Thank 5starorbust
DuffyDownUnder, Owner at Duffy Down Under, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2017

Ahoy 5starorbust, Just keeps getting better with every visit - just like a fine wine :) combined with a nice cheese platter that is sure to 'float your boat'. We look forward to welcoming you out on the water for your 4th visit sometime in...More

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