Capri Boat Hire Gold Coast

Self drive boats to rent - no boat licence required

Whether you're looking to try your luck at fishing or yearning for a peaceful pleasure cruise through the Surfers Paradise canals, or maybe you feel like celebrating!

Whatever the reason for getting on the water, we've got the right boat for you!

Our fleet consists of four 6 person Bow Riders, two 8 person Bow Riders, & two 12 person BBQ & Party Pontoons.

We can accommodate from one to twelve people on a single boat!

See Hire Boat Prices (below) or See the Fleet (below)

Don't forget the great features and extras of our boat hire!

Inclusive features with every hire boat

  • Drive yourself with no boat license required!
  • Prices include: fuel, insurance & GST
  • Life jackets are stowed on each vessel, enough for all people onboard 🦺
  • Children's lifejackets are size dependant and are fitted in the office before boarding
  • First Aid Kit
  • Life Bouy
  • Chopping board for cutting up food or fish
  • There is a comprehensive briefing for the designated driver which includes how to handle the boat safely
  • See a large map of the Gold Coast waterways showing the boundary limits of your hire boat cruise.
  • Upon request: Fishing Gear (A bond may apply - please read Terms & Conditions)

Suggestions to bring onboard

  • BYO food and drinks for lunch and snacks (please use the cutting boards found on each boat)
  • 50+ Sunscreen is advisable ⚠️
  • Cap or hat
  • Sunglasses 😎
  • Sensible clothes which cover your arms if you have pale skin
  • Insect repellant if you staying out late in the day
  • For smokers, please bring a container for cigarette butts and for putting out cigarettes, smoking is allowed but there are no ash trays onboard and we would prefer you didn't throw butts into the water


Before any self-drive boat booking, we ensure that your driver has a full understanding of the boating rules and laws of the Gold Coast waterways, especially rules regarding safety!
Capri Boat Hire staff will conduct a safety and operations briefing prior to any self-drive boat hire booking.
They will teach the nominated boat driver how to be safe and comfortable while driving the boat and how to adapt to tidal conditions during the cruise and how to avoid other vessels on the water.
We can also advise on nice spots to anchor and good fishing spots.

Contact us today and ask about any special promotions and discounts that may be available!

Affordable Fun

Our fleet consists of 6 or 8 person Bow-Riders & BBQ & Party Pontoons.
We can accommodate from one to twelve people on a single boat!

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Boat Hire Gold Coast Prices

Boat Hire Prices $AUD
Price includes GST of 10%
Time (hrs)6 p Bow Rider 8 p Bow Rider BBQ Boat Hire
2 hours 200 250 n/a
3 hours 250 300 n/a
4 hours 300 350 500
Full Day 500 550 650

Capri Boat Hire Fleet

6 person bow rider hire boat on the Gold Coast

Bow Rider 6 Person

Our most popular boat.
Easy to handle.

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8 person bow rider hire boat with 7 people on board docked in Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast

Bow Rider 8 Person

More comfort in the larger
bowrider boat.

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BBQ Boat Hire Gold Coast 12 person self drive no boat licence required

BBQ Boat Party Pontoon

Includes BBQ, Esky & Stereo
Toilet onboard

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