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Private Function Boat

Birrarung- her name is Aboriginal for Yarra River and she is a breathtaking beauty. This luxurious private yacht is designed for stylish functions on the water. From Corporate Hire and product launches, to Hens Nights or afternoon cruises with the girls, this magnificent boat with opulent interior is the Lady of the River. Social outings, indulgent cruising- Birrarung from Melbourne Boat Hire is the vessel that's got Melbourne talking.

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Luxury Charter Boat

As well as being a stunning looking vessel, Birrarung is the only hybrid charter boat operating in Melbourne, and this diesel electric technology ensures a smooth cruise on the city’s waterways. She is, of course, fully compliant with safety requirements. Birrarung has been specially designed to sail under low bridges, which is why we have several cruise route options open to us: The Yarra River, the Maribyrnong River and Hobsons Bay.

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Birrarung Features

  • Licensed for up to 35 passengers
  • Spacious open saloon
  • Aft sun deck which can be enclosed during inclement weather
  • Diesel-Electric propulsion.
  • Perfect for cruising and entertaining
  • Bathroom
  • Sound System with Wi-Fi connectivity
  • Air Conditioning / Heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Fridges
  • Food warmer / Oven
  • Glasses and cutlery

Luxuriously Appointed

Her looks are guaranteed to impress. The luxurious open space saloon with wrap around plush seating feels more like the interior of a fancy hotel than a boat. The undercover area with tables and chairs is opposite a modern kitchen and bar. The wood paneling adds to the feel of understated elegance and the generously sized bathroom is sure to impress.

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Private Melbourne Party Boat

Operated by a qualified, highly-skilled Captain and crew member, we’ll take the best care of you and your guests. Birrarung has everything you need for a great day out – an oven, fridges and an icemaker, high quality glassware, sinks and hot water. She even has WIFI.If you’re in the party spirit, we have a range of music playlists pre-programmed in our SONOS sound system. And you can also link it to your own device.

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Luxury Boat Charter

Private Luxury Charters for Groups of All Sizes

  • Spring Racing Transfers

    Spring Racing Transfers

    Looking for a unique and stylish way to get to Flemington race track? Forget the traffic jams and overcrowded public transport! Cruise to race day in style with a private water taxi transfer to and from Flemington race track aboard Birraung. Finger Food and Beverages included.

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  • Weddings & Transfers

    Weddings & Transfers

    Looking to arrive at your ceremony or reception in style? Looking for a unique photo opportunity on your wedding day? Birrarung is the perfect way to transfer you and your wedding party to your ceremony or reception venue on your big day. Our state of the art, premium vessel offers you a distinct difference to your wedding day that you and your guests will remember forever. With the capacity for 35 there is enough space for your whole bridal party.

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  • Private Charter

    Private Charter

    Take your next function or private boat charter to the next level and treat your clients, staff or guests to a luxury, privately chartered boat cruise along Melbourne’s waterways. Our signature private charter vessel Birrarung is the perfect venue to showcase the City of Melbourne and leave a lasting impression on your clients, staff or guests. Let us take care of your hassles and cater a perfect cruise for you, with the option to be tailored specific to suit your needs and budget and the option for food and beverage packages, your cruise with be sure to be a memorable one.

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  • Corporate Charter

    Corporate Charter

    Take your next corporate function to the next level and treat your clients and staff to a luxury, privately chartered cruise along the Yarra River. Birrarung is the perfect landscape to showcase the City of Melbourne and leave a lasting impression on your clients. Everything can be taken care of, from your travel destinations, food and beverage and ambience.

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  • Christmas Parties

    Christmas Parties

    When it comes to celebrating your end of year Christmas party there’s no better way to celebrate the festive season and year of hard work than a luxurious Christmas cruise on Melbourne’s Yarra River and waterways with Melbourne Boat Hire. Christmas Parties are our speciality, and we have various packages available for groups of any size and budget. We book out fast during the festive season, so get in early and reserve your cruise with us today!

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