A Sydney Harbour Fishing Gear and Boat Hire experience is easy fun in the sun! Don't worry about all your gear and having the right tools for the job... it all comes with! Travel to those elusive spots where the fish are biting, fast and furious. Experience the beauty of fishing on Sydney Harbour!
Ever wanted to travel out on the water to do a spot of fishing with out a fishing guide by your side? If you’re looking for the independence that boat ownership brings, then perhaps hiring a boat is the next best thing! You already have the fishing gear and the ‘know how’, now all you need is the boat. Take the controls of your hired boat and follow the map to some of your favorite fishing spots in the northern end of the harbour.
Our self-drive leisure boats are the perfect choice if you want to explore Manly's waterways in comfort and safety. Our boats are 4.2m long and 2.2m wide and feature a 15hp motor, forward steering controls, a removable canopy and cushioned seating. Its polyethylene hull construction provides maximum buoyancy, making them extremely stable and robust and they are simple to drive; no boat license required!
Licensed to carry up to 5 people, you can make a day of the experience with family and friends as you try to find out where the fish are biting.
What's included with your boat hire?
- Life Jackets
- An anchor
- 2 Fishing Rods
- 2 Hand Lines
- Basic Fishing Tackle (hooks & sinkers).
Please note: The boat does not come with bait, however, we do sell bait for at the hiring point. Alternatively, you may bring your own.
IMPORTANT: You may take the boat to Collins Flat, Store Beach, Quarantine Beach, Reef Beach and more, however, the boat must not travel outside of the Quarantine Station or Dobroyd Head.
This experience voucher is valid for 12 months from date of purchase.
Manly, NSW – approximately 25 minutes north of the Sydney CBD.
Boat hire is available all year round. This experience is 4 hours in duration and can be booked for any 4 hour period between 9am - 5pm (winter), 7am -6pm (summer). Bookings are essential and must be made at least 48 hours in advance; they should be made further in advance over summer.
You must be at least 18 years of age to hire the boat. No boat license is required. We do recommend that you take a mobile phone with you on the day, in the event that you need to contact someone for assistance.
The price quoted is for a 4 hour hire of the vessel. The vessel can comfortably carry 2 – 5 people and operates with a strict maximum capacity of 5 people.
This trip may be cancelled in the event of strong winds and swell. In this case, the supplier will reschedule your experience (refunds will not be given). Make sure the mobile number provided is contactable the night prior to departure as the supplier will contact you if the trip has been cancelled.
If you do not have a valid fishing license and you wish to use the boat to fish recreationally, you must purchase a fishing license prior to the trip. Licenses are valid for 48 hours at a cost of $5.50pp. They are available for purchase online from the Dept. of Primary Industries.
This experience may be suitable for people with a hearing impairment.
The map below gives you the location of this experience to allow you to plan.
Exact location, directions and meeting place will be available to you once you have booked your experience