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Duffy Down Under Boat Hire, Cruises & Tours

Famously Fun in Paradise! Duffy Boats that is.

Duffy Down offers a fleet of luxurious, unique boats for hire, providing the ultimate soft adventure experience which is safe, fun & relaxing for all ages. Self-Drive, no license required particularly good for those who have never driven a boat before - extremely easy to operate.

The Gold Coast is Australia's most popular tourist destination, why not enjoy what our waterways have to offer at your own pace by experiencing "Captaining" Your Own Duffy?

Pack a picnic, grab some family/friends & step onboard our beautifully appointed boats equipped with a full canopy top, window enclosures, two sunroofs, and a table with lounge-style seating. The perfect way to entertain family, friends, out of town visitors, re-charge, unwind or celebrate a special occasion.

Seats 10 to 12 passengers comfortably, with Bluetooth, ice chest and safety gear. The Limo on the Water is equipped with a fridge, toilet, swim ladder and anchor.

Safety is the number one priority. The friendly team will provide you with maps, all the information you will need to have a memorable day out on the water. Silky smooth and whisper-quiet, it's like having your own limousine on the water.

Skippers and catering are available upon request.

Perfect for groups - 42 passengers utilising their fleet and they can accommodate up to 210 per day.

  • Boating

Self Drive Boat Hire, Cruises & Tours or Skippered Cruises


Look no further, discover the beauty of the iconic Gold Coast in style, silently cruising the waterways at your own pace. Treat your family to something different these holidays onboard your very own unique Duffy Boat. Their boats are Self-Drive meaning that no boat license is required to operate. Perfect for the first time boatie or experienced boaties alike. They can guarantee you this is fun for all ages. This popular calm water cruise will give you a commanding, beautiful way to see the matchless sights of the Gold Coast Skyline, homes of the rich and famous, which offers a distinctive way to see how the locals live on our diverse river system. Watch out for local dolphins, sea eagles, pelicans and a sneaky turtle. Hire from one to five hours available. Boat seat between 10 to 12 adults comfortably. Groups of up to 42 guest, utilising their fleet of boats Eco - Friendly, safe, quiet, plenty of shaded seating and no fuel smell.

Tariffs include:


60-70 Seaworld Drive, ARM A
Mariners Cove Marina, Main Beach
QLD, 4217