15 Best Boating Tours in Australia - 2020 (with 539 Reviews)

Admire the stunning Australian Coastline and watch the playful dolphins frolicking next to you as you cruise past the seaside town of Rockingham, south of Perth City. The boat ride cannot get more exciting than this. You also get to watch the rich aquatic life at the coastline including sea lions. The best boating tours in Australia are an enticing way of discovering the rich country that brims with long glorious beaches, sparkling seas, rivers and lakes. Embark on the Green Island tour by boat, cruise or ferry to explore the Island. Indulge in activities like snorkelling, scuba diving or sail in a glass bottom boat to unravel the beautiful marine life awaiting to be explored by travellers. Take up a delightful boating trip along the mighty Murray River to get a stunning view of the local village, greenery and scenic locales. If this does not excite then how about sightseeing and cruising along the canals of Gold coast waterways through half cabin boats.

 

These boats with comfortable seats are perfect for fishing and relaxing. You can hire a boat operator or learn yourself to drive the boat through the help of friendly and experienced boat operators available around the waterways. These half cabin boats can be hired usually for a full day or for few hours. If you want to know more about the Geographe Bay located in the south-west of Western Australia , then hire a boat. One can spot many surfers and whale watchers. The Bay is an excellent place to indulge in beach games, viewing the wildlife, kayaking, swimming or just for watching the sunset. Also along the coastline is the famous Busselton Jetty. The second largest sand island in the World, North Stradbroke Island is also popular for the best boating tours in Australia. One can discover rich Australian wildlife here such as kangaroo, dolphin, sea turtles and giant manta rays.

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Rottnest Ferry Tickets , Book Now @ Flat 10% off 1H ₹ 3499 5.0 star View Details
Mandurah Dolphin and Scenic Canal Cruise, Book @ Flat 15% off 1H ₹ 1549 5.0 star View Details
Fitzroy Island Day Trip, Book Now @ Flat 20% off 8H ₹ 5099 5.0 star View Details
Green Island Tour in Australia 1D ₹ 8043 3.0 star View Details
Bondi Beach Offshore Adventure Ride 1H ₹ 4169 3.0 star View Details
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Rottnest Ferry Tickets , Book Now @ Flat 10% off Best Seller
Rottnest Ferry Tickets , Book Now @ Flat 10% off

1H

Perth

Western Australia's capital city, Perth has a wonderful urban settlement. The city excites every visitor with its mesmerising market places, classic Australian beaches and exciting wildlife. Rottnest Island Ferry tickets take you to wonder near Perth and lets you explore the island.What To Expect:Explore the pristine beaches of Rottnest Island:A protected nature reserve with rich biodiversity, Rottnest Island offers a beach that is loved by all. With a lot of available activities, you can choose to make it a perfect day however you like. Ideal to spend some time away from the city, the island will steal your heart away.Comfortable ferry ride to Rottnest Island:Choose between Barrack Street Jetty and B-Shed and board the Rottnest Express, the most trusted ferry service for trips to the island. Both the pick-up points are located in mainland Perth allowing you a perfect escapade.Escape the busy streets of Perth:Away from the hustle and bustle of the city find time to rest by the side of pristine waters. Either relax and sunbathe or indulge in activities such as walking tours, cycling, snorkeling, surfing, a train ride to the island's tunnels. It is totally up to you.Verified Local Operator:The operators we have are locals. Who knows about the places better than the locals? And living by this theory we help you have your tour with local operators so that you have the best of experience.Know Before You Go:Reaching There:- Barrack Street Jetty Elizabeth Quay, Perth  - Address: 2 Barrack St, Perth WA 6000, Australia  - Departure time: 8:45 am  - Return time: 5:00 pm  - By foot: Walking distance from Perth CBD  - By car: Drive to Barrack Street Jetty, Perth WA, Australia  - By public transport: The closest train station is the Elizabeth Quay or Blue Cat Bus Stop at Barrack Street Jetty- B-Shed Victoria Quay, Fremantle  - Address: B Shed, Peter Hughes Dr, Fremantle WA 6160, Australia  - Departure time: 9:30 am  - Return time: 4:30 pm  - By foot: Walking distance from Fremantle CBD  - By train: 5 minutes walking distance from Fremantle Train Station and E Shed markets- Children aged is 3-12 years can book the Rottnest Island child ticket.- Infants aged 0-3 years can avail of the ferry ticket for Rottnest Island for free.- Food and drinks are not allowed for Rottnest Island ferry tickets.
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47 Ratings

5.0

47 Ratings

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INR 3,888

INR 3,499

Mandurah Dolphin and Scenic Canal Cruise, Book @ Flat 15% off Best Seller
Mandurah Dolphin and Scenic Canal Cruise, Book @ Flat 15% off

1H

Perth

With a wonderful urban settlement, Perth is Western Australia's capital city. Wonderful market places, classic Australian beaches, and exciting wildlife, the city amazes every visitor of its. With Mandurah Dolphin & Scenic Canal Cruise, get a chance to make the most of your trip.What to Expect:See Western Australia’s residential population:See Western Australia’s largest residential population of Indo-Pacific Bottlenose Dolphins. Animal lovers enjoy watching this dolphin-watching tour along the Mandurah canals. These beautiful creates are ready to take your heart away.Learn about and see local species of wildlife:Pelicans, ospreys, and even North Asian migratory birds all of them are waiting for your presence. Discover a number of rare species over your cruise and capture unforgettable memories.Fun games and activities for kids:There are various games and activities that your kids will love. Keep your kids engaged and let them cherish the moments that they can hare with their friends back home. We have something for every participant.Gaze at Mandurah’s luxurious canal homes:Home to a wealth of gorgeous cultural sites and beautiful views, Mandurah's famous canals cannot be missed visiting. A perfect place to enjoy a romantic or relaxing cruise, gt a chance to appreciate the region's natural wonders.Know Before You Go:Timings: 11:00am-12:00pm, 1:00pm-2:00pm, 3:00pm-4:00pmReaching There:- Address: 73 Mandurah Terrace, Mandurah WA 6210, Australia- By car: 1-hour drive from Perth CBD, 10 minutes drive from Mandurah CBD. - Children aged 3 - 12 years can avail of child tickets fo Mandurah Dolphin & Scenic Canal Cruise.- infants aged 0 - 2 years can avail of infant tickets and join the tour for free.
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63 Ratings

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63 Ratings

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INR 1,823

INR 1,549

Fitzroy Island Day Trip, Book Now @ Flat 20% off Best Seller
Fitzroy Island Day Trip, Book Now @ Flat 20% off

8H

Cairns

Australia’s gateway to northern Queensland, Cairns offers so many places to explore. From this small town, you can visit the Great Barrier Reef, the Daintree rainforest, the Atherton tablelands and many more places. Fitzroy Island Day Trip helps you discover the beauty of the island on a fun day trip from Cairns.What To Expect:Discover the beauty of Fitzroy Island:A pristine tropical paradise of rainforest and beaches, Fitzroy Island is ideal for families, a visit with friends or a romantic gateway. Abundant marine life, walking trails, and local wildlife keep the visitors hitched to the tour.Explore the marine world through glass bottom boat:Ever wished to sit in a glass-bottomed boat? Make your wish come true with this package and explore the world under the water. Hop on a glass boat and let nature unveil its truest gems as you travel.Jump on the ocean trampoline:One of the attractions of Fitzroy Island Day Trip is ocean trampoline. Jump on a trampoline surrounded by the expanse of waters and create memories that are worth sharing. Let the taste of thrill take over you.Enjoy convenient scenic transfers:Do all these activities excite you and you are in Cairns searching for being transferred? Fitzroy Island Day Trip helps you with convenient scenic transfers from Cairns and back. Book now and be a part of an exciting journey.Know Before You Go:Fitzroy Island Day Trip Timings: 8:30 am to 5:20 pmMeet Up Information:Address: Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal located at 1 Spence Street, CairnsLocated between the Pier Shopping Centre and Hilton Hotel.- Children aged 4 - 14 years can avail of child tickets for the day tour to Fitzroy Island.- Infants aged 0 - 3 years can avail the package for free.
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48 Ratings

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48 Ratings

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INR 6,374

INR 5,099

Green Island Tour in Australia
Green Island Tour in Australia

1D

Cairns

About the Activity:Embark on the most exciting trip and witness the stunning beauty of this region. Green Island tour is designed for you to have unlimited fun exploring the island.Indulge yourself in exciting activities like snorkeling deep into the ocean or sail in a glass bottom boat to explore the beautiful marine life.Enthrall on this trip, as it provides the best sightseeing experience of the island with white sandy beaches and crystal clear water.Enjoy the amazing sunset as the evening changes to dusk.
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26 Ratings

3.0

26 Ratings

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INR 8,043

Bondi Beach Offshore Adventure Ride
Bondi Beach Offshore Adventure Ride

1H

Sydney

About the Activity: Explore the world famous Bondi beach with this signature experience that has been a hit with thousands of people for over a decade.The tour departs from Cambell's Cove Circular Quay at 9 am.After passing all of the beautiful landmarks that Sydney Harbour has to offer, head out of its calm waters and into the open ocean.First, you will 'fly' past North Head and then head over for a close up view of the 'Gap.'  From there, you will be taken south along the 5 km of incredible Sydney coast line all the way down to one of the world's most recognised beaches.After a long and sweeping turn, the vessel will pull in for a memorable photo opportunity you won’t get anywhere else – the water and sand being your backdrop.The total duration of journey will be approximately one hour. 
Very Good

33 Ratings

3.0

33 Ratings

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INR 4,169

Murray River Boat Tour near Adelaide
Murray River Boat Tour near Adelaide

1D

Adelaide

About the Activity:Embark on this delightful boating trip that enables you to explore the real beauty of the mighty Murray River.Start you trip by getting picked up from your hotel at around 09:15 AM from Adelaide.This boating trip that provides you with stunning view of the local village and their lifestyles like never before.Cruise on a riverboat through the soaring cliffs and the experience the joy and natural beauty of the hills ad the greenery of this region.Enjoy a delicious buffet meal on board as you cruise and explore the Mannum town to witness the tranquil beauty of the valleys.As you cruise through Palmer, Tunkillo, Birdwood and Gumeracha. Continue your cruise down through the Chain of Ponds to Tea Tree Gully.End your tour by returning to Adelaide Hills at about 05:15 PM in the evening.
Very Good

35 Ratings

3.0

35 Ratings

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INR 5,983

Australian Wildlife Tour
Australian Wildlife Tour

1D

Cape Tribulation

About the Activity:Enjoy this fabulous tour and explore the majestic beauty of the scenic coastal while you drive across the surrounding.Witness the diversified flora and fauna with a short trip to the Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas.Enjoy the view of the beautiful coastlines near the Cape Tribulation Beach and have fun at the cable ferry ride.Walk through the rain-forest along with your guide and get a chance to indulge in bird-watching followed by a brief breakfast session.Followed by bird-watching session with a delicious tropical lunch and an excursion cruise to the Daintree River.The trip will concluded in the evening, as you will be dropped back.
Very Good

30 Ratings

3.0

30 Ratings

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INR 8,779

Day Tour to Busselton Jetty
Day Tour to Busselton Jetty

1D

Busselton

About the Activity: Witness the historically important and stunning Geographe Bay which is in the heritage listed Busselton Jetty and it is the longest timber-piled jetty in the Southern Hemisphere.Get picked up from your hotel in Perth city around 09:00 AM and then reach the vivacious beach near Busselton Jetty.Descend 8 metres to the ocean floor via a spiral staircase to discover an awe inspiring forest of vividly coloured tropical and sub-tropical corals, sponges, fish and invertebrates.This unique building allows visitors to experience one of Australia’s greatest artificial reefs, only at Busselton Underwater Observatory, optional entry.Chat with the cockatoos, pat the kangaroos, wobbles the wombat or cuddle the emus, situated nearby fabulous kid’s playground!Visit the Dolphin Discovery Centre, learn about Dolphins, these wild and playful creatures that most people enjoy having around.After the exhilarating dolphin knowledge tour at own pace, visit Bunbury town and Farmers Market for Australian produce, hand-made products and souvenirs.Then drive past the picturesque Yalgorup National Park where 10 coastal lakes lie and marvel at the estuary township of Mandurah and Rockingham before concluding the tour back to the city.Wind up your tour around 06:00 PM and get back to the hotels in Perth city.
Very Good

26 Ratings

3.0

26 Ratings

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INR 11,034

Blue Mountains, Wildlife and Cruise Tour in Australia
Blue Mountains, Wildlife and Cruise Tour in Australia

1D

Sydney

About the Activity:Get picked up from specific hotels in Sydney around 08:00 AM to engage yourself in this sightseeing trip like never before.Escape Sydney’s urban bustle for a day to explore the World Heritage-listed wilderness of the Blue Mountains.Embrace the  panoramic views of lush valleys and forests from Echo Point, and learn about the ancient rock formations.Explore the  Featherdale Park and have your photos taken with a cuddly koala, see kangaroos, wombats, dingoes and cute little fairy penguins.Stop at Homebush Bay,  Here, you have the opportunity to catch the Rivercat ferry back to Sydney along the Parramatta River- optional.The tour ends at 05:45 PM or take a  river cruise return to Sydney on Parramatta River at an additional cost.
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40 Ratings

4.0

40 Ratings

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INR 5,493

Half Cabin Boat Rental in Gold Coast
Half Cabin Boat Rental in Gold Coast

1H

Gold Coast

About the Activity:Half cabin boats seat up to 6 people and are perfect for cruising the canals, for a bit of sightseeing or to drop a line and do some relaxing fishing.They have comfortable padded seats and 2 small bunks up front, a whisper quiet 20hp Honda 4 stroke outboard motor, and come with all safety gear, maps and free fuel.A friendly and experienced staff will teach you everything you need to know to operate these boats around the many Gold Coast waterways and to ensure you have the best day possible.You can hire this half cabin boats from 1 hour, 4 hours or full day.The boat can be hired anytime between 9:30 AM and 3 PM
Very Good

30 Ratings

3.0

30 Ratings

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INR 4,169

North Stradbroke Island Tour
North Stradbroke Island Tour

9H

Brisbane

About the Activity:Your window into paradise - North Stradbroke Island is Queensland’s most popular Island and is only a short 45 minute ferry ride across Moreton Bay. The second largest sand island in the World (40km long), it has everything – the untouched beauty of its beaches and rugged coastline, the crystal clear waters, and an abundance of Australian wildlife. This tour will be a memorable experience of Brisbane and Australia. Your best chance to spot koala, kangaroo, dolphin, sea turtles and giant manta rays in the wild!
Superb

36 Ratings

4.0

36 Ratings

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INR 7,307

3 Day Trip to Cape Tribulation and Cooktown
3 Day Trip to Cape Tribulation and Cooktown

3D/2N

Cairns

About the Activity:A truly unique and offbeat travel destination, Cooktown offers some of the most fascinating nature escapes and sights to captivate your mind.You will be picked up from Cairns around 07:00 AM, from Beaches around 07:30 AM and from Port Douglas around 08:20 AM.Cooktown is the place where some of the most interesting events in Australia have occurred. This 3 day tour will take you across the Great Barrier Reef, the Daintree River Cable Ride as well as Cape of Tribulation.Embark on bush safaries and beaches of Cape Tribulations along with the Australian Outback.Finish your trip after exploring Cooktown with a visit  to the World Class James Cook Museum or stroll along the shores of the Endeavour River.You will be dropped back to your accommodation in Cairns, Beahces in Cairns and Port Douglas around 09:30 PM, 09:00 PM and 08:30 PM respectively, on the last day.
Superb

32 Ratings

4.0

32 Ratings

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INR 39,183

Perth Wine Cruise in Australia
Perth Wine Cruise in Australia

1D

Perth

About the Activity: Take in the spectacular views of the Swan River and Perth's surrounding city on this Swan Valley Wine Cruise from Perth.Start your cruise at around 9.45 AM and begin your tour for the day. Enjoy morning and afternoon tea and wine tastings aboard your cruise before taking a ‘Behind the Scenes’ Sandalford winery tour. Sit back and relax while enjoying your 2-course lunch and wine tastings before your return cruise back to Perth. Enjoy wine tastings on board with cheese and biscuits from Blue Cow Cheese Company. You’ll be served a delicious afternoon tea, complimentary wine, as the multi-talented crew entertain and delight you. End this exciting tour at around 5.15 PM and cruise back to Perth.  
Very Good

23 Ratings

3.0

23 Ratings

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INR 8,092

Dolphin Tour in Australian Coast
Dolphin Tour in Australian Coast

4H

Perth

About the Activity:Rivet in a cruise near the seaside town of Rockingham, south of Perth city.Get picked up from Perth city centre in the morning around 09:00 AM for this four hour long cruise.Witness stunning dolphins in its natural habitat as they frolic next to your boat. Enjoy a fun guided swim with the dolphins while soaking up plenty of info from our fauna expert.You may also be lucky enough to spot some playful sea lions and other marine life in the area.Cruise past the local towns, and admire the majestic homes. Get back to the land for winding up the tour around 02:00 PM.
Superb

40 Ratings

4.0

40 Ratings

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INR 10,054

Australia Honeymoon Tour: Create the Chapters of Love
Australia Honeymoon Tour: Create the Chapters of Love

11D/10N

About the Activity:Discover Australia in a different way now with your beloved while you indulge in an exhilarating package of 11 day tour.Along with sightseeing, the adventurous and fun activities will lift your trip up to an incomparable level of enjoyment.Mark your footprints on the Gold Coast, the Great Barrier Reef, Sydney and these cities' favourite attractions.Cruising, swimming, surfing, sailing, diving and much more activities are there to provide you and your beloved with so much enthusiasm.The package includes food, accommodation and transportation during the trip which is inclusive of airport transfers.
Superb

30 Ratings

4.0

30 Ratings

Starting from

INR 62,000

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We had some doubts regarding Mandurah Dolphin & Scenic Canal Cruise but everything was sorted by customer delight team in no time. Great service by Thrillophilia.
04 February 2020
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Getting aboard a glass-bottomed boat got me excited and I could not stop myself admiring the beauty of underwater views. Thank you Thrillophilia for this package.
04 February 2020
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I and my family availed Fitzroy Island Day Trip and it turned out to be one of the most beautiful places we visited there. We had the experience to be cherished for a lifetime.
04 February 2020
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Loving experience! The customer delight team helped me with all the doubts I had and I could completely enjoy my ride.
04 February 2020
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Booking Rottnest Island Ferry Tickets with Thrillophilia helped us relax and reach the Island with ease. Highly recommended!
03 February 2020
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The cruise with all the available activities made our trip to Australia a perfect one. This trip will be relished for a lifetime.