Boating has so many benefits. It is a great way to spend time with family and friends, provides lifelong skills, is great exercise, becoming more and more affordable, and is relaxing; taking care of those stressful times in life.
We’ll share the best ways to get out there from Australia to the United Kingdom, whether it be on the ocean, lakes or rivers, enjoying its many benefits and just loving life on the water.
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Thinking of buying a boat?
Why bother about second-hand boat safety? Boating is fun, there is no doubt about it, but boat safety should be[...]
Owning a boat can be a big decision. As experienced boat owners, we've put together the pros and cons of owning vs. hiring to give you a few things to think about
Find cheap boat hire in Sydney with these self-drive boat rentals across the stunning Sydney Harbour and waterways.
Find the best boat hire in Pittwater, from self-drive boat hire, kayaks and charter boats so you can start planning your Pittwater adventure!
Sydney Harbour has some of the best views seen from the water. A visit isn’t complete without seeing the Sydney[...]
We love finding a good deal through Groupon – we love it so much, we even wrote a post about it.[...]
Adelaide has some of the best boat trips and water activities in South Australia to get you out on the[...]
Adelaide is blessed with a beautiful coastline just waiting to be explored. Over the last few years, local boat rentals[...]
Who wants to have some serious fun on the water with a jet ski in Adelaide? There are several places[...]
There’s nothing like a day out on the open water and it was time well overdue. We got in touch[...]
After spending the day on B.A. Boat Hire’s 6.5m Amara Centre Cabin boat, we wanted to get to know a[...]
At Riverland Boat Hire, you’ll find one of the best water experiences on the Mighty Murray River in South Australia.[...]
While much of Adelaide and South Australia tucks itself away into the warmth of an open fire and red wine,[...]
With some of the best South Australian coastlines and beaches, the Yorke Peninsula, situated to the north-west of Adelaide, has[...]
The Fleurieu Peninsula is the totally chilled out part of South Australia. In fact, we reckon it’s the most chilled[...]
Kangaroo Island, South Australia and its natural beauty make it an ideal location to explore both on and in the[...]
The Eyre Peninsula and its city of Port Lincoln are the showcase of South Australia’s water adventures. With pristine, clear[...]
A visit to one of the World’s Most Livable Cities isn’t complete without one of the many Melbourne River Cruises[...]
As a water lover, a visit to Docklands in Melbourne is an absolute must. This exciting waterfront location has become[...]
Jet Ski hire in Perth is a great watersport to have some serious fun. There are many locations around Perth, including jet skiing on Swan River
Choose the best boat hire in Perth from serious fishing boats, family friendly boats, tinnies, river cruisers, eco boats and watersport boats
With so many water related things to do in Perth, Australia, this ultimate guide highlights why it's a favourite choice with water lovers
Australia Boat Licences
There are a few different options for getting your boat licence in SA. Some are just theory, whereas there is[...]
Applying through Service SA is probably the most straightforward and quickest way of getting your boat licence in South Australia.[...]
Each year, Adelaide has 2 major boat show events where you can attend a boat licence training session, then sit[...]
The Cruising Yacht Club of South Australia have a unique South Australian Powerboat licence course which offers a practical test to[...]
Throughout the year, regional communities and shows host their own Regional Boat Licence Sessions across South Australia. Often advertised on[...]
The Australian Volunteer Coast Guard plays a vital role for safety at sea and provides rescues from sinking vessels, vessels[...]
The SA Sea Rescue Squadron, based at the Adelaide Shores boat ramp, West Beach, is part of the Volunteer Marine[...]
Finding the right boat licence course for you and in the right location has been made easy by the number[...]
Embrace the Nordic tradition by cruising along the Thames and around Canary Wharf with this Hot Tub Boat experience in London
Find the best boat trips in Hampshire from adventure rides, harbour tours, ferry crossings, river cruises and canal boat trips around the county
Find the best boat hire in Southampton, UK. From self-drive hire to chartered boats, bareboat hire to hiring your own skipper...
Explore the lake at your own pace with one of these best boat hires on Windermere, no experience is needed and perfect for all the family
There is no better way to explore the water than with a self-drive boat hire in the Lake District! Choose from electric, motor or fishing boats
Find your next Southampton boat trip along the UK Hampshire coastline. Join one of the scenic cruises or take a ferry across Southampton Water
Surrounded by water, with plenty of rivers and coastline, find the best kayak hire in Southampton UK to start exploring
Find your next Portsmouth boat trip along the UK Hampshire coastline. Join the Portsmouth Harbour boat tour or blast across The Solent...
Located centrally on the UK South Coast, jet ski hire in Southampton is the perfect way to explore the number[...]
We went along to the BoatLife Live event in Birmingam and here's what we thought of this brand new UK boating show...
Being surrounded by water, kayak hire in Portsmouth is the ideal way to explore the coastline and nearby islands
Find out about this Portsmouth Harbour Tour and whether this boat trip in Portsmouth is worth taking on the Gosport Ferry
A visit to Buckler's Hard Marina won't disappoint. Find out what we thought when we visited and discovered the beautiful Beaulieu River Cruise
Take the boat from Town Quay across the Southampton Water to the pretty village of Hythe on the historical Hythe Ferry