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The Best Boat Rentals Near Sydney, Australia

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About Sydney

The location of Sydney, the state capital of New South Wales, is one of the most fascinating for any boater. It is situated on the east coast of Australia and surrounds the largest natural harbor of the world. To the east of Sydney is the Tasman Sea, to the north is the Hawkesbury River, and the beautiful Blue Mountains stand on the west. Sydney experiences warm and sometimes hot summers and mild winters, offering ample scope for boaters to enjoy their pursuit.

Sydney Boat Rental Tips

The spectacular beauty of the Sydney Harbor makes it a perfect locale to spend a day on the waters. Hop on a Sydney ferry and experience some of the most well-known landmarks in the area. Take a cruise to seep in the surrounding beauty in a laidback way. Tall ships are also available. Boarding one such tall ship would give you the opportunity to learn more about the history of Sydney while offering a new experience all the way. Kayaking facilities and many high-speed boat tours are also available.

Boat ramps, marinas, and yacht clubs abound in and around the harbor area. Apart from boating, the Sydney Harbor is one of the best places to go fishing. In fact, many are of the opinion that the fishing in Sydney is the best in the state. Mulloway, yellowtail kingfish, whiting, and bream are a few of the species available here. If you are in luck, you might also catch a glimpse of the humpback whales. The nearby Hawkesbury River is yet another place where boaters can enjoy boating amidst breathtaking natural beauty. There are many safe anchorages and marinas along the river. While exploring the sparkling waters of the Sydney harbor, don’t forget to include the nearby Lake Glenbawn, Port Stephens, Myall Lakes, the Lower Illawarra, and the Big River in your itinerary.


Boating Articles about Sydney

GetMyBoat customer reviews for boat rentals in Sydney.

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    Paul
    Charter MV Salute Motor Yacht on Sydney Harbour

    Mark was so helpful from booking and during the whole trip. Very nice guy and made it a perfect night on the harbour on a beautiful vessel. Thank you!

  2. DM
    Donald
    Charter MV Salute Motor Yacht on Sydney Harbour

    Perfect way to combine a 21st celebration, seeing Sydney’s waterside highlights and having a bit of fun. Mark was charming, knowledgable and flexible, the boat classically handsome, comfortable and with a good turn of speed, and the whole package great value.

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    Kira
    Speedboat for Rent on Sydney Harbour

    This was the greatest part of our trip! Menno was so awesome and customized the experience based on our interests. It was a gorgeous day and we had an amazing time! Tip: don’t bring Bloody Marys unless you have a cup with a lid, so sorry Menno!

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    Jolene
    Captained Charter on Catamaran On Sydney Harbour

    Loved the boat experience, we had an awesome time! and the boat owner always got back to me straight away. Rental side - I was charged more then the quote which I cannot see where these hidden fee's are? Didn't get emailed a breakdown of it which would have been nice.

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    Alex
    Charter MV Salute Motor Yacht on Sydney Harbour

    Mark was a top guy, really friendly and seemed to know everybody in Sydney harbour - highly recommended.

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    scott
    Sailing Sydney Harbour on 'Cutting Loose' Sailboat

    Highly recommended! We had a fantastic time on the Harbor!