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About Swan Boat Hire

Swan Boat Hire Hires a range of boats and trades 7 days a week, 364 days of the year and have been doing so for over 20 years.

Our store has an extensive range of the latest fishing tackle, bait and everything else you need to get out on the water.

We open every day of the year excluding Christmas Day.

Summer Hours

Monday to Friday 7:00am - 6:00pm

Saturday to Sunday 7:00am - 6:00pm

Winter Hours

Monday to Sunday 7:30am - 5:30pm

For bookings and enquiries please call 07 54437225 during business hours.

 

 

Swan Boat Hire is located on the Maroochy River opposite Chambers Island.

 

Directions: From the South

 

The easiest way to find us is to exit from the Sunshine Motorway, just before the bridge crosses the river - this is the Bradman Avenue Exit.  It comes out on the southern side of the Maroochy River, then turn east (right) towards Maroochydore and travel 1km until you see Chambers Island and come to the next set of traffic lights.  The best parking is on Bradman Avenue (in front of the moored boats) or on Thomas Street which is off to the left. 

 

Directions: From the North

 

Take the Sunshine Motorway and as you go over the Maroochy River Bridge take the left exit for Bradman Avenue which will bring you to a small roundabout beside Trader Dukes Pub.  Go straight through this roundabout and at the set of lights (100m along) turn right onto Bradman Ave.  We are at the at the next set of traffic lights.  The best parking is on Bradman Avenue (in front of the moored boats) or on Thomas Street which is off to the left. 

 

Postal Address:

 

The Manager

 

Swan Boat Hire

 

59 Bradman Ave
Maroochydore
Queensland 
Australia 4558

 

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Swan Boat Hire

The wonderful Maroochy River is one of the Sunshine Coast's premier recreation areas - the Aboriginal word 'Maroochy' means 'Place of Black Swans' which features highly in Aboriginal legend.

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Experience, explore and enjoy the magnificent river and its many tributaries.  Get a group together or go out on your own for a fish, barbeque or paddle.  At Swan Boat Hire, you have the freedom and independence to easily drive your own boat to wherever your heart desires!

The picturesque Maroochy River is one of the Sunshine Coast's premier recreation areas – offering many beautiful spots for relaxing in your own patch of nature.  Spend the day dropping a line at a top fishing spot. The river is well known as a popular fishing ground with bream, whiting and flathead being the main catch. Tailor, mullet, mangrove jack and black bream (luderick) are also caught in the winter months, and jew are caught in the area around the Cod Hole. You can obtain tackle and a full range of live, fresh and frozen bait for your fishing needs from our shop.

 

Go sight-seeing, bird-watching or just observe the ecosystem at your own pace! You will discover the unique environment of the river system which is navigable up beyond Dunethin Rock picnic area (approximately 20km from the river mouth).

Stop for a barbeque in a Pontoon Boat, pack a picnic to have at one of the parks along the way or call in for a pub lunch at the Waterfront Hotel. Swan Bites (take-away next door) can also provide you with drinks, snacks, and a delicious lunch of hot food, scrumptious gourmet burgers, sandwiches or seafood to go!

 

For fun on the water – try our fleet of quality, clean, comfortable and safe boats.  We aim to provide our customers with a fun and memorable experience on the river and hopefully catch a few fish too.  There are over twenty boats – 6-8 seater tinnies, runabouts, half cabins, cruisers for 7-10 and luxury BBQ boats (with toilets) for 8-12 people.  Also available are paddle craft : 1-3 person canoes, kayaks, paddleskis and stand-up paddleboards.

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Feature: Boating and Paddling Specials

2016 Boating and Paddling Specials 

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Valid year round, just mention at time of booking out your craft!

 

Discount Vouchers - Summer Special 2016-2017

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Valid all summer long, just mention this offer at time of booking!  Not valid with any other offer.

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Discount vouchers are seasonal and need to be presented at time of booking.

Not valid during public holidays and some black out periods apply during Christmas and Easter school holidays.

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We aim to provide our customers with a fun and memorable experience on the river and hopefully catch a few fish too. There are over twenty boats; 4-8 seater tinnies and polycrafts, cruisers for 7-10 and luxury BBQ boats (with toilets) for 12-14 people. Also available are paddle craft: 1-3 person canoes, kayaks, paddleskis and stand up paddle boards.

Experience, explore and enjoy the magnificent Maroochy River and its many tributaries. Get a group together or go out on your own for a fish, barbeque or paddle. At Swan Boat Hire, you have the freedom and independence to easily drive your own boat to wherever your heart desires. The picturesque Maroochy River is one of the Sunshine Coast's premier recreation areas - offering many beautiful spots for relaxing in your own patch of nature. Spend the day dropping a line at a top fishing spot, go sight-seeing, bird-watching or just observe the ecosystem at your own pace! Stop for a barbeque in a Pontoon Boat, pack a picnic to have at one of the parks along the way or call in for a pub lunch at the Waterfront Hotel. 

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2011 Local Tide Guide

 

Download in PDF format to print.

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Bait

Swan Boat Hire is not just a great place to hire a boat...

 

We also have an extensive range of fresh and frozen bait from four leading bait suppliers in SE Queensland. 

 

FRESH PRAWNS, SQUID AND MULLET

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A HUGE SELECTION OF LOCAL AND INTERSTATE FROZEN BAITS

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COME IN AND CHECK OUR SELECTION OUT!

Our Services

At Swan Boat Hire, we're not just all about hiring boats.

We have an extensive range of local live, fresh and frozen baits.

We stock tackle from leading national and international brands which can be tailored

to your individual fishing needs.  Plus all our staff bring a wealth of knowledge on fishing,

boating and tourist information to the team.  Feel free to pop in anytime for a chat, some local

knowledge or just to say 'hi'.  Similarly, drop us a line via email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

or give us a call on 07 54437225.

 

 

Opening Hours

Swan Boat Hire trades 7 days a week, 364 days of the year and have been doing so for over 14 years.

 

We open every day of the year excluding Christmas Day. 

Monday to Sunday 7:30am - 5:30pm

 

 

For bookings and enquiries please call 07 54437225 during business hours.

Store Location

Swan Boat Hire is located on the Maroochy River opposite Chambers Island.

Directions: From the South

The easiest way to find us is to exit from the Sunshine Motorway, just before the bridge crosses the river - this is the Bradman Avenue Exit.  It comes out on the southern side of the Maroochy River, then turn east (right) towards Maroochydore and travel 1km until you see Chambers Island and come to the next set of traffic lights.  The best parking is on Bradman Avenue (in front of the moored boats) or on Thomas Street which is off to the left. 

 

Directions: From the North

Take the Sunshine Motorway and as you go over the Maroochy River Bridge take the left exit for Bradman Avenue which will bring you to a small roundabout beside Trader Dukes Pub.  Go straight through this roundabout and at the set of lights (100m along) turn right onto Bradman Ave.  We are at the at the next set of traffic lights.  The best parking is on Bradman Avenue (in front of the moored boats) or on Thomas Street which is off to the left. 

Postal Address:

The Manager

Swan Boat Hire

59 Bradman Ave
Maroochydore
Queensland 
Australia 4558

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