Hire a boat to enjoy the Nelson and Abel Tasman Coastline

Hire Boat available...

Osprey 515 hire boat to enjoy The Abel Tasman from The Hire Boat Company, Motueka, Nelson, New Zealand

Osprey 515

90 horse Yamaha motor
Full safety equipment, including life jackets
Information folder
Surveyed for 6 people

Hire Boat Prices:

Daily rate $300.00
Bond $500.00
Water toys, are available at $30 per set

Wake Board
Combo Skis
Knee Board
Ski Biscuit
(Bond of $200.00 required for the above items)


  • Hirer must be 20 years old or over.
  • Boat is supplied with fuel and must be refueled otherwise costs will be deducted from bond.
  • A bond of $500 in the form of a credit card imprint will be taken before the hire. Any damage or loss will be deducted from this.
  • Must have knowledge of safe boating practices, and boating experience.
  • Your car needs a towball and lighting plug.
  • Full payment is required to confirm your booking. This is refundable due to bad weather.

Boat Pick-up:

Your boat is based at Bays Boating, 15 King Edward Street, Motueka. Please ask us if you want to pick up a boat the night before or drop off the morning after, as depending on bookings we can be flexible. This is especially handy if you are planning a weekend away - no wasted time! Otherwise boat pick-up is 7.30am and drop-off is 5.30.

Visit Kaiteriteri or Nelson from your rented boat
Rent a boat and cruise from Motueka to Nelson, enjoy some fishing on the way Explore the Abel Tasman in your own boat for the day


Contact us now Phone: 03 528 5200 Mobile: 021 441 507 or Fax: 03 528 0169
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Swim, Fish, Picnic, Play ... The Sea Is Yours With Your Own Boat