Hire a boat to enjoy the Nelson and Abel Tasman Coastline

Hire Boat available...

Hire a boat to enjoy The Abel Tasman from The Hire Boat Company, Motueka, Nelson, New Zealand

Stabicraft 1650

90 or 100 horse 4 stroke engine
Full safety equipment, including life jackets
Information folder
Surveyed up to 5 people

Hire Boat Prices:

Daily rate $350.00
Bond $1000.00
Water toys, are available at $30 per set:
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 $1000 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 8.00am and drop-off is 5.00.

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
or e-mail us at:

Swim, Fish, Picnic, Play ... The Sea Is Yours With Your Own Boat

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