Mandurah Boat Hire

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Be your own skipper

You can be your own skipper and head out on a private Christmas Lights cruise driving your own pontoon or dinghy.

Cruise Mandurah's Spectacular Christmas Lights

From early December through to January the Mandurah Canal residents display a fantastic assortment of Christmas lights that offer an amazing experience to the general public.

Get your friends and family together for a truely memorable Christmas experience.

You are welcome to bring snacks and drinks along to be enjoyed.

There is a wishing well located within the canals, throw your money in and donate to the Mandurah Districts Rotary Club which then distributes the funds to local community groups.

Important information

  1. The hirer/driver MUST have a valid RST (Recreational Skippers Ticket / boat licence) and bring it as proof on the night of hire.
  2. The hirer/driver MUST bring a valid form of photographic ID (e.g. a driver’s licence) as well as the RST.
  3. If your hire crosses from day time hire to night time hire, you will be charged accordingly (day rate + night rate = total rate)
  4. There will be a BOND of $200.00 payable at time of hire.
  5. A $200 deposit will be required to secure the booking or paid in full if under $200 and with the remaining balance to be paid one month from the date of the hire.
  6. There are no refunds available for any cancellations to our “night time hires”. We can offer a voucher for a day time hire with a 1 year validity if 14 days notice is given, we may allow rescheduling at our discretion if availability allows and at least 7 days notice is given.

Departure Dates & Times

Christmas lights are available to view from the 1st of December until early January. However, there will be NO night hires on Christmas Night (25th December) and New Year’s Eve (31st December). Only day time hire.

Night time hire grants access for the duration of the night, starting from 6:30pm. Vessels must be returned by 9:30pm. Enjoy the convenience of flexible pick-up and drop-off times within the 6:30pm to 9:30pm timeframe.

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your hire time to come into the office. We need to sight your RST (recreational Skippers ticket) & drivers license this will allow you to have your full hire time. If you depart late, you must still return on time or you will lose your bond.

Pricing and Bookings

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