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Boab Boats

| Urangan Boat ramp, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
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Great day fishing off Fraser Island!

I went halves with a mate and we hired the Sportsrider for a day. Great boat! Fast, roomy and rides... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
pgoodman
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brisbane
Day trip out

Have had two really amazing trips with BOAB boats, fishing, wake boarding and even a stop off at... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2018
Lucy M
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Boab boats is just like a rental car only on the water! You get to drive the boat or jet ski yourself allowing you to explore all of the beautiful waters of Hervey Bay and the Great Sandy Straits. If its fishing, wake boarding, tubing or just relaxing on the western side of Fraser Island by yourself we can help make this happen. Don't have a boat license or don't have a large enough group to cut the costs down, we now offer boat tours! Our professional skipper will take you out and show you the best sights of Hervey Bay, leaving you free to sit back and just enjoy the day on the water.
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| Urangan Boat ramp, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went halves with a mate and we hired the Sportsrider for a day. Great boat! Fast, roomy and rides well. We tracked along the spectacular coast of Fraser island following big schools of feeding tuna. Hooked eight of them in the end, as well...More

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Chris R, Owner at Boab Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Was our pleasure, always a great day when the fish play ball! Big schools of tuna lead to explosive times but guarantee smiles all round. Look forward to seeing you next time.

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Reviewed 26 April 2018

Have had two really amazing trips with BOAB boats, fishing, wake boarding and even a stop off at Fraser Island for lunch. Really easy and affordable, will definitely be hiring the boat again! Thanks so much

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Chris R, Owner at Boab Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2018

Thanks Lucy, nothing better than lunch on Fraser Island. Unlike the surf on the eastern side the western beach is normally calm and allows you to stop and get ashore wherever you like.

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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Chris and Danielle were really helpful to us getting our boat license and building our confidence in boating. Very friendly, knowledgeable and happy to offer all their local advice. Highly recommended!

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Chris R, Owner at Boab Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Thanks, that's what we are here for, boating in new areas can be a bit challenging at times and local knowledge is always valuable. Our briefings always include current conditions, what to look out for and where the best areas for boating will be.

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Reviewed 15 April 2018

The boat was at the jetty when we arrived - nothing to do but jump on and get going on our Australia Day adventure. We had a great day on the water, sight seeing, and fishing. Chris and Danielle were absolutely wonderful. Excellent - would...More

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Chris R, Owner at Boab Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2018

Thanks Myree, glad you had an awesome day out, nothing better than having the family on the water for the holidays.

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Reviewed 13 April 2018

Great service. The boat was in the water ready to go when we arrived. Across Fraser Straights there was some wind chop but after Moon Point the water was calm and a beautiful blue/green colour washing upon the whitest sand with not a foot print...More

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Chris R, Owner at Boab Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2018

Glad you had a great time and yes best of all for you, no clean up or towing you just get to enjoy the boat with no stress. Hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

What a great experience Danielle and Chris provided to us. Such a fun, friendly and professional business. Nothing was an issue

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Chris R, Owner at Boab Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2018

Thanks Laura, so glad you had a good day out on the water. Hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Since my other half did his boat license with boab, we have rented boats from Danielle and Chris multiple times now. Great days out on the great sandy straits, comfortable spacious boats for up to 6-7 people. Whales seem to love the orange colour and...More

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Chris R, Owner at Boab Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Thanks so much for the kind words. Not too long now before we start to see whales arriving back in the bay, its a great way to see them up close and with much smaller crowds in your own boat plus all the extra freedom...More

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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Great day out on the water. Chris was able to put us onto the fish. Chris was very helpful and his fishing gear was excellent. Thankyou for a fabulous day, will be back to do it again

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Chris R, Owner at Boab Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Thanks winifred, so glad you had a great day out just shows that even if the forcast isnt perfect a awesome day can still be had if you know where to go. Look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Reviewed 13 December 2017

Have hugely enjoyed both taking the boat out whale watching and fishing many times over the last year with Chris and Danielle. They consistently provide excellent service and really go out of their way to ensure you have a good time! Thank you!

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Chris R, Owner at Boab Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 16 December 2017

Thanks Elsa, so happy you've enjoyed your fishing and whale watching! You and Pete have been fantastic customers!

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Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Had the best day out on the water with Boab boats. Made even better by Chris and Danielle- they are so helpful and friendly when it comes to taking the boat out for the day, they take all the stress away. Its a great day...More

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Chris R, Owner at Boab Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 16 December 2017

Thank you Jenna, we loved the photos of the wakeboarding! The western side of Fraser is definitely a stunning place to visit! Looking forward to seeing you again after Christmas!

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