Go where want, when you want Dinghy Hire

Explore the Whitsundays at your own pace by hiring your very own dinghy for a half-day or full-day adventure.

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Opening hours
Operates daily (wind and weather dependent).
Currently closed on Wednesday's

Half Day (3 hours on water): 10.30am - 2.15pm
Full Day (7 hours on water): Currently unavailable
Standard Dinghy 
Half Day: $169.00 
Maximum total of 450kg, up to 4 people per dinghy

Premium Dinghy
Half Day: $185.00 
Up to 6 people per dinghy maximum

Fishing and snorkelling equipment available to hire for additional cost at Dinghy Hire.
Sights and highlights
Explore the beautiful waters between Dent and Hamilton Islands by hiring your own dinghy.

Get up close to seasonal wildlife, including turtles, whales and birds.

All dinghies have a key start, steering wheel and bimini cover for shade.

Cruise the local waters, swim on Henning Island Beach, or go for a fish. The choice is yours.

View Dingy Hire map here.
Sample itinerary
Cruise the local waters, picnic and swim on Henning Island Beach, or drop a line and sit back and relax! The choice is yours. There are both half-day and full-day rentals available.
What to bring
Mobile phone
A credit card is required as deposit.
Booking information
Bookings are essential. Please complete online booking request, call the Tour Desk on 07 4946 8305 or visit the Tour Desk located in the Resort Centre and Reef View Hotel.
How to get there
Dinghy Hire is located in the Hamilton Island Marina Village at C Arm, opposite the Marina Tavern
Terms and Conditions
Minimum Driver age is 18 years.
Minimum Passenger age is 1 year and must fit lifejacket.
Please be aware, for your own safety, the area you may access with the boat is restricted due to tidal and reef conditions. Please check with Dinghy Hire or the Tour Desk first before booking. 
Vessels may not travel to Catseye Beach or Whitsunday Island.
Cancellation policy
If your booking is cancelled less than 24 hours notice, 50% of the ticket price will be forfeited.
If your booking is a no show or cancelled less than 4 hours notice, 100% of the ticket price will be forfeited.
The information above should be used as a guide only. Activity/tour details, prices and timings are subject to change at any time.