Swan River Cruises functions Perth boat hire for parties & events

We have a huge range of chartered Swan River cruises to suit your special event. Choose from day, sunset or evening cruises.

Great for your social club event or a birthday party. Invite guests to your engagement or wedding, hens party bucks night. Work functions are a great hit with the staff. Easter weekend, Anzac Day, Christmas wind-up boat party, Boxing Day and New Year’s Eve are all exiting ideas.

Book early to secure our beautiful charter boats, the Pelican and Livewire, for the iconic South Perth Australia Day celebrations.

Swan river cruise

We cruise to many popular tourist attractions, captivating during the day time and spectacular under colourful evening lights.

Departing from Barrack Street Jetty in Perth or East Street Jetty in Fremantle.

Enjoy taking in the sights, giving you a different perspective of your town. With Pelican, there is nothing for you to do, but relax and socialise.

Scenic Swan river Cruises Perth Boat Hire

Experience the city views from Elizabeth Quay or sail under the Mitchell Freeway Narrows Bridge. Drift by the old Brewery as you take a sip of wine, passing sailing yacht activities and water sports as you sail by. Look back at the stunning views of Kings Park in the distance as we float our way along to Fremantle.

Moor up at Mosman’s in Claremont or East Fremantle’s beautiful Rocky Bay. Or sit in front of the city of lights for lunch or dinner in privacy. Find yourself in your own private venue with the Swan River as your backdrop. Dance to your favourite music with the city lights as your background.

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Party essentials?

All  provided – lights, TV screens for slideshows. And top-of-the-range sound systems for DJs all compatible with iPods, so you can plug in your tunes and get the party started.

Where do we cruise from?

Wherever – no extra charges! We can pick up from the city. Along the Swan River, Jo Joes Jetty, Mends Street South Perth, Claremont Jetty, The Raffles, or East Street North Fremantle.

Can we bring food?

Clean kitchen facilities and amenities are available and catering choices. Guests have the option to either bring their own food and have staff cook it or caterers can be arranged to take care of it all. They can make use of the fully functional kitchen with BBQ hotplates, burners and ovens.


Orders can be arranged to have drinks icy cold on arrival, or guests can BYO and make use of the two large 500L eskies on board,

The Pelican team has been in business for 15 years and are accredited by the tourism council as your VIP guide to the area. Our qualified staff are there to help, providing a professional, quality marine service. We are conscious of the safety of our clientele whilst they celebrate and enjoy their time on board.

Swan River Boat Charters Perth

Our estuary provides the perfect port gateway west. Experience world class destinations with unforgettable Indian Ocean locations.

Book a private trip and travel to majestic Carnac Island located near Garden Island.Or take a cruise to tour Rottnest, for a relaxing boating day out. We will find the best location to moor up where you can sit back on the deck and relax and enjoy the scenery. Or choose to have fun in the sun with great activities like swimming, snorkelling or floating around in the water.