Hire a self-drive, electric picnic boat from GoBoat Brisbane to explore the river!

The boats are safe and speed limited, you don’t need a boat license to do it.

With prices starting at $109 an hour, it’s surprisingly affordable. You will pay even less if you invite family or friends to join you for a double or triple date and split the cost. Kids are also welcome. Up to 8 people can fit on board.

It also becomes cheaper the longer you book.

Plus, you don’t have to leave the furbabies at home – it’s pet friendly.

After GoBoating for the first time in Gold Coast a while back, I couldn’t be more excited that this incredible yet affordable date idea is now available to enjoy in our own city.

When we finally experienced it, it was every bit as magical and romantic as I’d imagined!

It’s perfect for celebrating special moments or occasions in your relationship – birthdays, proposals, anniversaries etc.

You can bring your own food and drinks as we did or order in advance when booking.

Ours were all delicious bites we quickly picked up from Coles Supermarkets just before.

Two drinks per person are allowed on board, but the skipper must remain sober.

The last time we enjoyed this date idea in the Gold Coast, hubby steered the boat for us all the way so I could have some wine 🙂

This time, I decided to give steering a go to see how hard it was. Not only is steering the boat so easy that anyone can try it, it’s also a lot of fun!

Another fun fact: There was such a high demand for Brisbane GoBoats when they just started out, that they created a pop-up at The Dockside Marina ahead of their official launch at Breakfast Creek. (Be sure to check their location when you book to ensure it’s the right one!)

Hire a GoBoat and explore the Brisbane river.

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  • About the Author:Michelle is a Brisbane based blogger specialising in the best experiences for couples in Brisbane and beyond.
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