About Top of the Lake Boat Hire
We are based at Marmong Point and currently have two boats available for hire.
These boats are suitable for exploring the north end of Lake Macquarie to as far as the Swansea Chanel.
Our friendly staff will be here to help and advise you on the perfect day out, please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.
Our boats are designed to have a relaxing cruise on the Lake Macquarie with your family or friends, there is plenty of wharfs and attractions around to navigate to and enjoy. Our website will show you some of our key locations that we enjoy and think you will too. View more here.
9:00 AM til 5:00 PM or 1 hour before sunset. (later in summer with daylight savings)
If a boat is not hired out for the day, there is the opportunity to hire for half a day from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM or 1:00 – 5:00 PM.
What to Expect
Place your booking enquiry on our booking form here.
After your booking has been approved and paid for, you will arrive at Marmong Point, a security/cleaning deposit will be processed (cash or Credit Card voucher). You will be given information about the safety and the operation of the boats. Disclaimers and documentation will need to be filled out and signed.
You will then be on your way to a great day out!
Upon returning the boat at 5:00 PM (or 1 hour before sunset) to the boat ramp at Marmong Point the boats will be received back and checked for cleanliness and condition. If the boat is in suitable condition the security/cleaning deposit will be returned.
Frequently Asked Questions
No, the boats are hired out for a full day or half a day.
No, the boats are not licensed for night time use.
Once your booking is confirmed, payment can be made over the phone or via the web site.
Any age is okay, but all children under the age of 16 must wear life jackets at all times. This is enforced by NSW Maritme requirement.
We do provide adult life jackets. However we expect most customers to have their own life jackets for their children. If you do not have a child life jacket, we do have some that can be hired for the day.
The boat is licensed for 6 adults. Children over the age of 12 months count as adults.