The Getaway Bribie Island Hire Guide

Are you planning to get away from the city and take the family to Bribie Island for a well-deserved holiday, or weekend getaway? If so, great choice!

We have a few Bribie Island hire suggestions to help you make the most of your break on this idyllic island renowned for its fishing, boating, water sporting and camping drawcards and numerous beaches.

Plenty of Bribie Island Hire Options Available

No need to worry if you don’t own a boat, any water sporting equipment, or fishing rods, Bribie is equipped with hire shops which have all your needs covered for exploring the island and the beautiful Moreton Bay Marine Park and its Pumicestone Passage bird paradise.

For your on-water hire and island exploration hire options, take a look at these operators:

#1. Bribie Beach Shack

Bribie Beach Shack offers a diverse range of services for exploring Moreton Bay, including boat hire with options for fishing boats and BBQ pontoon party boats, as well as kayaks and stand-up paddleboards. They also provide essential fishing gear, bait, and expert advice on the best fishing spots around Bribie Island. Additionally, Beach Shack Fishing Charters offers offshore fishing trips for an adventurous day out on the water.

Hire options include:

  • BBQ Boats Bribie
  • Fishing Boat Hire
  • Boat Hire Bribie Island
  • Single kayaks
  • Double kayaks
  • Stand-up paddleboards (SUP)

Address: 23 Kal Ma Kuta Drive, Sandstone Point

Contact the Bribie Beach Shack: Call 07 5497 5789

#2. Boab Boat Hire

Boating Planet offers ski tube kneeboard hire, wakeboard hire, jet ski hire and a range of hire boats for a day, weekend, week or longer.

Customers are welcome to tow their hire boat away themselves or have the vessel delivered to any destination and launched, as well as retrieved, washed and refuelled by Boating Planet when you’re done. All required safety gear is included in the hire along with depth sounder and GPS units with pre-loaded fishing marks.

If you hold a PWC license you can hire out the brand new Sea-Doo GTI 130, available to use inshore/offshore. It comes with an optional fishing rack at half, single or multiple day hire rates and can be launched for you, or set up on a trailer for you to tow away. ski tube kneeboard and wakeboard hire

Boating Planet's local boat ramp is located on the mainland side of the Bribie Island Bridge at Kal-Ma-Kuta Drive on the western side of Spinnaker Sound Marina.

Hire boat options:

  • Centre Cab
  • Kimberley
  • Kakadu Tinny
  • Seadoo Jetski

Address: 9-11 Spinnaker Drive, Sandstone Point

Contact Boating Planet: Call Jason and Dee on 0408 229 569, or email

#3. Bribie Island Boat Charters

For Bribie Island hire of BBQ boats and fishing boats check out Bribie Island Boat Charters operating from the Bribie bridge as far as Mission Point.

The BBQ boats and fishing Boats are clean, safe and comfortable, with cushioned seats and shade canopies. You can choose between 8 seater, or 12 seater BBQ boats, and 4 or 6 seater fishing boats, or 5 seater 60HP fishing boats.

The BBQ Boats are equipped with lifejackets, a toilet, sink and bench area, drinking water, and a gas barbeque. Full day, half day or evening hire is available.

You can also hire fishing gear and buy bait and ice for your day out on the water.

Address: Spinnaker Sound Marina, Sandstone Point

Contact Bribie Island Boat Charters: Call Brendan and Robyn on 5497 5533, or email

Other things to do on a Bribie Island getaway

Surf Connect Wind & Kitesurfing School

Bribie Island Boat Charters

Bribie Community Arts Centre

Bribie Island Seaside Museum

Bribie Bowls Club

Bribie Island Golf Club

The Surf Club Bribie Island

Bribie Island Gondola

Looking for more local hot spots? Pop into one of the region's Accredited Visitor Information Centres, the volunteers have a wealth of knowledge about things to do and see in the Moreton Bay Region.

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Acknowledgement of Country - We would like to acknowledge the traditional owners of the lands and waterways of the Moreton Bay Region, the Kabi Kabi/Gubbi Gubbi, Jinibara, and Turrbal people and pay our respects to their Elders, past, present and emerging. We recognise the ongoing connection that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have to this land and recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as the original custodians of this land.