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Terms & Conditions


We strive to give you the best and safest experience when you hire an electric self- drive boat with us. To do this, we need some basic rules in place for you and your crew’s safety and for Nauti Picnics. This way we can all have a perfect day on the river.

Here is a summary of the main points:

You are the skipper, you are responsible….for the boat and your crew, and everyone else on the river
Be over 20 years old to drive the boat
Remain under the legal alcohol limit throughout the whole journey, 0.05%. No drugs permitted

  • Boat can only carry 8 people – this include children and dogs
  • Cleaning fees apply for excessive mess
  • Liability of up to $1,000 insurance excess. Loss of income will incur further costs. Late return fees apply
  • No smoking on board
  • Leave no trace policy
  • Cancellation and rescheduling prior to reservation time is 72-24 hours

Unless otherwise defined in these terms and conditions, all terms used shall have the following definitions;

Legal entity operating as Nauti Picnics: Provides boat rental and boat packages under these general terms and conditions.
The Customer: Each natural person who enters into an agreement with Nauti Picnics to hire the boat, or who receives an offer which is governed by these general terms and conditions.

These general terms and conditions are applicable to all Nauti Picnics customer agreements.
The Customer’s agreement, without any remarks, is presumed to be in acceptance of these general terms and conditions.
Each individual deviation from these Terms and Conditions must be explicitly agreed in writing.

Any deviation from these terms and conditions shall apply only to that specific case and to that specific deviation.
If a situation occurs that is not described in these terms and conditions, this shall be judged in the spirit of these general terms and conditions.

Nauti Picnics may amend these terms and conditions from time to time.

This document records the Hire Terms and Conditions on which Nauti Picnics agrees to hire a Boat to the Customer.
Nauti Picnics may in its absolute discretion decline to hire any Boat to a Customer. Variations to these terms and conditions will only apply to hire agreements entered into after the variations occurred.


You are the skipper. You are responsible!
Use common sense when operating the boat. If you have any questions, even when out on the river, please give us a call and we will help you.



Safety Operation Manual

Your safety is paramount and this safety operational manual serves to:

familiarise our guests with the boat and its various safety features, provide important information to the skipper of the boat to assist with operation of the boat and the navigation on the river