Floating Sessions

Boat Collective is pleased to bring you Perth’s first Floating Bar on the Swan River. We offer two different types of departures; Saturday Floating Sessions and our FREE Floating bar.

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Saturday Floating Session 

With a fully licensed bar and mouth-watering food served by our attentive crew, you couldn't ask for a better way to spend an afternoon with friends. Feel free to relax with a drink on the indoor lounges, step outside and soak up the sun, or even kick off your shoes and have a dance on our grass dance floor to the sweet tunes of our resident DJ.

Sessions run Saturdays 2pm - 5pm!

Tickets can be purchased by clicking here.

Upcoming sessions can be found by clicking here.

What you need to know:

  • Boarding for the sessions commence 30 minutes prior to departure from Pier 4, Barrack Street Jetty
  • Sessions go for 3 hours and will drop you back off at Barrack Street Jetty
  • Tickets are $27 per person.
  • Group Discounts: Book 10 or more passengers and enter the code BC20 and you will all receive $20 tickets
  • Food and alcohol is available for purchase on board
  • Suitable for ages 18+

Don’t miss out on Perth’s most exclusive Swan River experience. Grab your friends, prepare for good times and join us for our next session.

fREE - Friday Night Floating Bar 

Cruise into Elizabeth Quay for a sundowner floating session from 5:00pm every Friday night for FREE! Our floating bar departs from Pier 4, Barrack Street Jetty every hour, cruising into Elizabeth Quay and the Swan River as you enjoy the beautiful city skyline over the water. You can hop on board for a one hour loop or you can stay on board for more it's totally up to you.

What you need to know:

  • It's free to hop on board
  • We leave every hour from 5pm - 9pm (Arriving back at Barrack Street Jetty for 10pm)
  • Each loop will cruise into Elizabeth Quay and around the Perth waters
  • We don't take bookings so please just come on down. If you don't get on your preferred departure it's no problem, we will be back in 1 hour to pick you up for the next loop
  • Food and alcohol is available for purchase on board
  • Suitable for 18+ only

Please click here to view the upcoming departures.

Is there EFTPOS facilities on board?
Yes, our bar takes cash and cards
Where does the boat leave from and return to?
Barrack Street Jetty, Pier Number 4.
How early should we get there?
Boarding begins 30 minutes prior to departure at Barrack Street Jetty.
Is alcohol included in the ticket price?
No, but there is a fully stocked bar on board for you to purchase all beverages
Can we bring our own alcohol?
No. It is a licensed premises.
Can we get off at any point in the journey?
No, the vessel will cruise the Swan River for the duration and return back to Barrack Street Jetty
Can we swim at any point on the cruise?
Is there food on board?
Yes, there will be delicious hot food options as well as snacks available for purchase
Where can we park for the Floating Session?
There is very limited parking at Barrack Square in Perth. We suggest parking at Terrace Road Parking Lot or the Convention Centre. You could also consider public transport options like the Cat Bus or Transperth train or Transperth ferry.
What is the capacity of the boat?
The maximum capacity of the boat is 100 people
Can we smoke on board?
Yes, there will be a designated smoking area at the rear of the vessel
Can we sit outside?
Yes, there is outdoor seating at the front of the vessel
Where can I buy tickets?
All tickets must be purchased online
Are under 18 year olds allowed on board?
No, these cruises are strictly 18+
Can we wear thongs on the boat?
Cancellation Policy

Boat Collective reserve the right to cancel any cruise on any given day if the minimum capacity is not reached. You will be contacted by email at least 3 days in advance and asked to allocate an alternative date or be offered a full refund. Unfortunately there will be no refunds for no-shows or cancellations. You can however pass your confirmation/booking onto a friend if you cannot make the date.

Hopefully we see you at another Floating Session in the future.

Intoxicated/Disorderly Passengers

Boat collective have the right to refuse entry to any passengers that are intoxicated. We reserve the right to remove any intoxicated/disorderly passengers from the vessel at our discretion to the nearest jetty or safe location available to the vessel.

Boarding Procedure

To board your Floating Session you must present a print-out confirmation or email confirmation on your smart phone. You must go straight to the vessel at the end of Pier 4 Barrack Street Jetty where a crew member will greet you for boarding. Please note that the floating sessions are 18+ events and you will be refused entry if you do not have valid photographic identification (Australian Drivers Licence, Passport or Australian Proof of Age Card).

Getting to your Floating Session

The closest stop is the Esplanade Station; allow 10 minutes to walk around Elizabeth Quay to Pier 4 Barrack Street Jetty which is right near the Bell Tower.

Parking at Barrack Street Jetty

The closest parking (over a 3 hour limit) is Terrace Road Car Park which is 200m to the east of Pier 4 Barrack Street Jetty where you will find your Floating Session vessel awaiting.

CAT bus

There is also a free CAT Bus (Central Area Transit) which has many pickups in the city and the “Blue Cat” has a stop in Barrack Square.

There will be Boat Collective Floating Session signs directing you to your vessel once you arrive in Barrack Square.

upcoming Floating Sessions

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