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interstate by road

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It doesn’t matter what type of boat you need transported interstate, we have the equipment and experience to move any type of marine vessel including; leisure, fishing, bowriders, centre console, cuddy cabin, flybridge cruiser, sports cruiser, walk-around, centre cabins or even side consoles.

what locations does our INTERSTATE boat transport service cover?

We cover all areas in New South Wales, Queensland and Victoria plus we provide local boat transport in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane & the Gold Coast.


Pick ups & drop offs
  • From crane to trailer
  • Any boat marina
  • Marina storage areas


Float your boat on
  • Save on marina fees
  • Easy pick up or drop off
  • Lots of locations


New or used boats
  • Buy new or used
  • Local or interstate
  • Move fishing spots


Buy a boat online
  • 15 to 30 foot boats
  • Moved by road
  • Dealers or Auctions


Door to door TRANSPORT

We can transport your boat practically anywhere interstate. This includes relocating it from a house, a marina or even to a boat ramp making it easy to get your boat to another location quickly so it is ready to use.


We can give you a free boat transportation quote in minutes once we have a few details to work out what boat it is and where it has to go.


We have our own custom made trailers plus towing balls with pintle hook & gooseneck hitches that can suit a wide range of trailers to be adaptable for all transportation needs.


We are an interstate boat transport company that has been moving large boats in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane & the Gold Coast for many years. We have road going heavy duty transport & towing vehicles.


Our interstate transport is fully insured so your boat is covered. Our expert team have been doing heavy freight for years.


Our towing vehicle has the latest suspension to handle heavy loads and safely relocate large boats long distances. This makes it easy to get your boat taken to any location you need.

Interstate boat transport specialists

Slip Away can transport your boat from Brisbane to Sydney or Melbourne and has been providing interstate boat transportation services for many years in Australia for private or commercial needs. Slip Away is a Brisbane boat transportation company that can move large boats up to 33 feet by road on the east coast of Australia between New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland. We don’t operate via depots, 3rd party storage areas or marinas, we come to you with our door to door service wherever the boat is located either at a marina, boat dealership or pickups from a boat ramp, we are able to handle all types of marine vessels or watercraft. It means we can keep provide cheap boat shipping costs with a personal service.


Professional boat transport by road

Our fleet of specialised haulage equipment has been developed and designed to make transporting your boat interstate quick, safe and efficient. We can accomodate any situation when it comes to transportation, haulage, moving or relocating. It is cheaper and more cost effective to have your boat transported by Slip Away compared to hauling it by boat trailer or driving it over water. You can save on engine hours, fuel, time and avoid issues with things like weather or tides


Large boat transport from 15 to 33 foot

We can transport large boats or yachts of all types, shapes and sizes and are fully insured. The Slip Away team is dedicated and professional, specialising in transportation for all types of marine equipment safely and quickly between Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. Call, sms or email us for a free quotation for your marine transport needs.


What brands of boat can we transport?

We can transport any brand of boat so for example a Sea Ray Sundancer 310 can be moved from Sanctuary Cove on the Gold Coast to Newport in Sydney with our fleet of specialised haulage vehicles that can tow large boats. We can pick up a large cruiser boat from a boat dealer or a marina and deliver it in another state, anywhere you like.

In pretty much all scenarios the cost to transport your boat from one state to another by road will be much less expensive compared to other forms of boat transportation. You can easily compare the costs of boat shipping or even water delivery. You have to consider things such as;

  • The cost of boat fuel.
  • Wear and tear if travelling on the open ocean.
  • The amount of unnecessary engine hours.
  • The cost of a skipper or crew to manage the boat.
  • What happens if there is a break down while it is on the ocean.
  • How to manage bad weather or changing sea swells.

Transporting a boat interstate is now an accepted and very common way for owners to move their vessel where they need it. Slip Away’s has a fleet of transportation vehicles and trailers that have been specifically designed for the purpose of moving heavy loads, we often travel to the Gold Coast, Port Douglas, Cairns, Airlie Beach, Fraser Island and even Yeppoon.

Slip Away has received some great reviews over the years from clients who have been extremely happy with our transportation services.

Slip Away has been providing large boat transport interstate between Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Gold Coast for many years. You might want to relocate your boat from one marina to another or take it with you when you move house. 

Sometimes people need to relocate their boat when they are buying or selling, we can help you quickly relocate it to finalise the transaction. This can even include having the boat lifted onto our trailer with a crane or floating it on at a boat ramp.


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We can transport large boats with these sizes;

  • 10 to 33 feet long
  • 1 to 10 tonnes
  • Up to 5 metres high
  • Up to 3.5 metres wide

Although everything will depend on the combined weight and size of your boat together with the trailer we need to use. So it is best to contact us to get a cost estimate and give us a few more details about the boat you are trying to relocate.

The most popular interstate boat transport locations are the Gold Coast Runaway Bay, Sanctuary Cove Gold Coast, Gold Coast City Marina, Hastings Melbourne, Rose Bay Sydney, Nelson Bay Central Coast

Slip Away can transport your boat interstate  transportation by road. The cost to have your boat transported from interstate will depend on a number of factors such as;

  • The distance we need to travel.
  • The size of the trailer and truck needed to safely transport your boat.
  • The type of pick or collection site it is e.g Marina, House or Boat Ramp.
  • How fast you need your boat transported.
  • The size of your boat, we can transport boats up to 33 feet in size.
  • The type of boat it is.

To get a cost to get interstate boat transport just use the button below to get a free quotation. Once we have all the details we can provide you with some cost options for transporting your boat from one state to another. Typically a drive interstate from Brisbane to Sydney is about 1,000 kilometres and can take between 10 and 20 hours excluding rest stops or depending on how heavy the overall load is. 

Most trips are done on the A1 Pacific Highway and this road follows the line of the coast while being the main method used by most road transportation companies. It does pass many of Australia’s top tourist attractions such as the Gold Coast, Byron Bay, Surfer’s Paradise, Harwood Island, Coffs Harbour, Bongil Bongil National Park, Myall Lakes, Port Stephens and Newcastle.

So it means we will sometimes break up our boat haulage trip to pick up or drop off other boats along the way. If needed we can also take the New England Highway depending on the exact departure and arrival destinations.

Yes it is very easy to buy a boat from a dealership or private seller interstate and then get it transported. We can put it on our boat trailers and move it by road to a local marina in or even a boat surveyor for you.