UberBoat Launching In Mumbai From 1 February 2019
Uber is ready to launch its new UberBoat service in Mumbai, India from 01 February 2019. Under this service, You will be able to hire speedboats to reach two places from Gateway of India to Mandwa Jetty or Elephanta Island. This service will cost you around INR 5700 for six seater speed boat and INR 9500 for UberBoat XL which have the capacity for 10 persons. At present, There’s no facility to book a single seat, You must have to hire full speedboat.
It is said that around 10 million persons travel daily to these places and It will take around 1 hour to reach these places via normal boats and with the help of speedboats, it will just take 20 mins instead of 1 hour journey. You are allowed to book a speedboat 15 mins ago. Only boats which are certified by Maharashtra Maritime Board (MMB) will be used under UberBoat service and these speedboats are also equipped with life jackets, safety instruction manuals and emergency contact details. This UberBoat service is first such service in India from Uber.