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Cambridge River Trips

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Cambridge River Trips


The Boathouse
14 Chesterton Road


Tel: 07729 123 667



Electric -no pollution - minimal noise - comfortable seating - all round visibility

Come aboard the quiet and comfortable electric launch THE CAMBRIDGE.

Book now - 07729 123 667 - - crewed private hire service

Trips are towards Ditton Meadows all year round. Trips passing the universities (The backs) are available between October and March.

Come to our mooring at The Boathouse 14 Chesterton Road, Cambridge CB4 3AX, it has a delightful beer Garden Terrace which overlooks the river and our mooring. We are a short distance from the City Centre. There is a small pay and display car park with more pay and display in Chesterton Road or use one of the the park and ride car parks. The nearest one to us is M11 JUNCTION 13 - Madingley Park and ride.

Step aboard The Cambridge you will pass many interesting sights, college rowing boathouses, rowers, meadows and wonderful wildlife.

Boat Trips on The Cambridge delivers an experience unlike any other river trip​. The Cambridge is pollution free, it is 22' long by 9' 5" wide, very safe and stable.

​Private hire bookings only.

On warmer days all the windows open, on cooler days you will be ​sheltered.

Bring your own picnic on board or:

Aboard The Cambridge celebrate a special occasion with friends and family. We offer many types of private hire cruises: a PICNIC, an AFTERNOON TEA, a CREAM TEA, Pimm's or Prosecco cruise or just have a lovely couple of hours after settling back into the comfortable seating to enjoy the views of a wonderful, tranquil boat ride along the beautiful River Cam.

During your trip you can have a pit stop for refreshments at a riverside pub whilst we wait.

HENS AND STAGS: ​​Start your day on The Cambridge! 

Book a TWILIGHT CRUISE, enjoy the sights and sounds of wildlife when the river is at its quietest. THE CAMBRIDGE is the ideal boat to experience the sights and sounds of river because of its very quiet electric motor and all round visibility.

The impact of The Cambridge on the river and its wildlife is minimal.

Cambridge River Trips is a crewed, private hire service, please see our website with its photographs.

Call or email with any questions, we shall always strive to reply promptly.

GIFT VOUCHERS are available.  All trips and bookings are subject to river events, river and weather conditions. Terms and conditions apply, a copy is available on request. Licensed to sell alcoholic drinks.          EMAIL   Call:  07729 123 667

Opening Times

Opening Times (1 Jan 2019 - 15 Nov 2020)
Bank Holiday10:0021:00*

* Crewed private hire service all year

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change


Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Private Hire£10.00 per person per hour

Private hire for all celebrations. Birthdays, hen parties or just for fun. Come aboard The Cambridge for 90 minutes, two-hours or a longer trip, bring your own food or enjoy an Afternoon Tea, Picnic Cruise or a Cream Tea. Comfortable seating, a quiet Electric Motor, very quiet and no pollution. A personal and tailored service, exclusively yours.

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