Private Trip Charters of one, 1.5, two hours             or longer can be booked anytime, all year round.........      

Summer holiday discount for August

          all Child tickets for any 45 min trip   £5/child

Today's public trips:  Monday 29th August

(a similar set of cruises is planned every day for the rest of August - updated here daily)

Round trips from Jesus Lock    45 mins

11am     2pm      3pm     4pm    5pm  

Route - Midsummer Common and the college boathouses 

Summer Specials today 

Fen Ditton Ferry Trips  45 mins one-way,

or 1.5 hours round trip with a 10 minute stopover at the pub

(pre-book to avoid disappointment, spaces limited)*  

From Jesus Lock to The Plough  12 noon,  2pm &  5.10pm  

From The Plough, to Jesus Lock    9.30am,  1pm or 3pm 

If staying at The Plough to enjoy lunch/supper, please book direct with the pub to ensure that they have a table available for the date/time you are travelling. Pub telephone 01223 293264

The Fen Ditton Cruise and Dine trip as a private group booking is available at other times, contact us for details. *

One-way to/from The Plough  £12 Adult,  £8 Child,  £30 Family,  Babies free

up to 30% off public round trip  =  £18 Adult, £12 child,  £40 Family

Round Trips from The Plough,  45 mins round trip 


Route - Departs The Plough, to Baits Bite Lock or Chesterton

Shopping/Sight-Seeing from The Plough Fen Ditton to Cambridge City Centre and return

(pre-booking strongly recommended to avoid disappointment)

9.30am, 1pm, 3pm  From The Plough to Jesus Lock, city centre

12 noon,  2pm,  5.40pm    From Jesus Lock to The Plough 

* As ever, route and trips subject to river/weather conditions & private bookings

              Todays  News             


Cambridge-Ely   or    Ely-Cambridge

One-way extended Cream Tea cruise approx 5 hours £42.95

30% discount for 2016 for pre-purchased tickets

New date just added, so don't miss out!

Date currently on offer 

Monday 19th September

(seats for either direction available, subject to enough seats being sold)

Cambridge to Ely  or  Ely to Cambridge

Departs The Plough, Fen Ditton 8.45am

Arrive Ely Waterfront before 2pm


Departs Ely Waterfront  2pm

Arrives The Plough, Fen Ditton around 7pm

More dates may be added once this trip is full

Back by popular demand Camboats are repeating the half day boat handling taster sessions

 4 hours Group Price £110 for up to 3 delegates.

The session is ideal starter trip for anyone wanting to cruise/holiday on a narrowboat, or thinking of buying one and wants to get a feel of boat handling.

The taster session assumes no prior knowledge and is ideal for the first timer, so if you fancy a week or two on a boating holiday but want to check if you can handle a boat to make the experience safer and more enjoyable.  You will learn basic boat handling skills, rope and knot work, navigational safety and how to work locks.  Price includes hot drinks. 

Enjoy cruising the River Cam

For future information on cruise trips specials and availability

check our on-line calendar

Have a look at our range of cruises, everything from Family Groups & Birthdays to Pirate Days and Corporate Fundays

Luxury Travel Guide Awards   Shortlisted 2017

River Conditions 

Monday 29th August

 Green  Status  

Another classic British summers day to enjoy a cruise on the river sometime this week.  

Swans, ducks and moorhens are active - ducklings, cygnets and chicks on the river now. Check out our facebook blog for some video clips and pictures.

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welcome you aboard for:

Public Trips  

Group Bookings

School/Educational Groups


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If you would like any further information please contact us, either via telephone, email or visit us at our departure moorings at Jesus Lock or The Plough Pub in Fen Ditton

5* Food Safety

Having completed an Environmental Health inspection, Camboats are pleased to announce that our catering options have gained the top score, 5 out of 5.

Come and join us for one of our popular Boater's Cream Tea or Fish & Chip Cruises


* All cruises and routes subject to river and weather safety, official race events & private bookings

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