Award Winning Private Trip Charters of one, 1.5, two hours or longer can be booked anytime, all year round: mornings, afternoons and evenings..............  


Luxury Travel Guide Awards   

Bespoke Tours Winner 2017


             click link below for information on:

Private Tours & Group Bookings

Public Trips  

School/Educational Groups


Going to The Plough, Fen Ditton for

a family meal or works trip out?  

Book a boat trip to arrive there in style

Available any day of the week

as a private group hire

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

racing events & private bookings

          Todays  News           

We are pleased to announce that, in conjunction with the Cambridge School of Navigation, we are now able to offer the RYA (Royal Yachting Association) Inland Waterways Helmsman Certificated Course.  

More details on our training page. 

Enjoy cruising the River Cam

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


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

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

 Telephone: 07706 734763

(direct to the boat)



River Conditions 

Saturday 27th  May 2017

  G R E E N   Status 

Gorgeous Spring day for a trip this week  Ducklings and Moorhen chicks beginning to hatch and appear on the river.  Nesting Swans - if you know where to look! First batch of cygnets out and about too!

Also Dragon Boat races at the lock all day


Public  Hop-On  Trips  

Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays & Sunday's 

during May and June

(7 days a week for May half-term) 

plus 7 days a week for July and August

See our Public Trips page for more up to date details and any changes to trips

Booking now 2017

Private/Group Spring Tours, Summer Excursions 

and extended Ely tours

See our Group Bookings pages


  Current dates  

Cambridge to Ely  or  Ely to Cambridge

 Wednesday 31st May (Half-term) 

 Tuesday 6th June 

 Friday 7th July 

 and Thursday 20th July  

   Cream Tea Cruises   some trips have only 5 seats left - book now 

    see  prices page for more details     

    Save 30% off standard price   

   with pre-payment   

Swans, ducks and moorhens are active - check out our facebook blog for some video clips and pictures.


Explore the beauty of

Cambridge from

a narrowboat


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

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