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Traditional narrow boat tours that meander along the surprisingly scenic canals of Birmingham. Daily departures leave from outside the Tap and Stile public house, Gas Street Basin. The boats are centrally heated and fully licensed to serve alcoholic...more
Frederick @ Gas Street Basin, Birmingham B1 2JT, England
+44 1922 722949
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Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

I booked central boat parties at short notice for a 3 hour cruise on Wednesday 12th September from 5:30-8:30pm , we hired for a colleagues leaving party . I have never done anything like this previously and had never even been on a boat before...More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank CharlotteADeakin
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

I initially enquired with central boat parties in January for my best friends surprise 40th in October. I dealt with Katherine from the start who was extremely responsive to all my emails and questions ( sorry there was lots) . October soon came around and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
4  Thank Tikotraveler141
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

This was my 4th trip using central boat parties over the last 3 years. Katherine was a fantastic lady nothing was to much for her. Even doing a requested play list for me to play over the evening.The food was great and once again great...More

Date of experience: September 2018
5  Thank Deaconfrost76
Reviewed 7 October 2018

After reading great reviews on here and having a fantastic birthday party with Jenny last year, I was so excited about this years party for my best friend. However, this year's was a lot different. The boat itself was very dirty. I understand it's on...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank j0annem0ss
Centralboatparties, Owner at Central Boat Parties, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

We have been awaiting your review from the party your were a guest at. We were aware at the time that you were dissatisfied with your experience on boat Victoria especially after the lemonade had run out ( 14 litres had been consumed by members...More

Reviewed 10 September 2018

Amazing time for a 70th birthday, friendly hosts, food was scrummy, loads of room to dance around and socialise. Just an all round amazing day, would definitely recommend for a birthday or any kind of social event. Katherine was a very friendly and reliable from...More

Date of experience: September 2018
7  Thank mberries11
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

I had an absolutely wonderful time celebrating my 50th birthday aboard the Frederick! From the first enquiry, Katherine could not have been more accommodating. The bar was very well-stocked and included a great alcohol-free ale as we requested. The ambience was great too!

Date of experience: September 2018
6  Thank Kitty N
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Great afternoon tour from Gas Street basin out to Birmingham Uni. Flexible and helpful service - we asked to be dropped at the Vale for a walk through the campus and were picked up in Selly Oak. A surprisingly scenic trip perfect for the occasion....More

Date of experience: September 2018
7  Thank Kevinadibble
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Katherine the host was fab, food was great, music, brilliant boat ride, loads of room on the boat, really clean, everything was really good, great for something different, loved it would definitely do it again.

Date of experience: September 2018
6  Thank hanialees1984
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely time, the hosts were fantastic. We had a large party of all ages and it suited everyone. Would definitely recommend. The boat was clean and comfortable.

Date of experience: August 2018
5  Thank Natt_Lee830
Reviewed 8 August 2018

What an amazing day out on the Victoria boat. There were 23 of us and without fail everyone loved it. Denise was a star looking after the bar and food. We ordered a cold buffet and everything was lovely, plenty (too much really) of sandwiches,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
7  Thank Maureen T
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Dennis A
7 March 2015|
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What is the maximum amount of people that can go on the boat?