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St Ives Electric Riverboat- Day Boat Tours

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What a lovely trip. Our guide was very knowledgeable and with a great sense of humour. We and our... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Morning boat trip

We had a lovely boat trip with family visiting us last week. So relaxing. Saw herons cormorants and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Marilyn Z
St Ives, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely trip. Our guide was very knowledgeable and with a great sense of humour. We and our children enjoyed the trip very much. They even got to steer the boat! Great experience.

1  Thank Kon_0711
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely boat trip with family visiting us last week. So relaxing. Saw herons cormorants and a kingfisher. Great commentary from boatman

1  Thank Marilyn Z
Reviewed 8 August 2018

What a pleasant thing to do on a Warm British Evening! Went on a charter trip with St. Ives Camera club - relaxing and peaceful and lots of good humour!.... and a lot easier than punting!

1  Thank Martin D
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Very interesting hour on the Gt Ouse with a knowledgeable guide. Looking forward to trying the nighttime cruise

1  Thank Nusia52
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We chartered this boat to celebrate my mum's 70th birthday and it was just perfect! It was a really hot day but so cool and shady on board with the breeze from the river and the lovely comfortable leather seats. The captain was very knowledgeable...More

1  Thank d0bbly
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Peaceful, informative and enjoyable little trip down the Great Ouse. Takes about 55 minutes. Excellent value, Adults £7.50, Seniors £6.50, Children £4.50. Our guide, Robin, was excellent. There was a five year old boy on the trip and Robin let him steer (under supervision of...More

1  Thank Robert B
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

We took the 5pm ride which is the last one of the day and the 4 of us had it to ourselves in the warm sunshine. Robin was an excellent guide starting with the history of the old bridge and this continued down to Hemingford...More

2  Thank LivvyGoodlife
Reviewed 7 July 2018

It was much more peaceful being an electrically-driven boat rather than having the constant chug-chug-chug of a diesel motor. The pilot/guide was very knowledgeable, with mounted photos to pass round to illustrate what he was telling us. And I was also impressed with the booking...More

1  Thank BrianGofLB
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Booked a trip and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Captain (driver) was full of interesting anecdotes and local history and answered any questions posed with knowledge. Don’t miss out was a nice bimble up the river and back.

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Reviewed 28 June 2018

We had a really enjoyable trip from St Ives quay to Hemingford lock. The sun shone, the river was beautifully clear and the views were stunning. Our captain, Robin was very knowledgable and told us lots of interesting stories about the places we passed by....More

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Response from 254Gordon | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall, but I see one other review mentions £7 per person.
18 April 2015|
Response from John D |
£85 for the hour - seats 12