Thames Taster
30-min Cruise

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A great trip for a young family and a perfect introduction to the natural beauty of the River Thames.

Cruises start 30th March 2019.

The quick trip, our 30 minute round cruise is an introduction to the river for young and old alike. Traveling upstream passing the end of the park you will see numerous ducks and swans, get a glimpse of the Berkshire Downs in the distance and get just enough time to relax and enjoy a slower pace of like.

The 30-min trip leaves from our landing stage at Caversham, Reading. Great value family ticket available.  Trips run at 16.30 – weekends 30th March – End of September, daily during school holidays and Sundays only in October. (Please check timetable for exact dates)

Please note that on occasion if the river is flowing with a heavy stream we may need to alter the course of our river trips. The trip length with remain unchanged but the exact route may differ.

There are no scheduled crusies between Monday 19th August and Tuesday 27th August due to Reading Festival. A full timetable will operate as normal on Wednesday 28th August and daily until 1st September.

This Trip's Great For

  • Old and young
  • New to the river
  • In a hurry
  • Taking a breath of river air
  • Counting the ducks

Things to see & do

  • River birdlife
  • Open meadow
  • The Warren
  • Caversham Bridge
  • A quick lesson about the river

What you need to know

  • Ticket prices are £7.50 per adult
  • Cruises depart from Caversham Pier at 1630hrs
  • Boarding commences 10mins prior to departure
  • Parking is available nearby
  • See the map for directions

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Need some help?

If you would like more information about a cruise, boat trip or wish to discuss a party or private charter booking, please call Theresa in our planning office on 0118 948 1088 or email us using the contact form below.