City Dock Tour more_vert

Learn about Bristol's rich maritime history


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Discover the fascinating history and contemporary culture of Bristol’s Floating Harbour.

  • Every Weekend, Daily During Summerdate_range
  • Subject to Weatherfilter_drama
  • Bristol Packet Office, BS1 6UNlocation_on
  • Watershed Pontoon, BS1 5TXlocation_on
  • Various - See Detailsaccess_time
  • Duration: 45 Minutesav_timer
  • Live Commentarymic
Avon Gorge Cruise more_vert

Cruise under Clifton Suspension Bridge


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Hear about the origins of the Floating Harbour and Brunel's famous Bridge as you cruise underneath.

  • Various - Mar to Nov date_range
  • Bristol Packet Office, BS1 6UNlocation_on
  • Subject to Tidewaves
  • Duration: 3.5 hoursav_timer
  • Live Commentarymic
  • Not Recommended for Under 6 Yrschild_care
Beese's Friday Lunch more_vert

Stop for lunch at a riverside bar & garden


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Head through the Floating Harbour and up the Avon to Beese's for lunch on the banks of the river.

  • Fri (Apr to Sept)date_range
  • Bristol Packet Office, BS1 6UNlocation_on
  • 10:45 am - 2:45 pmaccess_time
  • Duration: 4 hoursav_timer
  • Live Commentarymic
  • Stop for Lunchdeck
Beese's Sunday Drinks more_vert

Relaxing cruise with a riverside drink stop


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Escape the city and unwind with a cup of tea or a G&T overlooking the water.

  • Sun (Apr to Sept)date_range
  • Bristol Packet Office, BS1 6UN location_on
  • 4:30 pm - 7:30 pmaccess_time
  • Duration: 3 hours av_timer
  • Live Commentarymic
  • Stop for Drinksdeck
Bristol to Bath more_vert

One-way cruise to the iconic City of Bath


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Experience the beauty of the rural Avon on this six hour one-way trip to Bath.

  • Sun (Monthly, May to Sept)date_range
  • Bristol Packet Office, BS1 6UN location_on
  • 9:30 am - 3:30 pmaccess_time
  • Duration: Approx 6 hoursav_timer
  • Live Commentarymic
  • Stop for Lunchdeck
  • Not Recommended for Under 8 Yrschild_care
Cream Tea Cruise more_vert

Enjoy a Cream Tea on this leisurely cruise


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Learn about the origins of the Harbour and relax with a delicious homemade cream tea on the water.

  • Sun, Wed & Bank Holiday (Mar to Oct)    date_range
  • Bristol Packet Office, BS1 6UN location_on
  • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm access_time
  • Duration: 2 hours av_timer
  • Live Commentarymic
  • Cream Tea Included in Ticket Priceemoji_food_beverage
Pub Lunch Cruise more_vert

Cruise up the Avon for a riverside pub lunch


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Cruise up the beautiful Avon and through a working lock before stopping for lunch at Hanham Mills.

  • Tues & Thur (Jun to Sept) date_range
  • Bristol Packet Office, BS1 6UN location_on
  • 10:45 am - 3:45 pm access_time
  • Duration: 5 hours av_timer
  • Live Commentarymic
  • Stop for Lunchdeck
Tour of Dockside Pubs more_vert

Visit some of Bristol’s best known pubs


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Experience Bristol from the water as you enjoy a drink on-board and stop at two harbourside pubs.

  • Every Tuesday (Jun to Sept) date_range
  • Watershed Pontoon, BS1 5TX location_on
  • 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm access_time
  • Duration: 2.5 hours av_timer
  • Pub Stops local_drink
  • Over 18 Years Only contact_mail
Weddings & Parties more_vert

Private Hire options for larger groups


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Exclusive boat hire options for your celebration, family gathering or corporate event.

  • Available All Yeardate_range
  • Any Harbourside Landing location_on
  • Duration: 1, 2 or 3 hours av_timer
  • Bar on Board local_bar
  • Catering by Arrangement restaurant
  • Play Your Own Music music_video

Private Hire

Charter any of our boats for a private event or celebration on Bristol’s Floating Harbour and rural stretches of the Avon

Whatever the weather or the occasion our beautiful and distinctive boats will make your private event an experience to remember. Each trip can be tailored to your individual needs and every boat features a fully licensed bar, WC and music facilities as standard. Whether you’re looking for a classic ‘Booze Cruise’ for your birthday, a drinks reception for your conference, or a Cream Tea Cruise for your community group we have everything you need.