SELF-DRIVE

Be the Captain of your own destiny - a great way to explore the river without experience!

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A selection of motor boats can be hired for up to 6 guests for a choice of 90 minutes, 4 or 8 hour sessions……. a fun and easy way to explore the river with no experience necessary, from between £98 - £228. 

Discounts apply for Staycation guests!

SECTION OF RIVER TO EXPLORE:

Hampton Court Palace to Windsor Castle (depending on length of session)

INCLUDED:

  • Guidance

  • Safety briefing

  • Life jackets

  • First tank of fuel

THINGS TO BRING:

  • Food & drink (or check out RECOMMENDATIONS for catering, graze boxes and picnics which can be arranged directly in advance)

  • Tin/bottle openers

  • Bin liners

  • Picnic blanket/towels/cushions 

  • Phone/camera

  • Music/speakers

  • Charging brick and chargers

  • Sun protection (SPF cream, hats, umbrellas)

  • Change of clothes (warm and dry as weather can change dramatically in a day)

  • Flat shoes

  • Dogs - ON A LEAD

  • Babies - AT YOUR OWN RISK

THINGS TO NOTE:

  • PLEASE BE MINDFUL OF EXCESSIVE NOISE IN THE MARINA AT ALL TIMES - we are located alongside private boat owners who wish to enjoy the peace and tranquility of being on board.  TRESPASSING ONTO PONTOONS/WALKWAYS LOOKING INTO BOATS IS ALSO STRICTLY PROHIBITED.

  • PLEASE BE RESPECTFUL WHILST DRIVING OUR BOATS - we wish to keep our reputation of responsible boat operators therefore PLEASE DRIVE CAREFULLY and be polite to other boat owners, river dwellers, Lock Keepers, users and wildlife AT ALL TIMES.

  • £100 DEPOSIT TO BE PAID - this will be returned provided our T&C are not breached and there is no damage to our boat.

  • THE USE OF ALL OUR FACILITIES ARE AT OUR GUESTS' OWN RISK.

CANCELLATION POLICY:

48 hours notice regardless of the weather!

PARKING:

  • PARKING IS NOT PERMITTED IN THE MAIN CAR PARK VIA GATE 1.  BEFORE ENTRY INTO GATE 1, THERE IS A LAYBY ON THE LEFT WHERE RIVERSCAPES CUSTOMERS SHOULD PARK.  See video https://youtu.be/PRzGRFX-vSA.  Directions are provided upon confirmation of bookings.