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St Ives Electric Riverboat Company

Boat Trip

The Quay
The Old Riverport
St Ives
PE27 5AR

Tel: 07906 257308

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St Ives Electric Riverboat Company

Boat Cruises    Along the Great Ouse River from the Quay at the Old Riverport in St Ives, Cambridgeshire. Boats are licensed to carry up to 12 passengers, helmed by RYA powerboat licenced boatmen.

Hourly Cruises   Every day hourly cruises, from April 1st to October 30th from St Ives Quay to Hemingford Grey lock and back with a rich commentary included.

 Call 07906 256308 for daily availability, ref weather, river condition etc 

Trips start at 11 am and the last trip is at 5 pm, we can be tempted to vary this to suit you.

Wildlife Cruises   ‘Early bird’ trips, in April & May  .....  Tickets going fast.....

Start at 6am from the quay St Ives on - Sat April 27th,    May 4th,    May 11th,    May 18th    & May 25th....

They are 2 hour trips with local enthusiast and our our local Holt Island Nature Reserve members. We list bird 'sightings' and 'hearings' on the trip and follow up with breakfast at the River Tearooms or local cafe and a detailed, often excited chat. Breakfast is extra cica £6.

‘Evening Wildlife Expeditions’, July & August. We set off in search of Daubenton's Bats, Owls, Insects, Otters, Stars & the ISS on clear nights. We have local guides us on the wildlife scene and an star and planet struck enthusiast on Astronomy.

Start at 8pm from The Quay St Ives     Return 10pm for a chatdown in the Ollie...
Dates for this are set for ....   Fridays 26th July,   2nd Aug,   9th Aug,   16th Aug23rd,  Aug 30th

Luxury Cruises and Parties
We also run a luxury twelve seated, lounge style, river catamaran for those very special family or group party times. Bring refreshments and nibbles or we can recommend a favourite local restaurant to supply nibbles for the trip.or for you to visit before or after your trip.
Birthday Parties
For kids parties. Includes treasure hunts and special princess spoiling. These are unforgettable.

Hen Parties
This is one of our most popular trips. Bring your own refreshments and nibbles.

Opening Times

* Please note, trips are weather dependent - please call to check availability. The river may be in strong stream or flood. At these times we will not be ooperating due to the obvious dangers.


Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£8.00 per person per hour
Child£5.00 per person per hour
Seniors£7.00 per person per hour

2019 Ticket pricings..further .. .. Tiny Children in arms £2.00.. ..all sociable dogs £2.00

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