1. UK's First Floating Hot Tub Boat, Cruising in Central London Canals
  2. UK's First Floating Hot Tub Boat, Cruising in Central London Canals
  3. UK's First Floating Hot Tub Boat, Cruising in Central London Canals

UK's First Floating Hot Tub Boat, Cruising in Central London Canals

Imagine sailing along a Central London canals in the World’s first floating hot tub. Book the 90 Minute Skuna Hot Tub Boat (previously Hot Tug UK) experience for up to 7 people! Rates as low as £250 for the whole boat or only £32 per person. Rates: • Standard Package (90 minute): From £225 for the whole boat (fits up to 7 people) • VIP package: Inquire for rates What You Can Expect: Your boating experience lasts for 90 minutes with 75 minutes of time in the freshwater- which is changed after every trip. After a greeting by one of our captains who will run through a safety and instructional demonstration, you will then have 75 minutes sailing time on the water. Now we have two (2) amazing location in Central London: • West India Quay • Angel/Old Street Choose your experience: Our Standard package is a 90 minute experience and provides 75 minutes on the water. Our VIP package provides all of the benefits of the Hot Tub Boat experience and some special extras. • Sailor's Hat to keep • Robe and towel rental • Ice bucket to keep drinks cool. Additional Services: • Sailor's hat: £7.5 • Ice for drinks: £3 • Robe or towel to rent: £5 Bring your own booze (BYOB) Passengers may bring their own drinks on board (please see our FAQ's). The driver is not permitted to drink alcohol under any circumstances. If you have any questions, we can answer those through GetMyBoat’s messaging platform before you pay. Just hit, “Request to Book” and send us an inquiry for a custom offer.

Captain is included.
A captain is provided by the listing owner to host and operate the trip.
7 guests
Powerboats, Pontoons, & RIBs
Electric Boat


The Dutch have given us many great things and The HotTug is no exception. The unique idea came to Frank de Bruijn when he wanted a swimming enclosure beside his canal boat to enjoy through all the highs and lows of Rotterdam’s weather. The HotTug was bought to London when Stuart “Tommo” Thomson was enjoying a break in the Dutch city and saw them cruising down the canals. Immediately he knew he had to get these to the UK as they would be as much of a hit in London. When friends and family loved the idea too, Tommo knew he was onto something and decided to share the love and raise the money required to bring HotTug to the UK with a Crowdfunder campaign. It was clear that the People were very behind the idea with the £10,000 goal being smashed within the first week and the campaign resulting with an amazing £30,469 raised by 221 supporters. Since HotTug was launched at the Islington Boat Club in July 2017 we have had the pleasure of hosting 100s of trips and looking forward to hosting many, many more!

Approximate Location

You’ll get directions for the exact departure location when you make a booking inquiry.

The boat's approximate location on a map

Cancellation Policy

Full refund up to 5 days prior.

Additional Terms & Information

Frequently Asked Questions Is it cold? Don't worry, our hot tub boat is anything but cold! The water is heated before you arrive to a temperature of 38˚C/100.4˚F and the wood burning stove ensures warm water for your entire trip. We enjoy the hot tub boat most when it is snowing outside! Privacy Our boat which is a hot tub, as such swimwear will be required. We have changing rooms on site and robes are available for purchase or rent to provide privacy as you enter the Hot Tub Boat. You are also welcome to bring your own robes. What should I bring? Swimwear, towel (although we also rent), flip flops/slippers may be useful too. We provide a waterproof tub so that you can bring your phones aboard. We also provide one large locker per group to keep all your belongings safe while on your trip. Do you have changing facilities? Yes, we do have basic changing facilities. At our Angel site we have both females/males changing rooms both equipped with showers and bathrooms. At our Canary Wharf location we have temporary changing rooms but no showers, and a shared bathroom. Can I drink alcohol? Each Hot Tub boat must have a designated driver who is not permitted to drink alcohol. Passengers are permitted to bring their own drinks although we have strict rules on what you can bring and we can't accept anyone on board who is deemed to be drunk. We just want you to stay safe! What is the alcohol limit? The captain is not permitted to drink. Passengers may bring a maximum of 2 beers or half a bottle of wine or 2 premixed spirit cans only. No spirits are allowed other than premixed cans. What happens when we arrive? Upon arrival you will fill out a terms form and you will be given a 5-10 minute safety briefing. This will include instructions on how to drive the boat and the route for your trip. After which you will then get changed! Is the water clean? The water in our hot tub boat is fresh water from the tap which is heated to 38˚C/100.4˚F. The water is changed after every trip so is very clean! What if it rains? The Hot Tub boat is a wonderful experience come rain or shine. It is very rare for a hot tub session to be cancelled and passengers will be notified by email and text. If it is raining, do not fear, you will still have a great time, we promise! Do you have a car park? We do not have a car park however on street parking is available in the local area. The local cost of on street parking is £4 per hour, although it is free after 6.30pm Mon-Fri, after 1pm - Saturday, and all day Sunday. Children We regret that the our hot tub boat is not suitable for anyone under the age of 16. Under 18's must be accompanied by an adult over 18. I am pregnant We are sorry the hot tub boat is not suitable for anyone who is pregnant. We hope to see you in a few months. Late entry Unfortunately if you are late for your session we cannot offer a refund, each booking lasts for 90 minutes with 75 minutes on the water so you will be able to enjoy however much time is left on your slot. Extended trip Where there is no subsequent booking, you may extend your trip at a cost of £30 per 30 minutes. Can i cancel or change my booking date? We are happy to change your booking date for free with at least 14 days notice. We can change your booking date for a £25 fee up to 7 days before your booking. Unfortunately we cannot change dates or offer refunds in the 7 days prior to your booking date. Do you welcome groups? We welcome groups. Up to 14 people can be on our hot tub boat's at any one time. If you have a larger group get in touch with us and we can offer other activities to keep your group happy. Who drives? One person on each boat must be designated as the captain (they are not permitted to drink alcohol). The boats are very easy to drive and full instructions will be provided as part of the pre-trip briefing. Where can I go? Your trip will begin with 20 minutes in the City Road Basin (Angel Site), if competent you can then enjoy the main canal. You won't be able to go through locks however we will provide you with a full route map as part of your briefing. At the Canary Wharf site, your trip will begin with a small loop around the first bridge to test competency, after which you will be able to experience the full route. Please note the our hot tub boat has a CCTV camera on board for your safety. Deposit A card and form of ID for the boat will be required as form of deposit. You are liable for all damages and loss to the hot tub boat and all equipment provided and also late return of the vessel.

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