1. The Little Thames Short Break Cruise on 47' Canal Boat for 8 Person
  2. The Little Thames Short Break Cruise on 47' Canal Boat for 8 Person
  3. The Little Thames Short Break Cruise on 47' Canal Boat for 8 Person

The Little Thames Short Break Cruise on 47' Canal Boat for 8 Person

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See Britain's oldest surviving hedge maze, a trapezoid wonder on the grounds of Hampton Court Palace from the water! Book this "The Little Thames Short Break Cruise" aboard the 47' Canal Boat for up to 8 people. Starting at $613 USD per night and preferred minimum booking of 3 nights. Rates: • $613 USD per night (3-nights minimum) What's included in the price? • Renting the boat and its equipment • A galley (kitchen) with all the utensils and appliances you would expect • Towels and linen for all passengers • A boat handling demo • Technical support • On-board cruising information • Locks free (except in Ireland & Holland) What's not included in the price? • Any additional extras & services • Boat damage waiver, Fuel cost & deposits • Travel from/to the base(s) • Mooring fees • Cancellation plan & any travel/personal insurance What You Can Expect: Friendly pubs, picturesque villages, and natural beauty immerse you in the charm of cruising on the Thames. The Little Thames Short Break The easygoing pace of a River Thames boat rent relaxes you almost immediately after you get going. The villages with waterside pubs and pretty greens tempt you to stop, and you often do! Cycling takes you into the countryside to get a real taste of beautiful England, and sightseeing is unforgettable in Windsor, where you can feel the presence of the Queen! Your Cruise Details • Waterways: The Thames • Distance: 75 km • Locks: 18 • Cruising time: 16 hrs • Lock types: Automatic operated by lock-keeper Key Towns and Villages On Your Cruise Chertsey Chertsey is one of the oldest towns in England, founded in 666AD. These days this picturesque village, with its antique shops and restaurants, host an annual country fair dating back to 1883. In stark contrast, it is also home to Thorpe Park, the UK's leading Theme Park. Staines Staines is a bustling town which attracts scores of visitors to its impressive retail areas - The Elmsleigh Centre and Two Rivers, as well as the town centre with its pedestrianized shopping area offering a wide range of shops, cafés, restaurants and pubs. Windsor The Royal Town of Windsor is full of history and charm and is home to Britain's largest inhabited castle and royal residence of over 900 years – Windsor Castle. You'll also find a bustling town centre with contemporary shopping, fine dining and leisure activities. Well worth a stop for the day. Eton Across the river from Windsor is Eton, home to the famous public school, Eton College, one of the most exclusive schools in the world with annual fees of around £20,000. The ancient desks and benches bear the graffiti of generations of former pupils, which include 19 former British Prime Ministers. Maidenhead Maidenhead is an ancient town with a history going back to early Saxon times. This bustling town is now a centre of rowing excellence. It is a popular destination for shoppers and, for those who love fine dining; the area is home to some fantastic restaurants including some Michelin-starred venues. Cookham Cookham is a pretty village with a delightful High Street that has changed little over the centuries. Today it boasts many fine restaurants and inns. Kenneth Grahame lived in Cookham and is said to have been inspired by the River Thames at Cookham to write The Wind in the Willows. Cliveden As the river snakes past Cookham, the beechwoods rise steeply and you will see the Cliveden Estate. A country retreat on a grand scale, it was once the glittering hub of society; visited by virtually every British Monarch since George I. Marlow Marlow is a charming Georgian market town, spanned by an elegant suspension bridge. Marlow is the venue for the annual royal ceremony of 'Swan Upping' when cygnets are tagged, and for the Marlow Town Regatta, held in June. With its many restaurants and bistros, every month in Marlow has a vacation feel. Henley-upon-Thames Best known for its Royal Regatta, Henley is synonymous with rowing and attracts some of the world's finest rowers. Just a few strides from the riverbank is the heart of Henley with its historic church, town hall and market square, the latter bustling with busy stall-holders and shoppers on market days. What To Expect Onboard: At 47 feet, our Mystique canal boat is amongst our largest and most luxurious models. Packed with every amenity, these boats are queens of the fleet! The Mystique is ideal for parties of eight, Mystique boat rentals have heating and air-conditioning, radio/CD system and 17-inch flat-screen TV/DVD player, en-suite luxury bathrooms in the three private cabins, and a sundeck with dining table and moulded seating. Lavishly appointed with designer fabrics and upholstery, these boats are superior! What’s on board? • A fabulous full kitchen • Open the big sun canopy, grab a drink from the cool box, and fire up the barbie! • Enjoy your private cabin! Interior & Saloon • The magnificently appointed grand saloon is large enough to easily accommodate your party of eight at the lavishly upholstered U-shaped love seat and dining table. • The love seat converts to a large double bed. • Enjoy your favorite music on the boat's radio/CD player with MP3/USB connectivity. • A 17-inch LCD flat-screen TV/DVD player rounds out the onboard media center. An inside steering station provides plenty of visibility. • Heating and air-conditioning make climate control easy. • A stroll up the stairs brings you to the sundeck. • All interior spaces have been tastefully appointed with designer fabrics and upholstery. • The full kitchen/galley is done in beautiful black granite-effect counters and wood-finish cabinets. A large oven, stove, microwave, big refrigerator, and sink make preparing gourmet meals easy. Cabins & Bathrooms • A large double bed, loads of storage, and an en-suite bathroom with electric-flush toilet, sink, and shower are among the amenities of the forward cabin. • The two aft (rear) staterooms are very large. The beds can be configured as singles or converted to doubles . The en-suite bathrooms have the same level of luxury as the one in the forward cabin. Sundeck & Features • The sundeck is the main feature of this stylish cruiser with molded and cushioned love seats capable of seating everyone comfortably. • The fixed central table is marvelous for alfresco dining, and the barbecue hot plate is convenient for heating gourmet appetizers. • The portable cooler keeps drinks cold, and the large umbrella keeps you comfortable in the shade. • Visibility is superb at the second steering station. • Gentle under-lighting and security lighting provide a touch of class during relaxing evenings. • After a swim, you'll love the deck shower with hot water! • The sundeck is easily accessed via the saloon, creating two connected common areas. • There's room to store six bicycles. • Bow thrusters are a major attraction of this boat! The onboard electrical system runs on 12-volt DC power. • The system allows you to run all 220-volt appliances whenever the engine is on. The 220-volt shore power connection is great at the dock. • The Mystique is equipped with an efficient, quiet, and reliable diesel engine. Technical • Length: 13.25 m • Beam: 4.10 m • Max. Headroom: 1.94 m • Water Tank: 1200 L • Fuel Tank: 272 L • Engine Type: Diesel • Sleep: up to 8 • Cabins: 3 • Bathrooms: 3 Kitchen Features • Burner • Oven / Grill • Fridge: 158 L • Microwave Audio / Visual • CD / Radio player • MP3/USB features • Flat Screen DVD Player Electricity • Cigar lighter Plug (12V) • 12/220V Converter • Shore Power (220V on dock) • 220V on cruise Heating / Cooling System • Heater • Fans • Air Conditioning Navigation • Internal Steering Position • External Steering Position • Bow Thrusters Exterior • Sundeck • Alfresco dining • Ambient light • Available on the Camargue and Midi • Deck Shower • Fridge on sundeck • Portable cool box • Plancha Other Features • Toilets Type: Electric • Safety Box Additional Services: Options and Extras To enhance your experience, you can add extras & services to your vacation. The availabilities and prices of the extras will be confirmed at the start of your booking. Bicycles To explore the countryside or just get to the boulangerie. • Standard: $60 per week • Child / Tag-along: $46 per week Parking • Open-air locked parking: From $53 USD per car/day • Garage: From $70 USD per car/day Car Transfer • $175 - $420 depending on the route Top Deck Cushions Enjoy extra comfort with top deck cushions, perfect for sitting and sunbathing on! • Pack of 2: $7 per week Cleaning • Eco-Pack: $15 • Cleaning Service: $155 Early Check-in & Late Check-out • Early Check-in: $125 (subject to availability) • Late Check-out: $125 (subject to availability) Special Occasion Gift Basket Order a special occasion gift basket full of local delicacies and regional specialties, this is a great mark to celebrate a birthday or a special occasion. • Gift Basket: $100 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 optional.
You decide if you would like to book with or without a captain.
Capacity
8 guests
Houseboats & Sleepaboards
Canal Boat
LM

Owner:Lisa

Features & Details

Length
47ft
  • Life jackets/required safety gear
  • Galley Stove & Oven
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cabin
  • Toilet
  • Wheel steering
  • Bow Thrusters
  • Inboard Engine
  • CD Player
  • Chart Plotter
  • Dinghy
  • Single Engine
  • Fuel type: Diesel
  • Berth
  • Head

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

0% refund up to 30 days prior.

Additional Terms & Information

If You Cancel Your Holiday Cancellation Terms: To cancel a reservation, the Renter should notify the Company in writing. Period before departure in which you notify the Company and Cancellation Penalty: More than 70 days prior to departure date: Deposit is non-refundable Between 70 and 43 days prior to departure date: 45% of the total holiday cost is non-refundable Between 42 and 15 days prior to departure date: 60% of the total holiday cost is non-refundable Between 14 days and departure date: 100% of the total holiday cost is non-refundable If You Change Your Booking If, after our confirmation invoice has been issued, you wish to change your travel arrangements in any way, for example your chosen departure date (in the same season only), destination or boat, we will do our utmost to make these changes but it may not always be possible. Any request for changes to be made must be in writing from the lead name or your travel agent.  The price of your holiday may increase or decrease to reflect the changes requested by you. You will be asked to pay an administration charge of US$140 (more than 70 days prior to departure) or US$250 (between 70 and 15 days prior to departure) per booking amendment and any further cost we incur in making this alteration and any increase in the cost of your trip. Please note that no changes or rescheduling are permitted less than 14 days prior to departure. Please check whether your holiday insurance will cover any changes or increased costs resulting from a change. You should be aware that these costs could increase the closer to the departure date that changes are made and you should contact us as soon as possible.

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