Enjoy a Stunning River Views in Thames, England on a 39' Crusader Boat
Experience a relaxing boating vacation in Thames, England! Book this wonderful 39 feet Crusader Canal Boat for up to 6 person. Rate start at $1,058 per night and a preferred minimum rental of 3 nights. Rate: • 3 Nights Minimum: $1,058 USD per night Price includes • 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) Not included: • 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: The Heart of England Cruise overview Hampton Court Palace, once the home of King Henry VIII, looms above you and the circular fountain in front murmurs in the background. You smile as you recall the varied charms of your Thames riverboat cruise, a unique way to travel! The world just looks different from a boat, and you know that now at the end of the trip! Cycling, pubs, historic sites — it was all part of the fun! Benson This large, attractive village lies at the foot of the beautiful Chiltern Hills and it home to Le Boat's main marina on the Thames. There is a village adjacent with a small supermarket, off license and an attractive pub serving meals. Wallingford Wallingford, home to world famous crime writer Agatha Christie, is an attractive town that dates back to Caesar's time. It has a wealth of independent shops, traditional English architecture, antiques shops, cafes and restaurants. It has featured many times in the quintessentially English TV series, Midsomer Murders. Moulsford A small, but pretty village which faces South Stoke on the opposite bank. South Stoke has a quaint church and a 17th century village pub. Neither village has any shops but the highlight in Moulsford is the famous Beetle and Wedge Hotel. Goring This pretty town sits between the Chilterns and the Berksrent Downs within a designated 'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty'. The Norman church of St Thomas can be seen overlooking the river and there are many shops, restaurants and bars to help while away a lazy afternoon. Pangbourne-on-Thames Pangbourne dates back to Saxon Times. Lord Nelson's Bo'Sun lived in Pangbourne and is buried at St James the Less church, built in 1660. The individual shops are full of character and the surrounding area is ideal for walkers, photographers and artists alike. Mapledurham Mapledurham is one of the most picturesque spots on the Thames with views of Mapledurham House and the country's last working mill, which still produces stone-ground flour. Mapledurham has one pub, The Pack Saddle, in Chazey Heath. Reading Famous as one of the UK's top ten retail destinations, the heart of Reading offers much more than superb shopping. The Forbury Gardens, a nationally acclaimed Victorian formal garden, leads you beautifully to the ruins of Reading Abbey, an ancient monument and burial place of a King of England. Sonning-on-Thames Sonning-On-Thames is a picturesque riverside village with half timbered Tudor houses and is one of the prettiest stops along the Thames. Sonning Lock, with its colourful gardens, is lovely place for a stroll and the impressive arched bridge, built in 1775, spans the River Thames perfectly. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. Egham This water-meadow alongside the Thames makes a great place to moor up and enjoy a stroll or reflect on world history. It was near here, at Runnymede in 1215, that the historic Magna Carta was sealed. This charter laid down the foundations of much of the current British constitution and law. 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 pedestrianised shopping area offering a wide range of shops, cafés, restaurants and pubs. Sunbury-on-Thames The ancient Bronze Age riverside settlement now forms an attractive leafy suburb of London. Sunbury is the home of the London Irish Rugby Club and just to the east lies Kempton Park Racecourse. Walton-on-Thames Walton-in-Thames, overlooked by the unusual square flint tower of St Mary's Saxon Church that stands at the town's highest point, is a vibrant town offering numerous shops and restaurants. In particular, its exciting new retail complex combines top high street fashion with delicious, alfresco dining. Kingston-Upon-Thames Kingston-upon-Thames was once the coronation place of Saxon Kings (902 – 978). Today this busy market town has developed into a major shopping and entertainment hub, although it retains much of its original charm. It also has a strong arts culture and a vibrant festival programme. 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. Cruise Details: • Waterways: The Thames • Cruising time: 24 hrs • Distance: 128 km • Lock types: Automatic operated by lock-keeper • Locks: 30 What To Expect Onboard: Three separate cabins with en-suite bathrooms give these canal boats unparalleled privacy. This model offers a variety of sleeping arrangements from single and double beds to singles that convert to doubles, making it possible for you to cruise with children, single adults and couples. The versatility of the boat is excellent! Interior & Saloon • The kitchen/galley features a stove, sink, and an electric refrigerator. There's loads of storage space and lots of room to work. • The saloon boasts a large U-shaped love seat, dining table, and a radio/CD player. The steering station provides good visibility. Cabins & Bathrooms • For families or groups of single friends, the two rear (aft) cabins each have single beds. For couples, you can convert the singles to doubles. • The forward stateroom has a spacious V-berth (two single beds). • Each bedroom has an en-suite bathroom with shower and toilet. Sundeck & Features • A spacious sundeck is a grand viewing area and wonderful for gatherings. • The second steering station offers superior visibility for the skipper. • A safe is aboard for your convenience and security. • The onboard electrical sstem runs on 12-vold DC power. Shore power (220 volts) is available on some models. • The Crusader is equipped with an efficient and reliable diesel engine. Please note that this boat model is equipped with a Bimini in Italy, Germany and Lot River. Specification • Length: 11.90 M • Beam:3.90 m • Max. Headroom: 1.92 m • Water Tank: 1500 L • Fuel Tank: 300 L • Diesel: Engine • Cabins with convertable twin/double beds: 2 • Cabin with two single beds: 1 • En-suite baths: 3 Additional Services: (Options and Extras) Bicycles • Standard: $63 per week • Child / Tag-along: $49 per week • Bike Child Seat: $21 per week • Parking and Garage: $7.50 per car / day • Top Deck Cushions ( Pack of 2): $7 per week • Stand Up Paddle Board: $119 per board per week • Car Transfer: $175 - $420 depending on the route • Early Check-in: $125 (subject to availability) • Late Check-out: $125 (subject to availability) 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.
- 6 guests
- Houseboats & Sleepaboards
- Canal Boat
Features & Details
- Life jackets/required safety gear
- Galley Stove & Oven
- Watersports Equipment
- Wheel steering
- CD Player
- Single Engine
You’ll get directions for the exact departure location when you make a booking inquiry.
0% refund up to 5 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.