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Camden Town: Regent’s Canal Waterbus Trip to Little Venice

Camden Town: Regent’s Canal Waterbus Trip to Little Venice

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Enjoy a leisurely one-way guided waterbus boat trip along the Regent's Canal between Camden Town and Little Venice, passing by sights such as London Zoo.

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Duration 45 minutes
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy the pleasures of Regent's Canal
  • Learn about the history of the canals
  • Pass through the Maida Hill Tunnel
  • Admire the landscaped gardens of stately homes along the canal
Full description

Travel between vibrant Camden Town and picturesque Little Venice along Regent's Canal on this scenic 1-way waterbus trip. Sit back and relax as you cruise on a calm waterway through London, navigated by leisure boats and lined with quirky houseboats.

Departing from West Yard, Camden Market, pass by Regent’s Park, the grounds of London Zoo, and through the echoey depths of the 249-meter Maida Hill Tunnel. Take advantage of slide-opening windows throughout the boat, so everyone gets a picture-perfect view.

As you pass through London Zoo, keep an eye out for warthogs and African hunting dogs, which can often be seen as the boat passes their canal-side enclosure.

Cruise past the homes of well-known musicians, actors, and celebrities. See the expansive and landscaped back gardens of grand houses used by ambassadors and visiting international diplomats.

End your boat trip in Little Venice, where you can get off and continue your adventure on your own.

Includes
  • 1-way waterbus trip
  • English-language commentary
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • Masks are optional but are strongly recommended while indoors

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Meeting point

The meeting point address is West Yard, Camden Lock Place, Camden Market, NW1 8AF. The local partner's name for the cruise is "The London Waterbus Company." You will see signage with the company name on it and this will be your departure point.

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Weapons or sharp objects
  • Oversize luggage
  • Smoking
  • Mobility scooters
  • Non-folding wheelchairs
  • Non-folding strollers
  • Alcohol and drugs
  • Unaccompanied minors
  • Bare feet

Know before you go

  • A ratio of 1 adult for every 1 child under the age of 4 is required due to regulations on the river. If this is not adhered to, you will not be able to board the boat
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 217 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Transportation
    4.6/5
  • Value for money
    4.5/5

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Really enjoyed boat trip. The narrative from the member of staff was very informative pointing out interesting features along the canal and putting humour in as well. I have walked route previously so had some prior knowledge but cruising was fantastic. The only slight negative was the chaotic queueing at start but area was crowded. Still worth 5 stars.

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21 June 2022

The water is trip to Little Venice was a lovely experience. It was a perfect gift for my little one to experience with his dad on fathers day. Father and son both enjoyed the boat ride and it was worth the 45 minute trip. Staff were very friendly and had space for strollers whilst the little one enjoyed standing/sitting and being free looking around.

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20 June 2022

Great little trip, the guide (boat person) had great knowledge of the area (we trust he told the truth lol), it was relaxing and easy to find. Would have liked some better views at times as we were swamped by old narrow boats and trees but I guess it’s how it is. Got off and found the tube fairly easy to get back to central London. Camden area busy on Saturday and full of food and stalls selling similar stuff.

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19 June 2022

Product ID: 405794