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Boating holidays by Le Boat

Who's on board?

Our phone lines are extremely busy at the moment. To avoid waiting on the phone too long, we recommend contacting us in one of the following ways:

For new bookings: If you are able to please search for and book your vacation on our website, search by destination, by date availability or also by boat.

For existing bookings: If your existing booking departure date is not within the next 4 weeks, please consider calling nearer to your departure date or;

For non urgent enquiries: Please view our Frequently Asked Questions, if your enquiry is unanswered please use our contact form and we will endeavour to respond to your enquiry within a few days.

For those with Future Travel Credit: Please follow these steps to redeem your credit.

We really do appreciate your patience and understanding at this time.


Market Leader 

We are the market leaders

We're the No.1 provider of boating holidays on the beautiful lakes and canals of Europe and Canada. We have the world’s largest fleet of canal houseboats and the widest choice of boating destinations to choose from.


50 years

50 years of boating excellence

With over 50 years experience on the water, we've been doing this for a long time. You can rely on us to offer exceptional service with helpful advice and knowledge to ensure you have the best holiday.


 No experience needed

No boating licence or experience needed

Not many of our new customers have driven a boat before. However, they quickly realize how easy it is and soon become confident navigating the waterways. Our base teams will show you everything you need know.


Never been on a boating holiday?

Be the captain of your own boat. No license or experience is required. It's that simple! You come aboard and we show you everything you need to know during a briefing and demonstration. Then you're off enjoying your boating holiday. It's like driving a car, but much easier and more relaxing!

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No boating experience required!

Boat Ownership Programme

With a variety of benefits, if you have money to invest and enjoy canal boating more than once each year, our Boat Ownership Program is too good an opportunity to miss!


What our previous customers have said...

Johan Nel said:

Quotemark Wonderful way to see the countryside. You can't be in a rush on a trip like this, so we just cruised down the canal and stopped whenever and wherever we wanted. Excellent food and wine and all the people we met were great! Quotemark

5 Star

Susan Oosthuizen said:

Quotemark The receptionist was very friendly, helpful and accommodating. Instructions and explanations easy to understand. The manual and route information very good. We were made to feel welcome and nothing was too much troubleQuotemark

5 Star

Feefo Trusted Service Award

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