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GoBoat London

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Discover the London Canals as the captain of your own boat. Rent a GoBoat and get a unique and sustainable experience on the water.
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 20:00
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Merchant Square | Near Paddington Basin, London W2 1JZ, England
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+44 76 0094 0906
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All reviews camden lock little venice london zoo two hours regents canal life jackets safety briefing different perspective self drive electric motor great picnic paddington basin hour cruise bring food and drinks great briefing bottle of fizz long tunnel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A peaceful immersion in the multicoloured nature of Regent Park in autumn from a different perspective: the channels from Paddington station and Little Venice through Camden Town. The electric engine of the boat helps enjoying the silence of the nature, while the freedom to conduct...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our Goboat trip. 4 of us on board,a picnic and hit it off with glorious weather. Staff were very informative friendly and professional. Would highly recommend this for something different to do in London and a good way to see and experience a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 1 November 2018

GoBoat is a great London activity and something fun to do whether you live here or are just visiting. We had a very enjoyable 2 hour cruise along the canal, sipping on prosecco and generally being admired by those foolish enough to walk alongside. It's...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Pip D
AndrewO2183, Manager at GoBoat London, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2018

Hi Pip, Thank you for your lovely review. We agree that Goboats are better than walking too! We hope you will sail with us again soon. Goboat

Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Lovely afternoon seeing London from a very different perspective at a very different pace. We did a treasure hunt- which was brilliant. Do another and we will be back! Staff super friendly, super helpful.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Footprints435502
AndrewO2183, Manager at GoBoat London, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2018

Hi footprints, We are so glad to hear you enjoyed sailing with us! We hope to run more treasure hunts in the future. Goboat

Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

What a great few hours we had! Our family of 5, children aged 12, 11 and 4 thoroughly enjoyed the treasure hunt activity and my husband and I loved seeing a side of London we hadn’t seen before. We hired the boat for two hours...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Beverley H
AndrewO2183, Manager at GoBoat London, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2018

Hi Beverley, We are so glad you enjoyed the Pirate Treasure Hunt! We hope you won a great reward. We would love to have you back soon! Goboat

Reviewed 24 October 2018

Spending two hours on the canals of London with a self drive electric boat was a delightful sojourn from the fast paced life of London. Guided by the delightful Ben, of Go Boats,we learned the ropes and the use of our life vests as seat...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jane H
AndrewO2183, Manager at GoBoat London, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2018

Hi Jane, Thank you for your review. Ben is a great part of the crew and we are glad he taught you well! The photo opportunities are incredible, we hope you got some lovely shots. We would love to see them! Goboat

Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Had the best trip out with Goboat today, Ben in particular stuck out. Very fun, knowledgable lad who made our experience! Would definitely recommend, thank you!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kate W
AndrewO2183, Manager at GoBoat London, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2018

Hi Kate, We hope to have you onboard again soon! We aim for all our crew to deliver a great experience. Goboat

Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

I've been a Londoner for 10 years and this was a unique, super fun way to see a side of London we've not seen before. Even got to see some Hyenas from the boat in London zoo 😃 Geat fun and will be back again!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LukeChawner
AndrewO2183, Manager at GoBoat London, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2018

Hi LukeChawner, Thanks for your review! The London Zoo is one of our favourite parts too. We hope to have you onboard again soon! Goboat

Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

We’ve just finished an amazing Sunday with picnic and music on goboat from Paddington. Would recommend to couples, groups of friends, family and kids. Alex and Ben were helpful from start to finish, wonderful to meet such knowledgable and enthusiastic members of staff. The girl...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Freedom256226
AndrewO2183, Manager at GoBoat London, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2018

Hi Freedom, Thank you for your review. Our Goboat Crew are always trying to ensure you have the best sailing experience possible and we are glad to hear they achieved this! We hope to have you onboard again soon. Kind regards, Goboat

Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Amazing trip, beautiful hosts, best way to end a trip to London Massive shout out to Ben and Alex 10/10

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank alixmackie
AndrewO2183, Manager at GoBoat London, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2018

Hi Alixmackie, Ben and Alex will be thrilled to hear you had a fabulous Goboat experience. We hope to have you onboard again soon! Kind regards, Goboat

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Kiz L
19 July 2018|
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Response from elia11N | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I am very sorry, but I am not aware of other companies offering the same service. However, you can check outside London. Broxbourne for example is a small town next to London and you can go there quickly by a train. They... More
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Derek C
7 June 2018|
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Response from 7continents1passport | Reviewed this property |
It's exactly what they say. The weather in London is unpredictable and believe it's he reason you can cancel up to 48h in advance.
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16 October 2017|
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Response from Christopher D | Reviewed this property |
There were a couple of restaurants waterside in the basin, but along the route, no. Until the other end at Camden Lock where there is a pub and many market stalls. Do not tarry long tho' as two hours just covers there and... More
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