Gold Trusted Service Award
Gold Trusted Service Award
Awarded by Feefo, which independently collects reviews from our customers, the award recognizes businesses that consistently deliver a world-class customer experience.
Rosette
Boating expertise since 1969
With over 50 years of experience and expertise, we're passionate about providing unbeatable vacations on the water.
Compass
18 amazing destinations
Our extensive network of bases across 9 countries means you can enjoy a return-trip or choose from a wide selection of one-way routes.
Boat
World’s largest fleet
We have more river and canal boats available than any other operator, available to hire between April and October. Our wide range of boats sleeps between 2-12 people.
Life buoy
No boat license required
That's right! You can rent and captain your own boat for a short break (3 nights minimum), a week or longer. We'll show you everything you need to know before you set off.
  • Gold Trusted Service Award
    Gold Trusted Service Award
    Awarded by Feefo, which independently collects reviews from our customers, the award recognizes businesses that consistently deliver a world-class customer experience.
  • Rosette
    Boating expertise since 1969
    With over 50 years of experience and expertise, we're passionate about providing unbeatable vacations on the water.
  • Compass
    18 amazing destinations
    Our extensive network of bases across 9 countries means you can enjoy a return-trip or choose from a wide selection of one-way routes.
  • Boat
    World’s largest fleet
    We have more river and canal boats available than any other operator, available to hire between April and October. Our wide range of boats sleeps between 2-12 people.
  • Life buoy
    No boat license required
    That's right! You can rent and captain your own boat for a short break (3 nights minimum), a week or longer. We'll show you everything you need to know before you set off.
  • Gold Trusted Service Award
    Gold Trusted Service Award
    Awarded by Feefo, which independently collects reviews from our customers, the award recognizes businesses that consistently deliver a world-class customer experience.
  • Rosette
    Boating expertise since 1969
    With over 50 years of experience and expertise, we're passionate about providing unbeatable vacations on the water.
  • Compass
    18 amazing destinations
    Our extensive network of bases across 9 countries means you can enjoy a return-trip or choose from a wide selection of one-way routes.
  • Boat
    World’s largest fleet
    We have more river and canal boats available than any other operator, available to hire between April and October. Our wide range of boats sleeps between 2-12 people.
  • Life buoy
    No boat license required
    That's right! You can rent and captain your own boat for a short break (3 nights minimum), a week or longer. We'll show you everything you need to know before you set off.

Find your perfect boating vacation

Houseboat rentals - Canal boat vacations by Le Boat

Who's on board?

Market Leader 

Market leaders

We're the No.1 provider of houseboat vacations on the beautiful rivers, lakes and canals of Europe and Canada. We have the world’s largest fleet of luxury houseboats and the widest choice of fabulous boating destinations to choose from.

 

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Houseboat industry experts

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 and a wealth of helpful advice and knowledge to ensure you have the best vacation.

 No experience needed

No license or experience required

Never handled a boat? You don’t need a license or prior experience to be the captain of your own houseboat. Our base teams will show you everything you need to know before you set off safely on your houseboat cruise.

 

Houseboat rental special offers

Special Offer

FLASH SALE: Save 30% on your Spring boating vacation

Save up to 30% on your spring boating vacation. Secure your vacation today. T&C’s apply, ends June 3 2024.

 

FLASH SALE OFFERS 

FLASH SALE: Save 25% off Horizons

Save 25% on our premier Horizon cruisers in Canada or Europe for travel May through October 2024. Book by June 3rd, 2024

 

FLASH SALE OFFERS

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Lowest Price Guarantee on 2025 vacations

2025 vacations on sale now, with up to 25% off. Limited time only.

 

REASONS TO BOOK EARLY

Never been on a boating vacation?

New to boating

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 houseboat vacation.

It's like driving a car, but much easier and more relaxing.

 

NEW TO BOATING

 

The Ultimate 2024 Vacation Planner

Our new 2024 boating brochure

Enjoy an overview of all our destinations with images, detailed maps, top sightseeing recommendations and boat deck plans. Compiled by our team of experts to make sure you have all the information you need to start planning your bucket list houseboat vacation.

 

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All our canal boating destinations

Our popular houseboats

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

What our customers say...

Seema Dutta said:

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

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Margaret Perkins said:

Citazione Five star service every time! We have booked holidays with Le Boat for over 15 years and always had a five star experience. If we need help before or during our holiday they have always been there with a smile!  Quotemark

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