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Houseboat vacations by Le Boat

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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 8 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.

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


Market Leader 

Market Leaders

We're the No.1 provider of boating 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!


50 years

50 years of boating experience

With 50 years on the water we've been doing this for a long time, so you can rely on us to offer exceptional service and a wealth of helpful advice and knowledge to ensure you have the best time on the water!


 No experience needed

No license or experience required!

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 to enjoy your perfect houseboat cruise!



Never been on a boating vacation?

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 river houseboat vacation. It's like driving a car, but much easier and more relaxing!

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No boating experience required!


All our destinations

Our popular boats


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

5 Star

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

5 Star

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