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.
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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
Le Boat houseboating vacations

Le Boat, a leader in houseboat rental vacations in Canada & Europe, has more than 50 years of experience in the industry. Chosoe from a fleet of over 950 boats available to rent at 33 different departure bases across eight European countries PLUS two cruising regions in Canada.

Eat, sleep and live on board as you discover a new region by the waterway vs. the highway. 

-No boat license or prior boating experience required.   

-Choose a 3-6 night get-a-way OR a 7-10+ night vacation.

-Boat range in size from 2-5 cabins (sleeping from 2-12 people).

 

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Where will 2024 take you?

Destinations Feature 

Canada

rideau-canal-smiths-falls-canada

Explore the beautiful lakes and rivers within two world-class canal systems in Canada. Be your own Captain! Cruise your license-free luxury houseboat along the rivers and pristine lakes of the Rideau Canal Waterway and the Trent-Severn Waterway.

France

Le Boat moored in Le Somail, Canal du Midi

Explore the enchanting allure of France and embark on a boating vacation that will immerse you in the breathtaking landscapes and French Villages that align the historical waterways.

France is Le Boat's top selling destination and you can choose between 9 different cruising regions inlcuding the UNESCO Canal du Midi, The Burgundy Wine Region, The River Lot & the Camargue, just to name a few.     

Holland

Elegance in front of a windmill, Netherland

Step into a realm of coastal beauty in Friesland-Amsterdam, where the boating is a way of life! Holland, born from the embrace of the sea and its meandering rivers, offers a picturesque landscape and stunning views from your own private houseboat.

Embark on an Amsterdam canal cruise, passing through rotating windmills, vibrant tulip fields, and charming villages.

River Thames, England

Fun for the whole family

Dicover the UK by boat!  Cruising the River Thames on your own private houseboat offers a captivating journey through England's rich history and scenic landscapes.

From the picturesque countryside to the heart of London, a Le Boat cruise provides a unique perspective, allowing travellers to explore charming villages, historic landmarks, and iconic cityscapes.

Italy

Grand Canal, Venice, Italy

Discover beauty of Venice, Murano & Burano Island as you cruise the historical sites in Italy.  Feel like a movie star as you cruise yourself along the tranquil canals of Venice, where gondolas glide beneath ornate bridges. 

Discover the serene beauty of Lake Garda nestled against the backdrop of the Dolomite Mountains, Veneto's aquatic treasures enchant all who visit.

Belgium

Boats moored in front of Yser tower, Diksmuide

Cruising in Belgium unveils a delightful blend of historic charm and modern sophistication as you navigate its picturesque waterways.

From the medieval allure of Bruges to the vibrant cityscapes along the Meuse River, a cruise in Belgium promises a unique exploration of cultural treasures, delicious cuisine, and the warmth of Belgian hospitality.

New 2024 Brochure

Our new 2024 brochure
  • Our FREE 2024 Brochure is here and full of inspiration to help you plan your vacation.
  • Learn more about luxury houseboating vacations in Canada & Europe.  

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Suggested Itineraries

Suggested itineraries by Le Boat
  • An hour-by-hour breakdown of each day - takes the hassle out of planning.
  • Gives an idea of what you might be able to accomplish on your holiday.
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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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