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.
Le Boat - Lowest Price Guarantee on 2025 holidays

Lowest Price Guarantee on 2025 vacation

Book early with confidence

There's plenty of reasons to book early

Le Boat - Lowest Price Guarantee on 2025 holidays

Lowest Price Guarantee

If we drop the price after you've booked...
...we'll refund the difference.
Guaranteed up to 90 days before departure.
terms & conditions apply

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Save up to 25%*

Save up to 25%* with our Early Booking Discount.
Includes up to 15%* on our
Premier Horizon fleet.

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Le Boat - Low Deposit

Low Deposit

Secure your boating vacation today with just a 25% deposit.

2nd payment (up to 50%) is due by December 31st, 2024.

Balance due 90 days before departure.

What's new for 2025

Liberty

Our new boat range Liberty will launch and redfefine self-drive boating holidays in 2025.

Hire a skipper

New to boating? Hire a skipper on your first day to get you started on the Midi with confidence.

Peterborough Lift Lock, Canada

More boats! We're expanding our Horizon fleet on the Rideau Canal and Trent Severn, Canada.

New to boating

Two new departure locations in France - coming soon!

Lot

Setting the way to a greener future on the River Lot.

All-inclusive BUNDLE

Make your boating vacation easier with our new all-inclusive extras bundles.

Le Boat - Search for your 2025 vacation

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  • Book early and secure your dates, destination and boats before anyone else. 
  • Lowest price guarantee available for a limited time only!
  • Save up to 25%* on your 2025 boating vacation. See below for more details

 

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18 destinations in 9 countries to choose from

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About Us

Horizon on the Thames

  • We are the no.1 providers of boating vacations in Europe and Canada.
  • Boating expertise since 1969.
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What our customers say:

Brigitte Bouvier said:

  We had an amazing time and would recommend this holiday to anyone wanting something different. Fantastic customer service and the boat was super easy to navigate. 

Andrea Traynor said:

  Le Boat was a phenomenal experience beginning to end. From the training, to the routes, to the boat itself, we felt it was a luxury vacation for a reasonable price. 

You'll save up to 25%* on your 2025 holiday dependent on the departure month, destination, length of stay and boat type you choose. See below for more details.

 

 7 nights or more 

Boat Category

Departure MonthBudget & ComfortComfort PlusPremier
March25%15%15%
April 25%15%15%
May 25%15%15%
June20%15%10%
July20%15%10%
August20%15%10%
September20%15%10%
October25%15%15%

 

 Short Breaks (3 to 6 nights) 

Boat Category

Departure MonthBudget & ComfortComfort PlusPremier
March20%10%10%
April 20%10%10%
May 20%10%10%
June15%10%5%
July15%10%5%
August15%10%5%
September15%10%5%
October20%10%10%

 

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* All offers are subject to availability, applicable to new bookings departing in 2025 only, and may be withdrawn or changed at any time. Early booking discount varies depending on the departure month, destination and boat type. Discount applies to all destinations (excluding Italy) and boat types (excluding Liberty fleet). 15% discount applies to Italy destination for 7 nights or more excluding the Horizon fleet. Early booking discounts combinable up to a maximum discount of 15%.  Season dates vary dependent on the cruising ground.

  1. Valid on all confirmed bookings made between 1st June 2023 and 1st October 2023 and 11th January 2024 and 31st January 2024 which depart in 2024 and valid on all confirmed bookings using promotion code JANCC from 5th January to 10th January 2024 which depart in 2024. 2025 Lowest price guarantee valid on all confirmed bookings made from 1st May 2024 departing in 2025.
  2. Applies to your boat price after applicable discounts have been applied as shown on your confirmation invoice. Other extras and add-ons are not included. 
  3. Only applies where the exact same boat, date, duration and route (i.e. start base and end base) is advertised or made available by Le Boat at a lower price than the price confirmed on your booking confirmation. The price must be judged as the total price, after discounts, and must be advertised in the same currency as you originally booked in. A higher % or other discount is not relevant if it does not result in a total boat price lower than your original booking. 
  4. Your claim must be submitted via the online form available at https://www.leboat.com/lowest-price-guarantee
  5. Claims can be made from the day your booking is confirmed until 90 days before departure provided that on the day you make the claim the better priced boat, per the above terms, remains available to be booked with Le Boat. The offer is only available to be claimed up to 90 days before your departure date. If the price decreases within 89 days of departure, you are not entitled to make a claim. 
  6. If your claim is validated by Le Boat, your booking will be updated with a discount equal to the difference in price. If you have already paid your balance in full, you will receive a refund for the price difference, via the same means as you paid, within 30 days of making your claim. 
  7. These terms are supplemental to our Booking Conditions found at https://www.leboat.com/about-us/legal/terms-and-conditions which continue to apply to your booking.

 

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