Next planned public cruises:   

Friday 27th May

 11am   12noon   1pm   2pm   3pm   4pm  5pm

Route -  Jesus Lock along the college boathouses and Riverside

Further planned public cruises:

  May 2016   

Daily round trips from Jesus Lock

Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays  

11am   12noon   1pm   2pm   3pm   4pm   5pm 

Route -  Jesus Lock along the college boathouses and Riverside *

Saturdays & Sundays  (not Sunday 29th)

11am   12noon   1pm   2pm   3pm   4pm    

Route -  Jesus Lock along the college boathouses and Riverside *

      Round trips from The Plough, Fen Ditton

Saturdays and Sundays 5.45pm *  (not Sunday 29th)

Route - The Plough to Baits Bite Lock or Chesterton

Shopping/Sight-seeing from The Plough Fen Ditton to Cambridge City Centre and return

Saturdays and Sundays (not Sunday 29th)

9.30am Departure from The Plough   

4.55pm Departure from Jesus Lock 

* As ever, route and trips subject to river/weather conditions & private bookings

Private Charters can be booked anytime, all year round

              Todays  News             


Cambridge-Ely   or    Ely-Cambridge

One-way extended cruise 5 hours £42.95

30% discount for 2016 for pre-purchased tickets

Now £30 if paid before the end of May

Selling fast so don't miss out!

Dates currently on offer (subject to minimum numbers)

Wednesday 8th June

Cambridge to Ely (one-way)

Departs The Plough, Fen Ditton 9am

Arrive Ely just before 2pm

Ely to Cambridge (one-way)

Departs Ely Waterfont 2pm

Arrive Cambridge - The Plough Fen Ditton around 7pm *

*(subject to 'the bumps' rowing race event times)

Friday 5th August or Sunday 14th August

Cambridge to Ely morning route only - return leg fully booked

Departs The Plough, Fen Ditton 9am

Arrive Ely Waterfront just before 2pm

More dates may be added once these trips are full

Back popular demand Camboats are repeating the half day boat handling taster sessions

 4 hours £110 for up to 3 delegates.

The session is ideal starter trip for anyone wanting to cruise/holiday on a narrowboat, or thinking of buying one and wants to get a feel of boat handling.

The taster session assumes no prior knowledge and is ideal for the first timer, so if you fancy a week or two on a boating holiday but want to check if you can handle a boat to make the experience safer and more enjoyable.  You will learn basic boat handling skills, rope and knot work, navigational safety and how to work locks.  Price includes hot drinks. 

Enjoy cruising the River Cam

For future information on cruise trips availability

check our on-line calendar

Have a look at our range of cruises, everything from Family Groups & Birthdays to Pirate Days and Corporate Fundays


River Conditions

Friday 27th May

Green Status. 

Classic Spring day for a trip on the river.  Great to see what Mother Natures been up to.  

Swans, ducks and moorhens are active - ducklings, cygnets and chicks on the river now. Check out our facebook blog for some video clips



welcome you aboard for:

Public Trips  

Group Bookings

School/Educational Groups


Explore the beauty of

Cambridge from

a narrowboat



07706 734763

(direct to the boat)



* All cruises and routes subject to river and weather safety, official race events & private bookings

If you would like any further information please contact us, either via telephone, email or visit us at our departure moorings at Jesus Lock or The Plough Pub in Fen Ditton

5* Food Safety

Having completed an Environmental Health inspection, Camboats are pleased to announce that our catering options have gained the top score, 5 out of 5.

Come and join us for one of our popular Boater's Cream Tea or Fish & Chip Cruises

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