Norwich Day Boat, Picnic Boat & Crusier Hire Charges

Hire a day boat, exclusive picnic pod, picnic boat or a full-size day cruiser from our Norwich base on the Norfolk Broads and you're captain of the ship. Our self-drive day launches are affordable from just £45 for half a day for a boat for up to eight people in low season. That's truly great value and one of the lowest prices you will find for day boat hire. If you want more comfort, choose our picnic cruiser from just £75 half a day in low season. For a low-cost overnight experience, Try Flamping.

The table below shows our price ranges throughout the year for our range of boats for hire for the day from Norwich.

Deposits

Please note that a £50 cash deposit is payable on all day hire bookings and is held for the duration of your hire. Your deposit will be retruned provided that you return the boat clean and tidy, undamaged, at the agreed time having fully adhered to our terms of hire. There are further booking notes below the pricing tables.

Day Boat - simple, low-cost cruising

From   01-Jan 01-Apr 01-May 01-Jul 17-Jul 31-Aug 01-Oct 06-Nov
To   31-Mar 30-Apr 30-Jun 16-Jul 30-Aug 30-Sep 05-Nov 30-Nov
Norwich Day Boat Hire
Up to 8 passengers
Day £70 £75 £80 £85 £90 £85 £80 £75
Morning £45 £50 £55 £60 £65 £60 £55 £50
Afternoon £45 £60 £65 £70 £75 £70 £65 £60
Evening          
All Day to
Sunset
               
2
Hour
£35 £40 £45 £50 £55 £50 £45 £40

 

Picnic pod - hob, sink, radio, table, covers, toilet

From   01-Jan 01-Apr 01-May 01-Jul 17-Jul 31-Aug 01-Oct 06-Nov
To   31-Mar 30-Apr 30-Jun 16-Jul 30-Aug 30-Sep 05-Nov 30-Nov
Picnic Boat
Up to 8 passengers*

Overnight Max 3 Berth
Day £100 £105 £110 £115 £120 £115 £110 £105
Morning £75 £80 £85 £90 £95 £90 £85 £80
Afternoon £75 £90 £95 £100 £105 £100 £95 £90
Evening                
Sunset                
1 Night £130 £135 £140 £145 £150 £145 £140 £135
2 Nights £230 £240 £250 £260 £270 £260 £250 £240

Picnic Cruiser - small cruiser with galley & toilet

From   01-Jan 01-Apr 01-May 01-Jul 17-Jul 31-Aug 01-Oct 06-Nov
To   31-Mar 30-Apr 30-Jun 16-Jul 30-Aug 30-Sep 05-Nov 30-Nov
Maximum 10 Passengers*
Comfortable 9 *

Overnight Max 3 Berth
Day £120 £125 £130 £135 £140 £135 £130 £125
Morning £95 £100 £105 £110 £115 £110 £105 £100
Afternoon £95 £110 £115 £120 £125 £120 £115 £110
Evening                
Sunset                
1 Night £150 £155 £160 £165 £170 £165 £160 £155
2 Nights £270 £280 £290 £300 £310 £300 £290 £280

Day Cruiser - Full size cabin cruiser

From   01-Jan 01-Apr 01-May 01-Jul 17-Jul 31-Aug 01-Oct 06-Nov
To   31-Mar 30-Apr 30-Jun 16-Jul 30-Aug 30-Sep 05-Nov 30-Nov
Maximum 8 Passengers


 
Day £140 £145 £150 £155 £160 £155 £150 £145
Morning £115 £120 £125 £130 £135 £130 £125 £120
Afternoon £115 £130 £135 £140 £145 £140 £135 £130
Evening                
Sunset                

Day Boat Hire Pricing Notes

Dinghy and Canoe Hire Prices

  1 Hour 1/2 Day Full day 3+ Days
Rowing Boat
2 people max
£15 £20 £30 £25 per day

Canoe & Dinghy Booking Notes

What's included in Day Boat, Picnic pod, Day Cruiser & dinghy Hire

Your day boat features:

  • Easy to use controls
  • All Weather Fully Retractable Canopy
  • Seating for up to 8
  • Diesel engine
  • Bouyancy Aids (exc. pets)
  • Guidance and tuition


Picnic pods include as above plus:

  • Emergency Toilet
  • Basic Galley
  • Cold Water
  • Radio CD player *
  • River training
Day Cruisers include as above plus:

  • Toilet
  • Galley
  • Heating (not cockpit)
  • Hot & Cold Water
  • River training
  • Radio CD unavailable

Terms and Conditions of Day Boat, Picnic Boat & dinghy Hire

Freedom's terms and conditions of hire for day boats (including picnic boats, canoes and dinghies) are written in plain English and are simple to understand. You can view the full terms and conditions.

The key points are:

  • Confirmed bookings are not alterable
  • Cancellations are not accepted
  • You must be over 18 years old to book
  • Penalty charges are imposed for late return of vessel or in an unclean condition
  • Navigation laws must be observed

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All inclusive day boat hire prices

All Boat Hire Prices Include:

  • Fuel
  • Buoyancy Aids
  • Broads Map (to keep, subject to availability)
  • Instruction / tuition