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Great outing

Had a great time on the river tour, enjoyed Seb’s talk and interesting facts, would highly... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
8093beverley
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London, England, United Kingdom
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Different perspective of historic Canterbury

Short boat trip along the Stour with unique viewpoint of several historic buildings and the stories... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
NJredhead
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New Jersey
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Discover the hidden secrets of Canterbury from the unique perspective offered by being aboard one of our vessels on the picturesque River Stour. The city's rich history is brought to life by our friendly, knowledgeable tour guides, and our many...more
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Ducking Stool, Kings Bridge | High Street, Canterbury CT1 2AT, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a great time on the river tour, enjoyed Seb’s talk and interesting facts, would highly recommend this tour.

Thank 8093beverley
Reviewed 3 days ago

Short boat trip along the Stour with unique viewpoint of several historic buildings and the stories behind them. The trip was very enjoyable and informative.

Thank NJredhead
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a lovely time with captain Evan. He told us everything we needed and wanted to know and was very funny. The history was nicely alternated with some small talk about the fishes (or even snakes) in the water. He showed us his mysterious...More

Thank LisaVerhoosele
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I recently enjoyed one of their 45 minute river tours. Our captain was Jack, very engaging and knowledgeable, and very entertaining. A delightful escape from the busy streets, and a wonderful way to see Canterbury from a different perspective. Recommended.

Thank 56gc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Jesse was our captain, he gave information which we had not had before from the boatman. Lovely relaxing boat ride, doesn’t go far but lots of history and nice buildings, actually really enjoyed the nesting wildfowl and pigeons. Would highly recommend

Thank EssexYvonne
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great staff, price I feel a little high £10.50 per adult so a family of four , it all adds up . No parking near , you must walk , No loads to see ,but very interesting,it's about 45 mins ,

Thank Cliff W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great trip down the river. Managed to get on within 10 mins of passing. Jack was absolutely brilliant and kept us entertained and informed. He even sang us a short part of a song from Les Miserables under one of the bridges...More

Thank Ips77697
CHRT, Operations Manager at Canterbury Historic River Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for this awesome review! We know Jack will be delighted to hear such high praises :)

Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I visited Canterbury a couple of weeks ago and loved this little boat tour. We showed up and were told that there was room an hour later and booked for that. Henry was our guide and he was outstanding. The ride was...More

Thank FootballFanTampa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Their website says: "There is no need to book unless you're a group .... Even on busy days, guests will rarely have to wait more than 15 minutes for a river tour." Two days last week we turned up around midday and were told they...More

Thank chris_butler_uk
CHRT, Operations Manager at Canterbury Historic River Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Chris, We are really sorry that we did not get the opportunity to take you out on one of our award winning tours. It is absolutely one of our favourite things to show as many people as possible the beautiful sights and history here...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lazy punt down the river with a poet in charge of our punt. The river is so clear and we were told a bit about the history as we moved through the waterway. Fun and interesting

Thank Judy W
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Absolutely, dogs even go free of charge! So feel free to join us on any day and bring your furry friend along.
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They open again this month. So they will take bookings. Call them
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