Boat trips

One of the best ways to explore the Broads is, of course, by boat and the Broads Authority runs a boat trip at each of its three visitor hubs.

Until further notice, Broads Authority boat trips are only running at 11am, 1pm and 3pm daily. Customers are required to wear a face covering due to COVID-19.

Please book in advance by calling 01603 782281 for Liana and 01692 678763 for the Electric Eel.

Liana

The stylish Edwardian style launch Liana wends its way through the tranquil reaches of the upper Bure from our Hoveton Information Centre towards Coltishall. Liana takes up to 12 passengers (at driver's discretion).

Times

April, May and October - weekends, bank holidays, Easter week and local half term only: 11am, 12pm, 2pm, 3pm.
June to September - daily: 11am, 12pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm.

Duration: 50 minutes.

Prices

£7 adult, £6 child and concession, £19.50 family (up to two adults and two children).

To book call: 01603 782281 / 01603 756097 or email hovetontic@broads-authority.gov.uk

Electric Eel

The Electric Eel carries passengers on a wildlife water trail along the hidden dykes behind the How Hill National Nature Reserve, stopping at a bird hide on the way. On a sunny summer's day you are likely to see an abundance of amazing dragonflies and damselflies and in June and July the very rare Swallowtail butterfly that only lives in the Broads.

Times

April, May and October - weekends, bank holidays, Easter week and local half term only: every hour 11am - 3pm.
June to September daily: every hour 10am - 4pm.

Duration: 50 minutes.

Prices

£7 adult, £6 child and concession, £19.50 family (up to two adults and two children - not suitable for children under two). Group bookings available - please ask for details.

To book call: 01692 678763 / 01603 756096 or email toadholetic@broads-authority.gov.uk

For more ideas on how to get the most out of your time in the Broads go to Visit the Broads.