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Canterbury Historic River Tours

Ducking Stool, Kings Bridge | High Street, Canterbury CT1 2AT, England
+44 7790 534744
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Great Fun & Informative

Brilliant river tour that was fun and fully of interesting information. Your guide was friendly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gowiththeflobo85
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A short stay

Well worth taking this informative boat ride. It's only a short trip away from the bustle. Nice and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
brian_t_davison
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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 awards include: 'Best European Unique Tour 2017'. Suitable for all ages, our entertaining river tours are not to be missed.
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  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Ducking Stool, Kings Bridge | High Street, Canterbury CT1 2AT, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brilliant river tour that was fun and fully of interesting information. Your guide was friendly, entertaining and very welcoming to us and our young children. It was a lovely way to see some of the beautiful architecture in Canterbury.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth taking this informative boat ride. It's only a short trip away from the bustle. Nice and relaxing seeing Canterbury from a different perspective Tour guide friendly and funny

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fabulous time on this trip. Great historical talk from the guide and very picturesque and fun!

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Reviewed 27 November 2017

The boat ride in the heart of the city is worth the time as it gives you interesting historcial information of the city. The personnel are very accomadating and good as guides. Their tour is punctuated with a bit of humour which adds colour to...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely day going up and down the street rivers. The guide was very informative and new his history.

Thank Robert S
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

I emailed the company as the website only gave details of tours up to 31st October, and had a response by return saying the tours were running until 5th November - so we took one of the last river tours of the season. It was...More

Thank Dickie65
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Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Great fun Historical Educational My son absolutely loved this trip Thoroughly recommend especially on a sunny day 🛶🛶🛶

Thank Nancy K
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

Had a lovely day out on The Canterbury River Boats A very knowledgeable boatman on the River Stour. A very serene 45-minute journey. Thoroughly enjoyed. Highly recommend.

Thank Earl D
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

went on this tour with my wife as we were staying in canterbury on a short break so decided to go on this river tour which was really good. Rob was very informative and funny and definitely found out a lot about canterbury, would highly...More

Thank Barry D
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Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

I was not expecting much from this tour but not only have I enjoyed the boat trip but enjoyed the knowledge of the tour guide. I would definitely go on another tour as I believe each tour will be different due to the guides knowledge...More

Thank Patrick O
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mandy190
19 June 2017|
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Response from Mike C | Reviewed this property |
I didn't observe any secure areas so would suggest you ask the company.
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Jane W
12 March 2017|
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Response from Carey M |
Hi Jane, Thanks for thinking about us, of course friendly pooches are always allowed, you'll probably find that the staff will make a big fuss over him/her! I would advise to try and visit before 12 or after 4pm as we tend... More
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Tracey M
16 January 2017|
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Hi there Remarks47. Our official season start date is March 1st, however whenever possible we look to have a soft opening during Feb to ease back into the season. This is of course dependent on weather and river conditions... More
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