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Salter's Steamers

#24 of 48 Tours in Oxford
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Excellent Jazz Cruise on the Thames

We heard about the once a year special Jazz cruise only the day before so decided if we could still... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
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River trip to abingdon.

It was a nice trip. It was the coldest morning during the heatwave. Saw lots of wildlife ducks... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
Oxford, United Kingdom
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  • Average8%
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Second time on this boat with Elvis from Henley. It is a clean boat and very comfortable.Sat upstairs on the open deck which does have a canvas roof. The downstairs was too claustophobic for us.Entertainment was good and good view as we slowly went down...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I wish to highlight for people considering this boat trip for an evening party beware that it is severely limited. We were taken in by the website “perfect venue for all kinds of function, party or celebration”. What the website fails to say only if...More

Thank Katymay1001
Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently enjoyed a fun filled but very relaxing boat trip from Folly Bridge to Sandford lock and back. The boat was hired by close family friends to celebrate a 60th Birthday. It was an excellent way to enjoy the company of family and friends...More

Thank Jackie F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After having a chauffeured punt in Cambridge, my son was anxious to try his hand at it in Oxford. We saw the signs for Salter's as we drove by, so we parked and walked back to the bridge. The man tending the boats was very...More

Thank JanaC70
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our trip from Henley to Marlow was delightfully languid as we slowly motored via three locks over nearly three hours. The boat was very comfortable, the crew very helpful, and this is a great experience if travelling with a large group. Drinks were served on...More

Thank Alan F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sailed from Marlow to Henley and return. Boat had clearly seen better days and lacked any evidence of TLC. Two man crew were fine and warned us that if we sat undercover it would be like sitting in a wind tunnel. On return trip it...More

Thank Dick C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I organised a trip from Wallingford to Abingdon on Salters Steamers on 30th July 2018. There was a group of 12 people and we had the most disappointing day. We arrived at the riverside to find the boat was an ex rental, low level, enclosed...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

We heard about the once a year special Jazz cruise only the day before so decided if we could still manage to get tickets which we did. We decided against having the BBQ as well as it was another £20 each for that option! We...More

Thank PeterGarrett78
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

I booked a private charter for 15 friends for the afternoon and we had a really wonderful time. It was so relaxing. We had Prosecco on arrival and snacks too. It felt really special. I would very much recommend. Thank you Salter’s Steamers!

Thank OxfordBecky
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

It was a nice trip. It was the coldest morning during the heatwave. Saw lots of wildlife ducks swans. Its fun going through the docks. We only went one way oxford to abingdon. A relaxing cruise down the river

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Response from keefb2001 | Reviewed this property |
We had a guide dog so yes, but they of course and nit allowed to be refused Didn't see any other pets, perhaps give them a call