We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Electric Boat Trips
Booking unavailable on TripAdvisor

Want other options you can book now?
All photos (8)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
The Boat Hut, The Grove, Royal Military Canal, Hythe CT21 6AX, England
+44 7885 318301
Improve This Listing
Reviews (37)
Filter reviews
37 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews water lilies military canal beautiful scenery great trip canal trip passengers wildlife kingfisher tranquil
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 37 reviews
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

We went on the electric boat earlier in the year and decided it would be a wonderful treat for our friend and her 7 year old son. Both times the ‘captains’ were knowledgeable of the local area and the wildlife. The young lad was thrilled...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jen T
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

We wanted to take our grand children for a boat trip on the canal, when we arrived at the boat house the man just ignored us until we asked about the possibility for hiring a boat... He made a split second assumption that the trip...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Louis C
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We’ve had 2 trips on the electric boat this summer and found both times a lovely experience. Absolutely wonderful. We had a different driver, and found them both friendly, helpful and informative. I was most upset to see some negative reviews about this excellent facility...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Glenysofhythe
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Rang the company yesterday very friendly booked a boat for Monday at 4 very friendly staff boat trip was wonderful recommend it , will do trip again

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ryanbI7625GU
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

The royal military canal has beautiful scenery, but the staff at the boat hire were very rude and unprofessional. We were waiting around to hire a boat and were completely ignored even though the staff had seen us. The prices were very expensive and then...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Shauna P
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

We have just visited Hythe specifically to do this boat trip. We had checked the trip out online before hand and it clearly stated that it was “buggy friendly” so we were excited to take our young child (17 months) and family on it. On...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Nikki D
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

After writing a review about the bad service I received, I was then harassed via text message by the the female owner saying she had read my review followed by crying face icons. They clearly have no professional persona and I have heard several stories...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Jason F
Reviewed 9 August 2017

School holidays having me time with my grandson. What can we do? The first two places I took him were closed. Should have done some research. However, went for an excellent an lunch at Deblyns in New Romney. It was whilst having lunch that I...More

Date of experience: August 2017
3  Thank 37BrianH
Reviewed 26 July 2017

We did the electric boat trip yesterday and thoroughly enjoyed it. The highlight of the trip was seeing a cormorant and other wildlife, and flora such as water lilies. Thoroughly recommend this to anyone.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank LondonSpainlover
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This boat trip up the Royal Military Canal is a great opportunity to view wildlife, often kingfishers can be seen, and learn about a unique military defensive structure. The boatman is very knowledgeable and interesting, the boat is quiet and does not disturb the wildlife....More

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank Roger T
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 3 nearby hotels
Stade Court Hotel
790 reviews
.69 km away
Hythe Imperial
2,136 reviews
1.10 km away
Seabrook House
88 reviews
2.07 km away
Holiday Inn Express Folkestone Channel Tunnel
1,470 reviews
3.74 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 82 nearby restaurants
192 reviews
.21 km away
Ginger's Kitchen
184 reviews
.23 km away
Truly Scrumptious cafe
322 reviews
.28 km away
Sunshine BBQ Restaurant
306 reviews
.21 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 42 nearby attractions
Crypt of St. Leonard
210 reviews
.34 km away
Hythe Beach
240 reviews
.75 km away
St Leonard's Church
83 reviews
.34 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Ruth S
17 February 2017|
Response from Barry S | Reviewed this property |
Electric Boat Trips Starting Easter weekend. A new passenger Boat service arrives on the Royal Military Canal at Hythe Kent. la tienne (she's yours) is an electric passenger launch, she is a pretty boat purchased especially... More