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Waveney River Tours

Conducted river tours and day boat hire through the Waveney Valley and the Broads National Park.
Offering an interesting selection of river tours departing from Oulton Broad. This is where the new Broads National Park begins right here in Suffolk. The purpose built vessel Waveney Princess offers panoramic views from the top deck across the Waveney Valley. There is a coffee shop and lisenced bar on the lower deck within the saloon. 

If you are feeling more adventurous then hire one of the self-drive boats for the day, bring a picnic and see the river at your own pace.

River Waveney Sightseeing & Marshland Cruise - 90 minutes 

Cruise around Oulton Broad and along Oulton Dyke on the Waveney Princess. Enjoy panoramic views and take a peep at the riverside houses and boatsheds that line the riverbanks of the largest broad in the National Park. The cruise then turns west passing the grazing marshlands along the Angles Way and the Waveney River Centre at Burgh St Peter.

Sailing Daily from April till October (except Mondays & Fridays)

Morning Sailing - 11am
Afternoon Sailing - 2pm
Child £11, Adult £16, Under 2yrs old free

Oulton Broad Circular - Tour 40 minutes

Get to know the largest of all the Broads in the National Park on this circular tour taking in wonderful Broadland landscapes.

Sailing everyday throughout June, July & August at 1pm

Child £8,  Adult £11

Victorian Heritage Cruise - 2 hours 

Cruise the length of picturesque Oulton Broad from the restored sea lock to Oulton Dyke. Then follow Sir Morton Peto's historic railway line through the Waveney Valley to the quaint Victorian railway swing bridge still in use at Somerleyton.

Sailing everyday throughout July & August at 2pm

Child £14,  Adult £20

All cruises depart from Mutford Lock, Bridge Road, Oulton Broad, NR33 9JS. You do not need to book in advance as tickets are sold on the day when the booking office opens at 10am. 

Or if you prefer to book ahead and reserve your space please call 01502 574903 and leave your name, number and how many spaces, date and time of the cruise and they will be happy to put your name down on the reservation list.

Some wheelchair capacity on cruises, please call 01502 574903 for details. Well behaved dogs are Free of charge and welcome onboard.

The cruises take place on the passenger vessel The Waveney Princess. Live commentary from the Skipper, fully licensed bar, small gift shop, and two toilets onboard the vessel. 

Dog friendly Wheelchair Accessible
Attraction name:
Waveney River Tours
phone: 01502 574903
Opening Hours:
Booking Office Opens at 10.00am Daily
How to get here:
Follow the A12 to Lowestoft. Just before Lowestoft take the A1117 which is signposted Oulton Broad. Follow the A1117 into Oulton Broad and follow the brown signs. As you turn into Oulton Broad you will see the Broad and the office in front. Take any turning immediately right and there is ample pay and display parking.