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Awarded by Feefo, which independently collects reviews from our customers, the award recognizes businesses that consistently deliver a world-class customer experience.
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Boating expertise since 1969
With over 50 years of experience and expertise, we're passionate about providing unbeatable vacations on the water.
Kompas
18 amazing destinations
Our extensive network of bases across 9 countries means you can enjoy a return-trip or choose from a wide selection of one-way routes.
Boot
World’s largest fleet
We have more river and canal boats available than any other operator, available to hire between April and October. Our wide range of boats sleeps between 2-12 people.
Boei
No boat license required
That's right! You can rent and captain your own boat for a short break (3 nights minimum), a week or longer. We'll show you everything you need to know before you set off.
  • Gold Trusted Service Award
    Gold Trusted Service Award
    Awarded by Feefo, which independently collects reviews from our customers, the award recognizes businesses that consistently deliver a world-class customer experience.
  • rozet badge
    Boating expertise since 1969
    With over 50 years of experience and expertise, we're passionate about providing unbeatable vacations on the water.
  • Kompas
    18 amazing destinations
    Our extensive network of bases across 9 countries means you can enjoy a return-trip or choose from a wide selection of one-way routes.
  • Boot
    World’s largest fleet
    We have more river and canal boats available than any other operator, available to hire between April and October. Our wide range of boats sleeps between 2-12 people.
  • Boei
    No boat license required
    That's right! You can rent and captain your own boat for a short break (3 nights minimum), a week or longer. We'll show you everything you need to know before you set off.
  • Gold Trusted Service Award
    Gold Trusted Service Award
    Awarded by Feefo, which independently collects reviews from our customers, the award recognizes businesses that consistently deliver a world-class customer experience.
  • rozet badge
    Boating expertise since 1969
    With over 50 years of experience and expertise, we're passionate about providing unbeatable vacations on the water.
  • Kompas
    18 amazing destinations
    Our extensive network of bases across 9 countries means you can enjoy a return-trip or choose from a wide selection of one-way routes.
  • Boot
    World’s largest fleet
    We have more river and canal boats available than any other operator, available to hire between April and October. Our wide range of boats sleeps between 2-12 people.
  • Boei
    No boat license required
    That's right! You can rent and captain your own boat for a short break (3 nights minimum), a week or longer. We'll show you everything you need to know before you set off.
Le Boat boats

Boat hire

Your canal boat: your home on the water!

As captain of your own canal boat, you'll be living in, and driving, your personal cruiser. Don't worry, these boats are very easy to operate; you don't need any license or experience! Think about your river cruiser as your home on the water, fully equipped with all the amenities of home, including a large and well decored interior.

Our boat classifications

Excellent standards of customer service, cleanliness and support come with all boats - whatever the rating!

Luxury

Luxury

Experience the pinnacle of opulence with our exclusive Luxury fleet, meticulously designed to offer an unparalleled journey of premium comfort and sophistication. Unlike any other, our Luxury fleet features state-of-the-art technology, ensuring effortless navigation through the waterways. Indulge in hotel-level comfort and deluxe onboard amenities, elevating your voyage to new heights of luxury.

Premier

Our exclusive Horizon fleet features an impressively spacious top deck complete with a barbecue hotplate and cool box as standard. The light and airy saloon and kitchen areas, enhanced by over-sized windows, create a welcoming atmosphere. Additionally, front and rear thrusters make mooring and manoeuvring effortless.

Comfort Plus & Comfort

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Good-quality, stylish and well-equipped boats of varying ages, designs and styles. All Comfort and Comfort Plus boats have electric-flush toilets and the ability to hook up to a shore power supply as standard. Comfort plus is awarded to the newer of these boats which are generally more spacious and have more features than the Comfort category - such as BBQ hotplates and deck seat cushions as standard.

Budget

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These older boats are our ‘much-loved classics’. Although the décor is more traditional and the features and fittings are quite basic, they are clean, superbly maintained and are equipped with all the essentials for a comfortable stay – including bed linen and towels.

We have over 50 boat types

Please press the orange ‘Refine Search’ button to refine your holiday search by price, duration, size, region and more. You can also organise your holiday search results by price or popularity using the ‘Sort by’ button:

Luxury

From R37,159

per boat for 7 nights

departing 29 Sep 2025

Liberty deck plan

Sleeps up to

5

Cabins

2

Bathrooms

2

Unsure which boat to choose?

Compare our boats to find the right one for your crew type and size, thanks to our guide and advice.

Compare our boats

Our Horizon Fleet

Horizon 4 in Canada

Designed and built exclusively for Le Boat, we carefully listened to our customers and challenged ourselves to design a range of boats that tick all of the boxes in terms of social and communal space, ease of handling, accessibility and on-board features.

Our Vision fleet

Vision boat

Ranked among our most popular canal boats our Vision range continues to turn heads on Europe's waterways, with its sleek design, a very spacious sundeck and en-suite cabins.

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