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Spalding Water Taxi

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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“town centre”(19 reviews)
“or vice versa”(3 reviews)
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Water Taxi, Day Boat Hire, Narrowboat Hire & Private Charters
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Spalding PE12 6AA, England
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+44 7970 832131
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

When my husband sees a boat ride - he must go on it. I was not interested nor the children. But I was pleasantly surprised, we all enjoyed the water taxi. The boat drivers we're friendly and had a lot of knowledge about the water...More

4  Thank TheBearAdventure
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 1 September 2015

All in all pretty good. Drivers interesting. But, why oh why have you not got a children's price? It makes it too expensive for a family with one child!

2  Thank Sarah P
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We recently took some friends on the river Taxi and it was a really fab trip. The boat captain we really informative and involved all the people on the boat in his chats and even allowed a young boy a chance to drive. A really...More

Thank Mick H
Reviewed 3 October 2018

The most relaxing way to go to the shops! The boats leave hourly during the spring/summer period and payment can be made on the boat. It takes 45 minutes cruising along the New Cut and up the very pretty river to arrive right in the...More

Thank Hazel W
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Fantastic time,the whole process from start to finish was superb.Anthony was brilliant explaining the controls of the boat and where we could go.All nine of us had a great 4 hours relaxing,cruising down the river. I would highly recommend....... a great day out

Thank Andy S
Reviewed 29 September 2018

We had not known about this water taxi and stumbled across it. It was my birthday and I have to say made my day, the slow amble down the canal and Norm was very knowledgeable about the canal, the history and the wild life. I...More

Thank Fiona G
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

We took water taxi from springfields outlet shopping centre to spalding town. We purchased tickets on the boat £3.50 adult single. The trip takes about 40 minutes on the motor boat the driver gives you a commentry on route which is interesting. Shame it was...More

1  Thank Helen351
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Well what can l say. It was a fab experience taking control of the boat for 2 hours. Was my first time. Anthony was very informative about everything. It’s great that the self drive hire is open all year. Very relaxing 😎. Thank you so...More

Thank jasonhelen2001
Reviewed 5 September 2018

We spent a beautiful afternoon on the river with Spalding Water Taxi. Anthony met us to show us how to drive the boat safely and was so friendly. With 3 children he was brilliant at making sure they felt included but that we knew all...More

Thank srilankafanKent
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely time out with the kids and a nice picnic on the river. Looking forward to doing again soon

Thank Jake J
Reviewed 2 September 2018

The weather wasn't great but the pilot was so interesting and told us all about the history of buildings and bridges. He also allowed our friends boys to take the wheel and steer, which they absolutely loved. Don't know why it took us so long...More

Thank Alison L
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Took our teenagers, Grandad, our dog and a picnic and had a fabulous 4 hours up and down the water. Fantastic service from Anthony and Marcus and the boat was brilliant. A total gem of a find and a great unusual day out that really...More

Thank Sarah D
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Val C
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