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3HR Lunch/Supper Cruises

these cruises will resume in May 2021 
 we are now taking bookings 
For booking information please submit your enquiry via the form at the bottom of the page. 
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Three Hour Cruise between Maidstone (Town Centre) & Teston Lock - Inclusive of Fish & Chips/Picnic Box (varies by cruise)

April until October - Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays : Pre-Book Only - £27.00 PP

Lunch Cruise > Departs 12:00 - Returns 15:00

Supper Cruise > Departs 18:00 - Returns 21:00

The catamaran style vessel also provides easy access for a limited number of standard wheelchairs.

The Kentish Lady departs from Maidstone Town Centre and cruises upriver through Farleigh Lock and onwards under Farleigh, Barming and Teston bridges, turning at Teston Lock for the return journey.

Whilst sailing you can enjoy a complimentary lunch/supper of Fish & Chips or Picnic Box (varies by cruise), plus a tea, coffee or water as well as a selection of fresh fruit (lunch cruise only), you will be looked after by attentive crew and we welcome you to move around the boat so as to enjoy our open decked spaces on the front and rear of the vessel.

With history around every corner and beautiful scenery this excursion is a wonderful experience from start to finish and includes an informative commentary, once we are through Farleigh lock the countryside opens up to reveal wildlife of all varieties including Kingfishers, Herons, Swans, Cormorants, Geese and Ducks, so remember to keep a watchful eye out!

The boat can seat a maximum of 70 people so please be aware that you or your group will be joined together with other passengers unless you hire the entire vessel, your food is brought on at the beginning of the cruise and is sourced from a local suppliers, food is to be eaten take away style on you lap. (Cutlery and a selection of condiments are supplied)

Please note, we do not accept children under 16 years old on our Three Hour Cruises. Pets (other than official guide or assistance dogs) are also not permitted on board.

Tickets are non-refundable.

** As we are reliant on weather and river conditions we advise you to check with our office prior to your visit if you have concerns over the conditions at the time of your cruise, the route may be altered at the skippers discretion**

Pricing

£27.00 - Per person (Inclusive of Lunch/Supper & 1 Complimentary Tea/Coffee/Water)

Must be pre-booked in advance by calling our office.

(**Minimum age 16)
**Individuals and groups of less than 10 do NOT require a booking form, simply call the office to book and pay**

Map of the Journey

A - Maidstone town centre

Our main mooring, adjacent to the Archbishops palace and across the road from the high street. Maidstone is perfect for an afternoon shopping trip at The Mall or Fremlin Walk or just meeting friends with its wide selection of bars and restaurants.

Download a Booking Form

Click here to download a booking form for our 3 Hour Cruises.

FAQs

  • Is there vegetarian food choice - Yes, we can arrange an alternative with our supplier by prior arrangement.
  • Is there a Vegan/Gluten free/Celiac food - Unfortunately our supplier cannot arrange an alternative, in these circumstances you are welcome to bring your own food along.
  • Is there a reduction in price if I don't have the food - The food is complimentary so the price is the same regardless of the food.
  • Where can I park - Please see local parking sites on our Info page.
  • What time must I arrive - Please arrive at least 20 minutes prior to departure.
  • When can I buy individual tickets - Once we have a group booking of 20+ we will start to sell individual tickets.

3hr Lunch/Supper Cruise Timetable

3hr Supper Cruise

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, Pre-book Only.

3hr Lunch Cruise

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, Pre-book Only.

3hr Supper Cruise

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, Pre-book Only.

3hr Lunch Cruise

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, Pre-book Only.

3hr Supper Cruise

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, Pre-book Only.

3hr Lunch Cruise

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, Pre-book Only.

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