How to book your Day Boat / Picnic Boat from Norwich on the Norfolk Broads

All bookings must be made by phone or in person at our Thorpe boat yard or at our Elm Hill Quay in the city of Norwich (Aug-Sept 2015 only). Before you call, please have the following details to hand as we won't be able to take your booking without this basic information:

Day Boat Booking line 01603 858453

Please remember that all bookings are subject to acceptance and availability. Our standard terms and conditions of day boat hire apply throughout.

Multiple day hire is available.

Day Boat Prices

You can hire your Norfolk Broads Day Boat for a minimum of two hours or for a maximum of one week which is ideal if you have rented a riverside cottage. Day boat prices vary throughout the year and are arranged in two sizes; small (up to 5 passengers) and large (up to 8 passengers).

Terms and Conditions of Day Boat, Picnic Boat & dinghy Hire

Freedom's terms and conditions of hire for day boats (including picnic boats, canoes and dinghies) are written in plain English and are simple to understand. You can view the full terms and conditions.

The key points are:

  • Confirmed bookings are not alterable
  • Cancellations are not accepted
  • You must be over 18 years old to book
  • Penalty charges are imposed for late return of vessel or in an unclean condition
  • Navigation laws must be observed
Day Boat at Irstead, Norfolk Broads

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Dinghy Hire - perfect for fishing.

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Day Launch Hire

Day Boat at Horning, River BureA day boat is a simple powered vessel complete with an all-weather canopy, capable of passing under all Broads bridges.

We have two sizes of boat - one capable of taking up to five passengers and another capable of carrying up to eight. All passengers are to be counted for the purposes of capacity, whether child, baby or dog.

A day boat is easy to handle and can be piloted by any adult or child over the age of 8 so long as they are under supervision.

Hire a Picnic Boat Cruiser for the day

Picnic Boat Hire - NorfolkA Freedom picnic boat is a full-blown cabin cruiser. We would normaly let these style of boats for holidays and short breaks but will also hire them on a daily basis when availability permits.

On board you will find a toilet, galley, heating and hot & cold running water.

Our picnic boats are is easy to handle and can be piloted by any adult or child over the age of 8 so long as they are under supervision.

You may not take our picnic boats under Potter Heigham or Wroxham Bridges

Canoe and Fishing Dinghy Hire

Fishing Dinghy HireFreedom hire canoes and dinghies all year. We have various sizes of dinghy which are perfect for fishing and include outboard motors too.

Canoes are available all year also and allow you to explore tight backwaters that a motor vessel can't squeeze into.